Phi Beta Kappa honors
May 09, 2018
62 students inducted into nation’s oldest honor society
Sixty-two University of Delaware undergraduates were inducted into the Alpha of Delaware chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at an induction ceremony May 5. Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for arts and science disciplines, was founded in 1776.
Each year the chapter recognizes student award winners.
The winner of the Herbert Ellis Newman Award was Marius Sander, an Honors Program student from Wyoming, Delaware, who is majoring in philosophy, German and cognitive science, with a minor in applied music, violin. This award recognizes the third-year undergraduate at the University of Delaware who shows the most outstanding scholarly potential in a Phi Beta Kappa curriculum.
The winner of the Clift and deArmond Award was Caleb Owens, an Honors Program student from Valparaiso, Indiana, who is majoring in history, English and philosophy. This award recognizes the second-year undergraduate at the University who shows the most outstanding scholarly potential in a Phi Beta Kappa curriculum.