Honor Societies

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

Alpha Gamma

Alpha Gamma, a local recognition fraternity, was founded at Dickinson College in 1928. It promoted cooperation among journalistic organizations. In 1948, the national honorary society Pi Delta Epsilon succeeded both Alpha Gamma and the College's...

Organization Type: Greek Life, Honor Societies
Alpha Psi Omega

A chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, a national honorary society recognizing the talents and abilities of men and women in the field of drama, was established at Dickinson College in 1949. Alpha Psi Omega replaced Tau Delta Pi, a local honorary society...

Organization Type: Honor Societies
Alpha Sigma Gamma

A local honorary society recognizing outstanding work in publications and journalism, Alpha Sigma Gamma was founded at Dickinson College in 1932. In 1948, the national honorary society Pi Delta Epsilon succeeded both Alpha Sigma Gamma and Alpha...

Organization Type: Honor Societies
Eta Sigma Phi

Eta Sigma Phi is the national honor society for students of Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies. The society was founded in 1914 at the University of Chicago under the name Phi Sigma, and became a national society in 1924 under its current name...

Organization Type: Greek Life, Honor Societies
Phi Beta Kappa

The honorary fraternity of Phi Beta Kappa was organized as a student literary society at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, on December 5, 1776. Although the approach of General Cornwallis forced William and Mary to close...

Organization Type: Honor Societies
Pi Delta Phi

Pi Delta Phi is a national honorary for students who have earned scholastic honors in French. The chapter at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania selects its members from the junior and senior classes, and was founded in 1962.

Organization Type: Honor Societies
Sigma Delta Pi

Sigma Delta Pi is a national honorary society recognizing scholarship in Spanish language and culture. A chapter of Sigma Delta Pi was established at Dickinson College in 1962.

Organization Type: Honor Societies
Skitch-A-Genee

A local sophomore honorary for men, Skitch-A-Genee was established in 1908. It was last mentioned in the 1924 Microcosm.

Organization Type: Honor Societies
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