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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SOUTHEAST STUDENTS, PROFESSOR INDUCTED INTO SIGMA PI KAPPA HISTORIC PRESERVATION HONOR SOCIETY

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 5, 2002 - Five students and a professor in the Historic Preservation Program at Southeast Missouri State University recently were inducted into Sigma Pi Kappa, an historic preservation honor society.

Students inducted were Cindy Grover and Debbie Bibb of Cape Girardeau; Bob Bettis of Clayton, Mo.; Barbara Seckel of Columbia, Ill.; and Beth Holt of St. Peters, Mo. Dr. Joel Rhodes, assistant professor of history and assistant director of the Center for Regional History, also was inducted.

This honor recognizes academic achievement and commitment to the principles embodied in the field of historic preservation.

Sigma Pi Kappa was founded at the University of Georgia on May 4, 1991, by faculty in the master of historic preservation program in the School of Environmental Design. The Epsilon Chapter of Southeast Missouri State University was established in 1996 and was the first chapter to include undergraduate as well as graduate members.

The international society of Sigma Pi Kappa promotes, recognizes and rewards superior achievement in academia and in the actual practice of historic preservation. It honors historic preservation students and faculty, along with distinguished professionals.

For more information, contact Dr. Steven Hoffman, Southeast assistant professor of history, at (573) 651-2808.

 

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