Hofstra Student Carmody Honored With Phi Beta Kappa Book Award

HEMPSTEAD, NY – Allison Carmody of Oswego was among nine Hofstra University students from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to be honored on October 30, at the Fall 2013 Phi Beta Kappa Book (PBK) Awards

The students – three sophomores, three juniors and three seniors – were selected by the Hofstra faculty PBK officers for maintaining a GPA of 3.9-4.0 and for high achievement in their major in the humanities, natural sciences or social sciences.

Allison, who is majoring in Political Science and Spanish, is a member of Hofstra’s class of 2014.

The PBK chapter officers are: President Daniel Seabold, Associate Professor of Mathematics; Vice-President Zenia Da Silva, Professor of Romance Languages and Literature; Secretary Sarah McCleskey, Head of Access Services, Film and Media; Treasurer Annalise Ellis, Assistant Director of Academic Affairs at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine; and Historian Deborah Dolan, Associate Professor of Reference and Collection Development.

For more information, visit www.hofstra.edu/pbk.

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked private university just 25 miles from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention with the resources, technology, and facilities of a large university. Students can chose from undergraduate and graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering and applied science, communication, education, health sciences and human services, honors studies, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. Named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and one of only two schools chosen to host consecutive presidential debates, Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students known for civic engagement and public service.