Honor societies are national organizations that recognize student excellence, provide scholarship and leadership opportunities, and enable members to network and advance their careers long after graduation. Membership in these societies is an honor and privilege open to qualifying NSU students upon invitation. You may be a part of multiple honor societies.
Being a member of an honor society is different from being a student in the Honors College, though many honors students are invited to join honor societies. Check out the following honor societies available to you as an undergraduate student at NSU.
Multidisciplinary honor societies are open to students from all majors and disciplines. The Farquhar Honors College manages these societies. For more information, contact email@example.com.
Alpha Chi has more than 289 chapters in the United States and is the longest-standing academic honor society on campus. Qualifying students are invited to join once a year. Membership in Alpha Chi includes eligibility to compete for local and national scholarships. Alpha Chi is open to all undergraduate majors.
To qualify for Alpha Chi, you must:
Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective multidisciplinary honor society. Qualifying students are invited to join once a year. Invitations are extended to the top 7.5 percent of second-term juniors and top 10 percent of undergraduate seniors and graduate and professional students. Faculty, professional staff, and alumni who achieve scholarly distinction may also be eligible.
Discipline-specific honor societies are open to students pursuing a degree within the specified discipline or actively involved in the area of interest. These societies are managed by various departments and colleges at NSU. For more information, contact the home college of the society.
Nu Sigma Upsilon is NSU's chapter of Alpha Eta. This honor society aims to promote and recognize significant contributions to the allied health professions, including scholarship and leadership.
To qualify for Alpha Eta membership, you must:
Alpha Kappa Delta seeks to acknowledge and promote excellence in sociology scholarship, the research of social problems, and other social and intellectual activities that lead to improvement in the human condition.
To qualify for Alpha Kappa Delta membership, you must:
Alpha Alpha Zeta is NSU’s chapter of Alpha Mu Gamma. This honor society celebrates all foreign languages, honors those who excel at them, and seeks to encourage others to expand their cultural knowledge.
To qualify for Alpha Mu Gamma membership, you must:
Omega Tau is NSU's chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma. This honor society is the largest and only official criminal justice honor society in America and is open to undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and law students. Alpha Phi Sigma's mission is to promote critical thinking, rigorous scholarship, and life-long learning; to keep abreast of the advances in scientific research; to elevate the ethical standards of the criminal justice professions; and to sustain in the public mind the benefit and necessity of education and professional training.
To qualify for Alpha Phi Sigma membership, you must:
Rho Rho is NSU's chapter of Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta). This honor society is for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.
To qualify for TriBeta membership, you must:
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Chi Alpha Sigma is the first and only nonprofit organization that was established to honor college student-athletes who have excelled in both the classroom and in athletic competition.
To qualify for Chi Alpha Sigma membership, you must:
Selection for membership is also based on excellent character and citizenship, in consultation with your head coach.
Alpha Xi is NSU's chapter of Delta Omega. This honor society promotes excellence and recognizes outstanding accomplishments in public health. Delta Omega connects public health students, alumni, and faculty from NSU to recognize and develop leadership that advances the public's health.
To qualify for Delta Omega membership, you must:
Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is dedicated to scholarship and excellence in education. The society is a community of scholars dedicated to worthy ideals: recognizing scholarship and excellence in education, promoting the development and dissemination of educational ideals and practices, enhancing the continuous growth and leadership of its diverse membership, fostering inquiry and reflection on significant educational issues, and maintaining a high degree of professional fellowship. The Kappa Delta Pi Educational Foundation and local chapters award more than $100,000 annually in scholarships for academic study to active members who are undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral degree-seeking students.
To qualify for KDP membership, you must:
Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX) recognizes those who have demonstrated superior academic performance in an established program of paralegal studies. Students are inducted into LEX once a year.
To qualify for LEX membership, you must:
Upsilon Zeta is NSU's chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (LPH).
To qualify for LPH membership, you must:
The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) is the nation's largest leadership honor society. The society helps members develop leadership skills and achieve career success.
To qualify for Nu Ro Psi membership, you must:
Membership in Omicron Delta Kappa is granted to those who demonstrate leadership achievements in one of five areas of NSU’s campus life: athletics; campus or community service, social and religious activities, and campus government; creative and performing arts; journalism, speech, and mass media; and scholarship.
To qualify for Omicron Delta Kappa membership, you must:
Alpha Lambda Rho is NSU's chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha. This honor society focuses on recognizing and cultivating creative student leaders through scholarship and service.
Psi Chi promotes excellence in scholarship and advances the science of psychology. Membership is open to undergraduate and graduate students who meet minimum academic qualifications.
Eligible students are invited to join once a year in the fall semester. To qualify for Psi Chi membership as an undergraduate student, you must:
To qualify for Psi Chi membership as a graduate student, you must:
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The Beta Chapter of this honor society was established to recognize outstanding students earning a degree in marine biology. Members of Rho Rho Rho work to promote awareness of marine biology and appreciation of the marine environment with students of all majors. Students are inducted into this society each February.
To qualify for Rho Rho Rho membership, you must:
Sigma Beta Delta aims to encourage and recognize scholarship and achievement among students of business, management, and administration, and to encourage and promote personal and professional improvement.
To qualify for Sigma Beta Delta membership, you must:
Alpha Nu Iota is NSU’s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta. This honor society recognizes the academic excellence of students of the English language and literature, as well as the accomplishments of professional writers.
To qualify for Sigma Tau Delta membership, you must:
Upsilon Chi is NSU’s chapter of Sigma Theta Tau. This honor society supports the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide.
To qualify for Sigma Theta Tau membership, you must:
Sigma Xi was established at Cornell University in 1886 to reward excellence in scientific research and to encourage a sense of companionship and cooperation among scientists in all fields. The society is a diverse organization of members and chapters dedicated to companionship in science and engineering and to the advancement of knowledge through research, service, and teaching. Membership is available at levels from advanced researchers and academics to undergraduates.
Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) aims to promote the computing and information disciplines, encourage
their contribution to the enhancement of knowledge, and recognize academic excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.