Taylor Inducted into Lambda Pi Eta


On Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm in the Industrial Technology Building in Room 214, the Mass Communications Department at Alcorn State University inducted its latest member, Jocelyn Taylor, into Lambda Pi Eta which is the official Honor Society of the National Communications Association.

Taylor, who was inducted into the Honor Society with highest distinction, is a Graduating Senior from Mound Bayou, Mississippi. “I feel very elated to become a member of Lambda Pi Eta. Becoming a member is a memorable event that I will cherish for the rest of my life,” said Taylor.

Lambda Pi Eta was established in 1985 and has over 600 chapters at four year colleges and universities worldwide. The National Communications Honor Society directs and administers Lambda Pi Eta which is fully accredited by the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS). The Alcorn State University Chapter received its charter, Alpha Chi Alpha, on October 3, 2016. The goals of Lambda Pi Eta are to recognize, foster and reward outstanding scholastic achievement, stimulate interest in the field of Communications and promote and encourage professional development among Communications majors.

In order to qualify for membership in Lambda Pi Eta, a student must have completed at least 60 semester hours of college credit, 12 hours must be in Communications, have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least a 3.0, a GPA of 3.25 in Communications, be in good standing with the University and display commitment to the field of Communications. Once a student is inducted into Lambda Pi Eta, he or she is a member for life.

Larry Sanders, Instructor of Mass Communications at Alcorn State University stated, “I am so proud of this young lady. She exemplifies what true determination can get you if you apply yourself.”

For more information concerning the Alpha Chi Alpha Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta contact Dr. Eric Dogini at (601) 877-6613 or edogini@alcorn.edu.