Founded in 1910 at Stevens College in Missouri, Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for students studying at four-year and two-year colleges and universities, though it is most popular among community college settings.
The Masters Tournament tees off this week in Augusta, GA and it got us thinking -- What are the best colleges to attend if you’re aspiring to be the next Gary Player or Inbee Park? Is there a program designed for student golfers who are itching to join the PGA tour?
Spring has sprung! The animals are waking up, the trees are starting to blossom, and it’s officially graduation season! Members of Xi Sigma Pi know all about how the season’s change affects the outdoors because they study it! Xi Sigma Pi is the National Forestry Honors Society.
Founded in 1979, The Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS)was initially created to promote teaching and research in Asian American studies and “has emerged as a primary research and teaching hub for Asian American Studies, an interdisciplinary field born out of the 1960s movements for racial justice and student activism.”
It’s St. Patrick’s Day -- the day where everyone is Irish. In honor of the day, we’ve compiled a list of honor societies and campus organizations that have their graduates wear green on commencement day!
Founded in 1836 as Georgia Female College, Wesleyan College was the first college in the world established to grant degrees to women. It was created after local citizens alongside members of the Methodist Episcopal Church saw growing concern of the current limitations of higher education access for women. Upon opening their doors officially in 1839, Wesleyan was considered progressive for their liberal arts education centered around sciences.
March is Women’s History Month and we’ll be highlighting women-centered colleges and organizations. It’s a bit eye-opening to learn that despite colleges being established in the The United States in 1636, women were not allowed to attend and receive a higher education/baccalaureate degree until 1837. Oberlin College in Ohio was the pioneer.