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University of Iowa News Release

July 1, 2004

EDITORS: This release includes information about an academic honor for a student in your readership area.

Local UI Student Inducted To Communications Honor Society

A group of 23 students who are majoring in communication studies in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have been inducted to the UI chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association.

As an accredited member of the Association of College Honor Societies, Lambda Pi Eta has nearly 300 active chapters at colleges and universities worldwide. To become a member of a Lambda Pi Eta chapter, students must have completed at least 60 semester hours in college, have completed at least 12 semester hours of communication study, have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0, have a communication studies grade point average of at least 3.25, and display commitment to the field of communication.

The UI's new Lambda Pi Eta members are listed alphabetically according to hometown, with Iowa towns listed first followed by other states.

IOWA

Amana: Hollan Goetz of Amana, a 2004 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was recently inducted as a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association. Goetz, who earned a bachelor's degree in communication studies and art with a business minor, is one of 23 UI students in the spring 2004 class of the UI Lambda Pi Eta chapter. Goetz is a 2000 graduate of Clear Creek Amana High School and the daughter of Glenn and Mary Goetz of Amana.

Bettendorf: Laura Tiemeier of Bettendorf, a junior in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was recently inducted as a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association. Tiemeier, who is studying communication studies with a minor in Journalism, is one of 23 UI students in the spring 2004 class of the UI Lambda Pi Eta chapter. Laura Tiemeier is a 2001 graduate of Bettendorf High School and the daughter of Tom and Judy Tiemeier of Bettendorf.

Davenport: Jennifer Ryan of Davenport, a senior in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was recently inducted as a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association. Ryan, who is studying communication studies and psychology, is one of 23 UI students in the spring 2004 class of the UI Lambda Pi Eta chapter. Ryan is a 2001 graduate of Davenport West High School and the daughter of Terry and Sheila Ryan of Davenport.

Decorah: Laura Beatty of Decorah, IA, a 2004 graduate from the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was recently inducted as a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association. Beatty, who earned a bachelor's degree in communication studies with minors in journalism and Spanish, is one of 23 UI students in the spring 2004 class of the UI Lambda Pi Eta chapter. Beatty is a 2000 graduate of Decorah High School and the daughter of Marion and Peggy Beatty of Decorah

LaMotte: Tricia Kremer of LaMotte, a junior in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was recently inducted as a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association. Kremer, who is studying communication studies with minors in English and health, is one of 23 UI students in the spring 2004 class of the UI Lambda Pi Eta chapter. Kremer is a 2001 graduate of Dubuque Senior High and the daughter of Karen and Gary Kremer of LaMotte.

Waukee: Lisa Crabbs of Waukee, a senior in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was recently inducted as a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association. Crabbs, who is studying communication studies and English with a minor in Spanish, is one of 23 UI students in the spring 2004 class of the UI Lambda Pi Eta chapter. Crabbs is a 2001 graduate of Waukee High School and the daughter of Ronald and Nancy Crabbs of Waukee.

ILLINOIS

Darien: Julie Buell of Darien, Ill., a 2004 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was recently inducted as a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association. Buell, who earned a bachelor's degree in communication studies with a minor in art history, is one of 23 UI students in the Spring 2004 class of the UI Lambda Pi Eta chapter. Buell is a 2000 graduate of Hinsdale South High School and the daughter of Joe and Maureen Buell of Darien.

Darien: KRISTINA M. FREIDAG of Darien, Ill., a junior in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was recently inducted as a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association. Freidag, who is studying communication studies, entrepreneurial studies, and sociology, is one of 23 UI students in the spring 2004 class of the UI Lambda Pi Eta chapter. Freidag is a 2001 graduate of Hinsdale South High School and the daughter of James and Marie Freidag of Darien.

Skokie: SEE WHEATON, Katharine Hamilton

Wheaton: Katharine Hamilton, of Wheaton, Ill., a 2004 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was recently inducted as a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association. Hamilton, who earned her bachelor's degree in communication studies and journalism and mass communication, is one of 23 UI students in the spring 2004 class of the UI Lambda Pi Eta chapter. Hamilton is a 2000 graduate of Glenbard North High School and the daughter of Phyllis Hamilton of Wheaton, Ill. and Bill Hamilton of Skokie, Ill.

MINNESOTA

Edina: Krissy Zotaley of Edina, Minn., a junior in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was recently inducted as a member of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association. Zotaley, who is studying communication studies and journalism, is one of 23 UI students in the spring 2004 class of the UI Lambda Pi Eta chapter. Zotaley is a 2001 graduate of Edina High School and the daughter of Byron and Theresa Zotaley of Edina.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Mary Geraghty Kenyon, 319-384-0011, mary-kenyon@uiowa.edu.