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Point Park University's chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society welcomed 30 new members at an induction ceremony at the Outstanding Student Awards banquet April 12.

Kimberly Keagy, a broadcast reporting major and political science minor, and Brooke Doran, an animation and visual effects major, received $500 scholarships for their academic and community service work.

The new inductees recited the Alpha Chi pledge, received a recognition pin and medallion and signed the permanent roll book. Students able to join this honorary academic society are in the top 10 percent of all junior and senior undergraduates. This spring's inductees are:

  • Emerson Andrews
  • Lauren Balint
  • Gabrielle Bergstedt
  • Emily Bischof
  • Courtney Blocher
  • Suzanne Buchanan
  • Ashley Canupp
  • Robert Catto
  • Joseph DePetro
  • Alexandra D’Ercole
  • Brooke Doran
  • Trillium Falotico
  • Barbra Foulds
  • Keera Frye
  • Zachary Garrison
  • Kimberly Keagy
  • Alexis Kitchen
  • Claire Kreider
  • Kortney Lampel
  • Alexander Lee
  • Meghan Macioce
  • Olivia Mann
  • Hannah Martin
  • Kathryn Maurer
  • Morgan McCoy
  • Kayla McDonald
  • Jessica McNulty
  • Liam Metzger
  • Inez Panebianco
  • Alyssa Shanahan

Helen Fallon, M.A., professor of journalism and Honors Program director, and Brendan Mullan, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics and Honors Program assistant director, served as faculty sponsors.

Photos: Alpha Chi Induction Ceremony

2019 Alpha Chi Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Point Park Honors Program Seniors Recognized at Graduation

Twenty-three seniors wore Honors Program cords at Point Park’s Commencement ceremony April 27 in recognition of their completion of 18 honors credits and attainment of 3.5 QPAs or higher during their studies at Point Park.

“Many of these students worked above and beyond the requirements for the program as far as academic achievement and community service,” Fallon said. “They also held a number of leadership positions within our Honors Program and its Honors Student Organization as well as many other campus organizations."

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