Seniors are honored in Phi Alpha Theta induction awards ceremony
Salve Regina’s Department of History held its annual Phi Alpha Theta national history honors society induction ceremony for eligible senior history majors on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 5:30 p.m. in the Young Building.
This year’s inductees were:
- Laura Bacon ’22
- Olivia Delancy ’22
- Michael Gillis ’22
- Alexandra Kenney ’22
- Abigail Monroe ’22
- Makenzie Sadler ’22
- Cecilia Sanders ’22
- Matthew Shore ’22
President Kelli J. Armstrong offered a welcome from the University. The guest speaker was alumna Lauren Landi ’12, who graduated from Salve Regina with a degree in both American history, as well as cultural and historic preservation. Landi is a digitization specialist at the Preservation Society of Newport County.
Prior to joining the Preservation Society, Landi worked as a collections assistant a the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, Connecticut. In 2014, Landi earned a master’s degree in museum studies and American history from Tufts University.
Founded in 1921 at the University of Arkansas, Phi Alpha Theta has more than 400,000 members and 970 chapters nationwide. Dr. John Quinn started the Alpha-Kappa-Omega chapter on Salve Regina’s campus in 2003. Since that time, more than 130 history majors have been inducted. To be eligible, students must be senior history majors in good standing and be in the top one third of the University’s senior class.