Nearly 100 family members, friends and communication faculty witnessed the induction of 31 new members into the Omega Psi chapter of Lambda Pi Eta , the national honor society for communication students during a 2 p.m. ceremony Sunday Dec. 2 in the Blue Lounge.
To be invited to join Lambda Pi Eta, students must have completed 60 credit hours with a 3.0 or higher GPA and at least 12 credit hours of communication courses with a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Communication majors, double majors and minors were among the inductees.
This is the second annual induction ceremony. Omega Psi, which is the name of the Lambda Pi Eta chapter at Worcester State, was formed in 2011.
Dr. Charles R. Fox, dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, addressed the inductees and their guests.
Dr. Barbara Zang, communication professor, is the chapter advisor.
A reception followed the induction ceremony.
Inductees and chapter officers are:
Erika F. Anderson – Chapter Web Master
Ashley Esther Arseneau
Kayla M. Bracero—Chapter Secretary
Sarah Nicole Brown—Chapter Vice President
Peter Caouette—Chapter President
Cameron Guerard Ciesluk
Brenna Emilia Connors—Chapter Treasurer
Shannon Elizabeth Farreault
Marcus W. Gay
Kristin Leigh Kavorkian
Sarah R. Leviton
Aimee M Lamoureux
Melissa Louise Mason
Tyler D. McElman
Brian M. Moskal
Lindsay M. O’Malley
Jacob D. Poplaski
Michael A. Ricco—Chapter Scholarship Coordinator
Daniel Patrick Tisdell
Tuyen Kim Tran
Gregory T. Walkowiak