The inductees, from left to right: Maria Gargiulo, Katie Brown, Prof. Rolena Adorno, Stewart Atkins, Romy Vassilev, Stephanie Hickman, Fernando Torres, Michael Glick, David Ortega
The ritual set-up
Professor Noel Valis making her opening remarks
Professor Rolena Adorno, receiving her honorary title
The student inductees
Professor Ame Cividanes, reading a brief history of the society
The inductees with their certificates
Professor Howard Bloch, department Chair
On March 28, 2019, the department held their first initiation ceremony of the inaugural Yale chapter, Alpha Beta Beta, of the National Hispanic Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi.
The department joined Sigma Delta Pi during its centennial celebration (1919-2019).
On this special occasion, the department honored nine initiates, including five undergraduate majors:
Maria Gargiulo, Fernando Torres, Stephanie Hickman, Romy Vassilev, and Michael Glick
and three graduate students:
Katie Brown, Stewart Atkins, and David Ortega
Professor Rolena Adorno was also inducted as an honorary member.