New Jersey City University Holds 50th Anniversary Induction Ceremony of Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society

May 3, 2024
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JERSEY CITY, N.J. | On May 1, the New Jersey City University (NJCU) Political Science department honored four students who have earned induction into NJCU's Eta Alpha chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, The National Political Science Honor Society, during a ceremony on campus. It was the 50th Anniversary induction for NJCU’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha.

The chapter was established in 1974, and the 2024 honorees demonstrated exceptional work in the classroom and a deep dedication to the discipline of Political Science. Fran Moran, the chair of the Political Science Department and NJCU's University Senate president, presided over the ceremony. All department faculty also participated, including Professors Ning Liao, Joseph Moskowitz and Louise Stanton.

The students inducted into the NJCU Pi Sigma Alpha Class of 2024 were graduating seniors Leandra Alexander, Stella Bajer-Gil, and Amy Ghaly, and junior Jason Landeras.

As part of the 50th anniversary celebration, previous inductees returned to the university, including Eldonie Mason (2001), Meena Singh (2003), Nadia Medina (2019) and Adrian Ghainda (2020).

About NJCU: 
New Jersey City University is a comprehensive public regional institution of higher learning located in Jersey City, N.J., dedicated to the development of our students, our city, our communities, and our state. We are a game-changing force for our students and have been recognized as one of the top colleges in the nation improving their upward economic mobility. In fact, NJCU has been ranked No. 1 in New Jersey and Top 10 in the nation in the CollegeNET Social Mobility Index for 2023. Whether enrolled in one of our undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral programs at our three locations, NJCU students have access to an affordable, diverse environment, and an exceptionally supportive faculty. This prepares them to go on to become the next generation of workers and leaders who improve their communities and the State of New Jersey.

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