Chartered on April 5, 2016, Theta Epsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars, recognizes and encourages high professional, intellectual and personal achievements in the field of international education, international exchange, and internationalization. The Chapter encourages interdisciplinary and intergenerational contacts and promotes the exchange of ideas and information among students, staff, and faculty of Shepherd University, the community, and other institutions and organizations.
Members of the Society enjoy conference and seminar offerings, professional networking, leadership opportunities, a mentoring program, and channels for publishing their scholarly work.
Theta Epsilon Chapter stands in solidarity against hate and discrimination with the national organization. The Society’s statement can be accessed at: http://www.phibetadelta.org/solidarityStatement.php
2020 Theta Epsilon Chapter Inductees
Top row: Sharon Carpenter, Jennifer Penland, Max Guirguis. Row 2: Konrad Turnbull, Kenrick Pluck, Evora Baker; Row 3: Joselin Fuentes, Samuel Greene, Madison Hale. Bottom row: JaSeng Nsang, Noelle Kesner, Peter Proctor. Not pictured: Savannah Maguire, Abdoul Nasser, Emily Oliver, Geri Crawley-Woods, and Momodou Darboe.
Phi Beta Delta Awards Presented at National Conference (2020)
Dr. Ann Marie Legreid (Geography) was awarded the Yvonne Captain Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to International Education.
Sharon Ann Carpenter (Administrative Secretary Senior, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences) was awarded the Edward S. Blankenship Staff Award for outstanding leadership and service to the Shepherd University chapter.
Henry Navarrete Mendez received the David Merchant International Student Award at the 2019 Phi Beta Conference held at Shepherd University. Award presented by Winnie Brophy.