Academic Club & Honor Society Listing
Listing of Academic Clubs & Honor Societies
ACADEMIC HONOR SOCIETIES
This national college honor society, serving all academic disciplines, promotes academic excellence, encourages a spirit of service and nurtures character that makes scholarship effective for the collective good. Alpha Chi’s résumé-building opportunities include project planning, public speaking, organizational development and effective fundraising. Official website: https://alphachihonor.org
Alpha Nu Omega
This is the Norwich University chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society. It promotes scholarship excellence and knowledge sharing on critical issues related to crime and criminal and social justice. Official website: www.alphaphisigma.org
Beta Beta Beta
This honor and professional society affiliated with the American Association of the Advancement of Science, is open to all students interested in biological sciences. Activities include sponsoring speakers and attending conferences; field trips; and social activities. Official website: www.tri-beta.org.
This national honor society for civil engineering recognizes and honors civil engineering students and professionals through 137 chapters at U.S. universities. Students are selected for membership based on their scholarship, character, practicality and sociability. Official website: https://www.chi-epsilon.org
Delta Mu Delta
This national business administration honor society serves outstanding business students who have proven academic track records and a drive to succeed in business careers. Official website: www.deltamudelta.org.
Eta Kappa Nu
This electrical and computer engineering honor society is an offshoot of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. it develops, shares and applies knowledge of electro- and information technology and science to benefit humanity and the profession. Official website: https://hkn.ieee.org
Omicron Delta Epsilon
This national economics fraternity recognizes scholastic attainment and honors outstanding achievement in economics. The group works to strengthen student-faculty ties in economics, sponsors panels at professional meetings and sponsors award competitions for undergraduate and graduate research. Official website: https://www.omicrondeltaepsilon.org
Pi Gamma Mu
This honor society encourages and recognizes outstanding achievement and social sciences study among graduate and undergraduate students and faculty members worldwide. The interdisciplinary defines the social sciences as including history, political science, sociology, anthropology, economics, psychology, international relations, criminal justice, social work, social philosophy, education history and cultural/human geography. Official website: www.pigammamu.org/.
Pi Sigma Alpha
This political science honor society stimulates productive scholarship and intelligent interest in government, politics, and policy. Through curricular and extracurricular activities, the group seeks to promote understanding and research, organize and conduct seminars and conferences; lead political science discussions and publish research to further political science understanding. Official website: https://pisigmaalpha.org.
Pi Tau Sigma
This mechanical engineering honor society, with 182 collegiate chapters at U.S. universities, chooses members based on engineering ability, scholarship service, leadership and integrity. The society strives to create better engineers through commitment to academic excellence and dedication to service. Official website https://pitausigma.org/
This international honor society, affiliated with the American Psychological Association and the Association of College Honor Societies, encourages, stimulates and promotes excellence in psychology scholarship. Psi Chi has a members-only awards and grants program, access to national and regional conventions and opportunities to join community service and social events. Official website: www.psichi.org/.
Sigma Iota Rho
This honor society is open to undergraduate and graduate international studies students. It promotes and rewards scholarship and service among international studies, international affairs and global studies students and practitioners and fosters integrity and creative performance in world affairs. Official website: www.sigmaiotarho.org.
Sigma Lambda Chi
This construction management honor society gives outstanding students the chance to get local and international recognition for academic accomplishments. Students participate in tasks, projects and events to further their industry knowledge and develop good relations among campus, industry and the public. Official website Sigma Lambda Chi
Sigma Tau Delta
This national English honor society honors high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate, graduate and professional studies; provides cultural stimulation, stokes interest in literature and the English language and promotes literacy. Official website:www.english.org/sigmatd/.
Tau Beta Pi
Tau Beta Pi includes all engineering profession disciplines and has collegiate chapters at 241 U.S. colleges and universities. At Norwich University, distinguished engineering students who have demonstrated good character and strong commitment to professional engineering are welcomed into Tau Beta Pi. The group meets weekly to plan activities to strengthen Norwich University’s David Crawford School of Engineering, including the annual Engineering Week.
Upsilon Pi Epsilon
This international honor computing and information society endorsed by the Association for Computing Machinery and the IEEE Computer Society, recognizes undergraduate and graduate academic excellence in computing and information. It furthers computing and information knowledge through constituent partnerships and chapter activities. Official website: https://upe.acm.org/
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American Chemical Society
The chapter of the national U.S. Congress-chartered society helps students of chemistry, biochemistry and allied disciplines become better acquainted, associate with industry professionals, prepare and present technical material for audiences, instill professional pride in the chemical sciences and foster awareness of modern chemists’ responsibilities and challenges. Official website: www.acs.org.
American Institute of Architecture Students
This national student organization promotes excellence in architecture, education, training and practice; fosters appreciation of architecture and related disciplines; and combines architecture students’ efforts to advance architectural science. Norwich University’s club, NU AIAS, includes architecture students and strives to inspire young designers, encourage networking and enable architecture display opportunities. Students travel to architectural conferences; host lecture and film series; and participate in design charettes. Official website: www.aiasnatl.org.
American Society of Civil Engineers
Norwich University’s American Society of Civil Engineers’ student chapter, NU ASCE, provides hands-on engineering experience to civil and environmental engineering and construction engineering management students. In the club, students gain engineering experience outside of the classroom, compete in annual competitions and represent Norwich University regionally and nationally. The club hosts an annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition, in which high school students design, build and test a model bridge while interacting with Norwich civil engineering students. Official website: www.asce.org.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Norwich University’s student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers combines scholastic principles with real-world applications to enhance engineering knowledge and awareness. Students with strong interests in mechanical engineering gain a subscription to cutting-edge technology information in ME magazine, scholarship opportunities, professional mentoring and free conference attendance. Official website: www.asme.org.
Arnold Air Society and Silver Wings
The Arnold Air Society Squadron and Silver Wings chapter, open to all Norwich University students, develops members and cadets by instilling values of community service, self-respect and teamwork through rigorous physical and mental training for Air Force- and Space Force-pursuing cadets, networking opportunities and community service planning. Official website: https://aas-sw.org
Association for Computing Machinery
This chapter of the world’s largest computing society promotes computer science and engineering exploration and knowledge sharing. The club hosts events such as local area networks parties and guest presentations by industry leaders and faculty. Official website: https://www.acm.org
Criminal Justice Student Association
The association, founded in 1986, is an educational and social organization for all criminal justice majors. Club members, who share an interest in justice studies and federal law enforcement, collaborate on projects and help others through community outreach. The CJSA has organized educational trips to forensic labs, participated with the FBI in special weapons and tactics simulations, sponsored guest speakers and organized an annual field trip to Washington, D.C., to meet top federal law enforcement officials. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/nucjsa/
Digital Forensics Team
The Digital Forensics Team aims to foster knowledge of digital forensics, ethics and technical skills through hands-on experience, lectures and guest speakers.
This club, tailored for education majors, is open to all Norwich University students. It has developed an annual service-learning Spring Break trip to New York City to volunteer at an inner-city elementary school.
This club, for students of all language abilities, enriches knowledge of the French language and Francophone culture. Its activities address Norwich’s goal to internationalize the campus and help students develop global perspectives.
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE and the IEEE Computer Society at Norwich University offer students enriching, educational opportunities to advance the theory, practice, and application of computer and information processing science and technology. Norwich University’s IEEE Computer Society club, open to all students, strives to improve members’ professional standing through community service, networking, distinguished guest lectures, scholarship, technology access and cross-disciplinary engagement. Official website: https://www.ieee.org
Physical Education Club
The Physical Education Club promotes the importance of a healthy, active lifestyle by teaching lifelong sports and activities, providing hands-on experiences and boosting résumé building through conferences and certifications.
Political Science Club, aka Politeia
The Political Science Club promotes student interest in domestic and international politics through education and debate of prominent national issues. This club works to inform members about important decisions in Congress and remain on top of Washington’s political goings-on.
The Pre-Law Society advances the scholarly study of law. It aims to help Norwich University students make informed decisions in selecting law as a career, choosing and applying to law school and preparing to practice in law or law-related professions.
The Pre-Medical Club educates and prepares Norwich University students wishing to enter medical, dental or veterinary school after graduation. In weekly meetings, club members prepare for graduate entrance exams, explore career choices, land professional shadowing opportunities and network with alumni.
Society of Women Engineers
The Norwich chapter of the Society of Women Engineers connects members to forge friendships and explore professional engineering. Although club activities focus on issues of interest to women specializing in engineering and technical careers, club membership is open to all Norwich University students. Club activities include pumpkin carving, engineering day for area Girl Scouts, the He and Me Dance, professional field trips, apple picking and ice-cream socials.
In the Spanish Club, which is open to all students and faculty, members learn about Latin American and Spanish current events and culture, including food, music, language and dances.
Sports Medicine Society
This club is open to all students with a special interest in sports medicine or athletic training.
Student Nurses Association
This club’s members participate in universitywide activities, organize American Red Cross blood drives, tutor underclassmen and participate in fund-raisers for a spring dinner with professional speakers in various nursing disciplines. Official website: www.nsna.org.
Unmanned Systems Drone Club
The Unmanned Systems Drone Program, open to all Norwich University students, educates future leaders about drones and their application in military and civilian professions. The club conducts training to augment Federal Aviation Administration drone licensing, experiential classes from military and civilian leaders, and hands-on flying training.