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Hundreds recognized at honor societies, award ceremonies

Published on May 19, 2021

Hundreds recognized at honor societies, award ceremonies

Honor cords
A graduating senior wears an array of honor cords at this year's Commencement Exercises. 

More than 20 academic programs and departments at Eastern Connecticut State University recognized student achievements this 2020-21 academic year during award ceremonies and honor society inductions.

The Social Work program inducted 20 new members into Phi Alpha, the international honor society for social work students. The induction took place in Shafer Auditorium on May 13. See Inductees

On May 11, the History Department inducted 19 students into Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society for history students. See Inductees

The Sociology program inducted 14 students into Alpha Kappa Delta (ADK), the international honor society for sociology students. The event took place on May 7.  See Inductees

Five students were recently inducted into Alpha Upsilon Chi, the international honor society for health, kinesiology, physical education, recreation, sport and dance. See Inductees

The Department of Environmental Earth Science (EES) held its annual award and induction ceremony on May 6. Four students were inducted into the Sigma Gamma Epsilon (SGE) national honor society and nine awards were distributed for outstanding work within the field. See Inductees and Awardees

Eastern inducted 25 students into the Delta Mu Delta (DMD) honor society on May 6. This international honor society recognizes accounting, business administration, business information systems and finance majors. See Inductees

The English Department recognized students at its end-of-semester English Night awards ceremony on May 6. In addition, the English Department inducted students into the Sigma Tau Delta honor society in December 2020. See Inductees and Awardees

The World Languages and Cultures Department inducted five students into the Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society on May 3. See Inductees

The Biology Department inducted 20 students into the Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta) national biology honor society on April 30. See Inductees

The Psychological Science Department held its Psi Chi induction ceremony and honors recognition on April 30. Combining the years of 2020 and 2021, the ceremony inducted 53 students into the Psi Chi international honor society for psychology and recognized 18 students for distinction. See Inductees/Awardees

The Communication Department held its annual Celebration of Excellence on April 28. The event inducted 30 new students into the Lambda Pi Eta national honor society for communication and recognized students for excellence in radio, journalism, television, video production, research and leadership. See Inductees/Awardees

The Political Science Department inducted 14 students into Pi Sigma Alpha, the international honor society for political science, on April 28. See Inductees

Eastern inducted 16 students into Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE), the Connecticut Alpha Chapter of the International Honor Society for Computing and Information Disciplines, on April 28. The new inductees are enrolled in Eastern's computer science and business information systems programs. See Inductees

The Mathematical Sciences Department inducted 19 students into the Connecticut Beta Chapter of the Kappa Mu Epsilon national mathematics honor society (KME) on April 23. See Inductees

The Women’s and Gender Studies program inducted six new students into the Iota Iota Iota (Triota) honor society and awarded two students with the Dr. Marcia P. McGowan Scholarship for Excellence in Women’s and Gender Studies on April 23. See Inductees

The Department of Health Sciences held its fifth annual Health Sciences Awards Ceremony on April 22. The ceremony combined the years of 2020 and 2021 and inducted 36 students into the Phi Theta Delta honor society, awarded 23 teaching assistants and distributed awards based on class year. See Inductees/Awardees

The Music Program held its annual Honors Recital and Award Ceremony on April 16. The ceremony featured the Music Program’s top student performers, who received recognition in academic excellence, awards and scholarships. See Performers/Awardees

Five students were inducted into Alpha Mu Alpha, the national honor society for marketing, on April 15. See Inductees

Eastern's chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), the national honor society for leadership, inducted 34 students on March 7. See Inductees

The Education Department inducted 34 students into Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society for education, on Dec. 5, 2020. See Inductees

Written by Michael Rouleau