News and Notes
Students are named to the President’s List when they earn a GPA of 3.75 or above for the semester. The Department of Economics congratulates the following economics students who earned this distinction for Fall 2012 semester: Lauren Ash, Robert Au, Sean Babin, Jennifer Baez, Garen Bal, Nicholas Conlon, Spencer Craig, Hung Duong, Sarah Engelke, Allison Gallagher, Bryan Garcia, Stephanie Garcia Marquez, Dulce Gonzalez, Victor Lee, Alfred Leone, Armando Lopez, Jimmy Lopez, Pamela del Carmen Minoso Justo, Nguyen Hoang Nguyen, Andrew Pech, Qui Pham, Alexander Quibilan, Meghan Roll, Richard Ruby, Robert Soto, Mauro Trujillo, Cody Upcraft, Sanchita Warty, James Whitaker, Minako Yamamoto, Robin Yancey, and Jie Zhong.
Students are named to the Dean’s List if they receive a GPA of 3.50 to 3.75 for the semester. The Department of Economics congratulates the following majors for earning this distinction in the Fall 2012 semester: Sami Ayman Abdul Hadi, Paul Bakker, Rafael Batista, Jr., Christian Blabagno, David Endow, Brittney Gibo, Michael Giron, Rogelio Gutierrez, Jr., Nemanja Jokanovic, Eduardo Lopez, Landy Montanez, Rachel Newsom, Huy Nguyen, Annette Nunez, Megan Porter, Bryan Portillo, Dominique Rustad, Margaret Shintaku, Brandon Villalpando, Patrick Ycaro, and Jesus Zambrano.
Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) is the International Honor Society in Economics. To qualify for membership, applicants must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher and an interest in economics. Students do not necessarily have to be economics majors, but they must have completed at least 12 units in economics with a “B” average or better. There is an initiation fee which entitles the student to a membership scroll and a one-year subscription to The American Economist, the journal put out by ODE. Information and applications for membership are available in the department office.