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Date: Oct 06, 2009
Phi Beta Kappa Recognizes Four Outstanding Students at Awards Luncheon
The Hofstra Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa will be recognizing the outstanding achievement of four sophomores at its annual Book Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 7, 2009. Professor Harold Hastings, Ph. D, the current president of Phi Beta Kappa and professor and chair of physics and astronomy will be hosting this lunch at Mack Hall from 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. The following students have earned a 4.0 cumulative grade point average during their first year at Hofstra in a liberal arts and science curriculum.
Christina Cama (Chemistry major, Howard Beach, NY)
Jade Ayn Keena (English and Public Relations majors, St George, SC)
Danielle Shure (Political Science major, LEAP program, Hewlett, NY)
Christopher Tirri (English major, Wheatley Meadows, NY)
Phi Beta Kappa is the major national undergraduate honor society which spans all of the liberal arts. The Hofstra chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Omega of New York, was founded by Hofstra faculty who were members of Phi Beta Kappa themselves, and it was chartered in 1973. The Phi Beta Kappa charter recognizes the academic strengths of the entire Hofstra community.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from about 150 undergraduate and more than 160 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business; engineering; communication; education, health and human services; and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 22 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students' interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.