Samantha Kaden, a member of the Colgate University Class of 2015, has been inducted into the Colgate chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the national scholastic honorary society that recognizes the outstanding academic achievement of first-year students.
Kaden was among the 180 students who received the prestigious distinction for having earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 during the 2011-2012 academic year.
Currently a sophomore at Colgate, Kaden, is a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School, in Merrick, NY.
Phi Eta Sigma was founded in 1923 at the University of Illinois. The Colgate chapter received its charter in 1982.
Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by the dedication of its 275 full-time faculty-scholars, and its commitment to global engagement, undergraduate research, off-campus study, sustainable practices, and utilizing technology to enhance the teaching and learning experience.