Genesee Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa honor society inducted its 52nd group of members on Friday, December 3, 2010 at the Batavia Campus. Genesee’s chapter, Alpha Iota Upsilon, was founded in 1985 and has inducted over 2,400 students at Genesee. At this semester’s induction ceremony, Dr. Stuart Steiner was inducted into Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) as an honorary member. Genesee’s associate director of Marketing Communications, Donna Rae Sutherland gave the keynote address.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society serves to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportunities for individual growth and development through honors, leadership, and service programming. To be eligible for membership, a student must complete a minimum of 12 hours of associated degree course work and earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher. Students must maintain a high academic standing throughout their enrollment in the two-year college, a 3.3 GPA.
“Phi Theta Kappa was pleased to induct Dr. Steiner in the honor society,” Dr. Rafael Alicea-Maldonado, PTK advisor said. “Dr. Steiner has always believed in the value of PTK and he will forever be remembered as a supporter long after his retirement.”
For the full list of inductees please visit: http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/PTK_FALL2010_List.pdf
For more information, please contact Rafael Alicea-Maldonado, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry and Phi Theta Kappa Advisor at Genesee Community College, at (585) 343-0055 x6391.
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A photo of Dr. Steiner being inducted into PTK alongside Genesee’s PTK president Lori Mould http://marketing.genesee.edu/images/Mould_Steiner.jpg