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Student Honor Societies

Delta Tau Alpha (National Agriculture Society)

The purposes of this organization are to promote and recognize high standards of scholarship,leadership,and character among agriculture students; to encourage and foster high ethical standards in agricultural and professional positions held by agriculture students; to promote the profession of agriculture; and to render service to Wilmington College. To qualify for membership,a student does not have to be an Agriculture major, but must have completed 45 semester hours (including a minimum of 12 hours in agriculture) and be ranked according to their cumulative grade point average in the upper third of the eligible candidates.

Green Key (Wilmington College Honor Society)

The purpose of this organization is to recognize academic achievement. Juniors who have earned a cumulative average of at least 3.75 and seniors who have earned a cumulative average of at least 3.5 are eligible for membership and are invited to join. New members are inducted into the Green Key at the student recognition event held late in the spring semester.

Omicron Delta Epsilon (International Economics Honor Society)

The purpose of this international organization is to acknowledge excellent scholarship in the field of economics and to promote interaction among Wilmington College students, faculty, and those interested in economics at other area institutions. To qualify for membership, a student must have completed 12 semester hours in Economics with a 3.0 average and also have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

Sigma Delta Pi (National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society)

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society (La Sociedad National Honoraria Hispanica), was established on November 14, 1919, at the University of California at Berkeley. It is not only the largest foreign language honor society in existence, but it is also one of the very best as attested to by its membership in the Association of College Honor Societies, an accrediting body which demands the maintenance of the highest standards and which has extended its recognition to only two other foreign language societies. The purpose of this society is to honor those who seek and attain excellence in the study of the Spanish language and in the study of the literature and culture of the Spanish speaking peoples; to encourage college and university students to acquire a greater interest in and a deeper understanding of Hispanic culture; to foster friendly relations and mutual respect between the nations of Hispanic speech and those of English speech; and to serve its membership in ways which will contribute to the attainment of the goals and ideals of the society.In order to be a member, students must be a junior and have a minimum of 18 hours of Spanish courses which includes Spanish culture and literature.

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Dean of Students
Ken Peress, ext. 270