Ten Students Inducted into Foreign Language Honor Society

by Public Relations | Mar 28, 2018

March 16, 2018

Phi Sigma Iota Inductees

Saint Vincent College has inducted 10 new members into the Phi Sigma Iota International Foreign Language Honor Society. To be eligible for membership, students must be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program in foreign languages or other interdisciplinary programs with a significant foreign language component. Undergraduate students must also have completed at least one foreign language course at the third year level or its equivalent, have completed 45 semester hours or its equivalent, maintain a grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and rank in the top 35 percent of their class. The students are supported by their faculty advisors, Dr. Doreen Blandino, professor of modern and classical language, and Dr. Juan-Carlos Rivas, assistant professor of modern and classical language.

The newly inducted members are Delfine Bredniak, a senior communication major from Washington; Monica Buczynski, a sophomore economics major from Greensburg; Maggie Czapski, a senior psychology major from Cumberland, Maryland; Bailey DeTesta, a Spanish education major from Greensburg; Melissa Koshute, a sophomore accounting major from Beaver; Carly Rimel, a junior Spanish education major from Mount Pleasant; Casi Smith, a senior communication major from Irwin; Mallory Truckenmiller, a junior English major from Belle Vernon, Shalyn Vukich, a sophomore Spanish major from Beaver Falls; and Daniel Young, a freshman history major from Orwigsburg.

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Photo: The newly inducted Phi Sigma Iota students. First row: Delfine Bredniak, Casi Smith, Maggie Czapski, Melissa Koshute, Dr. Doreen Blandino, Bailey DeTesta, Dr. Juan-Carlos Rivas. Second Row: Daniel Young, Shalyn Vukich, Monica Buczynski, Carly Rimel, Mallory Truckenmiller.

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