Honor societies at Alfred University provide the means to acknowledge the intellectual achievements of our "best and brightest." While primarily honorific in nature, some of these organizations sponsor lectures and social activities, host dinners for visiting speakers and artists, or undertake community service projects.
University-wide Honor Societies
Alpha Lambda Delta : National scholastic honor society for first year students.
Phi Beta Kappa (Alpha Gamma of New York): The oldest Honor Society in the United States, dedicated since 1776 to excellence in scholarship in the liberal arts and sciences. Fewer than 300 liberal arts colleges in the United States have earned chapters of Phi Beta Kappa.
Phi Kappa Phi : National honor society that recognizes excellence in all disciplines.
Phi Alpha Theta: National honor society for students in history.
Phi Sigma Iota: International foreign languages honor society.
Pi Gamma Mu: National honor society in the social sciences.
Pi Mu Epsilon: Honorary National Mathematics Society.
Pi Sigma Alpha: National honor society in the political sciences.
Psi Chi: National honor society in psychology.
Alpha Iota Delta: National honorary in decision sciences.
Beta Gamma Sigma: National honor society for accredited colleges of business.
Delta Mu Delta: National honor society in business administration.
Financial Management Association: The FMA recognizes students in finance and related disciplines who have met the rigorous qualifications for membership in this society.
Omicron Delta Epsilon: International honor society in economics.
Keramos : Honor society for ceramic engineering, glass science, materials science and biomaterials engineering science majors.
Tau Beta Pi : National honor society for engineers. Only engineering schools with three or more accredited engineering majors are allowed to have Tau Beta Pi chapters.