Honors

Honors Organizations recognize students within their respective programs. Students who qualify in each program may be initiated, and some graduate with honors!

Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD):

Alpha Lambda Delta is open to women who earn a 3.5 grade point average or better in their first semester of college. During their sophomore year, members promote academic success, leadership, service and strong bonds among the women members.

Alpha Psi Omega- National Theatre Honor Society (APO):

Alpha Psi Omega is a National Theatre Honor Society. As a member of Alpha Psi Omega, you will develop dramatic talent, advance the cultural values which dramatics develop, and be united with the thespians of Morningside College.

Beta Beta Beta:

Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society is an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences. It seeks to encourage scholarly attainment in this field of learning by reserving its regular membership for those who achieve superior academic records and who indicate special aptitude for and major interest in the life sciences. It desires to cultivate intellectual interest in the natural sciences and promote a better appreciation of the value of biological study. It also endeavors to extend the boundaries of man's knowledge of nature by encouraging new discoveries through scientific investigation, thus encouraging undergraduate students to begin research work. Therefore, Beta Beta Beta emphasizes stimulation of scholarship, dissemination of scientific knowledge, and promotion of biological research.

Business Honors:

Business Honors is an invitation-only organization for students within the Business and Accounting Department. As a member, you will have unique opportunities for intellectual challenge, civic engagement and communication of their business acumen.

Connie Wimer Women’s Leadership Program:

Connie Wimer Women’s Leadership Program is centered to help women accelerate their professional growth. Students are selected to participate through faculty nomination and a selection committee.

Delta Tau Alpha (DTA):

The Honor Society of Delta Tau Alpha (DTA) promotes and recognizes scholarship and leadership accomplishments of agricultural students while emphasizing character development, enhancing undergraduate preparation for professional positions, and joining with other agricultural student organizations in the promotion of agriculture. 

Kappa Delta Pi, Omicron Alpha (KDP):

Kappa Delta Pi’s mission is to recognize outstanding scholarship in the field of education. Kappa Delta Pi endeavors to create opportunities and programs that will enable members to pursue professional development and excellence throughout the life cycle of career educators. In view of these goals, chapters are the most significant vehicle through which members may involve themselves in opportunities that promote their professional development and expand their expertise. As a member of Kappa Delta Pi, you will have the opportunity to pursue professional development and excellence in your career as an educator.

Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK):

The goal of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) is to enhance and develop leaders. This is done through sponsored events, guest speakers, and leadership building activities. Our events promote our collaborative leadership to the campus and local community. The members of the Morningside Circle will leave the college knowing that they grew as leaders and as people.

Phi Alpha Theta:

Phi Alpha Theta is a professional history honor society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication, and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. They seek to bring students and teachers together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.

Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society:

Sigma Tau Delta is an International English Honor Society. Sigma Tau Delta strives for high achievement, cultural stimulation, promotion of literature and language, discipline in all aspects of English, promotion of exemplary character, high academic standards, and for fostering literacy in society.

Theta Alpha Kappa:

Theta Alpha Kapa is the national honor society for academic studies in Religion and Theology, and it exists to encourage, recognize, and maintain excellence in such studies within baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate degree programs.