Organizations

Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society

The Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) International Sociology Honor Society seeks to acknowledge and promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition. AKD stands for Alpha Kappa Delta, a non-secret, democratic, international society of scholars dedicated to the ideal of Athropon Katamannthanein Diakonesin or to investigate humanity for the purpose of service. AKD was founded at the University of Southern California in 1920 by Dr. Emory S. Bogardus and became affiliated with the Association of College Honor Societies in 1967.

Purpose
AKD seeks to acknowledge and promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, the research of social problems, and such other social and intellectual activities as will lead to improvement in the human condition.

Phi Alpha Honor Society For Social Work

PHI ALPHA HONOR SOCIETY FOR SOCIAL WORK “Through Knowledge the Challenge to Serve” North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University Bachelor of Social Work Program Phi Omicron Chapter Purpose and History of Phi AlphaHonor SocietyThe purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideas. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work.

The concept of a national social work honor society came from a group of undergraduate social work students at Michigan State University in 1960. Investigation revealed that local chapters existed at three schools. Those three schools along with a few other schools formed a National Honor Society Committee in November of 1960. For more than a year this committee worked on the constitution and other administrative matters. The name Phi Alpha and the key were adopted from the local chapter which existed at Florida State University. The constitution and formal organization were completed in 1962.

Sociology and Social Work Society

Purpose
The purpose of the Sociology and Social Work Society is to promote the general growth and networking of sociology and social work majors. All Sociology and Social Work students are required to become a member of the society and participate in its activities.

Mission
The mission of the Sociology and Social Work Society is to offer sociology and social work majors community service opportunities, serve as a welcome committee to incoming freshman entering the department, and work with the faculty to create a student/faculty-friendly department.


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