Honor Societies

Honor Societies

Alpha Epsilon Delta is an honorary pre-health fraternity. Leadership, scholarship, expertness, character,
and personality are the qualities by which students are judged for membership. The
organization seeks to bridge the gap between Premedical and medical studies.”

Alpha Kappa Delta, an international sociology honorary, promotes the use of the sociological imagination
in understanding and serving human beings. The chapter, Gamma of Mississippi, founded
in 1984, is a joint chapter with Tougaloo College.

Alpha Psi Omega, a national honorary dramatics fraternity, recognizes members of the Millsaps Players
for their effective participation in acting, directing, makeup, stage manage­ment,
costuming, lighting, and publicity.

Beta Alpha Psi encourages and recognizes scholastic and professional excellence in accounting.

Beta Beta Beta, established at Millsaps in 1968, is a national honor fraternity for students in
the biological sciences. Its purposes are to stimulate sound scholarship, to promote
the dis­semination of scientific truth, and to encourage investigation of the life
sciences.

Beta Gamma Sigma is a national honor society dedicated to the principles and ideals essen­tial to a
worthy life, as well as to a commendable business career. Membership is the highest
scholastic honor that a student in a school of business or management can achieve.

Eta Sigma Phi is a national honor fraternity recognizing ability in classical studies. Alpha Phi,
the Millsaps chapter, was founded in 1935.

Financial Management Association National Honor Society, established in 1984 on the Millsaps campus, encourages and rewards scholarship and
accomplishment in financial man­agement, financial institutions, and investments among
undergraduate and graduate students and encourages interaction between business executives,
faculty, and students of finance.

Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society promoting fellowship and service among professional
educators.

Kappa Pi is an international honorary art fraternity established in 1911.

Mu Phi Epsilon promotes scholarship and musicianship among its members, promotes ser­vice and friendship
on campus and in the community, and rewards excellence in music.

Omicron Delta Epsilon is the international economics honorary society. It is dedicated to the encouragement
of excellence in economics, with a main objective of recognizing scholastic attainment
in economics. The Delta chapter of Mississippi was formed at Millsaps in 1981.

Omicron Delta Kappa is a leadership society with chapters in principal colleges and universities. Pi Circle
at Millsaps brings together members of the student body, faculty, and administration
interested in campus activities, with a limited number of alumni, to plan for the
betterment of the College.

Order of Omega is a national leadership society that recognizes student achievement in pro­moting
inter-Greek activities. The Millsaps chapter, Eta Kappa, was founded in 1986.

Founded in 1921, Phi Alpha Theta is an international honor society in history. Membership is composed of students and
professors, elected on the basis of excellence in the study and writ­ing of history.
It encourages the study, teaching, and writing of history among all its members.

Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society, was installed at Millsaps in the spring
of 1989. It recognizes and encourages excellence in the liberal arts. The Millsaps
chap­ter, Alpha of Mississippi, elects members from the senior class on the basis
of broad cultural interests, scholarly achievement, and good character.

Phi Eta Sigma is a national honorary society that recognizes outstanding academic achieve­ment among
freshmen. The Millsaps chapter was established in 1981. Membership is open to all
full-time freshmen who achieve a grade point average of 3.5 in either the first semester
or both semesters of the freshman year.

Phi Sigma Tau is a national philosophy honorary.

Pi Delta Phi, the national French honor society, was established at Millsaps in 1957. This honor
society recognizes attainment and scholarship in the study of the French language
and literature.

Pi Mu Epsilon is a national mathematics honorary.

Pi Sigma Alpha is the national political science honor society for college and university students
of government in the United States. It seeks to stimulate productive scholarship and
intelligent interest in the subject of government among students.

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of
encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing
the science of psychology.

Sigma Delta Pi, the international Spanish honorary, was established at Millsaps in 1968. This honor
society recognizes attainment and scholarship in the study of the Spanish language
and literature.

Sigma Gamma Epsilon is a national geology honor society. Established in 1993, the organi­zation recognizes
achievement in geological sciences.

Sigma Lambda is a leadership and service honorary society whose members are primarily sophomores
selected on the basis of character, scholarship, and involvement in College and community
activities.

Sigma Pi Sigma, a national honor society in physics, was established at Millsaps in 1988. Its purpose
is to honor excellence in physics.

Sigma Tau Delta is the national English honor society. The purposes of the society are to confer distinction
for achievement in the English language and literature, to promote interest in literature
and the English language, and to foster the discipline of English in all its aspects,
including creative and critical writing. The Zeta Sigma chapter was chartered at Millsaps
in 1983.

Theta Alpha Kappa is the national honor society for Religious Studies and Theology.

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