RSMAS Students Inducted Into Honor Society

The University of Miami’s Beta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Lambda (AEL), an honor society for graduate and professional school students, recently inducted Nancy Muehllehner, Angela Colbert, and Sean Bignami, all students here at the Rosenstiel School.

AEL was founded in 1990 by former officers of the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS) specifically to honor academic excellence and leadership by graduate and professional school students. There are now thirty chapters across the United States. The mission of Alpha Epsilon Lambda is to:

– Confer distinction for high achievement
– Promote leadership development
– Promote scholarship and encourage intellectual development
– Enrich the intellectual environment of graduate educational institutions
– Encourage high standards of ethical behavior

The Beta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Lambda at the University of Miami was chartered on April 27, 1992. Its members are selected from a pool of nominees who meet the following criteria:

– Is a graduate, law, or medical student, or an alumnus, administrator, faculty or staff member
– Is in the top 35% academically in his/her class
– Has completed a minimum of nine credits towards a graduate degree
– Has shown exemplary leadership and character, including service to the University of Miami graduate student body and service in the public interest at large

-Andrew DeChellis
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