GAINESVILLE, FL: Epsilon Lambda Chi (ELC) inducted two ISE students, Sheldon Anderson and Elizabeth Gillett, at the 80th bi-annual ceremony. Anderson (second from the right in the second row) and Gillett (third from the right in the first row) were among ten College of Engineering student inductees. According to ELC, students must demonstrate “exceptional leadership ability, or potential, exemplary character and endeavor to foster the spirit of unity among leaders and pride in the engineering profession” in order to receive this highly prestigious honor. According to the ELC website, the selection process begins “at the end of each fall and spring semester” in which “emerging leaders are encouraged to submit an application for membership.” Both Anderson and Gillett were inducted on December 9, 2011.
ELC, also known as the Engineering Leadership circle, is a leadership honorary recognizing on the top 0.5% of leaders in the College of Engineering. Founded in 1971 at the University of Florida, ELC has continued to serve as the link among prominent leaders from all disciplines in the College. Cortland Russell (top left), another ISE student, serves as President of the group.