Emily Komornik ’16 of Shelton was was one of the students that was recently inducted into Eastern’s chapter of the English Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta. Komornik’s major is History and English.
Inductees were nominated by faculty members who specifically considered students whose intellectual ability, coursework and character were deemed worthy of this special distinction.
Inductees to the chapter are students who have set themselves apart as exceptional English majors. Chapter sponsor Allison Speicher welcomed the members into the group when she presented them with their certificates.
Sigma Tau Delta, an international English honor society that was founded in 1924, prides itself on having members who exhibit academic excellence, an appreciation for English and who foster and promote learning in the community. The society has 870 active chapters, including Eastern’s own Alpha Delta Epsilon chapter.
Eastern Connecticut State University is the state of Connecticut’s public liberal arts university, serving more than 5,300 students annually at its Willimantic campus and satellite locations. In addition to attracting students from 161 of Connecticut’s 169 towns, Eastern also draws students from 25 other states and 18 other countries. A residential campus offering 38 majors and 55 minors, Eastern offers students a strong liberal art foundation grounded in an array of applied learning opportunities. Ranked in the top 30 public universities in the North Region, by U.S. News and World Report in its 2016 Best College ratings, Eastern has also been awarded “Green Campus” status by the U.S. Green Building Council six years in a row. For more information, visit www.easternct.edu.