University of Iowa News Release
May 5, 2005
UI Pharmacy Student Named To Honor Society
(Student name) of (hometown), a student in the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, was inducted as a member of the Rho Chi Society, the national academic honor society in pharmacy, during an initiation ceremony April 22 in Iowa City.
(Student last name) was inducted to the Delta Chapter, the UI-based chapter of the Rho Chi Society. To be accepted into the society, students must rank in the highest 20 percent of their class after having completed six semesters of scholastic work applicable toward their pharmacy degrees. Graduate students must have at least half of their coursework completed and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 in order to be nominated.
Established in 1922, the Rho Chi Society encourages and recognizes excellence in intellectual achievement and advocates critical inquiry in all aspects of pharmacy.
Rho Chi has traditionally participated in many activities at the UI, including National Pharmacy Week, tutor referral services and the Mobile Clinic, which provides health care to underserved individuals within the Iowa City community.
EDITORS: Scholarship winners are listed below alphabetically by hometown, with Iowa inductees listed first.
Bettendorf: Dane Shiltz
Lemon Grove: Karen Bui
DeKalb: Jennifer Krause
Monroe City: Erica Long
STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5135 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178
CONTACTS: David Pedersen, 319-335-8032, firstname.lastname@example.org; Writer: Christine Nicholson