Fourteen biology majors were inducted into the TriBeta Honor Society on April 13. TriBeta is dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.
Forty business majors were inducted into Delta Mu Delta, the international honor society for business administration on April 24. The society recognizes academic excellence of students in a community that fosters the well-being of its members and the business community through life-time membership.
Twenty-nine students majoring in communication were inducted into the Tau Nu Chapter of the Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society on April 26. The society recognizes students who have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, have a communication studies GPA of at least 3.25, are in the upper 35 percent of their graduating class, are enrolled in good standing and display a commitment to the field of communication.
Fifteen students majoring in business information systems and computer science were inducted into Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the international honor society for computing and information disciplines on April 21. The society recognizes academic excellence in the computing and information disciplines.
On May 4, the Visual Arts Department held a reception in the Akus Gallery to showcase the art of graduating seniors. Prior to the reception, an awards ceremony took place in the Harry Hope Theatre to recognize 25 students and their achievements in digital art; printmaking; art history; drawing/painting; and sculpture. Five students were also recognized with Excellence in Service Awards for their contributions to the Visual Arts Department.
On April 17, 14 history majors were inducted into Alpha Mu Alpha, Eastern's chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society. The society promotes the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. The society recognizes students who have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours in history; have a minimum GPA of 3.1 in history; have a cumulative GPA of 3.0; and are in the top 35 percent of their class.
On April 26, 11 health and physical education majors at Eastern Connecticut State University were inducted into their national honor society, Alpha Upsilon Chi,. The society establishes an intellectual climate by providing instruction for future professionals in the areas of health, physical education, recreation, and sport and dance, and recognizes students for their academic achievement, service and professional involvement in their field.
Six marketing majors were inducted into the Alpha Mu Alpha honor society on April 24. The society is committed to the advancement of excellence in the field of marketing and recognizes senior undergraduates who have a marketing concentration in the Department of Business Administration and hold a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.25.
Ten math majors were inducted into the Kappa Mu Epsilon on April 21. The society recognizes students who have a 3.0 GPA; a B or better in each of the Abstract Algebra and Real Analysis I courses; at least a B+ average in higher level mathematics courses; and a junior or senior class standing.
63 Students Inducted into Psychology Honor Society
Sixty-three psychology majors were inducted into Psi Chi, the national psychology honor society on April 24. The society encourages the stimulation and maintenance of excellence in scholarship and advancement of the science of psychology. Qualifications for inductees include declaring a major or minor in psychology; at least 12 credits of coursework in psychology or sophomore class standing; a 3.5 GPA in psychology; and a 3.0 GPA overall.
On May 12, 14 students majoring in social work at Eastern Connecticut State University were inducted into Phi Alpha, the national social work honor society. The society builds relationships among students of social work and promotes humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites members who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement.
On April 28, seven Spanish majors at Eastern Connecticut State University were inducted into the national Spanish honor society, Sigma Delta Pi. Qualifications for inductees include three years of college-level Spanish (18 semester credit hours), including at least three semester hours of Hispanic literature or Hispanic culture and civilization at the junior level; a 3.0 GPA in all Spanish courses taken; a ranking in the upper 35 percent of their class; and completion of at least three semesters.