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Student News for May 2023

May 4, 2023
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Student News for May 2023


Sara Cable Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Baton Rouge, LA - Sara Cable of Orange, CT, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.  Cable was initiated at The University of Tampa.

Cable is among approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.  Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter.  Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership.  Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.

Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 under the leadership of undergraduate student Marcus L. Urann who had a desire to create a different kind of honor society:  one that recognized excellence in all academic disciplines.  Today, the Society has chapters on more than 325 campuses in the United States, its territories and the Philippines.  Its 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.”

Dean’s List

Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO - Monish Kumar, of Orange, CT is enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2022 semester at Washington University in St. Louis.  To qualify for the Dean’s List in the College of Arts & Sciences, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units.

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