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Phi Kappa Phi Class of 2018 Announced at Nazareth College

Published April 12, 2018

Nazareth College will introduce its newest Phi Kappa Phi members during a ceremony on Friday, April 13, at 4:30 p.m. in A-14 of the Arts Center, to celebrate students and faculty for their academic excellence. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society. 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 to 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 distinction.

Undergraduate Inductees are: Monica K. Bacher, Pamela J. Brown, Alek Brusgul, Shannon Burke, Amy Christian, Linnae Corgan, Sarah E. Dugas, Jacob Frasier, Maura Hamilton, Megan K. Hey, Katarina Hock, Heather Hommel, Kathryn P. Hutton, Emilee Hyde, Kaitlyn M. Kinney, Spencer Kornrich, Kristen Kuberka, Allison Kurthy, Jessica Livesey, Lydia Moens, Rachael M. Moyles, Arianna Roberts Palmer, Joanna Parker, Emily Prescott, Brent Rasmussen, Clark Rasmussen, Katherine Saslawsky, Anani Serbeniuk, Aaron Siebert-Castineira, Rachel Vandervort, Karah L. Vanderwarker.

Graduate Inductees are: Lindsay E. Canon, Chloe K. Vazzana, Kaitlyn Marie Ashcroft, Rebecca Cinquino, Heather E. Groot, Kelli Grossmann, Jenna Paige Hess, Jania Otto, Ariana Perez, Gina Sacino, Melissa Turiano, Chad E. Van Gorder, Heather J. Aprile, Eleanor Arguinzoni, Kimberly Falco, Melissa L. Reeves, Elizabeth A. Wyatt, Carlyne Grace Gates, Katherine E. Jones, Rebecca Lynn Murfin, Ericka Wrencher.

Faculty/Staff Inductees are: Maria Hopkins, Kelly Hutchinson-Anderson, Carolyn Lagoe, Andrew Opett, Linda Searing, Stephen Tajc, Renee van der Vennet, Mark Weber.

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Julie Long | Nazareth Chief Public Relations Officer | (585) 389-2456 |

Nazareth College’s academic strengths cross an unusually broad spectrum of 60 majors, including education, health and human services, management, the fine arts, music, theater, math and science, foreign languages, and the liberal arts. The coeducational, religiously independent, classic campus in a charming suburb of Rochester, N.Y., challenges and supports 2,200 undergrads and 700 graduate students. Nazareth is recognized nationally for its Fulbright global student scholars and commitment to civic engagement. Rigorous programs, an uncommon arts and sciences core, experiential learning, career skills, and a global focus prepare graduates for not just one job, but for their life’s work.