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06-17-2013


Sigma Pi Sigma at Cumberlands Inducts New Members

 


Williamsburg, Ky. - The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Chapter of Sigma Pi Sigma held an Induction Ceremony on February 19, 2013. The presiding officer for the ceremony was Mr. Anthony M. DeRocchis, 2012-2013 President of the Chapter.

Two members were inducted into the Chapter: Mr. Joshua K. Ramsey (Pineville, Kentucky), and Miss Hannah R. Spangler (Middlesboro, Kentucky).

Chapter officers for the 2013-2014 academic year were elected as follows: President: Miss Hannah R. Spangler.

Sigma Pi Sigma is the national physics honor society. Chapters are restricted to colleges and universities of recognized standing that offer a strong physics major. Students elected to membership must attain high standards of general scholarship and outstanding achievement in physics. Founded in 1921, the Sigma Pi Sigma is an affiliated society of the American Institute of Physics and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Sigma Pi Sigma is also a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. The Cumberlands’ Chapter was installed as the 469th chapter in May 1998.

Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; ten pre-professional programs; ten graduate degrees distributed over eight areas, including two doctorates and seven master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs. For more information visit www.ucumberlands.edu.