May 22, 2014
Nine Liberal Studies students were inducted into the Alpha Iota Sigma National Honor Society on May 19, 2014. The society recognizes outstanding academic achievement in the field of interdisciplinary studies.
“Seattle University’s Liberal Studies program is the first and only bachelor’s degree on the West Coast to qualify for a chapter of Alpha Iota Sigma,” said Professor Sven Arvidson, Liberal Studies program director. “Liberal Studies majors must meet the academic requirements of the honor society, together with endorsements by faculty members, to be selected to induction into this respected society.”
The 2014 inductees and their final research projects were:
Induction into Alpha Iota Sigma, a component of the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, is based on scholarship, community engagement, and leadership in solving complex problems.
The College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, offers 41 undergraduate major degrees, 36 minors, and 6 master’s degrees.
Photo above--Honor students with Liberal Studies faculty, l to r. back row: Prof. Sven Arvidson (Director), Tyler Russell, Taylor Barkee, Allason Leitz; middle row: Prof. Christine Mowers, Ali Fragoso, Justine Devers, Katy Granath, Prof. Phil Barclift; front row: Robin Curry, Theresa Endoso. Not shown: Danae Hackett.
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