The Political Science Department at Eastern Connecticut State University inducted 14 students into Pi Sigma Alpha, the international honor society for political science, on April 28.
Among the inductees was Richard Freebairn of Bethel, a junior majoring in Political Science.
To be inducted, students must have at least a junior standing with an overall 3.4 GPA, as well as a 3.2 GPA in the political science major.
Founded in 1920, Pi Sigma Alpha has been active for more than 100 years to support members with a shared interest in politics and government. Both students and faculty are involved in the society, which recognizes academic excellence, offers scholarships for graduate students and provides opportunities for student leadership.