Six English Department Students Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa
Six English Department students were inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society during commencement weekend.
Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest honor society for the liberal arts and sciences. Invitation to become a member signals outstanding academic achievement in the humanities, the social sciences and the natural sciences. Although membership is restricted to students at the 283 American colleges and universities with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, there are currently more than half a million members worldwide.
Spring 2015 English Department Students Initiated Into Phi Beta Kappa:
Marisa Breitfeller, English
Braden Kelner, Professional Writing
Michael Mingo, Creative Writing
Laura Paik, BHA in English and Art
Katherine Thomas, English
Samantha Ward, BHA in Professional Writing and Art
“It’s an honor to be inducted into Phi Beta Kappa," said Braden Kelner. "I’m honored to have been selected for this prestigious network and for the future opportunities it holds.”
"I'm very excited to be recognized by such a prestigious organization and am happy to join this group of motivated students and alumni," said Samantha Ward.
"I am thrilled to have been inducted into Phi Beta Kappa," said Michael Mingo. "I consider it an honor for Phi Beta Kappa to recognize my achievements."
Samantha Ward (pictured above) gets inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Samantha is a Bachelor of Humanties and Arts major with concentrations in Professional Writing and Art.