Salem State University Inducts four Gloucester Freshmen and 196 others into Honor Society
SALEM, MA-The First Year Experience Office at Salem State University inducted four Gloucester residents and 196 other students into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society.
Salem State freshmen Abigail Feener, Harley Pereira, Maria Cinekkum and Thea Louise Thomaseth Bugge were inducted into the honor society along with other first year students who achieved a 3.6 GPA or higher as part of the eighth class inducted into the Salem State chapter.
The first year students, along with their friends and family, attended the 2019-2020 Alpha Lambda Delta induction ceremony, which took place at Veterans Hall in the Ellison Campus center on February 22, 2019.
During the induction ceremony, new members were sworn into the society and awarded a membership pin and certificate. The Alpha Lambda Delta executive board spoke at the event about the impact that membership has had on their academic success.
Along with student and professional staff from the First Year Experience Office, other members of the Salem State community were featured as speakers for the event. Salem State University Provost and Academic Vice President David Silva congratulated and encouraged the first year students on their honor.
“As students who have figured out the necessary skills and strategies to be successful, I want to challenge you to give back to your fellow students,” said Silva. “I hope that you will take on the role of mentor and role model for future generations of students at the institution.”
Alpha Lambda Delta at Salem State University re-established itself in 2012 and has inducted over a 1,000 members since then. These students are now a part of a society that encourages superior academic achievement, community service, and playing a helpful role in society.
With the society’s mission in mind, the Salem State chapter continues to expand its service project opportunities and encourages the academic success of its members through their collegiate experience.
For more information and upcoming events, please follow the chapter Facebook page “Alpha Lambda Delta at Salem State”.