When international students travel to the United States to learn English, the language barrier is just one of their challenges. Cultural differences like being overwhelmed in the grocery store, being embarrassed about not tipping a server (there is no tipping…
Four Students Inducted into National Honor Society
University College inducted four students into the Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) Society at its March 2013 Honors ceremony. ASL is a national honor society that recognizes the special achievements of adult students in higher education. It is dedicated to the advancement of scholarship and the encouragement of nontraditional students to work toward associate and/or baccalaureate degrees.
Syracuse University is one of more than 300 chartered chapters of Alpha Sigma Lambda throughout the United States. The following students were recognized:
- Oritt Blum of Short Hills, N.J., majoring in broadcast journalism in the Newhouse School of Public Communications;
- Cynthia Gannon of Liverpool, N.Y., majoring in information management and technology in the School of Information Studies;
- Jeanette M. Nels of Syracuse, majoring in psychology in The College of Arts and Sciences; and
- Penelope Anne Traynham Singer of Syracuse, majoring in jewelry and metalsmithing in the College of Visual and Performing Arts.