Honor Societies

The 176th chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society was installed at Sage in 1975. Students in any major may be elected to the society in the spring term of the junior or senior year. To be eligible for election, juniors must rank in the upper 2 to 3 percent and seniors in the upper 10 percent of their class, with a cumulative average of 3.500 or better.

Junior students having an overall cumulative average of 3.400 for four consecutive semesters of full-time study are eligible for election to the Athenians, a campus honorary society dedicated to upholding academic excellence at Sage. Faculty members who have done outstanding scholarly work may also be elected.

For outstanding work in the individual disciplines, students may also be elected to national honor societies represented by:

Alpha Kappa Delta in sociology
Alpha Psi Omega in drama
Beta Beta Beta in biology
Omicron Delta Epsilon in economics
Phi Alpha Theta in history
Psi Chi in psychology
Sigma Tau Delta in English
Sigma Theta Tau in nursing

Alpha Sigma Lambda

Since 1982, Alpha Sigma Lambda at Sage recognizes the special achievements of adults matiruclated in School of Professional and Continuing Education who achieve academic excellence while balancing the competing interests of home, work, school and community. Through leadership born of effort, both scholastically and fraternally, Alpha Sigma Lambda inspires its candidates to give of their strengths to their fellow students and communities through their academic achievements.

Matriculated School of Professional and Continuing Education bachelor’s degree candidates who qualify may be invited to become members of Alpha Sigma Lambda Gamma Nu Chapter. Members must rank in the highest 10 percent of those students and must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Matriculation in a bachelor’s degree program in School of Professional and Continuing Education
  • 3.700 minimum cumulative grade point average
  • At least 24 completed Sage credits (institutional credits)
  • Completion of 75 or more credits
  • Liberal arts: at least 15 semester hours of a student’s total hours should consist of credits in liberal arts and sciences
  • Experiential learning credits are not graded and may not be used

Each spring, School of Professional and Continuing Education inducts new members from among selected outstanding students. For more information, contact the Office of Academic Advising at [email protected].