Honor Societies

Be sure to file the 2016-2017 Organization Information Form to have your organization's most current information listed on the Leadership and Student Involvement website. Don't see your group? You aren't registered for this year yet. Complete the form above to begin that process!

Alpha Epsilon Delta

National Premedical Honor Society.

President: Jessica Clark | Email: jessica.b.clark@usm.edu

Beta Gamma Xi (Honor Society.org)

Honorsociety.org is here to help students achieve academically. We strive to encourage other's to aim for outstanding grades, while also giving them a sense of motivation. We will hold programs concerning the importance of a good GPA, what future job employers seek in college graduates, and community service. We not only want to be productive around campus, but in our community as well.

President: Brianna Spears | Email: brianna.spears@eagles.usm.edu

Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society

Gamma Beta Phi is an honor society that focuses on scholarship, service,andcharcter. Gamma Beta Phi inducts academically excellent students who share its mission of promoting community service to their colleges and communities.

President: Kelsey Farr | Email: kelsey.farr@usm.edu

Golden Key International Honor Society

Golden Key is the world's largest collegiate honor society. Membership into the Society is by invitation only and applies to the top 15% of college and university sophomores, juniors and seniors, as well as top-performing graduate students in all fields of study, based solely on their academic achievements. Golden Key is committed to a high standard of scholastic achievement, and an ethos of integrity, innovation, respect, collaboration and diversity. Golden Key offers its members exclusive opportunities and connections through over half a million dollars in scholarships and awards, partnerships with major corporations, career advancement and graduate programs. The Society also works with university faculty and administrators to develop and maintain one of the highest standards of education in the world.

President: Ty Vonna Peterson | Email: ty.peterson@eagles.usm.edu

Lambda Sigma Honor Society 

Lambda Sigma Society is a national honor societyforsecondyearmenand women dedicated to the purpose of fostering leadership, scholarship, fellowship, and the spirit of service among college students, and to promoting the interests of the college or university in every possible way. Membership in Lambda Sigma is not only recognition for accomplishment, but also a challenge to serve throughout your college career and as an alumnus. Lambda Sigma offers opportunities for personal growth, leadership experience, a sense of involvement on your campus, and the friendship of other student leaders/scholars. As a member of a groupofoutstandingsecondyearstudents, members are challenged to fulfill their own intellectual and leadership potential while serving their University and community.

President: Jhaimee Bullock | Email: jhaimee.bullock@usm.edu

Phi Eta Sigma

Phi Eta Sigma was founded in 1923 at the University of Illinois. It is the nation's oldest and largest honor society for first-year college and university students in all disciplines. Inspired by the past and dedicated to the future, the Society's mission is to encourage and reward academic excellence among freshmen in institutions of higher learning. To gain membership, students must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale at the end of any first year, full-time curricular period, provided they have carried a normal academic load acceptable toward a bachelor's degree and rank in the upper 20 percent of their class. Phi Eta Sigma chapters are chartered on 365 campuses across the United States.

President: Desiree Totman| Email: desiree.totman@eagles.usm.edu

National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi)

The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation's leading presenters and a community where like-minded, success- oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world. The guiding question we established to shape all the important decisions the organization makes is: "Are we helping the greatest number of people in the greatest way?" When asked how he might sum up the key thing that the Society does, founder Gary Tuerack shared, "We are dream supporters – we build leaders, support people in achieving their dreams, and better the world in the process. We get people to ask the all-important question, 'What would you do if you knew you couldn't fail?' and then help them to achieve those goals."

President: Johnny Brumfield | Email: johnny.brumfield@usm.edu

Sigma Alpha Lambda

Sigma Alpha Lambda is a National Leadership and Honors Organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding academic achievement and providing members with opportunities for community service, personal development, and lifelong professional fulfillment. Service is the foundation of our leadership development model as well as the leadership of the organization itself. Through service, individuals look outside themselves and lives are changed, not only for the one being served but even more so for the one serving. As a result of this process, the individual learns more about who they really are and what they value. Our Statement of Purpose and organization’s Shared Values provide the foundation upon which the organization carries out its mission

President: Ashley Quick | Email: ashley.quick@eagles.usm.edu

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

The main purpose of Phi Kappa Phi is to promote high academic standards at the University of Southern Mississippi by educating qualified students of the opportunities offered through the Society through participation in the community and on campus.

President: Cristin Reynolds | Email: cristin.reynolds@eagles.usm.edu

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars is an honors organization that recognizes and elevates high achievers. NSCS provides career and graduate school connections, leadership and service opportunities and gives out a million dollars in scholarships annually. NSCS members are deeply committed to scholarship,leadershipandservice and as a result, are impacting their campus and local communities every day. NSCS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1994 on the campus of The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is a recognized organization at over 300 campuses across the country.

President: Aerial Holmes | Email: aerial.holmes@eagles.usm.edu