Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society. To be inducted a student must have accomplishments that extend well beyond the achievement of a very high grade point average. An inductee has exhibited expertise in advanced study of a foreign language, breadth of course work in multiple areas of the liberal arts, including proficiency in mathematics, and a major (or second major) in a traditional “academic” (that is, non-applied and non-professional) liberal arts discipline.
Alpha Sigma Lambda, Gamma Xi
Alpha Sigma Lambda has been a proud Rutgers-Camden tradition since its inception in 1982. The members are elected from among the best scholars in the upper classes of University College. Membership is based on grade point average and credits earned in University College.
Athenaeum has been a proud Rutgers-Camden tradition since its inception in 1952. The members are elected from among the best scholars in the upper classes of the College of Arts and Sciences. Membership is based on grade point average and credits earned in CCAS.
Student Awards Presented at the Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation
Various awards are given at the annual Arts and Sciences Honors Convocation. More information about the awards can be found by clicking on the link below.
Chi Alpha Epsilon, Zeta Pi
Chi Alpha Epsilon was formed in 1989 to recognize the academic achievements of students admitted to colleges and universities through non-traditional criteria. Its purposes are to: promote continued high academic standards, foster increased communication among its members, and honor academic excellence achieved by those students.
Kappa Delta Pi
Kappa Delta Pi is an International Honor Society in Education. It was founded in 1911 by Dr. William Bagley at the University of Illinois. The founders chose the name from the Greek letters Kappa Delta Pi to represent Knowledge, Duty, and Power.
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Omicron Delta Epsilon is one of the world’s largest academic honor societies. The objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are recognition of scholastic attainment and the honoring of outstanding achievements in economics; the establishment of closer ties between students and faculty in economics within colleges and universities, and among colleges and universities; the publication of its official journal, The American Economist, and sponsoring of panels at professional meetings as well as the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig competitions.” ~ Courtesy of http://www.omicrondeltaepsilon.org/aboutus.html
Pi Sigma Alpha
Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, is the only honor society for college students of political science and government in the United States. Pi Sigma Alpha is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS) and is designated as a “specialized, upper-division” society by ACHS.” ~ Courtesy of http://www.apsanet.org/~psa/
Psi Chi is the International Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests, and who meet the minimum qualifications. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Psi Chi’s sister honor society is Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for community and junior colleges.
(~ Courtesy of the Psi Chi website)
Sigma Tau Delta
Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, was founded in 1924 at Dakota Wesleyan University. The Society strives to confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies. Sigma Tau Delta is one of the largest members of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), the nation’s only certifying agency for college and university honor societies.
- View the Sigma Tau Delta inductees.