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College of Professional Studies

Honor Societies

Sigma Beta Delta - ΣΒΔ

Business and Accounting Majors and Masters of Management

The purpose of Sigma Beta Delta is to encourage and reward scholarship and accomplishment among students of business, management, and administration; and to encourage and promote aspirations toward personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind. Every Spring, invitations for induction into the national society are sent to outstanding junior and senior Business Administration and Accounting majors, and to Masters of Management graduate students.

Contact: Dr. Lucy Arendt, Associate Professor, Management, 920-465-2817 or arendtl@uwgb.edu.

Sigma Theta Tau International - ΣΘΤ

Nursing

(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 tyczkowb@uwgb.edu.

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: Lynn Brandt, Academic Advisor, Adult Degree Program, 920-465-2741 or brandtl@uwgb.edu.

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 Liberal Arts and Sciences, 920-465-2336 or ritchd@uwgb.edu.

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. Donna Ritch, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 920-465-2336 or ritchd@uwgb.edu.

Beta Beta Beta - ΒΒΒ

Beta Beta Beta (Tribeta) recognizes 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 or merkelb@uwgb.edu.

Phi Alpha Theta - ΦΑΘ

Phi Alpha Theta promotes the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication, and the exchange of learning and thought among historians. Phi Alpha Theta seeks to bring students, teachers, and writers of history together both intellectually and socially. It encourages and assists historical research and publication by its members. Students who have completed a minimum of 12 upper level (300+) History credits and have at least a 3.5 GPA in their History courses are eligible for membership. Eligible students will receive an invitation to become a member, from the Phi Alpha Theta adviser during the spring semester.

Contact: Dr. David Voelker, Associate Professor, Humanistic Studies, 920-465-2491 or voelkerd@uwgb.edu.

Psi Chi - ΦΧ

The purpose of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology founded in 1929, is to encourage, stimulate and maintain excellence in scholarship, and advance the science of psychology. Invitations to become a member are sent annually to outstanding junior and senior Psychology and Human Development majors.

Contact: Dr. Regan A. R. Gurung, Professor, Psychology and Human Development, 920-465-5679 or gurungr@uwgb.edu.

Sigma Tau Delta - ΣΤΔ

The purpose of Sigma Tau Delta is to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature studies in undergraduate, graduate, and professional work; to promote interest in literature and the English language on local campuses and their surrounding communities; and to foster the discipline of English in all its aspects, including creative and critical writing. English majors and minors with outstanding academic records are invited to apply for membership.

Contact: Bryan Vescio, Associate Professor, Humanistic Studies, 920-465-2377 or vesciob@uwgb.edu.