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Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Honor Society

The Gender & Women’s Studies National Honor Society SUNY Plattsburgh Gamma Tau Chapter

Founding Organizer: Daniella Medina (May ’15)

Founding Members

  • Cierra Albright (Dec ’15)
  • Jill Biskup (May ’15)
  • Amy Jensen (Dec ’14)
  • Anastasia Plavnicky (May ’15)
  • Kelly Schoonover (May ’15)
  • Katie Schultz (May ’16)
  • Natalie Spiess (Dec ’14)
  • Marisa Velez (May ’15)
  • Kiley Zachs (Dec ’15)


Triota is named for the ancient goddesses Inanna, Ishtar, and Isis. The Alpha Chapter of Triota was established at Metropolitan State University of Denver in Colorado in 1992. The SUNY Plattsburgh Gamma Tau Chapter of Triota was established in December 2014.


The purpose of this organization is to encourage and support scholarship, excellence, and activism in Gender & Women’s Studies at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. We come together to recognize students who have excelled academically in Gender & Women’s Studies, and to foster feminist scholarship, promote personal growth, and increase awareness of issues pertaining to gender, race, class, sexuality, and other intersecting dimensions of identity.  

The benefits of joining include a lifetime membership after induction and the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals with similar aspirations and goals.


Membership is open to any currently registered student at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh who is a Gender & Women’s Studies major or minor, or who has completed at least nine (9) credits in Gender & Women’s Studies with an overall cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in Gender & Women’s Studies courses.

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