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Alpha Chi Honor Society

Alpha Chi Honor Society is a national coeducational academic honor society. Since 1922 its purpose has been to promote academic excellence and exemplary character among college and university students and to honor those who achieve such distinction.

Juniors and seniors in the top 10% of their class, with a GPA of at least 3.75 may apply for membership in Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. Members enjoy a lifetime membership and special recognition upon graduation. The LCU chapter meets for a candle-lighting induction and elections in the fall, and a year-end gathering in the spring.


For more information contact sponsor Iona Baldridge.

Phi Alpha Honor Society

A national honor society for social work students

The Purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work.

An undergraduate student is eligible for membership after achieving the following national requirements and meeting local chapter requirements.

  • Declared social work as a major
  • Achieved sophomore status
  • Completed 8 semester hours or 12 quarter hours of required social work courses
  • Achieved an overall grade point average of 3.0 and 4.0 scale
  • Achieved a 3.25 grade point average in required social work courses

Contact Jill Fuller for more information.

Last Updated: Sep 05, 2013