WORCESTER, MA — The Assumption College Department of Economics has announced that Brian Pickett, of Wilmington, has become a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Honor Society for those who study economics. Pickett, Class of 2018, was inducted into the honor society on Thursday, March 23.
“We are excited to welcome the new members to Assumption’s chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon,” said Colleen Fahy, Ph.D., professor of economics and the honor society’s advisor. “It is with great pride that we recognize this group of students for their hard work, discipline, and love for this field of study. Being part of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society is a great achievement and we look forward to see what these students will do as leaders not only in their chosen field, but in their communities as well.”
To qualify as a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the student must be an economics major and carry at least a 3.0 grade point average in both the major and in his or her overall studies.
About Assumption College
Founded in 1904 by the Augustinians of the Assumption in Worcester, Mass., Assumption College offers 43 majors and 48 minors in the liberal arts, sciences, business, and professional studies, through an educational experience grounded in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition coupled with professional programs. The curriculum enables students to gain a depth and breadth of knowledge that lead to professional success and personal fulfillment. Students become engaged participants in Assumption’s classic liberal arts education – exploring new ideas and making connections across disciplines. To prepare for the workforce, students learn cutting-edge theory and best practices, and development excellent communication and critical-analysis skills. Assumption graduates are also known for their thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service to their community. For more information, please visit http://www.assumption.edu.
(NOTE: The above announcement is from Assumption College via Merit.)
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