Clubs and Activities
Alpha Kappa Delta is an international Sociology Honor Society dedicated to investigating humanity for the purpose of service. The purpose of the society is to promote excellence in scholarship in the study of sociology, research of social problems, and other social and intellectual activities which will lead to improvement in the human condition.
There are a few minimum requirements that you must meet to become eligible. You must be a Sociology major, minor or demonstrate a serious interest in sociology. You must be at least a junior (third year), have an overall GPA of 3.3, and a 3.0 in at least four courses in Sociology prior to initiation.
Lambda Alpha is the National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology. The name LAMBDA ALPHA is composed of the initial letters of the Greek words LOGOS and ANTHROPOU, meaning "The Study of Man". The purpose of this Honors Society is to encourage and stimulate scholarship and research in Anthropology by recognizing and honoring superior achievement in the discipline among students, faculty, and other persons engaged in the study of Anthropology. The Iota of Pennsylvania chapter was established at Elizabethtown College in 2008.
To be inducted, you must be currently enrolled and have completed at least 12 semester hours in Anthropology courses. You must have an average grade in these courses of at least 3.0 and a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.
During the spring semester of each year, the Department of Sociology hosts a banquet for all students and faculty that participate in our programs. At this banquet, we recognize the senior students graduating with majors in Sociology as well as students that have completed minors in Anthropology or Sociology. We also use this occasion to induct our newest members into Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society and Lambda Alpha National Collegiate Honors Society for Anthropology.