THIEL COLLEGE'S CHAPTER OF LAMBDA SIGMA RECEIVES HONORS
Aug. 5 , 2009
GREENVILLE, PA—The Thiel College chapter of Lamba Sigma Honor Society, the national sophomore honorary, and one of its members received national honors recently.
Lambda Sigma designated the Thiel group as an honor chapter for its leadership, scholarship and outstanding service to the community. Being recognized as an honor chapter is the highest recognition that the organization can give to a member chapter. Dr. Michael Balas, professor of biology, and John Hauser, college archivist, serve as the group’s advisers.
In addition, Katelyn Exler ’11 of Glenshaw, Pa., received the Pat Watt Scholarship of $500 for the 2009-2010 academic year. A graduate of Shaler Area High School, Exler is a communications science and disorders major. Named for a long-time Lambda Sigma national board member and outstanding chapter adviser, this scholarship recognizes an outstanding member of Lambda Sigma for scholarship, leadership in the chapter and on campus, and service to the campus community. Students from across the country competed for the scholarship.
Lambda Sigma Society is a national honor society for second-year men and women dedicated to the purpose of fostering leadership, scholarship, fellowship and the spirit of service among college students, and to promoting the interests of the college or university in every possible way.
About Thiel College
Founded in 1866, Thiel College is a liberal arts, sciences and professional studies institution located in Greenville, Pa., that provides a great balance of academic challenge, personal and social involvement, and exceptional value to its 1,100 students. For more information about Thiel College, which is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, visit www.thiel.edu or call 800-24-THIEL.