Honor Societies

Joining an honor society is an excellent way to network, while adding an impressive boost to your resume when applying to graduate school and jobs. Many honor societies even offer their own benefits which may include scholarships, research grants, and conference opportunities.

Alpha Epsilon Rho

National Broadcasting Society

The National Broadcasting Society-Alpha Epsilon Rho enhances the development of college students preparing for careers in electronic media industries. NBS-AERho connects students with practising professionals; emphasizes industry ethics, diversity, and inclusiveness; and promotes opportunities for excellence in leadership, community service, and production.

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Beta Alpha Psi

Accounting and Finance National Honor Society

The purpose of Beta Alpha Psi is to recognize outstanding academic achievements in the field of accounting, finance, and information systems; promote the study and practice of professional fields related to these disciplines; provide opportunities for self-development and association among members and practicing financial professionals; and encourage a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibilities.

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Beta Beta Beta National

Biological Honor Society

Beta Beta Beta biological honor society is a society for students, particularly for undergraduates. It seeks to encourage scholarly attainment in this field of learning by reserving its regular membership for those who achieve superior academic records and who indicate a special aptitude for a major interest in the life sciences.

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Chi Sigma Iota, Sigma Nu Chi Chapter

Counseling international honor society

Chi Sigma Iota, Sigma Nu Chi Chapter has a mission to promote scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership, advocacy, and excellence in counseling, and to recognize high attainment in the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the profession of counseling.

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Eta Sigma Gamma

National Health Education Honor Society

Eta Sigma Gamma is a national professional honorary for men and women in health education. Its objectives are the promotion of teaching research and service in and for the health education discipline.

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Kappa Delta Pi

International Honor Society in Education

Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education, was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. Using a variety of programs, services, and products, KDP supports and advances educators throughout the phases and levels of their teaching careers.

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Lambda Pi Eta

National Communication Association honor society

The National Communication Association advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and aesthetic inquiry.

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Mu Beta Psi

Mu Beta Psi is a National Organization comprised of people who have joined together through their shared passion for music and dedication to service. It is active in the musical organizations and classes on campus, and try to participate in a variety of events in the Oswego community. You will see them welcoming guests at various concerts, raising money for music charities, and doing service on/off campus.

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Omicron Delta Kappa

National Leadership Honor Society

Omicron Delta Kappa was chartered on the SUNY Oswego campus in 1995. It focuses on the academic and social arenas of the College. Omicron Delta Kappa seeks members who excel as students and as leaders in student groups, organizations, and activities. As a Circle member of Omicron Delta Kappa, you have access to a nationwide network of leaders in industry, academia, and community agencies.

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Phi Beta Delta

International Scholar Honor Society

Phi Beta Delta is an Honor Society for International Scholar, founded on February 27, 1986 at California State University at Long Beach, and became a national organization in 1987. Today, it is comprised of 174 United States chapters and 11 international chapters.

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Phi Kappa Phi

National Honor Society

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest, largest, and most selective all-discipline honor society. Phi Kappa Phi inducts annually approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff, and alumni. Once inducted, Phi Kappa Phi members gain a lifelong passport to a global network of academic and professional opportunities.

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Psi Chi

International Honor Society in Psychology

Psi Chi has a mission to promote student learning and professional development through the science of psychology. With many qualifications and determination, members of Psi Chi represent a strong entitlement of advancement to the research and practice of psychology.

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Tau Sigma

Transfer Student Honor Society

Tau Sigma is an academic honor society designed specifically to recognize and promote academic excellence and involvement of transfer students. Although Tau Sigma is a relatively new organization, many members in all parts of the country have become active at their universities, participating in such activities as on-campus recruiting events for prospective transfer students, transfer student orientation and community service projects.

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Junior and Senior Women’s Honor Society

VEGA originated in 1963 and was founded by the Association of Women Students Executive Committee. VEGA is always looking for new Junior and Senior members who will uphold our tradition of scholarship, leadership and service.

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