Georgia Tech’s chapter of the Sigma Iota Rho honor society for students in International Studies was proud to welcome new members during the spring induction ceremony on Thursday, April 18. Celebrating the inductees’ commitment to high academic achievement and gaining a global perspective, the ceremony invited faculty from the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs to meet and support incoming members.
The ceremony’s keynote speaker was Amanda Shailendra, Senior Project Manager for Health Sciences and Advanced Technology for the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD). She earned her bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and a Master’s of Science in International Affairs from Georgia Tech.
Sigma Iota Rho was also pleased to introduce their 2013-2014 Executive Board, including new President Gillen Heisler. CJ Brown will be serving as Vice President of Operations, Justin Bunch as Vice President of Technology, and Victoria Wall as Treasurer.
Founded in 1984 by the Dean of School of International Service at American University in Washington, D.C., SIR is dedicated to enhancing the credentials of its members through public recognition of the best and the brightest in International Affairs. Developing its members academically and professionally, SIR promotes the service and scholarship of its students as they go on to make positive contributions in the global sphere.
Congratulations to all of the Spring 2013 SIR inductees!