"An honor society is an association of primarily collegiate chapters whose purposes are to recognize and encourage high scholarship and/or leadership achievement in some broad or specialized field of study," according to the American Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS).
It can be difficult to tell a legitimate honor society from a scam. We've compiled some information about active campus honor societies and affiliated national honors societies on this webpage. ACHS offers some additional resources to help. Please feel free to contact the Cohen Honors College or Student Involvement if you have any quesitons.
Wichita State University honor societies offer professional development opportunities to support success in your major and personal development opportunities through leadership, community service, and social events.
The Cohen Honors College hosts the W.H.E.A.T. student organization and recognizes the honor societies listed below. For more information, visit the WSU OrgSync site where you can browse for opportunities to get involved.
Wichita State University is an institutional member of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) and Great Plains Honors Council, which provide honors students the opportunity to attend a national or regional conference. There, they may present original research, organize a panel or be trained as a moderator along with networking with other honors students from across the country or the region.
Listed below are a few of the many opportunities sponsored by the NCHC.