Alexandra Scafidi
  • Chemistry
  • Class of 2015
  • Hudson, NH

Saint Anselm College student, Alexandra Scafidi of Hudson, inducted into honor society

2014 Mar 31

Saint Anselm College student Alexandra Scafidi, of Hudson, a junior chemistry major was inducted into the college's TAU Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma National Scholastic Honor Society. Forty Saint Anselm College students were inducted in a ceremony on campus.

Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for students, faculty, and alumni of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition. Juniors must have a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and seniors a 3.1 cumulative grade point average to apply for membership. Applicants are selected by a committee of TAU chapter faculty and administrators based on academic standing, leadership, and service to the college and community.

The inductees and their guests were welcomed at Mass and a brunch before the beginning of the official induction ceremony. Montague Brown, Ph.D., president of Tau Chapter and chair of the philosophy department presided over the induction. Rev. Mark A. Cooper, O.S.B., Abbot of Saint Anselm Abbey, performed the opening invocation.

Saint Anselm alumnus Dr. Joseph Pepe, MD, gave the induction address. Dr. Pepe, a biology major from the class of 1983, is now the president and chief executive officer of CMC Healthcare System in New Hampshire.

Founded in 1939, it recognizes academic accomplishments, to foster scholarly activities, and to encourage a sense of intellectual community among its members. Saint Anselm College is a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts college in Manchester, N.H.