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Northwest Missouri State University


Honorary Organizations

Alpha Psi Omega

 President: Helen Strotman 
 Advisor: Patrick Immel
 Mission: To hone production skills, the art of acting, and cultural values, to be in mutual brotherhood and service with the theatrical forces of colleges and universities. To support and aid the theatrical department of Northwest Missouri State University through public service, leadership, and other necessary duties.
 Purpose:  To cultivate an environment of theatrical experience across multiple areas and disciplines and to celebrate and honor hard work , commitment, leadership and dedication in all areas of the theatrical arts. We are an invitation based honorary society that offers multiple opportunities for both members and non-members both.

Alpha Sigma Lambda

Advisor(s): Sue Nickerson; Jacque Loghry
 Mission:  Recognize the special achievements of adults who accomplish academic excellence while facing competing interests of home and work.
 Purpose:  Alpha Sigma Lambda is dedicated to the advancement of scholarship and recognizes high scholastic achievement in an adult student's career. By so doing, this Society encourages many students to continue toward and to earn associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Through leadership born of effort, both scholastically and fraternally, Alpha Sigma Lambda inspires its candidates to give of their strengths to their fellow students and communities through their academic achievements.

Blue Key Honor Society

President: Brock Spinner
Advisor(s): Brad Landhuis
Mission: To foster University and community development by promoting student leaders in scholarship, leadership, and service.
Purpose: Blue Key Honor Society is a premier honor society that recognizes college students at senior institutions of higher education for balanced and all-around excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Delta Mu Delta

 President: Ashley Phelps
 Advisor: Joni Adkins; Allison Hoffmann 
 Mission: Delta Mu Delta is a business honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence of students at qualifying colleges and universities to create a DMD community that fosters the well-being of its individual members and the business community through life-time membership.
 Purpose: To recognize top business students

Gamma Sigma Epsilonn - Chemistry Honor Society

President: Hannah Elton
Advisor(s): Dr. Rick Toomey
Mission: The mission of the Upsilon Alpha Chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon Chemistry Honor Society is to foster a more comprehensive and cooperative study of chemistry and its allied sciences.
Purpose: The purpose of the Upsilon Alpha Chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon Chemistry Honor Society is to recognize outstanding students demonstrating exceptional ability and interest in the field of chemistry. It aims to promote professionalism and scholarship in chemistry and the general welfare of its members.
Gamma Theta Upsilon
 President: Will Fraundorfer
 Advisor: Kevin Romig
 Mission: To advance the study of geography.
 Purpose: Unite NWMSU's geography student's and contribute to our collective knowledge and skills in geography.

Honors Student Association

President: Mary Nuernberger
Advisor(s): Dr. Aaron Johnson
Mission: To provide an opprotunity for honors students to bring ideas forward to improve the Northwest Honors Program as well as serving as a social network for honors students and faculty.
Purpose: To serve as an interface between honors students and honors faculty by promoting the advancement of the honors program, fostering relationships among honors students, and increasing interactions between honors faculty and students.
Kappa Pi
 President: Tressa Akins
 Advisor: Martha Breckenridge; Glenn Williams
 Mission: We provide a voluntary, non-profit base of support for art excellence through its active support of all Kappa Pi chapter goals and objectives.
 Purpose: Kappa Pi serves many purposes. Its objectives span from the promotion of art education/enlightenment to organizing people with an interest in art for informal social gatherings, as well as for service and community related projects.
Lambda Pi Eta
 President: Jennifer McCoy
 Advisor: Nathan Wilson
 Mission:

1.Recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies 2. Stimulate interest in the field of communication 3. Promote and encourage professional developement among communication majors 4. Provide an opprotunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication 5. Establish and maintain closer relationships between faculty and students 6. Explore options for graduate education in communication studies.

 Purpose: LPH recognizes, fosters and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies; encourages professional development among majors; provides an opprotunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication

Mortar Board Senior Honor Society

President: Michael Tracy
Advisor(s): Dr. Brian Hesse
Mission: To foster academic performance, community service and leadership.
Purpose: To recognize Northwest seniors who have embodied the above mission, and who commit to continuing to do so.

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

President: Stephanie Dee
Advisor(s): Jeffry Thornsberry
Mission:

To honor and inspire academic excellence and engaged citizenship for a lifetime.

Purpose: To be an exceptional honor society by the performance of community service and phillanthropic activities.

Pi Omega Pi

President: Madeline Newman
Advisor(s): Dr. Nancy Zeliff
Mission: To create a fellowship among teachers of business subjects.
Purpose: To foster high ethical standards in business and professional life among teachers of business.

Tri Beta

President: Mary Nuernberger 
Advisor(s): Dr. Karen Schaffer
Mission: Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.
Purpose: The Purpose of Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society shall be to function as an honor and professional society for students of the biological sciences.