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Students Join Lambda Sigma Society

Four students were inducted into Ashford University’s Lambda Sigma Society, a national honor society, on Monday, March 27.

            Lambda Sigma recognizes scholarship, service and leadership in sophomores.  Membership in the Alpha Upsilon chapter is extended to full-time, on-campus sophomores who have completed at least one freshman semester at Ashford University and attained a semester grade point average of 3.20 or above.

            New members of the organization include:

            Mike Conover, the son of Carl and Laura Conover, Fulton. A graduate of Fulton High School, he is in the University’s general studies program. Conover is also a member of Ashford’s men’s soccer team.

            Erica J. Edens, the daughter of Tim and Jude Edens of Moline. An elementary education major, she is also a member of the women’s soccer team. She graduated from Moline High School

            Stephanie Lindley, the daughter of Kevin and Faith Lindley of Albany. She is majoring in secondary education/English and language arts and is a tutor in the University’s Flavian Achievement Center. Lindley is a graduate of Fulton High School. 

            Allison Sater, daughter of Harold and Cori Sater, Low Moor. She graduated from Central High School in DeWitt and is majoring in liberal arts/secondary education.

            The four new inductees were also elected as officers of the honor society: Sater as president, Conover as vice president; Lindley as secretary and Edens as treasurer.

Founded in 1918 as Mount St. Clare College in Clinton, Iowa, Ashford University is a coeducational, liberal arts institution regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, with programs in education, business, computer animation and graphic design and other areas.  The University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a range of student activities and athletics, at its Clinton campus.  Online degree programs are available in education, organizational management, business administration, and psychology.   For more information, please visit