Purdue University Northwest students from the Calumet and North Central campuses were recently inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Student Honors Society in ceremonies held on each campus.
Lambda Pi Eta recognizes, fosters and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement of Communication students, while stimulating interest in the discipline. There are more than 550 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide.
North Central inductees
North Central students inducted into Lambda Pi Eta are: Taryn Breitzka, LaPorte; Shelby K. Clindaniel, Kouts; Matthew Gonsiorowski, Chicago, Ill.; Vanessa Bruce, Chesterton; Sharon Coleman, Chesterton; Olivia Forrester, Portage; Leah Gallo, Chesterton; Sarah Maddox, LaPorte and Zachary T. Malcer, Michigan City.
Calumet students inducted are: John Abbassi, Schererville; Angela M. Abina, Hammond; Selina Baez, Hammond; Tiffany Barker, Hammond; Ryan Beach, St. John; Peter Bernacki, St. John; Bernadette A. Bowen, Hammond; Christina Colon, Chicago, Ill.; Aaron M. Davis, Crown Point; Jacob Lee Edwards, Griffith; Lindsey Flagg, Schererville; John Goodrich, Hammond; Kenneth Hill, Hammond; Beatriz Iglesias, Cáceres, Spain; Erin E. Lain, Hammond; Tyler G. Manuel, Hammond; Susan Moody, Chicago, Ill.; LeAnne M. Munoz, Hammond; Kirsten M. Nirtaut, Hammond; Jessica Adriana Rodriguez, Hammond; Alexandra Urevig Shutske, Crown Point; Julie L. Sipek, Lombard, Ill.; Allison Smith, Hammond; Haley Nicole Smith, Bourbonnais, Ill.; Brittany Michelle Stammis, Hammond; Claudia R. Strong, Hammond; Grace Wilk, Cedar Lake; Raquel J. Williams, Schererville; Lindsay Wilson, Hammond; Matthew R. Wilson, Frankfort, Ill.
Lambda Pi Eta is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), whose mission is to build a visibly cohesive community of national and international honor societies, individually and collaboratively exhibiting excellence in scholarship, service, programs, and governance.
Purdue University Northwest
With recent approval by the Higher Learning Commission, Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central have unified to become Purdue University Northwest (PNW), a comprehensive regional university within the Purdue University system. When it welcomes its first class of students this fall, PNW will become Indiana’s fifth largest public university, enrolling more than 15,000 students and offering 70+ degree programs.