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Phi Sigma Tau

Lehigh University is the home of the Pennsylvania Alpha Beta chapter of Phi Sigma Tau, the international Philosophy Honor Society. To be eligible for PST, students must have taken two or more Philosophy courses, maintain a B+ average, and be committed to Philosophy. New members of PST are inducted every year. PST members meet biweekly to discuss philosophy, plan events, and engage in outreach activities to convice ever more students to study philosophy. PST students also help to organize and publicize the annual Lehigh Undergraduate Ethics Symposium.

2016

****PST President Brandyn Bok '15, '16; Vice President Daniel Leal '16; Secretary Michael Lessel '18; and Treasurer Ryan Spirko inducted three new members into PST in January:
Juliana Clifton, '18
Robert Hugin, '16
John Larson, '17
Congratulations to all the PST members!

2015

***PST President Brandyn Bok '15; Vice President Daniel Leal '16; Secretary Candice Travis '14, '15; and Treasurer Ryan Spirko '16 inducted the following new members into PST this year:
Kevin Augustyn, '16
Alec McConnell, '16
Michael Lessel, '18
Matthew Raporte, '16
Congratulations to all the PST members!

2014
***Nine students were inducted into Phi Sigma Tau, the international Philosophy Honors Society in March and April. The members are:
Keegan Nichols '14, President
Candice Travice '14, Vice President
Danica Palacio '14, Secretary
Brandyn Bok '15, Treasurer
Andrew DeLena '14
Matthew Erbeck '14
Daniel Leal '16
Hyo Won Park '16
Ryan Spirko '16
Congratulations to all these fine philosophy students!

 

Student activities and news

2016

2015

2014

***Senior major Keegan Nichols '14 will be pursuing an M.A. in Philosophy at Georgia State University starting in Fall 2014. Congratulations, Keegan!

***Senior major Candice Travis '14 will be pursuing an M.A. in Political Science at Lehigh University starting in Fall 2014. She was also awarded a competitive Teaching Assistantship by the Political Science Department. Congratulations, Candice!

***Senior major Danica Palacio will be attending medical school at Temple University starting in Fall 2014. Congratulations, Danica!

***Brandyn Bok '15 presented a paper on "Same Sex Marriage and the Capabilities of Children" at the Social Research Social Justice Conference, held at Muhlenberg College, April 4, 2014.

**Philosophy majors Candice Travis ‘14 and Keegan Nichols ’14 presented papers at philosophy conferences in Spring 2013. Candice presented a paper entitled, "The Anxious Leap Frog," at the Moravian College Undergraduate Philosophy Conference.  Keegan presented a paper entitled, “A Bridge Between Two Worlds: The Tao of Immanuel Kant,” at the undergraduate philosophy conference at SUNY Oneonta.

**Keegan Nichols ’14 received the Ninash Foundation East-West Award for comparative philosophy in Spring 2013

 

Philosophy Majors

 

Philosophy Majors 2015-16
Brandyn Bok '15, '16
Robbie Hugin '16
Danny Leal '16
Cynthia Botello '17
Gladys Castellon '17
Juliana Clifton '18
Vincent Graziano '18
Brandon Diaz '18
 
Philosophy Majors 2014-15
Brandyn Bok '15, '16
Robbie Hugin '16
Danny Leal '16
Gladys Castellon '17
Cynthia Botello '17
 
Philosophy Majors 2013-14
Timothy Granata '14
Daniel Leal '16
Christine Martin '15
Keegan Nichols  '14
Danica Palacio  '14
Brittany Quirk  '15
Candice Travis  '14
 
Philosophy Majors 2012-13
Tim Granata '14
Daniel Leal '16
Christine Martin '13
Keegan Nichols '14
Brittany Quirk '14
Candice Travis '14
 
Philosophy Majors 2011-12
Kellen Aura '11
Karol Cyrklaff '13
Xavier Banegas '12
Mari Freedberg '12
Cameron Lao-Gosney '12
Roman Lao-Gosney '12
Tim Granata '14
Shannon Maloney '12
Peter Mangano '12
Christine Martin '13
Daniel Maryanovich '12
Keegan Nichols '14
Jared Frenzel Sulyak '12
Candice Travis '14
 
Philosophy Majors 2010-11
Kellen Aura '11
Xavier Banegas '12
Darius Callier '11
Mari Freedberg '12
Cameron Lao-Gosney '12
Roman Lao-Gosney '12
Tim Granata '14
Scott Guss '12
Sebastian Malavenda '11
Shannon Maloney '12
Peter Mangano '12
Christine Martin '13
Daniel Maryanovich '12
Keegan Nichols '14
Jared Frenzel Sulyak '12
Donasia Tillery '11
Candice Travis '14
 
Philosophy Majors 2009-10
Xavier Banegas '10
Darius Callier '11
Joshua Davitz '10
Anthony Ferrizzi '10
Zachary Gould '11
Alexander Haitos '10
Peter Mangano '10
Daniel Maryanovich '12
Ann Rodriguez '10
Brandon Sherman '10
Deborah Streahle '10
Jared Frenzel Sulyak '12
Donasia Tillery '11
 
Philosophy Majors 2008-9
Darius Callier '11
Joshua Davitz '10
Zachary Gould '11
Evan Spark-DePass '09
Alexander Haitos '10
Peter Mangano ''10
Daniel Maryanovich '12
Ann Rodriguez '10
Brandon Sherman '10
Deborah Streahle 2010
Jared Frenzel Sulyak '10
Alyce Swift '08
Donasia Tillery '11
Ricky Webster '09
 
Philosophy Majors 2007-8
Jeff Antsen '09
David Blasco '08
Hannah Brotzman '08
McCord Chapman '09
Alexander Haitos '10
Courtney Jackson '08
Shaina Jordon '08
Anthony Lee '08
Stephen Nye 07
Jose Pitti '08
Evan Spark-DePass '09
Deborah Streahle '10
Jared Frenzel Sulyak '10
Alyce Swift '08
Shannon Traylor '09
Scott Walters '10
Ricky Webster '08
Chuen Teng Wee '09

 

Philosophy Minors

Philosophy Minors 2015-16
Kevin Augustyn '17
Christopher Barry '16
Nicole Chouljian '16
Justin Dinardo '17
Brendan Eckardt '16
Chen Huang '17
Sara Keeler '16
John Larson '17
Michael Lessel '18
John Lenz '16
Alec McConnell '16
Braden McCullagh '16
Liana Mitteldorf '16
HyoWon Park '16
Sean Purcell '16
Kimberly Ringhoffer '16
Kagezi Ritah '17
Genevieve Shafer '17
Jason Sitomer '16
Ryan Spirko '16
Pantelis Takos '16
Aaron Tesler '18
Aleksandra Tomczyk '16
 
Philosophy Minors 2014-15
Daniel Baron '15
Tyler Coyle '15
Ashley Daza '15
Nicholas Demosthenes '15
Daniel Hong '15
Michael Lessel '18
Jesse Kurtz '15
Liana Mitteldorf '16
Kyle Moore '15
HyoWon Park '16
Sean Purcell '16
Kimberley Ringhoffer '16
Kagezi Ritah '17
Genevieve Shafer '17
Madiha Shaikh '15
Ryan Spirko '16
Laurel Warrell '15
 
Philosophy Minors 2013-14
Maria Christina DeCordoba '14
Nicholas Demosthenes '15
Matthew Erbeck '14
William Higgins '14
Brandi Klotz '14
Ryan Knouse '14
Tyler Mueller '14
Hyo-Won Park '16
Keith Sherman '14
Ryan Spirko '16