The following people were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, at California State University, Northridge.
Marie Keshishian of Glendale, Yohana Chmait and Camila Luna, both from La Crescenta, and Laura Salazar of Tujunga.
They are among approximately 25,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10% of seniors and 7.5% of juniors are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10% of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.
The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2021 semester at Washington University in St. Louis:
From La Cañada Flintridge: Katie Lee is currently enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences. To qualify for the dean’s list in the College of Arts & Sciences, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units; Grace Li and Carsten Petersen are currently enrolled in the university’s Olin Business School. To qualify for the dean’s list in the Olin Business School, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units. From La Crescenta: Tyler Carlson is currently enrolled in the university’s McKelvey School of Engineering. To qualify for the dean’s list in the McKelvey School of Engineering, students must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 12 graded units. From Tujunga, Nathaniel Demoura is currently enrolled in the university’s Olin Business School and Haley Pak is currently enrolled in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences.
Washington University in St. Louis is counted among the world’s leaders in teaching, research, patient care and service to society.
The university draws students to St. Louis around the world. The total student body is more than 15,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
Utah State University will recognize 6,588 candidates for graduation during its spring 2022 commencement celebration. The graduates are from USU’s statewide campuses across the state of Utah, as well as USU Online, earning degrees and certificates during the summer 2021, fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters.
The following local students are set to earn degrees:
Ben Grace, 91011, is a candidate for graduation with a Bachelor of Science in aviation technology – professional pilot; Ryan Januzik, 91214, is a candidate for graduation with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering; Irina Kharatyan and Cherrymay Yau, both 91214, are candidates for graduation with Bachelor of Science degrees in communicative disorders & deaf education.
Founded in 1888, Utah State University has evolved into a thriving, multi-campus research university known throughout the world for its intellectual and technological leadership. Utah State is a premier student-centered land-grant and space-grant university that fosters the principle that academics come first by cultivating diversity of thought and culture, and by serving the public through learning, discovery and engagement.