Southern New Hampshire University pursuit of academic, professional and personal excellence. The Southern New Hampshire University chapter provides an opportunity for outstanding students to distinguish themselves in the eyes of educators, recruiters and industry executives in an increasingly competitive industry. In addition, ESD provides a networking system through their chapters that allows for interaction and the exchange of information among students. Often, ESD meets for special events or functions at annual trade shows and serves as a means of uniting outstanding students for campus activities, fund-raisers and volunteer programs. Students must meet the following requirements to be eligible for membership to Eta Sigma Delta: be enrolled in the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Management, have completed 50 percent of their total academic credits, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2, and agree to uphold the value of excellence, leadership, creativity, service and ethics of Eta Sigma Delta.
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society that recognizes and encourages scholarship for two-year associate degree programs. Phi Theta Kappa attains its goals by developing opportunities for leadership, fellowship and service, as well as providing an intellectual climate for continued academic excellence. Candidates must have completed at least 12 credit hours in courses that could be applied to an associate degree. Students must earn no less than a 3.5 grade-point average to be invited to accept membership in Phi Theta Kappa. Student Affairs
Psi Chi Honor Society Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929. The purpose of Psi Chi is to encourage, stimulate and maintain excellence in scholarship and advance the science of psychology. Membership is open to both graduate and undergraduate students who are making the study of psychology a major interest. Minimum qualiﬁcations include the completion of at least ﬁve quarters of college course work, including nine semester hours in psychology. A minimum grade-point average of 3.0 overall and in psychology coursework is required. Psi Chi is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS) and is an afﬁliate of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the American Psychological Society (APS).
Gold Key Candidates for the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree may receive the Gold Key award. Graduates receiving the award must have attained a cumulative grade-point average of 3.50 and must have met the residency and credit hour criteria for graduation with distinction.
NBEA Award of Merit The National Business Education Association Award of Merit is presented to the outstanding graduating senior in business/marketing teacher education. This award is presented at the discretion of the business education program faculty.
Published on Oct 19, 2009