Upper Iowa University recently held its 2013 induction for the Alpha Chi Honor Society. From left are UIU Alpha Chi alumna Daphne Barness; sponsor Dr. Sarahh Scher, UIU assistant professor of art; inductees Chelsea Bearbower, Amanda Jellings, Evan Knowlton, Heather Lewis, Adrienna Olson and Samuel Vivas Imparato; and sponsor Jean Merkle. Missing from photo are sponsor Billie Cowley, UIU assistant professor of education, and inductees Matthew Corbitt and Branden Owen.
FAYETTE, Iowa (April 29, 2013) – Eight Upper Iowa University students were recently inducted into the Alpha Chi Honor Society, one of two major Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS) based on scholarly achievement of college juniors and seniors from all fields.
New members this year are:
Chelsea Bearbower from Jesup, Iowa
Matthew Corbitt from Helensvale, Australia
Amanda Jellings from Fayette, Iowa
Evan Knowlton from Sioux City, Iowa
Heather Lewis from Delhi, Iowa
Adrienna Olson from St. Olaf, Iowa
Branden Owen from Acton, Calif.
Samuel Vivas Imparato from Valencia, Venezuela
Members of Alpha Chi are identified and elected by the faculties of their schools as ranking in the top 10 percent of juniors, seniors and graduate students. They represent the best undergraduate and graduate students in all academic fields at their institutions.
About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs and leadership development opportunities to some 6,200 students—nationally and internationally—at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and independent study. For more information, visit www.uiu.edu.