October 2, 2023

Students Presented at Kemp Symposium & Joined Lambda Iota Tau

On Thursday, April 25, the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication inducted 17 people into the Eta Chapter of Lambda Iota Tau, the international honor society for students of literature. Inductees are majors in English who had completed at least 12 credit hours in literature and with a GPA of at least 3.5 in those credit hours.

Inductees included: Ana Rebecca Bice, Taylor Rae Chadman, Colleen D. Clark, Theresa Davidson, Danielle Paige DeSimone, Chelsea J. Dicus, Ellen R. Dreher, Michaela P. Godfrey, Catherine S. Kellogg, Gabrielle Kuhn, Catherine R. LeBouton, Danica Leninsky, Joseph Samuel Deitell Pugach, Charlotte Rodina, Bryanne Elise Salazar, Brittany Anne Vitner, and Amanda K. Wikle.

Danny Tweedy, Assistant Professor of English, gave the Taddesse Adera Memorial Address.

The induction ceremony was part of the Ninth Annual William Kemp Symposium for Majors in English, Linguistics, and Communication at which approximately 100 students in upper-division courses in English, linguistics, and communication presented original research and creative works. This year’s symposium featured 18 panel sessions and ran April 25 and 26.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.