College of Health, Education and Social Welfare


Honor Societies

Alpha Sigma Lambda - ΑΣΛ

Non-Traditional Students

(Gamma Beta Phi Chapter)
Alpha Sigma Lambda recognizes the special achievements of non-traditional students who accomplish academic excellence while facing competing interests of home and work. Alpha Sigma Lambda inspires its candidates to give of their strengths to their fellow students and communities through their academic achievements. Invitations to membership are extended annually to UW-Green Bay students who meet the non-traditional student criteria as outlined in the Chapter constitution. The criteria states eligible students must have completed at least 24 graded semester hours at UWGB; in which at least 12 of those credits are in Liberal Arts/Sciences; rank in the top 20% of class who have achieved at least a 3.2 GPA; are age 25-years or older or a student in the Adult Degree Program; and, are pursuing their first baccalaureate degree. 
Contact: Micky Doyle, Adult Degree Program, 920-465-2508 or

Phi Eta Sigma - ΦΗΣ

First Year Students

Phi Eta Sigma encourages and rewards for high scholastic achievement among first-year students in institutions of higher learning through membership in a National Honor Society. Members are eligible for grants and scholarships based on academic record and extra-curricular service activities. Requirements: 3.5 GPA in first or second semester of freshman year. Invitations to become a member are sent annually to those who qualify.
Contact: Dr. Donna Ritch, Associate Dean, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, 920-465-2336 or

Phi Kappa Phi - ΦΚΦ

Juniors and Seniors

The purpose of Phi Kappa Phi is to recognize and encourage superior scholarship in all academic disciplines. Invitations to become a member are sent annually to the most academically outstanding juniors and seniors who qualify in each major.
Contact: Dr. Clif Ganyard, Associate Provost, 920-465-2033 or

Sigma Theta Tau International - ΣΘΤ


(Kappa Pi - Chapter At Large)
The purpose of Sigma Theta Tau International, an international nursing honor society, is to recognize superior achievement and strengthen commitment to ideals of the nursing profession. Invitations to become a member are extended to UW-Green Bay nursing students enrolled in Synthesis Class for Nursing Practice, who rank in the upper 35% of their class or have at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale, and meet expectations of academic integrity.
Contact: Brenda Tyczkowski, Lecturer, Nursing Program, 920-465-5037 or


Tri-Beta - βββ

Biological Sciences (Health Related Studies)

The purpose of Beta Beta Beta (Tribeta) is to recognize excellence in the biological sciences and undergraduate research. Tribeta has annual district and national conventions at which students present research. Students who meet certain standards and have a strong background in the biological sciences (Biology, Human Biology, Nutritional Sciences and Environmental Sciences) can be members. Students with other majors in the sciences are eligible for associate membership.
Contact: Dr. Brian Merkel, Associate Professor, Human Biology, 920-465-2262,