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Honor Societies

Below is a list of the Honors Societies with active chapters at UP with their contact information.

Here is a database of reputable Honors Societies that may or may not have UP chapters.  If you are ever invited to join an Honors Society, we highly recommend you check here first to make sure they are a legitimate society.  Unfortunately, scam Honors Societies do exist.

Alpha Kappa Delta Logo

Alpha Kappa Delta, Sociology Honor Society

Chapter: Gamma of Oregon

Advisor: Martin Monto, monto@up.edu

Alpha Kappa Delta International Site

Alpha Lambda Delta logo

Alpha Lambda Delta, Honor Society for First Year Students

Chapter: UP Alpha Lambda Delta

Advisor: Dr. Cara Hersh, scholars@up.edu

Alpha Lambda Delta International Site

Beta Beta Beta Logo

Beta Beta Beta, Biology Honor Society

Chapter: UP Tri Beta

Advisor: David Wynne, 

Tri Beta National Site

Blue Key logo

Blue Key Honor Society

Advisor: Fr. Art Wheeler, CSC, wheeler@up.edu

Blue Key National Site

Delta Epsilon Sigma Logo

Delta Epsilon Sigma, Honor Society for Universities with a Catholic Tradition

Advisor: Fr. Art Wheeler, CSC, wheeler@up.edu 

Delta Epsilon Sigma National Site

Delta Phi Alpha Logo

Delta Phi Alpha, German Honor Society

Chapter: Tau Tau

Advisor: Alexandra Stewart, 

Delta Phi Alpha National Site

Kappa Delta Pi Logo

Kappa Delta Pi, Education Honor Society

Chapter: Phi Sigma Chapter

Advisor: Hillary Gaudio, merk@up.edu 

Kappa Delta Pi International Site

Lambda Pi Eta Logo

Lambda Pi Eta, Communication Honor Society

Chapter: UP Lambda Pi Eta

Advisor: Alexa Dare, dare@up.edu 

Lambda Pi Eta National Site

Phi Alpha Logo

Phi Alpha, Social Work Honor Society

Chapter: Mu Theta

Advisor: Alice Gates, gatesa@up.edu  

Phi Alpha National Site

Phi Alpha Theta Logo

Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society

Chapter: UP Phi Alpha Theta

Advisor: Brad Franco, franco@up.edu

Phi Alpha Theta National Site

Phi Sigma Alpha Logo

Phi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honor Society

Chapter: UP Phi Sigma Alpha

Advisor: William Curtis, 

Phi Sigma Alpha National Site

Phi Sigma Tau Logo

Phi Sigma Tau, Philosophy Honor Society

Chapter: UP Phi Sigma Tau

Advisor: Lara Trout, trout@up.edu

Phi Sigma Tau International Site

Psi Chi logo

Psi Chi, Psychology Honor Society

Chapter: UP Psi Chi

Advisor: Deana Julka, julka@up.edu, and Sarina Saturn, saturns@up.edu 

Psi Chi International Site

Sigma Delta Pi Logo

Sigma Delta Pi, Hispanic Honor Society

Chapter: UP Sigma Delta Pi

Advisor: Giannina Reyes-Giardiello, reyesgia@up.edu

Sigma Delta Pi National Site

Sigma Tau Delta Logo

Sigma Tau Delta, English Honor Society

Chapter: UP Sigma Tau Delta

Advisor: Lars Larson, larson@up.edu 

Sigma Tau Delta International Site

Sigma Theta Tau Logo

Sigma, Nursing Honor Society

Chapter: Omicron Upsilon

Advisor: Sally Rothacker-Peyton, 

Sigma International Site

Tau Beta Pi Logo

Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society

Chapter: UP Tau Beta Pi, OR Gamma

Advisor: Peter Osterberg, oster@up.edu

Tau Beta Pi National Site

Theta Alpha Kappa Logo

Theta Alpha Kappa, National Honor Society for Religious Studies and Theology

Chapter: UP Theta Alpha Kappa

Advisor: David Turnbloom, turnbloo@up.edu 

Theta Alpha Kappa National Site