UNCG Phi Beta Kappa inductees
University of North Carolina at Greensboroís Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the Epsilon chapter, inducted 41 new members on April 12.
Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and best known of collegiate honorary societies. Phi Beta Kappa recognizes outstanding scholarship in the liberal arts and sciences. At UNCG, students are generally elected in the spring of the senior year. Acceptable programs of study are the bachelor of arts or the bachelor of science, with appropriate majors or concentrations, in the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Music and the Department of Economics.
In addition, the student must have a high grade point average, at least six credit hours of a foreign language at the intermediate level, and three-fourths of the total number of hours in courses of a genuinely liberal character, as determined by the chapter.
The inductees and their academic majors are as follows:
Cabarrus County ó Valentyna Filimonova, Spanish and linguistics, daughter of Maryna Goodale of 1500 Ontario St., Kannapolis.
Davidson County ó Lance Everhart, computer science and mathematics, son of Kelly and Tina Everhart of 5306 N.C. Hwy. 8, Lexington.
Rowan County ó Rebecca Lauren Pate, history, 3075 Sides Road, Rockwell.
UNCG is one of only seven institutions in North Carolina to have a chapter. Others are UNC-CH, N.C. State University, Wake Forest University, Davidson College, Duke University and Elon University.
In 2006, the national society named Epsilon chapter the nationís most outstanding chapter at a public university. Epsilon chapter was formed during the Womanís College era in 1934 as a branch of UNC-Chapel Hill.