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Honor Societies

Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society

A general academic honorary society. Its purpose is to promote and recognize character and scholarship.

Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society

Alpha Kappa Delta is an international honor society dedicated to the ideal of Athropon Katamanthanein Diakonesein or "to investigate humanity for the purpose of service." AKD is organized to promote excellence in the study of sociology, in the research of social problems, and in other activities that will lead to improvement of the human condition. Junior and senior students majoring or minoring in sociology with high academic achievement are eligible for membership in Alpha Kappa Delta.

Alpha Psi Omega

The Department of Theatre Arts petitioned the National Theatre Arts Honor Society, Alpha Psi Omega, to approve a chapter at Flagler College. Inductions take place after pledges have proven their contributions to the national chapter. The Chair of Theatre Arts, Andrea McCook, is the sponsor. This is a service organization as well as an honor society, and members must not only contribute to their department but to their college and community as well.

Kappa Delta Pi

An international honor society in education, Kappa Delta Pi is organized to recognize excellence in education. The honor society is based on high academic achievement, commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude that assures steady growth in the profession. Kappa Delta Pi elects those to membership who exhibit the ideals of scholarship, high personal standards, and promise in teaching and allied professions.

Sigma Beta Delta

An international honor society to recognize scholarship and achievement in business. Accounting or business administration majors who are juniors and seniors ranking in the top 10 percent of their class, and who are invited by the faculty, are eligible for membership.

Omicron Delta Kappa

The society has a threefold purpose: to recognize individuals who have attained a high standard of leadership in collegiate and/or community activities and to encourage them to aspire to higher achievements; to bring together the most representative individuals in all phases of collegiate life and thus to create an organization which will help to mold the sentiment of the institution on questions of local and intercollegiate interest; and to bring together members of the faculty and student body on a basis of mutual interest, understanding and helpfulness. Members are selected on the basis of their achievement in five major phases of campus life: scholarship; athletics; campus or community services, social and religious activities, and campus government; journalism, speech and the mass media; and the creative and performing arts.

Phi Alpha Theta

A national academic honor society for students studying history. This opens an array of opportunities for students, including scholarships, regional and national conferences, and networking for graduate school. The Flagler chapter, Alpha Nu Omega, is responsible for on-campus activities, including prestigious guest speakers, conferences, movie nights, and an array of other history-related endeavors. There are guidelines for acceptance into the club, and eligible students are notified. Involvement with Phi Alpha Theta is a wonderful way to bring history alive on Flagler's historic campus.

Phi Beta Kappa

The nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society, the PBK scholarship is awarded by the ΦBK Alumni Association of Northeast Florida to those students who display intellectual breadth, discipline, and excellence. For eligibility considerations and academic requirements, visit the ΦBK  Alumni Association’s website:http://pbkaa.blogspot.c/p/scholarships.html

Pi Sigma Alpha

The society functions at the national level, sponsoring programs and events of value to the profession and teaching of political science. The Flagler Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha seeks to foster an understanding and appreciation of political science and the many fields in which it plays a role. Flagler’s Chapter seeks to promote academic excellence in the field of political science and offer students a view of the many career choices a political science major has to offer, both academic and non-academic. This will include, but is not limited to, assisting students in researching graduate school programs, inviting guest speakers in the fields of political science and political theory to Flagler, assisting students in submitting papers for publication in the Pi Sigma Alpha magazine or other undergraduate publications, on-campus Help Nights during midterms and finals, etc. These events will help increase interest in the political science major at Flagler and help current majors make contacts and develop potential career paths.

Psi Chi

A national honor society in psychology, Psi Chi is dedicated to encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology. The goals of Psi Chi are to provide academic recognition to its inductees by the mere fact of membership and to nurture the spark of that accomplishment by offering a climate congenial to its creative development.

Sigma Tau Delta International English Honors Society

The purpose of this society is to confer distinction for high achievement in the English language and literature, to provide cultural stimulation on campus, and to promote interest in language and literature in the community.