Alpha Chi is a national honor society and a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. Union’s Tennessee Beta Chapter is the second oldest in the state. Membership is open to approximately the top ranking 10% of the junior and senior classes.
This national dramatic fraternity was founded at Fairmont State College, Fairmont, West Virginia, on August 12, 1925. The local chapter, Beta Mu, is composed of students who have been members of the Union University Players and have earned a set number of points, awarded for dramatic work. The chapter seeks to develop dramatic talent, to cultivate a taste for the best in drama, and to foster cultural dramatics.
Alpha Sigma Lambda is a national honor society for non-traditional (adult) undergraduate students. Membership is open to the top ranking 10% of the adult undergraduate class who have a minimum of 24 credit hours from Union University.
The Honors Student Association is composed of students in the Interdisciplinary Honors Program. Its purpose is to provide an environment which encourages student scholarship while also promoting experiential learning. This is accomplished through discussion-oriented classes, special topics, festivals, inter-regional honors forums and conferences, and travel.
Kappa Delta Pi is an international honorary society for undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty in education. The purpose of the chapter is to promote excellence in and recognize outstanding contributions to education.
Kappa Mu Epsilon is a national mathematics honor society. The Tennessee Gamma Chapter was chartered at Union University, May 24, 1965. Eligibility for membership is acquired by having completed at least three mathematics courses, including Calculus I, with a high grade point average. The chapter organizes programs pertaining to topics of interest in mathematics and in mathematical issues within the sciences.
Phi Alpha, National Honor Society for Social Work Students, Eta Phi Chapter, fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work. Social Work majors with an overall GPA of 3.2 and a GPA of 3.6 in social work courses are invited to become members. Students become eligible for membership at the end of their Junior year in the Social Work Program.
The Delta Psi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, an International Honor Society in History, was founded in 1953 making it the 119th chapter in the society and the first in the state of Tennessee. Students who have had twelve semester hours of history and who have a minimum GPA of 3.1 in history and 3.0 in two-thirds of the remainder of their work are eligible.
Phi Beta Lambda, the national honorary business fraternity, is open to those students interested in careers in business and having a grade point average of 2.0 or above. The goals of the organization are to promote the free enterprise system on which the American economic system is based and to create a better understanding of the business world. The fraternity strives to develop better leadership qualities among its members in order to ensure greater success in their future of business.
Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association seeks to promote the continued academic excellence of Phi Theta Kappa members and to promote the growth of the Phi Theta Kappa alumni association at Union University.
Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, was founded in 1920 at the University of Texas to bring together students and faculty interested in the study of politics and government. The local chapter, Alpha Epsilon Omicron, is composed of juniors and seniors who have completed 10 hours of Political Science with an average grade of B or higher and has a GPA that places them in the top one-third of their class. The organization's primary purpose is to stimulate scholarship and intelligent interest in politics.
Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to majors who have completed 3 semesters, including 9 semesters hours in PSY courses with a CUM GPA of 3.0 and PSY GPA of 3.5.
Sigma Pi Sigma is the National Honor Society in Physics, open to students who have taken at least three courses applicable to a physics degree with a 3.0 GPA in those courses. Students must also have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Sigma Pi Sigma exists to honor scholarship in physics, represent physics to the public, encourage interest in physics and provide a fellowship for persons who have excelled in physics. Sigma Pi Sigma is the Honor component of the Society of Physics Students (SPS).
This national English honor society recognizes students who have realized accomplishments in either the English language or literature. The motto is “Sincerity, Truth, Design.” Union University’s chapter Theta Omicron was organized in 1979. Declared English majors and minors who have completed at least three semesters of university study and two university courses in literature with a B average are eligible for membership.
Nu Lambda is a chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International. The vision of Sigma Theta Tau International is to create a global community of nurses who lead in using knowledge, scholarship, service and learning to improve the health of the world’s people. Membership is open to baccalaureate students who have completed one-half of the upper division nursing curriculum, have achieved a 3.0 GPA, and rank in the top 35% of their class. Membership is open to graduate students who have achieved a 3.5 GPA or greater and completed 10 hours or more in graduate studies. After graduation students continue their membership in the society as alumni and members of the nursing discipline.
The Rho Chi Society is the Pharmacy National Honor Society; the mission of the Society is to encourage and recognize excellence in intellectual achievement, foster fellowship, encourage high standards of conduct and character and advocate critical inquiry in pharmacy. Students academically ranking in the top ten percent of their class are eligible for membership.
Apply to be a 2014 Focus leader! Applications and letters of recommendation are due by February 28 at 4:00pm.
Complete the online application here: http://www.uu.edu/studentservices/orientation/focusleaders.cfm
This meeting is for all student organization presidents and will provide them with the opportunity to learn about all the policies governing student organizations. We will also hear from a local business leader on leadership. This meeting is required for all student organization presidents.
Upcoming SAC Events
Jan 10, 2014 -
SAC: Movie in the Bowld - 8:00 p.m.
Feb 14, 2014 -
SAC: V-Show early Audition - 2:00 p.m.
Feb 22, 2014 -
SAC: Homecoming Concert - 2:30 p.m.