Twelve Canisius Students Inducted into DiGamma Honor Society

April 15, 2024
DiGamma 2024

BUFFALO, NY – The Canisius University DiGamma Honor Society inducted 12 new student members during ceremonies at Christ the King Chapel.  The prestigious honor society is comprised of Canisius alumni, faculty, administrators and students who have distinguished themselves working for the advancement of the university and/or through exemplary service on behalf of students and alumni, over an extended period of time.  The DiGamma Honor Society is proud to induct the following new student members:

  • Sara Kattan ’24, of Cheektowaga, NY, biology; 
  • Bashar Kattan ’24, of Cheektowaga, NY, biology; 
  • Kaitlyn L. Petrunyak ’25, of Lancaster, NY, economics and finance;
  • Shannon Lynch ’24, of Amherst, NY, psychology; 
  • Delaney M. Hayden ’26, of Manlius, NY, journalism; 
  • Sharon C. Smith ’25, of Buffalo, NY, psychology; 
  • Dennis Sefakor Assiam ’24, higher education student affairs and administration; 
  • Amanda K. Ostroske ‘25, of Euclid, OH, animal behavior, ecology and conservation (ABEC);
  • Courtney L. Lyons ’25, of Lancaster, NY, political science;
  • Nicole C. Norton ‘25, of Lancaster, NY, psychology; 
  • Madelynn E. Lockwood ’25, of Derby, NY, childhood education; and 
  • Michaela L. Staskiewicz ’26, of Pendleton, NY, English.

Canisius University is one of 27 Jesuit colleges in the nation and the premier private college in Western New York. Canisius prepares leaders – intelligent, caring, faithful individuals – able to pursue and promote excellence in their professions, their communities and their service to humanity.