Honor Societies

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown students may receive invitations to join one of these prestigious national or international societies. It is testament to a student’s high academic achievement. Membership is looked upon favorably by potential employers.

Alpha Kappa Delta recognizies high academic achievement in sociology.

Beta Beta Beta recognizies students for high academic achievement in biology.

2016-2017 Officers

  • President: Jesse Ritter
  • Vice President: Christopher Nagy
  • Treasurer: Sokoamsha Ogun
  • Secretary: Allana Weaverling

Kappa Mu Epsilon recognizies students for high achievement in mathematics.

Lambda Pi Eta honor society of the National Communication Association recognizies students for high achievement in Communication Studies.

2016-2017 Officers

  • President: Lauren Faure
  • Vice President: Alyssa Wharton
  • Treasurer: Aley Zaracki
  • Secretary: Amy Restauri

Phi Eta Sigma recognizies freshmen scholarship. Founded in 1923, Phi Eta Sigma is the nation’s oldest and largest, all-discipline honor’s society for first-year students.  To be eligible for induction, students must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 and they must rank in the upper 20% of their class during their first year at Pitt-Johnstown. There are currently over 370 chapters and more than 1 million inductees. Along with membership, undergraduate and graduate students alike may apply for scholarships or earn awards through the fraternity furthering their careers as members.

2016-2017 Officers 

  • President: Ashley Grego
  • Vice President: Jordan Zdinak
  • Treasurer: Taylor Shea
  • Secretary: Ashley Dick

Phi Kappa Phi recognizies juniors and seniors with the highest academic achievement and other qualities of excellence.

Pi Lambda Theta recognizies students for academic achievement and a commitment to a career in education.

Psi Chi international honor society recognizies students with high academic achievement in Psychology.

Sigma Alpha recognizies students seeking to develop leadership skills.

Sigma Tau Delta - Alpha Pi Omicron recognizies students with high academic achievement in English education,literature, and writing.

2016-2017 Officers

  • President: Jacob Williamson-Rea
  • Vice President: Carley Johnston
  • Treasurer: Meagan Ruefle
  • Secretary: Michael Baird

Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society

Gamma Theta Upsilon National Geography Honor Society