BOSTON, MA — Emmanuel College student Heather Trites of Wilmington was inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta, the international honor society for sociology, on Thursday, April 26.
The purpose of Alpha Kappa Delta is to seek to acknowledge and promote excellence in the scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition.
To be eligible for membership, students must be an officially declared sociology major or demonstrate a serious interest in sociology within an official program, at least a junior, rank in the top 35 percent of their graduating class in general scholarship, have the equivalent of a 3.0 GPA in sociology courses and have completed at least four courses in sociology prior to initiation.
About Emmanuel College
Emmanuel College is a co-educational, residential institution with a 17-acre campus in the heart of Boston’s educational, scientific, cultural and medical communities. Enrolling more than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students, the College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous coursework, significant internship and career opportunities throughout the Boston area and beyond, collaborations with distinguished and dedicated faculty, and participation in a dynamic campus community. Emmanuel’s more than 50 programs in the sciences, liberal arts, business, nursing, and education foster spirited discourse and substantive learning experiences that honor the College’s Catholic educational mission to educate the whole person and provide an ethical and relevant 21st-century education.
(NOTE: The above announcement is from Emmanuel College via Merit.)
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