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!

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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Life Skills Earned Through National Speech & Debate Association Membership

Melissa W.
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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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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Happy 4th of July!

Melissa W.
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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