Gallery: Recap of Year-End Honor Societies, Award Ceremonies

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The close of the 2018-19 academic year at Eastern Connecticut State University was filled honor society inductions and award ceremonies, recognizing the numerous achievements by students from every academic department on campus.  

The Social Work Program hosted its 21st Senior Celebration and honor society induction on May 18 in the Betty R. Tipton Room of the Student Center. Four students delivered remarks and four students received awards of excellence.

The Honors Program held its Senior Reception on May 18 in the Paul E. Johnson Sr. Conference Room of the J. Eugene Smith Library. The event celebrated the achievements of 25 graduating students enrolled in the University’s highly selective Honors Program.

The Sociology Program inducted 18 students into the theta chapter of the Alpha Kappa Delta National Honor Society on May 9 in the Student Center Theatre.

The English Department hosted English Night on May 7 in the Johnson Room of the library. The night featured an award ceremony, capstone poster session and senior seminar presentations.

The Environmental Earth Science (EES) Department held its year-end celebration and award ceremony on May 6 in the Science Building. Eleven awards were presented to students focusing in different disciplines of EES, from geographic information systems to geology to energy science.

The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education hosted its annual award ceremony and honor society induction on May 2 in the Student Center Theater. Nineteen students were inducted into Alpha Upsilon Chi, bringing Eastern’s total to 130 inductees.

The Computer Science Department inducted 27 computer science and business information systems students into the Upsilon Pi Epsilon National Honor Society on May 1 in the Johnson Room of the library.

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The Psychology Department hosted its annual award ceremony and honor society induction on April 29 in the Betty Tipton Room of the Student Center. Twenty-six students were inducted into Psi Chi and 15 students received graduation honors of distinction.

The Department of World Languages and Cultures inducted four students into the Sigma Delta Pi National Spanish Honor Society on April 27 in the President’s Dining Room in Hurley Hall.

The Mathematics Department inducted 14 students into the Kappa Mu Epsilon National Honor Society on April 26 in the Johnson Room of the library.

The Biology Department hosted its annual honor society and award ceremony on April 26 in the Science Building. More than 30 students were inducted into the Tri-Beta National Biological Honor Society. Several more students were recognized by the department for research and academic excellence.

The Health Sciences Department hosted its fourth annual award ceremony on April 25 in the Science Building. Certificates were given to students for teaching assistance, peer mentorship, research and academic excellence.

The Communication Department presented its annual Celebration of Excellence on April 25 in the Concert Hall of the Fine Arts Instructional Center. Fifty-six students were into the Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Honor Society. Students were also recognized for excellence in different disciplines of the communication field.

The Political Science Department inducted 15 students and one faculty member into the Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Society on April 24 in the Connecticut Room of Gelsi Young Hall.

The Business Administration Department inducted 11 marketing students into the Alpha Mu Alpha Honor Society and 24 students into the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society on April 23 in the Johnson Room of the library.

The Education Department hosted its honor society induction and award ceremony on April 20 in the Johnson Room of the library. New members were inducted into Kappa Delta Pi and students were awarded for excellence in early childhood education, elementary education and secondary education.

The Economics Department inducted 10 students into the Omicron Delta Epsilon National Honor Society on April 17 in the Johnson Room of the library.

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program held its inaugural induction ceremony for the Triota National Honor Society. Forty-one students and alumni were inducted in recognition of excellence in women’s and gender studies. Nine additional students and alumni were named Dr. Marcia P. McGowan Scholars.

The History Department inducted 22 new members into its Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society on April 4 in the Johnson Room of the library. This was the largest cohort of inductees to date. On May 8, the department held an award ceremony for graduating seniors.

The Finance Program held its year-end banquet on March 26 in the Johnson Room of the library. The event featured keynote speaker and Eastern alumnus Andrew Simmons ’06; presentations by current students as well as representatives of Travelers Insurance; and an awards ceremony.

Thirty-four students and one faculty member were inducted into the Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society on March 3. The average GPA of this year’s cohort was 3.79. Students were also selected based on their involvement with the Eastern and surrounding communities.