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Honors Month

ETSU Honors Month 

Recognizing and Honoring Members of the University Community

For many years ETSU hosted an Honors Day each spring. Awards and recognitions were presented at an Honors Day program followed by the Honors Day Dance in the evening. As the University grew it became impossible to include all of the awards and honors in just the one Honors Day event. The following list is a comprehensive but not an all inclusive listing of honors and recognitions held in April - Honors Month at ETSU.

Monday, April 2, ETSU Remembers Ceremony, D.P. Culp University Center, Martha Street Culp Auditorium, 4:30 p.m. A ceremony to honor those students, faculty, staff, and retirees who passed away during the last year. Contact:

Wednesday, April 4 & Thursday, April 5, Appalachian Student Research Forum, Millennium Centre. Contact:

Thursday, April 5, ETSU Staff Woman of the Year Ceremony and Reception, D.P. Culp University Center, East Tennessee Room, 4:00 p.m., Contact:

Thursday, April 5, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Induction Ceremony and Reception, D.P. Cup University Center, Ballroom, 5:30 p.m. The nation’s oldest and most selective multidisciplinary collegiate honor society initiates more than 30,000 members a year on 300 campuses. Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 at the University of Maine and is a member of the Honor Society Caucus, a consortium of the most prestigious honor societies in the country. Contact:

Sunday, April 8, Pi Kappa Lambda, Theta Alpha chapter, National Music Honor Society Induction Ceremony and Luncheon, sponsored by the Music Department, D.P. Culp University Center, Dinging Room 3, 1:00 p.m. Contact:

Sunday, April 8, National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) Induction & Awards Ceremony, D.P. Culp University Center, East Tennessee Room, 3:00 p.m. New members will be inducted into the "top 1%" of resident leaders in Housing and Residence Life at ETSU. Annual honors such as Resident of the Year and Hall of the Year will be awarded and graduating members will be recognized. Contact:

Monday, April 9, Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction Ceremony, One Acre Café, 6:00 p.m. The Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) recognizes students, residents and faculty who are exemplars of compassionate patient care and who serve as role models, mentors, and leaders in medicine. Sponsored by the Quillen College of Medicine. Contact:

Monday, April 9 – Friday, April 13, Faculty & Staff Appreciation Week sponsored by the Student Government Association,Contact:

Wednesday, April 11, Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society, D.P. Culp University Center, Dining Room 1, 6:00 p.m. Delta Alpha Pi is an academic honor society founded to recognize high-achieving students with disabilities who are attending colleges (including community colleges) and universities as undergraduate or graduate students. It is sponsored by the Disability Services office.  Contact:

Wednesday, April 11, Diversity Scholars Banquet, hosted by Student Access and Success Programs and the Multicultural Center, D.P. Culp University Center, Ballroom, 6:00 p.m. Contact:

Friday, April 13, Gamma Sigma Alpha National Greek Academic Honor Society Induction Ceremony, D.P. Culp University Center, East Tennessee Room, 4:00 p.m. Gamma Sigma Alpha National Academic Greek Honor Society (GSA) is the premier organization committed to the academic success of Fraternity and Sorority Life members and alignment with the academic missions of host institutions. Contact:

Friday, April 13, Order of Omega Induction and Re-Chartering Ceremony, D.P. Culp University Center, East Tennessee Room, 5:30 p.m. Order of Omega is a leadership honor society for members of Fraternity and Sorority Life organizations. Order of Omega recognizes juniors and seniors who have exemplified high standards in the areas of scholarship, leadership, involvement within their respective organization and within the Fraternity/Sorority, campus, and local community. Members are selected from the top 3% of students at each institution. Contact:

Friday, April 13, Distinguished President’s Trust Dinner, Meadowview in Kingsport, 5:30 p.m. Hosted by University Advancement to celebrate our most important assets, our students, and to recognize our loyal supporters. Contact:

Tuesday, April 17, Student Government Association Recognition Banquet, Alumni House, 5:00 p.m. Honoring students for their service in the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of SGA. Contact:

Tuesday, April 17, Academic Excellence Convocation, D.P. Culp University Center, Martha Street Culp Auditorium, 6:30 p.m. East Tennessee State University will recognize students for superior achievement during this annual event coordinated by the Honors College. Contact:

Tuesday, April 17, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Induction Ceremony, Blackthorn Club, 6:00 p.m. To recognize and support the development of outstanding mid-career physician leaders. Sponsored by the Quillen College of Medicine. Contact:

Thursday, April 19, Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society for First-Year Students, D.P. Culp University Center, Ballroom, 5:00 p.m. The mission of Alpha Lambda Delta is to encourage superior academic achievement among students in their first year in institutions of higher education, to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning, and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their roles in society. Sponsored by New Student & Family Programs. Contact:

Thursday, April 19, Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Honor Society Induction Ceremony, Millennium Centre Ballroom, 6:00 p.m. BGS was founded in 1913, and is the international business honor society for AASCB- accredited schools, which are the top 5% of business school programs around the world. Beta Gamma Sigma is a proud member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS). Contact:

Thursday, April 19, Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society, D.P. Culp University Center, East Tennessee Room, 6:00 p.m. Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society partners with colleges and universities to celebrate the scholarship and leadership of adult students in higher education. ASLHS is devoted to the advancement of scholarship and recognition of nontraditional students continuing their education. Sponsored by Adult, Commuter & Transfers Services. Contact:

Thursday, April 19, Tau Sigma National Honor Society, D.P. Culp University Center, East Tennessee Room, 6:00 p.m. Recognizing and Promoting the Academic Excellence and Involvement of Transfer Students. Sponsored by Adult, Commuter & Transfers Services. Contact:

Sunday, April 22, Housing & Residence Life End of Year Celebration, Reece Museum, 4:00 p.m. Contact:

Sunday, April 22, Campus Recreation Staff Recognition and Awards, Basler CPA, Court 4, 6:00 p.m. Contact:

Tuesday, April 24, The Summit Awards, The Millenium Centre, 5:00 p.m. The Summit is ETSU's premier recognition event for outstanding campus programs and distinguished student leaders which celebrates the superior accomplishments of students outside of the classroom. Sponsored by the Student Organization Resource Center. Contact:

Wednesday, April 25, Division of Student Affairs Annual Student and Staff Awards, Presentation and Ice Cream Social, Basler CPA Courtyard, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Contact:

Wednesday, April 25, Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society Chartering Ceremony and Induction, 4:00 p.m. Membership in Omicron Delta Kappa is granted to those who demonstrate leadership achievements in one of five phases of campus life: Scholarship; Athletics; Campus or Community Service; Social and Religious Activities, Campus Government; Journalism, Speech and Mass Media; and Creative and Performing Arts. OΔK is a member of the Honor Society Caucus, a consortium of the most prestigious honor societies in the country. Contact:

Wednesday, April 25, Fraternity & Sorority Life Graduation Celebration, Reece Museum, 4:30 p.m., Fraternity and sorority members who are part of the ETSU graduating class of 2018 will be honored for their hard work and dedication in pursuit of their degree with a reception and short program. Contact:

Thursday, April 26, Service Showcase, D.P. Culp University Center, Dining Rooms 1-3, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. The showcase recognizes academic and co-curricular service, may focus on community engagement between Spring 2017 - Spring 2018, and is open to all ETSU students. Participants should highlight service-learning, Alternative Breaks, and other community engagement through digital stories, oral presentations, or poster exhibits.  A panel will evaluate students’ work using the AAC&U Civic Engagement Value Rubric with prizes awarded for the top overall presentations.There is no cost to participate but students must register by April 6, 2018. Contact:

Thursday, April 26, Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Work, Ball Hall Auditorium, 6:00 p.m. The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideas. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work. Contact:

Monday, April 30, Multicultural Graduation Celebration, D.P. Culp University Center, Ballroom Right, 7:00 p.m. Sponsored by Multicultural Affairs and the Multicultural Center. Contact:

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