The Catholic Studies Program is proud to induct 30 Seton Hall University students to Delta Epsilon Sigma (Alpha Mu local-Seton Hall chapter) on Thursday, April 30, 2020 via Zoom. Dr. Ines A. Murzaku, Director of Catholic Studies Program, and Dr. Nancy Enright, Director of the University Core, will induct the new cohort of Seton Hall University students to the Honor Society.
Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society has been present at Seton Hall University since 1941, only three years after the society's foundation in 1939. Delta Epsilon Sigma is a National Scholastic Honor Society for Students of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
To be eligible for membership in the Honor Scholastic Society, candidates must be junior or senior students who have a record of outstanding academic accomplishment, who have shown dedication to intellectual activity, and who have accepted their responsibility of service to others by various service activities, coming from all schools/colleges and disciplines all over the university.
Undergraduate students shall have completed at least fifty percent of the credit requirements for their baccalaureate degrees and rank not lower than the highest twenty percent of their class in scholarship. Junior and senior students must have a 3.5 or higher GPA, as well as received one faculty nomination/letter of recommendation in order to be nominated for membership to Seton Hall's Alpha Mu Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma. Graduate students shall have completed one-half of the credit requirements for their degree and shall have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent.
About Catholic Studies:
The Catholic Studies Program at Seton Hall University offers an innovative, interdisciplinary curriculum for students of any creed who are interested in deepening their knowledge of Catholicism's rich intellectual tradition and living heritage. Combining the study of history, philosophy, theology, literature, art, sociology, and other disciplines, Catholic Studies focuses on the church's dialogue with culture and encounter with the world. Students interested in Catholic Studies have the option to pursue a major, minor, or certificate that complements and enhances the University's other degree programs and fields of study.