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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Iota Iota Iota: The National Women’s Studies Honor Society

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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!

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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!

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

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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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Vouloir, c’est pouvoir! Exploring Pi Delta Phi: The National French Honor Society

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Originally founded as a departmental honor society at the University of California, Berkeley in 1906, Pi Delta Phi is the oldest collegiate academic honor society for a modern foreign language in the United States. It continued as a local chapter, but members declared itself as the National French Honor Society in 1920. 

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Life Skills Earned Through National Speech & Debate Association Membership

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As we enter the debate season for the US Presidential Election, we’re reminded of the National Speech & Debate Association that was founded 95 years ago as a support and recognition program for high school students interested in growing their public speaking skills. Communication is something that can make or break the most visible and scrutinized job interview: the run for president. 

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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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Alpha Epsilon Rho - The National Electronic Media Association

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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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