University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Honor Societies

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown students may receive invitations to join one of these prestigious national or international societies. It is testament to a student’s high academic achievement. Membership is looked upon favorably by potential employers.

  • Alpha Kappa Delta recognizes high academic achievement in sociology.
  • Beta Beta Beta recognizes students for high academic achievement in biology.
  • Kappa Mu Epsilon recognizes students for high achievement in mathematics.
  • Lambda Pi Eta honor society of the National Communication Association recognizes students for high achievement in Communication Studies.
  • Phi Eta Sigma recognizes freshmen scholarship. Founded in 1923, Phi Eta Sigma is the nation’s oldest and largest, all-discipline honor’s society for first-year students.  To be eligible for induction, students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 and they must rank in the upper 20% of their class during their first year at Pitt-Johnstown. There are currently over 370 chapters and more than 1 million inductees. Along with membership, undergraduate and graduate students alike may apply for scholarships or earn awards through the fraternity furthering their careers as members.
  • Phi Kappa Phi recognizes juniors and seniors with the highest academic achievement and other qualities of excellence.
  • Pi Lambda Theta recognizes students for academic achievement and a commitment to a career in education.
  • Psi Chi international honor society recognizes students with high academic achievement in Psychology.
  • Sigma Alpha recognizes students seeking to develop leadership skills.
  • Sigma Tau Delta - Alpha Pi Omicron recognizes students with high academic achievement in English education,literature, and writing.
  • Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society
  • Gamma Theta Upsilon National Geography Honor Society