Eleven students will be inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, on Monday, May 9, at 7 p.m. in the Mirenda Center. Dr. Robin Kolodny, president of Pi Sigma Alpha, will preside over the chapter installation for Neumann University and the student induction ceremony.
The inductees are Jessica Benatti, Kristen Bilotta, Jeffrey Cole, Robert Dick, Mariah Fairgrieve, Mildred Herr, Michael Miller, Troy Miller, Jennifer Pope, Ryan Wallace and Christopher Yatsuk.
Membership in Pi Sigma Alpha is open to juniors, seniors, and graduate students currently enrolled in programs of political science in institutions where chapters are located.
Undergraduates must meet the following criteria: They must be at least juniors who have completed at least ten semester-credits (or 15 quarter-credits if their institution is on the quarter system) of work in political science including at least one upper-division course, with an average grade of B or higher in those courses. They must have achieved an overall GPA placing them in the top one-third of their whole class (i.e., junior or senior class). They need NOT be political science majors to qualify for membership.
Dr. Rosalie Mirenda, president of Neumann University, Sr. Marguerite O'Beirne, vice president for mission & ministry, Dr. Gerard O’Sullivan, vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Mac Given, dean of the Division of Arts & Sciences, and full-time political science faculty/advisors Dr. Robert McMonagle, Sr. Elaine Martin, and Professor Hasan Yonten will attend and recognize the achievements of the students.
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