Three Inducted into French National Honor Society

Three Inducted into French National Honor Society

Monday, April 30, 2012

Three Augustana College students were inducted into Augie's Mu Alpha chapter of Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society:

  • Carly Blankenfeld--junior; French and nursing (Trent, SD)
  • Madison Hults--sophomore (Oakdale, MN)
  • Elisabeth Jorde--senior; Biology (Tracy, MN)

Pi Delta Pi, established in 1906 at the University of California, Berkeley, currently has more that 360 chapters in the United States. The purpose of the Society is to recognize outstanding scholarship in the French language and Francophone literature, to increase the knowledge and appreciation of Americans for the cultural contributions of the French-speaking world, and to stimulate and to encourage French and Francophone cultural activities. The faculty advisor is Dr. Scott Fish.