The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a dual induction ceremony on Apr. 24 to recognize undergraduate students joining Lambda Pi Eta and Sigma Tau Alpha, the national honor societies for communication studies and English, respectively.
“This is a deserved and earned recognition,” said Don Rosenblum, Ph.D., dean of the college, congratulating the students at the ceremony. Rosenblum also acknowledged the numerous faculty, friends, and family members who have supported the students and have aided in their academic success.
Leading the inductions were current student members from each honor society, as well as the faculty advisers. Megan Fitzgerald, Ph.D., assistant professor in the college, inducted students into Lambda Pi Eta, assisted by Chetachi Egwu, Ph.D., assistant professor in the college.
New Lambda Pi Eta members: Sam Caldwell, Ginger Christian, Kelsey Cortez, Samuel Falk, Kristina Forbes, Dashka Gabriel, Tamea Graham, Kristen Ghandour, Donna Levasseur, Joshua May, Amrish Ramnarine, and Jimmy Santiago.
Marlisa Santos, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the college’s Division of Humanities, inducted students into Sigma Tau Delta. Assisting were Suzanne Ferriss, Ph.D., professor in the college, and Shanti Bruce, Ph.D., associate professor and coordinator of writing program in the college.
New Sigma Tau Delta members: Kamila Albert, Rubi Garcia, Katherine McInerney, and Sasha Strelitz.
Following inductions, the new honor society members joined fellow students, faculty, family, and friends for a reception.