Graduate Students Initiated into Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society
January 14, 2003 - An initiation ceremony was held on Sunday, January 12, for over 60 graduate students into Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education. Shae Carlisle, undergraduate president, and Jen Girten, graduate president, presided over the ceremony. Also taking part in the program were Dr. Thomas Rosebrough, Dean of the School of Education and Human Studies, Dr. Michele Atkins, Director of Graudate Studies, Dr. Elizabeth Vaughn-Neely, Omega Lambda Chapter Counselor, Dr. Ralph Leverett. Other faculty who assisted include Dr. Ann Singleton, Dr. Dottie Myatt, Dr. Kenneth Newman, and Dr. Terry Weaver. A reception followed for the initiates and approximately 150 guests. Another initiation and reception will be held on February 9 for undergraduate students and other graduate students. Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, is dedicated to scholarship and excellence in education. Kappa Delta Pi was founded in 1911 and has since grown to include approximately 600 chapters, worldwide. The Society as a community of scholars is pledged to worthy ideals: recognizing scholarship and excellence in education, promoting the development and dissemination of worthy educational ideas and practices, enhancing the continuous growth and leadership of its diverse membership, fostering inquiry and reflection on significant educational issues, and maintaining a high degree of professional fellowship.