Twenty NU Students Inducted into Hospitality Management Honor Society

May 14, 2014  |  by Michael Freedman

Eta Sigma Delta

The 2014 Eta Sigma Delta inductees are pictured with Father James J. Maher, C.M., president, Dr. Gary Praetzel, dean of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, and Dr. Rachel Madsen, Eta Sigma Delta faculty advisor.

Twenty students studying in Niagara University’s College of Hospitality and Tourism Management were inducted into Eta Sigma Delta, the international hospitality management honor society, during a ceremony held April 29.

The following students are the newest members of Eta Sigma Delta:

  • Krystina Andersen (of Trumansburg, N.Y.)
  • Carl Bailey (Boonville, N.Y.)
  • Katharina Barthel (Bonn, Germany)
  • Isabel Braeuer (Bemberg, Germany)
  • Wiebke-Dorothea Haase (Nideggen, Germany)
  • Holly Huntoon (Enfield, N.H.)
  • Lisa Hyder (Akron, N.Y.)
  • Denae James (Sanborn, N.Y.)
  • Svenja Janorschke (Attendorn, Germany)
  • Verena Krewerth (Sassenberg, Germany)
  • Erin Maley (Rexford, N.Y.)
  • Kimberly Milleville (Niagara Falls, N.Y.)
  • Sarah Mye (Alden, N.Y.)
  • Laura Robinson (Eden, N.Y.)
  • Eileen Roehrle (Bad Honnef, Germany)
  • Sabrina Scholz (Wuppertal, Germany)
  • Emily Senif (Lewiston, N.Y.)
  • Michael Sorg (North Tonawanda, N.Y.)
  • Lena Ungeheuer (Mainz, Germany)
  • Brooke Zillig (Clarence, N.Y.)

In addition, the Rev. James J. Maher, C.M., NU president, and Dr. Hung Le, vice president for international relations, were inducted as honorary members.

To be eligible for membership in Eta Sigma Delta, an undergraduate student must:

  • Be enrolled in an institution that belongs to International CHRIE.
  • Have completed 50 percent of the credit hours required for graduation.
  • Be a current hospitality, tourism, or culinary arts major.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 in a 4.0 system or its equivalent, or be in the top 20 percent of the class.
  • Agree to uphold the values of excellence, leadership, creativity, service, and ethics.

For more information on Niagara University’s hospitality and tourism programs, please call 716.286.8279 or visit