Celebrate 50 Years
Student Life and Leadership

Honors Societies
IPFW honorary societies are affiliated with national organizations established to recognize and reward academic excellence.

Beta Beta Beta 

  • Purpose and Goals of Organization:
    To improve the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extend boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations: A per requirements set by the national organization.
  • Activities and Events planned for current year: TBD
  • Primary Contact:
    Destin Furnas furnd01@students.ipfw.edu (260)609-5215
  • Advisor Contact: Ahmed Mustafa mustafaa@ipfw.edu (260)-481-6328

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 Chi Eta Sigma

  • Purposes and Goals of Organization:
  • The purposes and objectives of this organization are to honor the pursuit of academic and clinical excellence in the counseling profession; to promote the counseling scholarship, professionalism, leadership, and advocacy among members; and to provide counseling students and alumni with social and community engagement opportunities.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
  • Membership in Chi Eta Sigma shall be open to all IPFW Graduate-level counseling students and may include a limited number of alumni and community members. Members must maintain an average grade point average of 3.2 or better while enrolled in the graduate counseling program at IPFW. The cost formembership is not less than $25.00 a year nor will they exceed $50.00 a year.  
  • Activities and Events Planned for Current Year:
    bonfires, volunteering at children's festiva, dining out for restaurants, volunteering at multiple campus events, discount card fund-raiser, initiation ceremony, etc.
  • Primary Contact:
    Cassie Wolfe wolfce01@ipfw.edu (530)-524-2366
  • Advisor Contact: Kerrie Fineran finerank@ipfw.edu (260)-481-4122

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Delta Sigma Pi

  • Purpose and Goals of Organization:
    Delta Sigma Pi is a co-ed professional fraternity with three main focuses: professionalism, community service, and social activity. Our unique mix of these three areas provides an unmatched experience for future business leaders.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
    Semester dues of $65.00, except first semester dues of $136.00. Attend chapter events. Must have a 3.0 GPA in order to pledge in and maintain a 2.0 or higher GPA as a Business or OLS major.
  • Activities and Events Planned for Current Year:
    Nelson's fund-raiser, various tours, bowling, dinners.
  • Contact Information: 
    Hannah Janssen (260)-445-2080 hrjban415@gmail.com
  • Advisor Contact: Kent Kauffman (260)-481-6467 kauffmak@ipfw.edu
  • Email: dsp@students.ipfw.edu
    Web site: http://dspiotalambda.wordpress.com/delta-sigma-pi-iota-lambda-chapter/

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Iota Iota Iota (Triota)

  • Purpose and Goals of Organization:
    1) Encourage and reward academic excellence in the field of Women's Studies. 2) Provide academic programs and extracurricular academic opportunities for IPFW students. 3) Offer opportunities for Triota members to be mentored by, and mentor others in the Women's Studies Program.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations: 
    Voting membership shall be open to all students currently enrolled in at least 3 credit hours. No dues will be charged. No induction is required. Members maybe expelled from this organization for conduct unbecoming and for violations of the student code of conduct.
  • Primary Contact: 
    Amity Pauley (260) 481-6711 paulad01@students.ipfw.edu
  • Advisor Contact: Janet Badia (260) 481-6895 badiaj@ipfw.edu

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Lambda Alpha Theta

  • Purpose and Goals of Organization:
    To promote and recognize scholarship in the fields of Anthropology.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations: Membership requires 12 credit hours achieved in Anthropology; a declared Anthropology major, a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Membership is lifetime with a $25.00 fee to the natioanl office.
  • Primary Contact: 
    Rebecca Jacobs (812) 606-5148 jacora02@students.ipfw.edu

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Lambda Pi Eta

  • Purpose and Goals of Organization:
    Recognize, foster, and reqard outstanding scholastic achievement in COM; stimulate interest in the field of COM; promote and encourage professional development among COM majors; provide an opportunity to exchange ideas in the field of COM; establish and maintain networking opportunities.

  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
    3.0 cumulative GPA with 60 semester or 90 quarter credit hours completed. 3.25 GPA for communication studies courses with 12 semester or 18 quater credit hours completed. $35 one-time membership fee. Students are inducted in a ceremony whose script is established by the National Communication Association. Students must attend at least one activity/meeting per semester to remain active.

  • Activities and Events Planned for Current Year:
    No Shave November, COM Week during the Spring Semester

  • Primary Contact:
    Amity Pauley (260) 440-6409 paulad01@students.ipfw.edu 

  • Advisor Contact: Sarah LeBlanc leblancs@ipfw.edu

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National Society of Leadership and Success

  • Purposes and Goals of Organization:
    We build leaders for a better future.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
    Members must pay a $85.00 membership fee and attend the following events for full activation: Orientation, Leadership Training Day, 3 SNT meetings with their group, 3 Seaker Event Broadcasts, and Induction.
  • Activities and Events Planned for Current Year: TBD
  • Primary Contact:
    Amber Mays (260) 247-5031 or E-mail: maysan01@students.ipfw.edu
  • Organization Information: email: nsls@students.ipfw.edu website societyleadership.org

 

Phi Eta Sigma-IPFW Chapter

  • Purposes and Goals of Organization:
    To honor students for academic achievement during their freshman year at IPFW.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
    Full-time undergraduates taking a normal course load leading to a bachelor's degree earning a 3.5 GPA during their first two terms, or first year at IPFW. Lifetime national dues are $20 and IPFW dues are $5. Induction occurs in the spring semester. Expulsion is for conduct unbecoming or violation of the Student Code.
  • Activities and Events Planned for Current Year:
    Talks by students and faculty; spring installation ceremony
  • Primary Contact:
    Professor Lowell Beineke (260)481-6223 beineke@ipfw.edu

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Pi Mu Epsilon

  • Purposes and Goals of Organization:
    To recognize student achievement and to promote scholarly activity in the mathematical sciences.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
    Four core mathematics courses with a 4.0 GPA or the entire core and one additional course with a 3.25 GPA, and an overall 3.0 GPA. Lifetime membership is $20. Induction occurs in the spring semester. Expulsion is for conduct unbecoming or violation of the Student Code.
  • Activities and Events Planned for the Current Year:
    Talks by students and faculty; opening picnic and spring installation
  • Primary Contact:
    Professor Lowell Beineke (260)481-6223 beineke@ipfw.edu

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 Psi Chi

  • Purpose and Goals of Organization:
    We are the International Honor Society for Psychology majors. Our goal is to stimulate the field of Psychology at IPFW.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations: Members must be a Psychology major or minor. You must have 9 credit hours in Psychology. YOu must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
  • Activities and Events Planned for Current Year: Rent a PsiChi, GRE Study Group, and so much more
  • Primary Contact: 
    Kimberley Herzog herzkc01@students.ipfw.edu (260)-460-0455
  • Advisor Contact: Daniel Miller millerda@ipfw.edu (260)-481-6406
  • Organizational Information:
    Email: psichi@students.ipfw.edu
    National Web site: http://www.psichi.org

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Sigma Alpha Iota

  • Purpose and Goals of Organization:
    To foster the development of music as well as promoting music within the sisterhood.

  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
    Prospective students must female, demonstrate a sincere interest in music, complete one or more semesters including one or more music courses, achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, meet the financial obligations, meet local member in training requirements, and pass the national requirements. $105.00 yearly dues.

  • Activities and Events Planned for Current Year:
    rush, musical, volunteer projects, fun outings, get together, province day

  • Primary Contact:
    Elizabeth Huber (260) 402-6509 elizabethhuber@hotmail.com

  • Advisor Contact: Marcy Trentacosti (260)-481-0272 trentacm@ipfw.edu
  • Organizational Information:
    Email: sigmaalphaiotaroses@gmail.com

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Sigma Gamma Epsilon

  • Purpose and Goals of Organization:
    The scholastic and scientific advancement of its members and the extension of the relations of friendship and assistance among college universities and scientific schools with recognized standing which are devoted to the advancement of the Earth Sciences.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
    Membership in the Society of Sigma Gamma Epsilon is intended for those scientists and students whose primary concern is the study of the earth. Minimum overall GPA of 2.67.
  • Activities and Events Planned:
    TBD
  • Primary Contact:
    Crystal Harter Phone: (260) 229-2086  E-mail: hartca05@students.ipfw.edu
  • Organizational information:
    www.sigmagammaepsilon.com
  • Advisor Contact: Anne Argast (260) 481-6252 argast@ipfw.edu

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Sigma Tau Delta: Alpha Sigma Delta Chapter

  • Purposes and Goals of Organization:
    To represent Sigma Tau Delta at IPFW by: fostering all aspects of the discipline of English; conferring distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies; exhibiting high standards of academic excellence; and serving society by fostering literacy.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
    Undergraduates must have completed at least 2 courses in English literature or language beyond the requirements of a freshman, have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in English and in general scholarship, and have completed at least 3 semesters of college coursework. Graduate members must be enrolled in an English graduate program, have completed six semesters of the equivalent in graduate coursework, and have a minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale. International membership fees are $40 for a lifetime. Members must also attend a mandatory induction ceremony.
  • Activities and Events Planned for Current Year:
    Middle and high school poetry contest and reception, Brain Game, Induction ceremony
  • Primary Contact:
    Sara Jackson (260)-267-4892 jackse02@students.ipfw.edu 
  • Advisor Contact:
  • Damian Fleming (260)-481-0192 flemingd@ipfw.edu 

Tau Upsilon Alpha, Alpha Kappa Chapter (Human Services Honor Society)

  • Purpose and Goals of Organization:
    The purpose of this organization is to promote excellence in service to humanity, honor academi achievement and foster lifelong learning, leadership and development.

  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
    Membership is open to students who have been accepted into the National Honor Society for Human Services. They are expected to comply with all of the policies of the IPFW Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities and Conduct. Annual dues of $5.00 are collected from each member.

  • Activities and Events Planned for Current Year:
    Find-raiser duing Spring Semester, annual induction ceremony, service project

  • Primary/Advisor Contact: Andrea Bales (260)-481-5456 balesa@ipfw.edu

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Theta Tau

  • Purpose and Goals of Organization:
    To develop and maintain a high standard of professional interest among its members and to invite them into a strong bond of fraternal fellowship.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
    Dues are $50.00 per semester. Must be an Engineering student in order to pledge and join this fraternity.
  • Activities and Events Planned for Current Year:
    rush, bowling, social dinners, volunteer, field trips.
  • Primary Contact:
    Misael Flores (831) 262-9830 florm03@students.ipfw.edu 
  • Organizational Information:
    Email: thetatau.ipfw@gmail.com 
    Web Site: www.thetatau.org

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Upsilon Pi Epsilon

  • Purposes and Goals of Organization:
    The promotion of high scholarship in computer and information science, as well as promote interest and investigation in the fields.
  • Membership Requirements and Obligations:
    At current, membership is open to all IPFW students. Undergraduate students must be a CS ir IS major, having completed 45 or more credit hours of work with 15 credit hours in CS or IS. They must also have a 3.0 GPA or higher and rank in the upper third of eligible members. Graduate Students must be in ACS and must have completed 16 credits with the required GPA of 3.5 and a top third ranking. Dues for the first year are $60.
  • Activities and Events Planned for the Current Year:
    Hold talks, set up coding competitions in area schools
  • Primary Contact:
    Maxwell Fowler (574)905-6991 maxfwlr@gmail.com
  • Advisor Contact: Matthew Parker (260) 481-6343 parkermc@ipfw.edu

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