Philosophy Undergraduate Students
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.
***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!
***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