After an eight-year absence, Governors State University Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society (LPH) induction ceremony was held on Friday, Nov. 7. LPH is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association.
The 16 new members will re-establish the GSU Kappa Kappa chapter of the society, which has been absent from campus since 1999. The organization is comprised of undergraduate and graduate students in communications. Its purpose is to foster and reward outstanding scholastic achievement and stimulate interest in advanced study in communication.
The new members are Burma Thomas, Lanette McDonald, Maria T. Crews, Tiffany Michelle Bruessard, Anita O. Roberts, Tanisha Turner, Sheryl L. Jones-Harper, Tanya Norfleet, Lana Bilyk, Derrick B. Wells, Maureen Jennings, Latasha Southall , JaTonya P. Harris, Bonzell Merritt, and Sheryl Yarbough of Chicago Heights. Richard Cannella of Bridgeview will be inducted at a later date.
Sheree Sanderson, LPH Faculty Advisor and Dr. Michael Purdy, Coordinator of Communications officiated the induction, Dr. Eric Martin, Dean and Dr. Sandra Mayfield, Assistant Provost and Dr. Sherilyn Poole, Dean of Students were present to provide words of encouragement to the new inductees.
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