Clubs and Organizations

Political Science

  • Pi Sigma Apha Honor Society, Tau Upsilon Chapter - The purpose is to stimulate scholarship and interest in the subject of government.
  • Political Science Club - To promote involvement in Politics and current events in the government of the world.

Public Administration
The purpose of this organization is to promote professional and intellectual growth among college students.

Sociology Club
The purpose of the Sociology Club is to encourage informal interaction among faculty and students, and to provide a forum for relevant activities.

Members decide what they are interested in and field trips and informal lectures are organized. Membership is open to students who have social concerns and seek a broad understanding of contemporary and global issues.

Honor Societies
Kappa Delta Pi - Social Science Honor Society
The purpose is to stimulate Scholarship and interest in the subject of government  and the school system.

Pi Alpha Alpha - Public Administration Honor Society
Pi Alpha Alpha shares offices and staff with the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration. NASPAA is a professional education association dedicated to the advancement of education, training, and research in public policy and administration. The Association's membership consists of the undergraduate and graduate education programs in public affairs and administration of more than 250 academic institutions in the United States. Affiliated with NASPAA are many federal, state, and local government agencies, university public affairs and administration programs in other nations, and national public interest groups all of whom share a concern for improving the quality of public management.

Collegiate programs in public affairs and administration are represented in NASPAA through the programs dean or director, called the program's "principal representative" to NASPAA. The principal representative may serve as the local Pi Alpha Alpha chapter faculty advisor or another member of the program's faculty may be designated to serve as the advisor. Communications between local chapters and the national office typically flow between the chapter advisor and the national staff.

The national organization of Pi Alpha Alpha is directed by a national president, vice-president, and national council comprised of twelve members elected to four year overlapping terms. The president and vice-president each serve two year terms; the vice-president also serves as president elect and succeeds to the office of president. Officers are elected at the society's biennial meeting, held in the fall of each odd numbered year in conjunction with the Annual Conference of NASPAA. In addition, a national director, appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the national council, provides the society with staff support.

Each local chapter is notified of the biennial meeting at least 90 days in advance and urged to send at least one delegate, who can be a student, alumni, faculty, or honorary member, to attend and vote in the session.

Pi Alpha Theta - History Honor Society
The purpose is to stimulate Scholarship and interest in the subject of World History, teaching and educating students about other countries in the world.

Pi Sigma Alpha - Political Science Honor Society
Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political Science Honor Society, is open to graduate and upper –level undergraduate students in political science who have achieved the required level of academic excellence. Membership is possible only through local chapters.

  • Founded in 1920.
  • Over 430 chapters nationwide.
  • Member, Association of College Honor Societies.

Benefits of Membership

  • Recognition of academic excellence in Political Science.
  • Forum for scholarly activities.
  • Opportunities for administrative experience as a Pi Sigma Alpha Officer.
  • Annual chapter grants completion.


  • Scholarship for graduate study
  • Awards for best graduate and undergraduate papers
  • Awards for best local chapters
  • Awards for best chapter advisers