Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Students at the Top of Their Class Receive Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards

Nine Hofstra students from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences were honored yesterday, October 30, at the Fall 2013 Phi Beta Kappa Book (PBK) Awards. The students – three sophomores, three juniors and three seniors – were selected by the Hofstra faculty PBK officers for maintaining a GPA of 3.9-4.0 and for high achievement in their major in the humanities, natural sciences or social sciences.

Congratulations to the following students:

Bassir Caravan, 19, of Malverne, NY
Class of 2015, physics major

Christopher S. Carchia, 19, of North Haven, CT
Class of 2016, dual major in global studies and geography and political science

Allison Carmody, 21, of Oswego, NY
Class of 2014, dual major in political science and Spanish (Allison was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa last semester.)

Erin E. Caster, 19, of North Attleboro, MA
Class of 2016, dance major

Emily R. Dorward, 19, of Palo Alto, CA,
Class of 2016, geology major

Irina R. Fanarraga, 21, of Lima, Peru
Class of 2015, dual major in criminology and psychology

Rebecca R. Friedman, 21, of Huntington, NY
Class of 2014, major in psychology

Tamunoisoala Longjohn, 20, of Hempstead, NY
Class of 2014, geology major

Samantha A. Spagnoli, 20, of Dampmart, France
Class of 2015, dual major in English and global studies

The PBK chapter officers are: President Daniel Seabold, Associate Professor of Mathematics; Vice-President Zenia Da Silva, Professor of Romance Languages and Literature; Secretary Sarah McCleskey, Head of Access Services, Film and Media; Treasurer Annalise Ellis, Assistant Director of Academic Affairs at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine; and Historian Deborah Dolan, Associate Professor of Reference and Collection Development.

For more information, visit www.hofstra.edu/pbk.

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