CofC’s Delta Phi Alpha chapter inducts 11 new members and honors non-degree seeking student Hugh Tant

On Thursday, March 28th, CofC’s Iota Pi chapter of the national German Honor Society Delta Phi Alpha initiated eleven new German majors/minors: Victoria Czarnecki, Ashley Dowd, Gregory Fields, Mikaela Franco, David Furst, Emma Geraghty, Cyril Langston, Matthew Morris, Katelynn Muth, Ally Salyers, and Dorian Soleimani. The ceremony featured performances of Lieder by honorary DPA member professor David Templeton’s vocal performance majors, accompanied by honorary DPA member professor Robin Zemp on the piano. In addition, the German program awarded long-time non-degree seeking student Brigadier General Hugh Banks Tant III with an honorary diploma recognizing his completion of the courses required for the German major. Congratulations to our new members and to Brigadier General Tant on their successes!

Dr. Koerner, chair of German and Russian Studies and faculty advisor for Delta Phi Alpha (right), inducts the 11 new DPA members.


Dr. Thomas Baginski, Professor Emeritus, presents Brigadier General Hugh Banks Tant III with his honorary diploma in recogniation of completion of the required courses for the German major.

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