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Nazareth Inducts Third Class to the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Published April 04, 2017

Nazareth College inducted its third class into the College's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society. Eligible students and faculty were inducted during a
special ceremony in the College's Linehan Chapel on March 31st.

Undergraduate inductees are: Lindsey M. Arena, Margaret M. Beiter, Emily N. Borden, Leah E. Brown, Bailey T. Colomaio, Andrew T. Cross, Alexis Darbyshire, Katherine L. Fonte, Sarah A. Forney, Julianna M. Gatto, Noelle E. Hensler, Alexander LaPoint, Alexa R. Laubscher, Kathleen Marzano, Chad A. McDonald, Grace M. Muir, Jacob C. Murphy, Emily M. O'Sullivan, Madalyn J. Owen, Amanda Peck, Howard B. Reid, Ariana M. Scarfone, Alicia Sciolino, Elizabeth A. Stokesberry, Paige N. Sullivan, Jessica M. Tripi, Haley Marie Vastbinder, Devan Veeder, and Kaitlyn T. Waclawek.

Graduate inductees are:
College of Arts and Sciences: Njyhalo Pavati and Meghann L. Woodruff

School Of Education: Angelina L. Barrows, Lisa Deyo, Christina Driessen, Nicole E. Felczak, Maynard J. Fox IV, Alyson M. Hallett, Martha M. Mcgrath, Taylor C. Olmstead, Tabitha L. Paisley, and Katherine S. Prairie

School of Health and Human Services: Brittany Barry, Alexandra Buckner, Cassondra Davis, Lauren C. Devine, Dusten Green, Chelsea Mannion, Danielle Mastropierro, Jenna Melvin, Erich D. Montfort,
Melissa J. Nunes-Harwitt, Lynda Strock, and Jenna A. Zajac

School of Management: Amanda M. Adas, Elizabeth Quinn Bach, Danielle V. Dipaola, Malik Evans,
Elizabeth K. Frank, Melissa B. Jewell, and Maxwell F. Richardson.

Additionally, Vice President for Academic Affairs Andrea Tarentino was inducted along with the following faculty members: Eileen Beiter, Scott Campbell, Dawn Vogler Elias, and Shanna Jamanis.

In 2013 Nazareth College became the 320th chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, which was founded in 1897 at the University of Maine. The Society's mission is "to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others." Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is by invitation only to the top 7.5 percent of juniors and the top 10 percent of seniors and
graduate students, along with faculty, professional staff, and alumni who have achieved scholarly




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