Dr. Cheryl Casey, Associate Professor of Communication in the Division of Communication and Creative Media at Champlain College, recently announced a new chapter of the Lambda Pi Eta honor society. The Champlain College Alpha Epsilon Eta inaugural chapter will include 11 Communication major juniors and seniors. Membership requires a 3.0 cumulative GPA with 60 semester or 90 quarter credit hours completed and a 3.25 GPA for Communication Studies courses with 12 semester or 18 quarter credit hours completed. Students from other divisions at the college also can become members of the honor society. Beginning in Fall 2019, graduating seniors who are Alpha Epsilon Eta members will receive honor society pins which they can wear at the Commencement ceremonies.
Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the National Communication Association’s official honor society at four-year colleges and universities. Their six goals are to:
- Recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in Communication Studies
- Stimulate interest in the field of Communication
- Promote and encourage professional development among Communication majors
- Provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of Communication
- Establish and maintain closer relationships between faculty and students
- Explore options for graduate education in Communication Studies