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Communication honor society inducts 12 at UIS

April 25, 2007

Contact: Hank Nicholson, 217/206-7363, hnich1@uis.edu

SPRINGFIELD -- Twelve students in the Communication program at the University of Illinois at Springfield were inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association, in ceremonies held April 22 on campus.

Inductees were Morgan Carroll, Amber Emmons, Callista Frazer, Betsy Fullerton, Amanda Graham, Krista Hall, Brittany Harris, Catalina Hernandez, Emily Martin, Brittany Schafer, Ashley Stoneking, Thomas Straight, Ashley Walz, Sheri Wells, and Diamend Younker. Associate Professor of Communication Hank Nicholson serves as adviser to the UIS chapter.

A worldwide organization with more than 400 chapters, Lambda Pi Eta promotes scholastic achievement and professional development among students. To qualify for membership, a student must have completed 60 academic hours (minimum 12 hours in communication) with an overall GPA of at least 3.00 (3.25 in communication courses).

For more information about Lambda Pi Eta and the National Communication Association, go to www.natcom.org/nca/Template2.asp?bid=21. For more information on the UIS Communication program, go to www.uis.edu/communication.



The University of Illinois at Springfield, one of three U of I campuses, is a small, public liberal arts university that offers 42 degree programs: 21 bachelorís, 20 masterís, and the Doctorate of Public Administration. UIS has a special mission in public affairs and service and is known for extraordinary internships, a wireless campus, extensive online offerings, and a commitment to teaching.

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