International students’ society inducts new members
The Alpha Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the national honorary society for international scholars, held its induction ceremony for new members February 26 in Hendricks Chapel.
“Students, both national and international, are extremely pleased to be honored in this way,” says Michael Smithee, associate director of the Slutzker Center for International Services and chapter coordinator at Syracuse University. “To see their smiles and to have their name and country announced as they walk across the stage to receive their medallion is to the recipients, validation of their decision to become involved in international educational exchange.”
New inductees include: Jassim Alqabandi (Kuwait); Caroline Auger (France); Clara Bachiller-Torres (Spain); Sang Bai (Korea); Kristal Bartram (Bermuda); Meagan Bergeron (United States); Julio Carabello (Dominican Republic); Rony Chaker (Lebanon); Rajeev Cheemalakonda (India); Ting-Hilda Choy (China); Nakku Chung (U.S.); Akram Dallalah (Sudan); Mallika Danani (India); Kerman Daruwalla (India); Carlota Deseda-Suarez (Venezuela); Danielle Desmarais (U.S.); Mauricio Dussauge-Laguna (Mexico); Christina Fabiano (U.S.); Christine Finn (U.S.); Naoki Fujii (Japan); Ella Gozali (Indonesia); Ashok Gupta (India); Naybell Hernandez (Venezuela); Michael Ioanilli (U.S.); Catherine Denise Jayme (Philippines); Aniruddha Karmarker (India); Shekhar Kopuri (India); Renata Kosova (Slovak Republic); Manish Kumar (India); Alessandra Laufer (Venezuela); Jessica Layton (U.S.); Satish Laxminarayanan (India); Candace Leake (U.S.); Bangsil Lee (Korea); Zi-Ninn Lee (Malaysia); Teck Lim (Singapore); Norka Lucena (Venezuela); Jeffrey McKenzie (Canada); Valerie Miller (U.S.); Dario Munevar (Columbia); Salah Nasri (Algeria); Srinivasa Neerudu (India); Kelebogile Ngwenya (Botswana); Lindsey Novakovic (U.S.); Praveen Pammi (India); Thanmaya Peram (India); Fatih Piskin (Turkey); Angela Rammarine (Trinidad); Ashleigh Resetarits (U.S.); Angel Rivera (Venezuela); Akshay Sankpal (India); Amol Shah (India); Girish Shankar (India); Li Shen (China); WenJun Shi (China); Srinivas Shilagani (India); Leanne Silicato (U.S.); Ryotaro Uemura (Japan); Rohit Valsakumar (India); George Varghese (India); Ramani Voleti (India); Kavita Waghe (India); Chu-Chu Wu (Taiwan); Mayumi Yamamoto (Japan); and Na Zhang (China).