Students, faculty to attend national education conference

FOR RELEASE
2013-10-24

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Five students and two faculty members from Huntington University's Omega Psi Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education, will be attending the national Kappa Delta Pi Biennial Convocation in Dallas, Texas, on Oct. 24-26.

Founded in 1911, Kappa Delta Pi is a dynamic learning community that recognizes and enhances growth in scholars and leaders.

The conference, themed “Connecting in a Big Way,” will feature UNESCO’s Dr. Charles Hopkins and space science educator Dr. Jeff Goldstein. There are also several educational workshops available for attendees to participate in.

Students attending the conference are:

They will be accompanied by chapter counselor and education department chairman Dr. Terrell Peace and Dr. Susie Boyer, assistant professor of education.

Each will share what was learned at the conference during Omega Psi’s monthly meetings throughout the remainder of the year.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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