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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Pair from WNY chosen for religious studies honorary society

All WNY News     Wednesday, May 24, 2017    

STAFF REPORTS



CANTON -- Two St. Lawrence University students from Western New York have been inducted into the St. Lawrence University chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa, the national honorary society for religious studies and theology.

  • Mary Beth H. Benzing of Angola. Benzing is a member of the Class of 2017 and is majoring in statistics and economics. Benzing attended Lake Shore Central Senior High.
  • Elizabeth A. Hayden of Rochester. Hayden is a member of the Class of 2019 and is majoring in sociology and religious studies. Hayden attended Pittsford Sutherland High School.

Students must have completed a minimum of three semesters at St. Lawrence and three units in religious or theological studies, attained a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.5 in their religious or theological studies courses, and have earned an overall GPA of at least a 3.0.

Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,500 students located in Canton, New York. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

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