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Students inducted into economics honor society

The Lycoming College chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international honor society for economics majors, inducted 13 students during a ceremony on Oct. 8. Also inducted was Michael D. Kurtz, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics, who joined the Lycoming staff in August.

Katie Bell ’00, communications and government relations manager at Lycoming Engines, presented “Tips for Your Workplace Success” at the ceremony.

To be eligible for the honor society, students must earn better-than-average grades in both economics and in their overall college work.

Inductees include:

Seniors: Devon Dietrich, a mathematics major from Collegeville, Pa.; Emily Hiller, a mathematics and actuarial science major from Allenwood, Pa.; Andrew Hindes, an economics and Spanish major from Pasadena, Md.; Shannon Lafferty, a business finance and international studies major from Langhorne, Pa.; Huy Pham, of Vietnam.

Juniors: Donald Charles Keys, an economics major from Erie, Pa.; Julianne Kiess, an economics major from Williamsport, Pa.; Jessica Miller, an economics major from Freeland, Pa.; Andrew Ognibene, a business finance major from Sparta, N.J.; Huy Pham; Jacob Phillips, a business finance major from Coal Township, Pa.; Huyen Khanh Didnh, from Vietnam; Linh Nguyen, from Vietnam.

Sophomore: Vittorio DeParasis, an economics major from Danville, Pa.

Omicron Delta Epsilon recognizes scholastic attainment and outstanding achievements in economics. The organization also sponsors panels of professionals at meetings, the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig competitions and publishes The American Economist.

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