Chi Alpha Sigma: The National College Athlete Honor Society

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Fall sports are back in action with the start of the college football season this week! While games look different this year due to Covid-19, there’s still a sense of normalcy seeing players back on the field and we’re excited about it! With all the excitement, it’s easy to forget that these players are also students and work hard on and off the field. Chi Alpha Sigma recognizes those student athletes.

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Looking Ahead to the Class of 2021 -- We're Ready!

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There’s still a few colleges and universities waiting on their fall graduation ceremonies to occur that were reworked from the spring, but most have moved on to planning for the new class of upcoming grads … and we’re so excited!

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Need Help with Math? Find a Member of Pi Mu Epsilon!

Melissa W.
We’re not sure about you, but we’re counting down the days to the end of 2020! We can hardly make heads or tails with what day, week, or month it is, and are trying to figure out how many days are left until the ball drops on New Year’s Eve. Do you know who would be able to help us out with this? Members of Pi Mu Epsilon -- The Mathematics Honor Society!

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Phi Beta Kappa: The Oldest Greek Letter Fraternity in the United States

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There’s often a lot of disagreements on which fraternity or Greek letter organization (GLO) was the first-founded in the US, but Phi Beta Kappa holds the title, being founded in 1775 by five students at the College of William and Mary.

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The Practice of Moving the Tassel Right to Left

Melissa W.
Commencement ceremonies hold a lot of tradition, and we’ve previously discussed a few of them, including the history of the attire right down to why graduates toss part of that attire in the air. But there’s one little, yet defining tradition that happens right before the caps fly in the air: the turning of the tassel.

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Happy 4th of July!

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Happy 4th of July! It’s the day the United States of America celebrates its independence from Great Britain in 1776 after adopting the Declaration of Independence. Celebrations look a bit different this year, but the sentiment remains the same. 

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