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TWU Phi Kappa Phi inducts students and a faculty member


DENTON – The Texas Woman’s University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi held its spring 2007 induction of new members on Friday, April 9 in Hubbard Hall. The speaker for the banquet was TWU Alumna Diane Costa, Mayor of Highland Village.

Student inductees and there majors are: Haley E. Baldwin, music; Shemika Ballard, kinesiology; Amruta Bhusari, biology; Angela Binder, biology; Melissa E. Bird, mathematics; Jessica Bowser, psychology; Ashlyn L. Capps, diet and institutional administration; Meghan Cardwell, Wilson, dance; Jeff Casebolt, kinesiology; Amanda M. Castillo, art; Jessica D. Cobb, family sciences; Robyn Craig, nursing; Kim M. Dacosta, education; Dibyendu Dutta, biology; Stefani D. Edmondson, nursing; Melissa L. Enyart, nursing; Yuen Ying Fong, diet and institutional administration; Joan Frosch, Dance; Somesree Ghoshmitra, biology; Tammy Goldsmith, diet and institutional administration; Lorraine N. Gordon, fashion design; Faith N. Harry, dental hygiene; Vani Hedge, nutrition; Jennifer Hsing, occupational therapy; Kelley M. Humphries, biology; Melissa James, music; Teresa G. Jendel, diet and institutional administration; Susan Kleinhenz, music; Laura Knudson, women’s studies; Brandi A. LaCorte, nursing; Trista J. Lepore, family and consumer sciences; Nadia A. Losonsky, dance; Krista Maldonado, biology; Angela C. McMichael, math and computer science; Elise J. Milacek, dance; Susan Miller, nursing; Amy Mills, diet and institutional administration; Kristine Morris, nursing; Sarah F. Odamah, family studies; Kendyl Odell, family studies; Karissa N. Oestreich, nursing; Susan A. Pattison, English; Elizabeth A. Peltier, general studies; Laura M. Pendleton, child development; Theresa C. Pierce, interdisciplinary studies; David Powell, kinesiology; Candace L. Proctor, general studies; Ruby Punch, interdisciplinary studies; Cate Robbins, art; Brian A. Rowe, music; Filsy Samuel, biology; Michelle A. Savolainen, business administration; Angela G. Sebastian, nursing; Jennifer Sepulveda, nutrition; Kelly Severs, interdisciplinary studies; Amanda J. Sherwood, psychology; Holly M. Shipley, psychology; Shari L. Sovereign, interdisciplinary studies; Sarah C. Steele, nursing; Karen D. Stevens, mathematics; Minyu Sun, marketing; Sinju Sundaresan, nutrition; Hiroko Tanaoka, nutrition; Carrie L. Thomas, general studies; Heidi Todd, family studies; Kandice N. Ulrick, nursing; Mini G. Varughese, biology; Adriana E. Vasquez, nursing; Sarah K. Vermillion, biology; Bridget Walsh, family sciences; Julie P. Wardell, mathematics; Heidi Wargo, English; Jennifer R. Waterman, fashion design; Nicole Wieczorek, dance; Laura B. Wight, diet and institutional administration; Lana K. Wilson, family consumer sciences and Aimee Wong, English.

The faculty inductee was Dr. Nahid Nikpour, assistant professor and chair of the TWU dental hygiene department.

Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest interdisciplinary honor society in the United States, is dedicated to the recognition and promotion of academic excellence in all fields of higher education. Those elected to membership include the upper 7.5 percent of juniors and the upper 10 percent of seniors, along with outstanding graduate students, faculty and alumni.


For Further Information Contact:

Amanda McKeen Simpson
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: asimpson1@twu.edu

Page last updated January 22, 2009

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