Rhode Island College

2017-2018 Catalog


National Honor Societies

Alpha Delta Mu

The Beta Chi Chapter of Alpha Delta Mu, the National Honor Society in Social Work, was chartered at Rhode Island College in 1982. Alpha Delta Mu is dedicated to the advancement of excellence in social work practice and to the encouragement, stimulation and maintenance of scholarship in social work.

Alpha Lamda Delta

The 3.5 Society chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta will be chartered at Rhode Island College in 2013. Founded in 1924, Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) is one of the oldest honor societies in the United States dedicated to recognizing academic excellence among first-year college students.

Pi Mu Epsilon

The Rhode Island Beta chapter of Pi Mu Epsilon, the National Honor Society in Mathematics, was chartered at Rhode Island College in 1967. Founded in 1914, Pi Mu Epsilon currently has chapters at over 300 colleges and universities throughout the United States. The purpose of the society is to promote scholarly activity in mathematics among students in academic institutions.

Pi Sigma Alpha

The Alpha Beta Epsilon Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Honor Society in Political Science, was chartered at Rhode Island College in 2003. Pi Sigma Alpha recognizes academic excellence in political science, provides a forum for the scholarly discussion of politics and encourages graduate study in political science through scholarship awards.

Psi Chi

The Psi Chi Chapter of the National Honor Society in Psychology was chartered at Rhode Island College in 1992. Psi Chi functions as a federation of chapters located at more than 800 senior colleges and universities in the United States. Psi Chi serves two major functions: (1) to provide academic recognition to its inductees; and (2) to nurture the creative and professional development of its members and its psychology department.