New Members of the Alpha of Vermont!

Congratulations to the newest members of the Alpha of Vermont, who were inducted in May 2019:

Haya Alshaabi, Kalia Bornstein, Rachael E. A. Carrell, Sophia Mazzoni Cirignano, Kaitlin Richards Clark, Abra Clawson, Amanda Renee Cole, Sophia May Collins, Amanda R Cornetta, Katrina Czar, Claire E. Dumont, Ryan Dupuis, Aleah Gatto, Jessica Godes, Keira Goodell, Gillian Goolkasian, Avery Hart, Hunter M Heberg, Tim M. Heffernan, Eric Hendel, Henre Hermanowski, Rowan Kamman, Jesse Marie Keel, Victoria King, Emily Victoria Klofft, Chloe Knapp, Waking Kong, Ian Ross Lake, Emma Chase Lightizer, Charlotte Diane Malling, Martin McDonald, Miranda Orcutt, Jared Paolino, Aubrey Pelletier, Madeline Yvette Powell, Katherine Marie Reid, Caroline Rood, Anthony Michael Sacco, John Luke Sawyer Shaw, Colin E. Serra, Ethan Sol Shafron, Molly Jo Skrable, Jessica M. Souza, Samantha Sullivan, Samantha Lynn Terry, Colin F. Villarin, Jiangyong Yu

Many thanks to all of the faculty members who helped with the ceremony and served on the membership committee!

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New Members for our 171st Year

On December 5, 2018, the Alpha of Vermont inducted fourteen new members:

Amber Leigh Angelucci, Mia I. Angione, Addie Beach, Annelise Couderc, Will Fitz, Josamine Bronnvik, Marley Jurgensmeyer, Alice Matthews, Margaret May, Jillian Raechel Mori, Kayla Michelle Poginy, Sophie Einbender Sepel, Eric Tucker, Elizabeth Whalen

The new PBK inductees are pursuing a wide range of majors and minors and hail from the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, and the College of Nursing & Health Sciences.

We also announced the winners of the 2018 Bogorad Award, which recognizes the junior(s) with the most outstanding record in the liberal arts through the sophomore year. This year’s recipients are Meryl Braconnier, an Environmental Sciences major with minors in French and Mathematics, and Ginny Churchill, a double major in Music and Chemistry with a minor in French.

Many thanks to the chapter members who contributed to the success of the ceremony and to everyone who attended the ceremony and helped us welcome these amazing and talented students into PBK!

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UVM on the Key Reporter

In celebration of the chapter’s 170th anniversary, UVM’s Waterman Building was featured on the fall 2018 cover of the national Phi Beta Kappa Society’s alumni publication, The Key Reporter.

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Our Newest Members

On May 19, 2018, the Alpha of Vermont inducted 50 students, bringing the chapter’s total membership since 1848 to 4,304. Our newest members are:

Umesh Acharya, Adam Barson, Kris Bauer, David Brandt, Ceili Brown, Sonya Buglion Gluck, Kaitlyn Capprini, Gemma Cirignano, Margaret Colbert, Julie Connor, Lorraine Dang, Jenn Davidson, Veronica Davis, Natalie Dedon, Jamie Duke, Jackson Estrin, Michelle Falcone, Sarah Flaherty, Claudia Garber, Randi Garon, Isabel Handanos, Alaina Hendrickson, Michaela Hooper, Brooke Jenkins, Benjamin Kagan, Maria Koutsouris, Margaretta Kuhn, Sierra Martin, Rebecca Mirhashem, Sonny Monteiro, Alexander Murphy, Becky Nesnevich, Catie Owen, Hanbee Park, Brooke Phillips, Lauren Rayson, Jack Roberts, Lucy Rogers, Nicholas Ruede, Anthony Spinella, Emily Thibodeau, Colby Thompson, Róisín Todd, Madeline Vdoviak-Markow, Süki Wilder, Ali Wood, Julia Wood, Lisa Wood, Kel Wright, Sonia Zaccheo

Many thanks to all the family, friends, and faculty who attended the ceremony to support and congratulate these high-achieving students! And many thanks to all those who aided the chapter in reviewing transcripts and staging the ceremony.

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New PBK Members!

The Alpha of Vermont celebrated the 241st anniversary of Phi Beta Kappa by welcoming a new cohort of fantastic UVM students to our ranks. Our new members are:

Ariana Arden
Jack Braidt
Calum Buchanan
Addison Campbell
Julia Cline
Delaney Curran
Folena De Geus
Huihui Geng
Sebastian Hanna
Hannah Johnson
Russell Lasdon
Eleanor Maloney
Alice Ochterski
Eileen Parks
Drew Pizzo
Rebecca Thompson
John Wheaton
Claire Wilcox

Juniors Annelise Couderc and Emily Klofft won the Bogorad Award.

Congratulations to all the students, and many thanks to the faculty and staff members who participated in the ceremony and the transcript review process!

2017 Bogorad Award winners Emily Klofft and Annelise Couderc. Photo by Jeffrey Klofft

December 2017 Alpha of Vermont inductees. Photo by Jeffrey Klofft.

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Our May 2017 Inductees

On May 20, 2017, the Alpha of Vermont chapter welcomed 47 new members to its ranks:

Halle Apelgren, Anne Arcoleo, Kiersten Barr, Sarah Bellavance, Jack Braunstein, Gina Cassara, Libby Collier, Hunter Colvin, Emilee Conroe, Avrie Cowles, Emma Cronin, Seamus Cuddy, Hillary Danis, Victoria Diederich, Ashlynn Doyon, Laura Felone, Erica Gilgore, Haley Grigel, Madison Haas, Alyssa Handelman, Katie Herron, Emma Horowitz-McCadden, Rozy Isquith, Sarah Jauris, Will Julian, Ryan Kabilian, Allison Keen, Ruby LaBrusciano-Carris, Brenna Lewis-Slammon, Juliette Miller, Ivy Mills, Elise Mitchell, Katherine Mitchell, Acadia Moeyersoms, Helena Murray, Mary Petronio, Colin Price, Sophie Scharlin-Pettee, Jonathan Slimovitch, William Spencer, Tori Staley, Nicholas Sullivan, Michelle Thompson, Clare Tolan, Isaiah Ungerleider, Patrick Wiencek, and Austin Wilkes.

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Congratulations to our honorees, and many thanks to the faculty and staff who helped to review transcripts and stage the ceremony!

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Congratulations to our December 2016 Inductees!

On December 5, 2016, the Alpha of Vermont chapter welcomed fifteen new members to its ranks:

Sam Barritt, Sarah Evans, Jamie Herold, Katie Hickey, Rebeca Humphrey, Rachel Hurwitz, Michael Lawler, Lauren Porell, Amanda Ramsing-Lund, Julie Richer, Emma Tait, Sophie Thorup, McKenna Todd, Rebecca Watson, and Mariah Weston

The chapter also presented the Bogorad Award to junior Biological Science major Julia Cline.

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Congratulations to our honorees, and many thanks to the faculty and staff who helped to review transcripts and stage the ceremony! And happy 240th birthday, Phi Beta Kappa!

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Congratulations to our May 2016 Inductees!

In May 2016, the Alpha of Vermont inducted 59 new members in course. Prof. Robert Pepperman Taylor of the Political Science Department became an honorary member.

Congratulations to all our new members:

Nicholas Adler, Katherine Amidon, Hannah Apfelbaum, Edward Bonner, Katerina Borisov, Stacey Brandt, Merrill Cameron, Jonathan Cares, Erin Clauss, Jessica Cohen, Duncan Donnay, Allyson Drummond, Ariel Eaton, Julianna Fedrizzi, Allison Giroux, Molly Gormley, Kerey Hamilton, Jack Hanson, Mariam Haq, Emily Hartman, Hayley Hirt, Abby Hurd, Sammie Ibrahim, Martin Kallur, Aaron Kane, Erin Keller, Jack Kilbride, Susan Kostin, Winny Kwong-Sito, Andrew Lamoureux, Samantha Lucas, Morgan Mathews, Rachel Mellen, Jeff Mercia, Emma Newton, Michaela O’Flaherty, Alex Olson, Cam Panepinto, Emily Peterson, Sara Piette, Erika Price, Leila Rezvani, Zhenya Rock, Newton Rose, Melita Schmeckpeper, Anna Schmoker, Jules Shackman, Erika Shepard, Andrew Smith, Katie Stoner, Irene Sue, Hannah Tenenbaum, Jonah Ullman, Bryce Wallis, Emma Waters, Raleigh Weese, Jordan Weith, Ellen Wixted, Ayla Yersel

Many thanks to all those who participated in the ceremony and helped to review transcripts!

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Thanks to Prof. Judith Resnik, PBK Visiting Scholar

On April 6-7,Photo Apr 07, 4 19 37 PM (Medium) 2016 Prof. Judith Resnik of Yale Law School was at UVM as part of Phi Beta Kappa’s Visiting Scholars program and with the support of the UVM Political Science Department. Prof. Resnik gave a public lecture based on her book Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms (Yale University Press, 2011) and met with students in several Political Science classes. Many thanks to all those who contributed to Prof. Resnik’s visit and to Prof. Resnik for her contributions to the academic community at UVM.

 

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Congratulations to our December 2015 inductees!

On December 3, 2015, the Alpha of Vermont chapter welcomed fifteen new members to its ranks:

Amelia Fontein

Andrew Gambardella

Jason Garland

Brendan Hennessey

Alisa Holm

Laura Hoyt

Allison Kurpiel

John Marchinkoski

Sara McGee

Anders Newbury

Matias Page

Jacob Pelland

Leah Rogstad

Allie VanSickle

Jessica Wohlfahrt

The chapter also presented the Bogorad Award to junior Geography major Emma Tait.

Read more about the ceremony in a post from UVM Communications and see photos here, on Facebook, and on Instagram.

Congratulations to our honorees, and many thanks to the faculty and staff who helped to review transcripts and stage the ceremony!

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