Eight juniors and seniors were inducted into the Trinity Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the national communication honor society, at a ceremony on April 23, 2009. Dr. Diane Forbes Berthoud, assistant professor of communication, chair of the communication program and faculty advisor to Lambda Pi Eta, presided over the ceremony.
The students inducted into Lambda Pi Eta are: Coral Davis ’09, Christina Harper ’09, Carlesha Herndon ’09, Wendy Morris ’10, Glenda Smith ’09, Chantil Thomas ’09, Delma Webb ’09 and Lauren Wells ’10.
Tracey Batacan, who earned her master of arts in communication from Trinity in 2005, gave the keynote remarks. She is the private sector liaison for FEMA and produces online content for the FEMA web site. Batacan, who is an adjunct professor at Trinity, encouraged the inductees to “thank your family and friends who have supported you during college.”
Students are eligible for membership in Lambda Pi Eta if they have completed at least 60 semester hours; have completed at least 12 semester hours of communication study; have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0; have a communication studies GPA of at least 3.25; are currently enrolled as a student of good standing; and display a commitment to the field of communication.
Trinity Honor Society Inductions
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