Aerial view of campus with Williamsport, the Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Mountain as a backdrop

Lycoming College students inducted into religious studies honor society

The Lycoming College chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa, the honor society for religion and theology students, recently inducted several students during a ceremony in March. Rev. John Charnock was the keynote speaker at the event.

Patrick Borland ’18, vice-president 2016–17
Samantha Chovanec ’18, treasurer 2016–17
Lindsay Decker ’16
Judith Evans ’16
Johanna Hripto ’16
Lydia Jones ’16
Megan Kearns ’17, secretary 2016–17
Mallory Kern ’16
Erin Nolan ’17
Emily Saylor ’17
Timothy Vasey ’16
Julie White ’16
Alison Zimmerman ’18
Elizabeth Hughes ‘16

Theta Alpha Kappa encourages, recognizes, and maintains excellence in religious and theological studies within baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate degree programs. Members must have completed at least three semesters at Lycoming College and at least twelve semester credits in courses representing the study of religion; have attained a GPA of at least 3.5 in these courses and a 3.0 GPA in their total program; and been ranked in the upper 35 percentile of their class at the time of induction.

Steven R. Johnson, Ph.D., professor and chair of the religion department, is the advisor for Lycoming’s chapter.