Students inducted into national honor society


Dec. 10, 2013 - Seventy-two students from the School of Communications were inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association's official honor society at four-year colleges and universities, during a recent campus ceremony. 

"The inductees represent the high-achievement environment Quinnipiac cultivates in its School of Communications," said Rich Hanley associate professor of journalism and acting faculty adviser to the university's Lambda Pi Eta chapter. "We applaud the students for achieving academic excellence as a result of their tireless efforts to succeed in our competitive and rigorous programs of study."

The inductees were: Allison Adimari, Nicholas Amador, Marina Bello, Brittany H. Berg, Sarah A. Bernstein, Haley Bestoso, Alesia M. Bousa, Meaghan A. Browne, Nicolette Bussanich, Melissa Chighisola, Brandon Cole, Jenna N. Cosares, Carli Costello, Gabriella D'Agostino, Allison P. D'Arrigo, Lauren Dallo, Katelyn R. DeBlois, Anthony M. DePasquale, Nikki DiRico, Samantha M. Dudley, Holly E. Dugan, Kathryn J. Dunford, Jean Dunn, Jessica Elby, Madison Elliott, Kim Fears, Kara Felegian, Gia Gagliardi, Caroline Gaudet, Carly C. Golan, Lindsay Goldstein, Olivia Golia, Heily N. Guzman, William Hammond, Nicolette Illiano, Danielle Imbriano, Amanda F. Iswan, Stephen T. Kuchenreuther, Nicole LaPietra, Megan Lang.

Heather Madore, Caitlyn Marie Maio, Timothy Mallach, Sean McLaughlin, Colleen M. McQuaid, Allison Morgan, Michael Morrone, Christopher Moruzzi, Kathleen Murnane, Jacob Nadeau, Katherine O'Connor, Alexa Panzarino, Luke A. Pereira, Lauren Ann Pernal, Melissa Peters, Shannon Peterson, Katie Pinto, Sara Pizzuto, Taylor Popielarz, Victoria Ramsawak, Shayna Rothchild, Brent Sanchez, Jaslyn Scribner, Paige Sherman, Jessica Sola, Nicole Soleimani, Emma Spiegel, Mark Thomas Spillane, Taylor Trahan, Laura Tropiano, Brett A. Wilson and Stephanie Yuen.

As an accredited member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), Lambda Pi Eta has active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide. LPH represents what Aristotle described in The Rhetoric as three ingredients of persuasion: logos (Lambda), meaning logic; pathos (Pi), relating to emotion; and ethos (Eta), defined as character credibility and ethics. Lambda Pi Eta recognizes, fosters, and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement while stimulating interest in the communication discipline.