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ALPHA SIGMA LAMBDA HONOR SOCIETY RECOGNIZES ADULT STUDENTS

May 21st, 2013 | By
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On Sunday, April 14, 2013, Lewis University’s Lambda Epsilon Delta chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society held its second annual induction ceremony at the St. Charles Borromeo Pastoral Center to honor the exceptional academic accomplishments of its high-achieving adult students. Alpha Sigma Lambda was originally founded in 1946 by Dr. Rollin E. Posey, Dean of University College of Northwestern University, to recognize and honor superior scholarship of adults who accomplish academic excellence while trying to fulfill their many commitments to family, community, and work.  Today, Alpha Sigma Lambda is the oldest and largest chapter-based honor society for adult students with chapters at over 300 colleges and universities throughout the United States.  Lewis University is proud to present this nationally recognized prestigious honor to recognize the valuable contributions non-traditional students make to the university’s diverse learning community. To be considered for chapter membership, a student must meet the following requirements: 
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Lewis University Alpha Sigma Lambda has Elected their First Student Officers

Feb 28th, 2013 | By
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Congratulations to the following students who were elected into the following offices!     History of Alpha Sigma Lambda Alpha Sigma Lambda is a nationally recognized honor society devoted to the advancement of scholarship and to the recognition of full- and part-time non-traditional adult students. The founding chapter was established in 1946 by Dr. Rollin Posey, Dean of University College at Northwestern University, to recognize the accomplishments of those returning to academic pursuits after the close of World War II.  Dr. Posey realized that a measure of encouragement and recognition accorded an adult student’s scholastic achievement at an early stage of his/her program could provide the thrust of desire to achieve his/her educational objectives.  Dr. Posey founded a society, Alpha Sigma Lambda, to honor those dedicated adult students, who while adroitly handling their life responsibilities, achieve and maintain high scholastic standards. Alpha Sigma Lambda stands as an inspiration to scholastic
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