November 10, 2011

SLU AT Students Inducted to National Allied Health Honor Society

SLU Athletic Training students Libby Deiters (Breese, IL) and Maggie Meier (St. Louis, MO), both from the MAT Class of 2013, were inducted into the SLU Chapter of Alpha Eta. The ceremony was held on Thursday, October 10, 2011 in the Multipurpose Room of the Allied Health Building at Saint Louis University.
SLU AT students and Alpha Eta inductees Maggie Meier (left) and Libby Deiters (right)
Alpha Eta is the national scholastic honor society for the Allied Health Professions. The society was founded in 1975 and was named for the Greek letters equivalent to the first letters of Allied Health. Its purposes are the promotion and recognition of significant scholarship,leadership, and contributions to the Allied Health Professions. The society's motto is "Together We Serve, " and its colors are light green and white.
Maggie and Libby with Dr. Tony Breitbach, SLU AT Program Director
Criteria for Induction
Students working toward undergraduate degrees must maintain GPAs of 3.5 or better while enrolled in their professional allied health programs. Graduate students must maintain GPAs of 3.8 or higher while enrolled in their programs. All candidates should show capacity for leadership and achievement in their chosen fields, be recommended by members of Alpha Eta, and approved by the Dean of the College. Faculty candidates must have a minimum of three years experience as educators in their disciplines and also must have significant records of scholarship, leadership, and service to Allied Health education or practice.

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