Beyond the classroom. Participate in Marquette's national honor society for theology and religious studies, Theta Alpha Kappa, which sponsors educational and social events, as well as national writing competitions. Contact Dr. Deirdre Dempsey, Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies.
Regina Galassi (BA, 2011) of Irvine, California, majored in Theology for Catholic School Ministry with a secondary major in History. She was inducted into TAK in 2011. Galassi was accepted to the GRACE program through the University of St. Thomas which is a two year service program for teaching in which recent college graduates live in community together, teach at a Catholic school in the diocese, and take classes for a Master’s in Education.
Kollin Petrie (BA, 2011) of Mount Calvary, Wisconsin, was presented with the Theta Alpha Kappa Undergraduate Achievement Award for highest GPA among all undergraduate majors in Theology. Petrie was inducted into TAK in 2010.
Brice Cleland (BS, 2011) of Indianapolis, Indiana, has been named the recipient of the 65th annual McCahill Award. Cleland graduated summa cum laude with a triple degree in exercise science, psychology and theology, and was a member of multiple honor societies. He was inducted into TAK in 2009. Brice will be attending the University of Colorado-Boulder for his Master’s in Integrative Physiology, after which he plans to pursue his Ph.D. in a related field.
Nicole Steinmetz (BS, 2010) of Port Washington, Wisconsin, was accepted into the Common M.A. program at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California. The Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University (JST-SCU) will be her school of affiliation, and she'll be concentrating in social theory and ethics. Steinmetz, who was inducted into TAK in 2009, was a double major; her primary college was Business Administration, with a secondary major in Theology.