Honor Societies

If you are interested in an academic and social challenge, and the recognition that comes with academic excellence consider joining an honor society at Harford Community College.


Lambda Epsilon Chi,
Harford Community College Chapter

About: Lambda Epsilon Chi is an honor society for paralegal students sponsored by the American Association for Paralegal Education. In order to qualify for membership in the society, a student must complete at least two-thirds of the program requirements, must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25, and must have a grade point average in their paralegal classes of at least 3.50. Graduates who meet these requirements are wearing a purple stole with a gold border during Commencement.

Advisor: Ann Marie Profili
aprofili@harford.edu | 443-412-2214


Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society,
Rho Beta Chapter

Region: Middle States

About: Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society recognizes and encourages scholarship amongst two-year college students. In order to qualify for membership, graduates must earn at least 12 credits at Harford Community College and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.20. Graduates who meet these requirements are wearing gold stoles during Commencement.

Advisor: Chris Jones
cjones@harford.edu | 443-412-2055


Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society,
Gamma Upsilon Chapter

About: Gamma Upsilon Nursing Honor Society promotes scholarship and academic excellence in the profession of nursing and recognizes the academic excellence of students in the study of associate degree nursing. In order to qualify, graduates must have and maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00, earn a B or better in each nursing course, and demonstrate conduct on the College campus and in the clinical setting that reflects integrity and professionalism. Graduates who meet these requirements are wearing an apricot cord during Commencement.

Advisor: Tina Zimmerman
tzimmerman@harford.edu | 443-412-2267


Delta Alpha Pi

About: Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society recognizes the academic accomplishments of students with disabilities. In order to qualify for membership in the society, a student must have a documented disability, complete a minimum of 24 credits and earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.10. Graduates who meet these requirements are wearing a blue and gold cord during Commencement.

Advisor: Lorraine Peniston
lpenisto@harford.edu | 443-412-2414


If you are interested in joining one of the honor societies offered at Harford Community College please contact the appropriate advisor, or use the Get Involved form to express your interest online.

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