Eastern Illinois, Slippery Rock and Marywood induct new members

We’re just a month into 2019 and already three of our chapters have inducted new members. We’re happy to celebrate them and welcome our newest members into the Society!

Eastern Illinois University inducts 19 new members

New inductees at Eastern Illinois University. Photo credit: Brian Poulter

Nineteen journalists from News Watch, The Daily Eastern News, the Warbler yearbook and HitMix 88.9 FM were inducted into the Eastern Illinois University chapter of the Society for Collegiate Journalists Wednesday, Jan. 16.

Speakers included their advisers, Lola Burnham, Kelly Goodwin, Brian Poulter and Sally Renaud, all of whom are also SCJ members. The ceremony was conducted by SCJ chapter President Jaynell Perera, with members Analicia Haynes, Vince Lovergine, Tom O’Connor and Carole Hodorowicz assisting.

The new inductees, including three who will be inducted in two weeks, were: Phillip Collins, Nathan Cortez, Kayla Davis, Danielle Dellorto, Katelyn Eddington, Carmen Emanuel, Blake Faith, Doniquea Luter, Callie Luttman, Dara McGee, Karena Ozier, Andrew Paisley, Shameia Perkins, Logan Raschke, Kate Rehwinkel, Emma Roark, Lydia Shaw, Hannah Shillo, Jakira Smith, Bailey Taylor and Austin VanPelt and Valentina Vargas.

Slippery Rock University inducts 12 new members

Newly inducted members at Slippery Rock University. Photo credit: Dr. Brittany Fleming

Twelve journalists from The Rocket staff were inducted into Slippery Rock University’s SCJ chatper on Monday, January 21. The induction ceremony was conducted by SCJ delegates Eric Davies and Adam Zook, and The Rocket’s adviser Dr. Brittany Fleming.

New members included: Sarah Allen, Lauren Ault, Megan Bush, Steve Cukovich, Heather Donat, Tom Fabian, Hope Hoehler, Jack Hope, Paris Malone, Oscar Matous, and Hannah Shumsky.

Marywood University inducts 11 new members

Newly inducted members at Marywood University. Photo credit: Dr. Lindsey Wotanis

Eleven journalists from The Wood Word and TV-Marywood News were inducted into the Marywood University chapter on Friday, January 25. Chapter President Hannah Weaver and chapter Vice President Nicolo Manzo conducted the ceremony, which included a keynote address from Times Leader reporter, Marywood alum and SCJ member Patrick Kernan (’16).

Newly inducted members included: Autumn Bohner, Ashlynn Gallagher, Justin Kucharski, Brendan Murphy, Jenny Nguyen, Stephanie O’Malley, Megan Reynolds, Briana Ryan, Emily Scholl, Tatiana Tell, and Katie Warnokowski.

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