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 Class of 2020: As Seen in Pictures

Melissa W.
With the threat of Coronavirus still a reality, high schools and universities around the country have made quick and creative changes to commencement ceremonies so seniors can celebrate their much-deserved accomplishments. June marks one of the busiest months for graduations, so we’re taking a look at The Class of 2020: As Seen in Pictures. Click the images for full stories.

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Ankh Maat Wedjau Honor Society

Melissa W.
Ankh Maat Wejau provides a platform and a safe place for students to discuss Pan-African topics through community engagement and group forums. Students actively work toward breaking down social barriers plaguing the Black community, specifically for Black students.

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The National Honor Society of Scabbard and Blade: Recognizing Military Members

Melissa W.
Founded in 1904 by five cadet officers at The University of Wisconsin, The National Society of Scabbard and Blade is an organization dedicated to the United States military officers through a variety of programs. Their mission is “...dedicated to developing aspiring and current military officers that emulate the Five Star qualities while fostering strong joint-service relationships.” Their organization’s vision is that their members will "redefine the standard of excellence for all military members."

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Class Officer & Leadership Stoles Shine Bright During Virtual Graduations

Melissa W.
With virtual graduations on the rise amidst the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, schools are still looking for ways to keep the commencements special and also as normal as possible for their seniors. We’ve noticed a rise in orders for our Class Officer stoles recently, particularly our Class President stoles, and we think we know why: on top of their importance, they look great and stand out on computer screens!

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Gamma Theta Upsilon: The International Geographical Honor Society

Melissa W.
The road to the creation and accreditation of Gamma Theta Upsilon, The International Geographical Honor Society was not easy. It was originally formed as an honorary fraternity prior to WWI by a student at the University of Chicago. The initial attempt to have it recognized as a more permanent organization failed before being revived again in 1924 once the founder, Dr. Robert G. Buzzard, went to graduate school at Clark University. 

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