BOSTON – Emmanuel College student Laryssa Da Silveira of Framingham was one of six Emmanuel students inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, on Thursday, April 12.
To be eligible for membership in Pi Sigma Alpha, undergraduates must meet criteria such as the completion of at least one-half the credits required by their institution for the baccalaureate degree, as well as at least 10 semester-credits of work in political science including at least one upper-division course, with an average grade of B or higher in those courses.
Their overall GPA must also rank in the top third of their class.
Emmanuel College is a co-educational, residential institution with a 17-acre campus in the heart of Boston’s educational, scientific, cultural and medical communities. Enrolling more than 2,200 undergraduate and graduate students, the College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous coursework, significant internship and career opportunities throughout the Boston area and beyond, collaborations with distinguished and dedicated faculty, and participation in a dynamic campus community. Emmanuel’s more than 50 programs in the sciences, liberal arts, business, nursing, and education foster spirited discourse and substantive learning experiences that honor the College’s Catholic educational mission to educate the whole person and provide an ethical and relevant 21st-century education.