Press Release

May 16, 2023 | By Cole Hatcher

Ohio Wesleyan is welcoming six first-year students this spring into its chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. (Photo by Brian Rellinger)

Phi Eta Sigma 2023

Ohio Wesleyan Taps Six First-Year Students for Membership in National Honor Society

DELAWARE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University inducted six first-year students into its chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society this spring.

Phi Eta Sigma recognizes first-year students who are taking a full academic course load and who either achieve a grade point average of at least 3.50 or who are in the upper 20 percent of their class. Founded in 1923, Phi Eta Sigma is the nation’s oldest and largest honor society for first-year college and university students in all disciplines. Its motto is “Knowledge is Power.”

Ohio Wesleyan’s newest Phi Eta Sigma members are:

  • Brock Corry of Delaware, Ohio
  • Kaya Ferrell of Delaware, Ohio
  • Shannon Lang of Medina, Ohio
  • Aninditha Nair of Dombivli, India
  • Anya Robinson of Belleville, Illinois
  • Milene Rojas of Mariano Roque Alonso, Central, Paraguay

Learn more about Phi Eta Sigma at and more about Ohio Wesleyan’s Honors Program at

Founded in 1842, Ohio Wesleyan University is one of the nation’s premier liberal arts universities. Located in Delaware, Ohio, the private university offers more than 70 undergraduate majors and competes in 24 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Through its signature experience, the OWU Connection, Ohio Wesleyan teaches students to understand issues from multiple academic perspectives, volunteer in service to others, build a diverse and global perspective, and translate classroom knowledge into real-world experience through internships, research, and other hands-on learning. Ohio Wesleyan is featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives” and included on the U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review “Best Colleges” lists. Connect with OWU expert interview sources at or learn more at