Buffalo Residents Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa at UB

By Sue Wuetcher

Release Date: May 20, 2008

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo residents attending the University at Buffalo recently were inducted into the Omicron Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honorary society.

Students selected to be members must be seniors graduating in a liberal arts degree program or one of a small number of juniors. They must have a grade-point average of 3.75 or higher with 85 credit hours completed, or 3.50 or higher with 100 credit hours completed.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system that is its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB's more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.

The students who were inducted and their areas of study, arranged according to zip code:

14201: Heather Carmody, Asian studies; Brooke Dell'Oso, romance languages and literatures; and Amanda Dunker, media study.

14210: Samantha Long, geography.

14213: Justine Cutolo, social sciences interdisciplinary;

14214: Nicole Adamo, communication; Jonathan Cantwell, computer science and engineering; Keri Duffy, psychology; Andrew Eckert, biomedical sciences; Sarajane Gomlak-Green, geology; and Chloe Evans, psychology.

14215: Amber Taylor, psychology, and Winton Tran, psychology.

14216: Stephen Boyd, English; Brandon Rudroff, English; Mary Tasgetiren, linguistics; and Nicholas Limina, media study.

14220: Mollie McCabe, linguistics.

14221: Daniel Soleimani, political science.

14222: Moira Carman, visual studies; Laura Gallagher, psychology; and Brandon Potyrala, political science.