Chi Alpha Sigma: The National College Athlete Honor Society

Melissa W.
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!

Melissa W.
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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Iota Iota Iota: The National Women’s Studies Honor Society

Melissa W.
Iota Iota Iota (Triota) was developed in 1985 at MSU Denver as an honor society dedicated to maintaining “feminist values that encourage diversity, elgalitarianism, and supportive academic environments.”  The founding members chose the Greek letter, Iota, to represent three Greek goddesses, Inana, Ishtar, and Isis. 

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Tri-M is Music to Your Ears!

Melissa W.
The #1 most-played song at graduation ceremonies is Pomp & Circumstance and we can make a safe bet that members of music departments across the country can play it in their sleep! But, who recognizes such talent? Tri-M -- the only national honor society for student musicians!

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Science Wiz? Beta Beta Beta is for You!

Melissa W.
It’s no secret, science is at the forefront of society right now. While the world wrestles with the novel coronavirus, scientists are tirelessly working to understand the virus, test therapies, and develop a vaccine. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) is being pushed in school districts to introduce children to the many interesting areas and potential careers in science ...  Beta Beta Beta is an organization that recognizes those students who excel in the field.

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Baa-d Idea? Diplomas Were Once Made of Sheepskin -- What?!

Melissa W.
Framed, rolled, or in a booklet, there’s many ways to display a diploma -- the coveted evidence of educational credentials, but did you know they weren’t always made of paper? Yes, diplomas were once widely made of sheepskin!

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Alpha Epsilon Rho - The National Electronic Media Association

Melissa W.
Founded in 1941 by a faculty member at Stephens College in Columbia, MO, Alpha Epsilon Rho, the National Electronic Media Association, was originally an honorary radio fraternity called Beta Epsilon Phi. The organization “enhances the development of college students preparing for careers in electronic media industries” which includes web/internet technologies, broadcasting, mass communication, radio, television, cable, and/or film.

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While In-Person Classes Pause in the Fall, Graduations March On (Virtually)

Melissa W.
Schools and universities across the country are grappling with the idea of opening up the doors to students come fall, but early reports indicate some problematic obstacles, causing many to postpone in-person classes and remain remote.

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