Jongeward accepted into Alpha Mu Tau

Congratulations to Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science Shannon Jongeward, MS, MLS(ASCP), who has been accepted into the Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity (AMTF), a national fraternity whose purpose is the advancement of professionals in the clinical laboratory sciences. Acceptance into AMTF is based on significant involvement in the profession and ASCLS professional society.

As AMTF Senior Board Member Patricia Tille noted in her letter to Jongeward and MLS Department Chair Brooke Solberg, “Individuals are selected based upon their local, regional, and national contributions to the medical laboratory science field. To be nominated is an honor in itself and to be selected is acknowledgement of Shannon’s influence and commitment to excellence in the practice of laboratory medicine.”

The Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity was incorporated as a non-profit corporation in Chicago, Ill., on February 20, 1948. It is a 501(c)(3) organization with one of its most important activities being the granting of graduate and undergraduate scholarships for medical laboratory science students to ensure that the profession continues to be served by well-trained and qualified individuals.