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New 2014-15 members of the Queens chapter of the Lambda Pi Eta honor society.

The Knight School of Communication offers undergraduate students the opportunity to be honored with membership in the National Communication Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta. Since 1995, Lambda Pi Eta has been the official honor society of the National Communication Association. With over 400 chapters nationwide, Lambda Pi Eta:

  • Recognizes scholastic achievement in Communication Studies;
  • Sparks interest in the field of Communication;
  • Establishes and fosters relationships between faculty and students; and 
  • Provides an outlet to explore graduate education options in Communication Studies.

On March 24, 2015, the Knight School inducted 33 new members. The students honored are members of the graduating classes of 2015 and 2016. Each honoree was presented with lifetime membership in the organization, a certificate, pin, and honor cords to be worn at graduation. Chapter co-presidents Allison Murphy and Renée Gorman, both members of the class of 2015, and Dr. John McArthur, Faculty Advisor, presided over the induction.

This year's honorees were Daphne Abreu, Lori Avery, David Barnes, Zenzele Barnes, Melissa Binns, Christopher Brown, Abby Faber, Isabella Fagiani, Andi Fisher, Karla Garcia, Renée Gorman, Lucille Hood, Shannon Howell, Jayme Keefer, Connor Keith, Holly Lane, Annaliese Lemieux-Kaplan, Jordan Litaker, Sonja Lowe, Maxwell Millington, Oriana Morgan, Kelly Muil, Allison Murphy, Shelby O'Brien, Jennifer Reid, Allison Riddle, Cheryl Ruziska, Alec Rzepkowski, Griffin Shaw, Maggie Shiflett, Lacey Singletary, Nikia Squire, Mary Stringini, Karoline Summerville, Devin Taylor, Sarah Thomason, Taylor Wayson, and Haley Young.

Pi Eta offers Queens students an opportunity to be locally and nationally recognized for their achievement in Communication Studies. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) in undergraduate credit courses; have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0; have completed the equivalent of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) in courses in communication; have a grade point average of at least 3.25 in these courses; be in the upper 35% of their graduating class; and be currently enrolled as a full-time student in good standing with their institution.

For more information about Lambda Pi Eta and the Queens chapter, contact Faculty Advisor Dr. John A. McArthur at mcarthurj@queens.edu or visit Lambda Pi Eta's national site and the National Communication Association at: http://www.natcom.org/

The James L. Knight School of Communication at Queens University of Charlotte prepares consumers and creators of communication messages to become active citizens, advocates, and leaders in the communities they serve. The Knight School offers undergraduate majors in Communication and Journalism & Digital Media leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree, as well as minors in Organizational Communication, Health Communication, Sport Communication, Media Studies & American Pop Culture, and Journalism. Students are admitted through the undergraduate admissions programs at Queens as well as in conjunction with the Hayworth School of Graduate and Continuing Studies. The Knight School also offers a Master of Arts in Communication and an online MA in Communication at the graduate level.

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