Physics honor society inducts new members

Physics honor society inducts new members

Front row (left to right): Dr. Charles Mahler, assistant professor of chemistry, and Isaac Pawling, junior. Back row (left to right): Jeremy Chobot, junior; Dr. Richard Erickson, associate professor of physics; Dr. Christopher Kulp, associate professor of physics; Dr. David Fisher, professor of astronomy and physics; Richard Frederick, senior; Dan Zebrine, senior; and Craig Needhammer, senior.

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The Lycoming College chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma, the honor society for physics students, inducted two new members during a ceremony on Feb. 11.

Dr. Charles Mahler, assistant professor of chemistry, and Isaac Pawling, junior with a major in physics, were inducted as new members. To be considered for induction, students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher within the major, a high overall GPA, and have five courses completed in the major.

Founded in 1921, Sigma Pi Sigma is a member honor society of the Association of College Honor Societies and has over 75,000 members. Sigma Pi Sigma exists to honor outstanding scholarship in physics, to encourage interest in physics among students at all levels, and to promote an attitude of service of its members towards their fellow students, colleagues, and the public.

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