Department of Communication announces induction of new Lambda Pi Eta members

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Lambda Pi Eta National Honor Society is the National Communication Association’s official honor society. As an accredited member of the Association of College Honor Societies, Lambda Pi Eta has active chapters at four-year colleges and universities nationwide. 

To be eligible, students must be a major in any of the Department of Communication’s five majors, complete 60 credit hours, and earn an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.25 for all communication courses. 

Fifteen students will be inducted into the society at the Department of Communication’s annual awards banquet on Saturday, April 20, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Williams Center’s Horizon Room.

The goals of Lambda Pi Eta are: (1) to recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies; (2) stimulate interest in the field of communication; (3) promote and encourage professional development among communication majors: (4) provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication; (5) establish and maintain closer relationships between faculty and students; and, (6) explore options for graduate education in communication studies.

New members of Fredonia's Lambda Pi Eta (Alpha Beta Epsilon chapter) will also be inducted at the ceremony by the Chapter President Chloe Kowalyk, Vice President Jordan Budd, and faculty advisor Dr. Angela McGowan-Kirsch. New inductees include:

●    Brian Austin, senior, majoring in Communication - Video Production, from Olean, NY
●    Emma Aquino, senior, majoring in Communication - Communication Studies, from Lancaster, NY
●    Justin Chadima, senior, double majoring in Communication - Video Production & Audio Production, from Grand Island, NY
●    Hailey Cole, senior, double majoring in Communication - Public Relations and Communication Studies, from Geneseo, NY
●    Dominick Corsi, junior, double majoring in Communication - Journalism and Public Relations, from Dunkirk, NY
●    Carlie Curtis, junior, double majoring in Business Administration - Management and Communication - Communication Studies, from Hornell, NY
●    Daniel Granados Molina, junior, double majoring in Communication - Audio/Radio and Video Production, from Williston Park, NY
●    Kelly Ibach, senior, double majoring in Psychology and Communication - Video Production, from Fredonia, NY
●    Nicole Jerzak, junior, majoring in Communication - Digital Film Production from Macedon, NY
●    Ashley Kipferl, junior, majoring in Communication - Communication Studies from Pittsford, NY
●    Hayley Mercer, junior, majoring in Communication - Video Production from Batavia, NY
●    Hannah Porter, Junior, Majoring in Communication - Comm Studies from Jordan, NY
●    Aidan Ricotta, senior, majoring in Communication - Media Management, from Avon, NY
●    Sonia Sandoval, senior, majoring in Communication - Video Production, from Staten Island, NY
●    Matt Volz, junior, majoring in Communication - Journalism, from Allegany, NY

The Fredonia Department of Communication, founded in the spring of 1981, strives to foster an understanding of the role, process, and practice of communication through teaching, research/creative work and service.

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