What is Alpha Sigma Lambda?
Alpha Sigma Lambda is a national honor society for adult students in continuing higher education that:
- Recognizes academic achievement.
- Provides additional opportunities for academic engagement beyond the classroom.
- Promotes socialization and support of fellow adult students.
- Initiates networking among student and alumni.
- Serves as an avenue for volunteer service.
What do members of Alpha Sigma Lambda do?
Members of Alpha Sigma Lambda meet approximately three or four times per semester to generate and share ideas for the development of academic advancement opportunities, social programs, fundraising, and planning for the two annual member inductions which are held in December and April. Members generate ideas and are supported in their programs and plans through the organization's staff advisor and the Office of Graduate and Adult Studies.
What are the requirements to become a member?
- Applicants must be 24 years of age or older, completed a minimum of 24 semester hours at Seton Hill University, and shall be regularly admitted students who have not been awarded any post- baccalaureate degree. Post-baccalaureate students may, if the cumulative grade point average is met, join as auxiliary members.
- The required 24 semester hours shall include at least 12 semester hours outside the student's major field. These 12 hours should consist of credits in the liberal arts core/sciences.
- Application to Alpha Sigma Lambda must occur prior to the final 24 credits of a student's graduate date.
- Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
- Students who join Alpha Sigma Lambda are encouraged to make every effort to provide service to Seton Hill University, the organization, or his or her own community.