Honor Societies

Lambda Nu-Radiography Honor Society

Lambda Nu is a national honor society for the radiologic and imaging sciences. The objectives of Lambda Nu are to: (1) foster academic scholarship at the highest academic level, (2) promote research and investigation in the radiologic and imaging sciences, and (3) recognize exemplary scholarship.

The PHSC Chapter of Lambda Nu has been designated as the Florida Omega Chapter of Lambda Nu.

To be eligible for membership into Lambda Nu, a student must have completed at least two consecutive semesters in the radiography program with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher in those courses.

If the student's GPA drops below 3.5 for two consecutive semesters, the student will be removed from membership. The student may reapply for membership when his or her GPA returns to 3.5 or higher for two consecutive terms.

Sigma Kappa Alpha-English Honor Society

Sigma Kappa Delta is the English Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges. The society strives to:

  • Confer distinction for high achievement in English language and literature in undergraduate studies;
  • Provide cultural stimulation on college campuses and promote interest in literature and the English language in surrounding communities;
  • Foster all aspects of the discipline of English, including literature, language, and writing;
  • Promote exemplary character and good fellowship among its members;
  • Exhibit high standards of academic excellence; and Serve society by fostering literacy.
A Sigma Kappa Delta chapter is more than just another college club. It is a unique entity that opens the doors of opportunity for its members and facilitates academic, professional, and personal growth. Members of every chapter have the opportunity to share their love of literature and linguistics with like-minded peers, participate in rewarding activities, and be recognized for their accomplishments. They may also apply, or in some cases instantly qualify, for one or more of the Society's numerous awards and scholarships.

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)-Business Organization

Phi Beta Lambda is a national, state and local business organization for students interested in business. Members learn the value of competition at the district, state and national levels. PBL members participate in leadership training, service, social, and fund raising activities.

Phi Theta Kappa-International Honor Society

Phi Theta Kappa is an internationally recognized honor society for two-year schools. The purposes of Phi Theta Kappa are: (1) the promotion of scholarship, (2) the development of leadership and service, and (3) the cultivation of fellowship among students of community colleges throughout the world.

To be eligible for membership, a student must have completed at least 12 semester hours of college credit at PHSC with a grade point average of 3.25 or higher as specified by the respective Chapters. Only courses taken at PHSC and numbered 1000 or 2000 will be considered when calculating the GPA.

Members are required to maintain a 3.25 GPA. If the student's GPA drops below 3.25 in two consecutive semesters, the member will be removed from membership. It is the member's responsibility to be aware of his or her GPA.

The PHSC North Campus Chapter has been designated as Alpha Delta Epsilon, the West Campus Chapter as Alpha Epsilon Upsilon, the East Campus Chapter as Alpha Zeta Epsilon and the Spring Hill Campus Chapter as Beta Tau Zeta, and the Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch as the Beta Phi Epsilon Chapter.

Psi Beta-National Psychology Honor Society

Psi Beta, a National Psychology Honor Society promotes, stimulates, encourages and recognizes general scholarship and interest in psychology. Requirements include: currently enrolled student, completion of Introduction to Psychology, 3.25 overall grade point average for all courses completed, an earned "B" or higher grade point average (3.0 or higher) in all psychology courses completed, and completion of 12 PHSC credit hours. The chapter holds various social, community and educational activities.

Tau Upsilon Alpha International Honor Society for Human Services

Tau Upsilon Alpha is associated with the National Organization for Human Services Honor Society. Tau Upsilon Alpha is dedicated to promoting professional development and involvement for students entering the Human Services field. "Excellence in Service to Humanity" is the Society's slogan. The purpose is to honor academic excellence; to foster lifelong learning, leadership and development; and to promote excellence in service to humanity.  Membership is open to any full or part-time students enrolled in the associate degree program at PHSC who have a major in human services or a closely related field, agree to abide by the National Organization for Human Services Code of Ethics, have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have completed at least 12 hours in courses leading to the associate's degree. Membership applications must be submitted for review by the chapter advisor.