PARSIPPANY — Sagar Patel, a B.S. student in Life Sciences, has been inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society at New York Institute of Technology. Only students who achieve a GPA of 3.5 or higher during their first year qualify for membership. Patel graduated Parsippany High Hills School, Class of 2018.
Phi Eta Sigma is the oldest and largest honor society in the United States for first-year college students. Since the society’s founding in 1923, more than a million scholars have been inducted, including more than 2,000 at NYIT. There are currently 378 Phi Eta Sigma chapters across the United States.
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