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Communication and Media Studies students inducted into national communications honor society

The Communication and Media Studies Department inducted students into the Alpha Gamma Delta chapter of the national Communications honor society Lambda Pi Eta. Top row, left to right: Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies and honor society advisor Rachel Carey,  inductees Casey Abramson, Eric Dieterele and Dennis Brady and President of the Caldwell chapter of Lambda Pi Eta Matthew Lepore.
Bottom row, left to right: inductees Nicholas Hayduk, Julia Cummings, Heba You Karroum and Kate Hogan. Not pictured: Jessica Cusimano and Andrew Cotto.

Caldwell, NJ, April 3, 2017 – The Communication and Media Studies Department inducted a group of students into its Alpha Gamma Delta chapter of the national Communications honor society Lambda Pi Eta.

Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the honor society of the National Communication Association for four-year institutions of higher education. The aim is to promote outstanding academic achievement in the Communication discipline.

The students who were inducted are: Casey Abramson, Eric Dieterele, Dennis Brady, Julia Cummings, Heba You Karroum, Nichola Hayduk, Kate Hogan, Jessica  Cusimano and Andrew Cotto.

Bob Mann, chair of the communication and media studies department, said he is very happy that the students are being recognized.  “The efforts to establish this chapter came from our students. They really care about the Communication field.”

Caldwell’s chapter is advised by Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies Rachel Carey.

To be eligible for admission, undergraduate students must meet the following criteria: complete 60 semester credit-hours (90 quarter credit-hours), have a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.0, complete the equivalent of 12 semester credit-hours (18 quarter credit-hours) in Communication Studies, have a minimum GPA of 3.25 for all Communication Studies courses, and currently be enrolled as a student in good standing, as determined by the institution’s policies and rank within the highest 35 percent of one’s class in general scholarship.*