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Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars

Theta Epsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars inducted new members during a ceremony April 3. Pictured above, front row, (l. to r.) are Jacob Neterer, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania; Sirki Diabati, alumnus and current employee; Dr. Heidi Dobish, associate professor of psychology; Dr. Mary J.C. Hendrix, president; Fadela Belhaj, Casablanca, Morocco; Maria Skowrownski, Myersville, Maryland; and Rebecca Kamp, Martinsburg; back row, Paul Grussendorf, guest speaker; Dr. Laura Renninger, dean, Teaching, Learning, and Instructional Resources; Dr. Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt, professor of English; Dr. Benjamin Bankhurst, assistant professor of history; Henry Navarrete Méndez, Chantilly, Virginia; Catherine Makanjoula, clinical nurse educator; Dr. Elizabeth Perego, assistant professor of history; and Imen Bouhsestine, Tunis, Tunisia.

Nursing Honor Society

The Nursing Honor Society inducted 25 members on April 15. Pictured above are, front row (l. to r.), Olivia Carlisle, Martinsburg; Kendra Wenner, Harpers Ferry; Dr. Angela Fetty, assistant professor of nursing; Andrea Barnett, Hagerstown, Maryland; Muna Bahsali, adjunct professor; and Mary Beachley, adjunct professor and keynote speaker; second row, Aniya Saunders-Moseley, Kearneyville; Ghadeer Ibrahim, Hagerstown, Maryland; Kathrine Neff, New Windsor, Maryland; Heather Pleasants, Hedgesville; Amber Lee, Falling Waters; Ellen Joliet, Hagerstown, Maryland; Justina Workman, adjunct professor; and Kayla Corbin, Romney; third row, Madelyn Trucks, Inwood; Alesha Unger, Bunker Hill; Allyson Leonard, Martsinburg; Stephanie Lopez, Martinsburg; Skyler Casto, Sharpsburg, Maryland; and Catherine Makanjuola, adjunct professor.

Phi Kappa Phi International Honor Society

New student and faculty members of Shepherd’s chapter of the international honor society Phi Kappa Phi were inducted during a ceremony on April 10, 2018. A list of this year’s initiates is available at Shepherd University’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was established in 1998. Ten percent of each graduating class is invited for membership. Most students invited are seniors, but some may be invited when they are second-semester juniors. In addition, a small number of outstanding alumni, faculty, and staff are issued invitations. Additional photos are available at