Gordonstoun School -- The Educational Institution of the Late Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Melissa W.
In honor of the life and recent passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, we took a dive into where he went to school before becoming royalty.

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Phi Theta Kappa: The Official Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges

Melissa W.
Founded in 1910 at Stevens College in Missouri, Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for students studying at four-year and two-year colleges and universities, though it is most popular among community college settings.

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WWII Led to the Creation of Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Melissa W.
In continuation of Women’s History Month, we’re spotlighting an organization that promotes the voices of women interested in joining the engineering field: The Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

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Student Activism & The Association for Asian American Studies

Melissa W.
Founded in 1979, The Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) was initially created to promote teaching and research in Asian American studies and “has emerged as a primary research and teaching hub for Asian American Studies, an interdisciplinary field born out of the 1960s movements for racial justice and student activism.”

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Cheyney University: The First HBCU

Melissa W.
We’re at the end of Black History month and have really enjoyed learning about and sharing Black-centered campus organizations and colleges throughout February. We figured, what better way to round out the month than by highlighting the first ever school to form Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)?!

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Eta Sigma Delta: The International Hospitality Management Honor Society

Melissa W.
It’s a fact that 2020 has been the year of staycations and everyone is itching for traveling to be safe again. When covid-19 is behind us, members of Eta Sigma Delta will be ready to help you plan your next vacation!

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Kappa Delta Pi: The International Honor Society in Education

Melissa W.
All across the globe, teachers are shifting how they teach students amid the current Covid-19 pandemic. Virtual, in-person, or hybrid, teachers are doing everything they can to ensure their students are actively learning while in the safest environment possible -- and that comes with a lot of challenges! Many of these teachers are members of Kappa Delta Pi: The International Honor Society in Education.

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Phi Kappa Phi: The Prestigious Multidisciplinary Collegiate Honor Society

Melissa W.
Earlier this week we talked about the remarkable academic achievements of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, including her membership of Phi Kappa Phi. So, what does it take to be a member of an honor society with a Supreme Court Justice alum? We’re going to find out!

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The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg: An Academic Scholar

Melissa W.
As an American jurist serving on The Supreme Court from 1993-2020, Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent much of her career as an advocate for women’s rights, gender equality, and civil rights and became a bit of a celebrity due to her short-stature, quiet demeanor, and strong dissents. Her educational career was also quite impressive and paved the way for her court accomplishments!

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