Wilkes University Inductes Students Into Pi Sigma Alpha
Wilkes-Barre, PA (04/25/2018) — Contact information: Gabrielle D'Amico, Director of Communications , email@example.com, 570-408-4510
The behavioral and social sciences department at Wilkes University held its annual honor society induction ceremony on April 17. Five students were inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha, a national political science honor society.
Founded in 1920, Pi Sigma Alpha is the only honor society for college and university students of government in the United States. The Sigma Pi chapter at Wilkes University was chartered in 1992 and recognizes students for their academic success. Today there are more than 800 chapters of Pi Sigma Alpha across the United States
To be inducted into the Sigma Pi chapter at Wilkes University, a political science major must have a grade point average of 3.2 overall and a 3.4 grade point average in their political science major courses.
CAPTION: Pictured are the inductees and their advisor, from left to right, Sara Pendley, Sterling, Va.; Matthew Finnegan, Courtdale, Pa.; Thomas Baldino, Wilkes professor of political science and honor society advisor, Joshua Bradley, Mars, Pa.; and Brittany Warwick, Scranton, Pa. Missing from the photo is Geraldine Ojukwu, Budd Lake, N.J.
About Wilkes University:
Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. Founded in 1933, the university is on a mission to create one of the great small universities, offering all of the programs, activities and opportunities of a large, research university in the intimate, caring and mentoring environment of a small, liberal arts college, at a cost that is increasingly competitive with public universities. The Economist named Wilkes 25th in the nation for the value of its education for graduates. In addition to 43 bachelor's degree programs, Wilkes offers 25 master's degree programs and five doctoral/terminal degree programs, including the doctor of philosophy in nursing, doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education, doctor of pharmacy, and master of fine arts in creative writing. Learn more at www.wilkes.edu.