Kent State University at Tuscarawas’ Gamma Sigma Chapter of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society celebrated academic excellence by inducting 17 members recently. Alpha Delta Nu, the honor society for associate degree nursing students, welcomed the following Kent State Tuscarawas Associate Degree in Nursing program students: Aric Anderson, Emily Chiavari, Francesca Clemente, Debbie Haney, Molli Jacobs, Devan Lazor. Ashley Pate, Jaci Pierce, Lauren Ramey, Hailey Sabol, Samantha Sayre, Autumn Scheall, Preston Stutzman, Sable Vanderpool, Vanessa Vega, Katie Wright and Amie Zumbach.

Alpha Delta Nu recognizes the academic excellence of students in the Associate Degree Nursing program. The society encourages the pursuit of advanced degrees in the profession of nursing as well as continuing education as a life-long professional responsibility. Additionally, the society participates in the recruitment of qualified individuals into the profession of nursing.

During the ceremony, each inductee was presented with an honor certificate, peach honor cord and organization pin. The honor cord and pin are to be worn at pinning and graduation ceremonies.

To qualify for membership, honorees maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in all general education classes, earned a grade of B or higher in each nursing class and demonstrated conduct on campus and in the clinical settings that reflected integrity and professionalism.

To learn more about the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Program at Kent State Tuscarawas, visit www.kent.edu/tusc/nursing.