Adult Learner Honor Society (Alpha Sigma Lambda)
At the end of the fall semester, students eligible for membership in Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL) are sent invitations to join this adult learner honor society. To become eligible, students must complete a minimum of 24 graded semester hours at Mount St. Mary’s with a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 on a 4.0 scale. Only the highest 10 percent of the class who meet these qualifications are invited to join. An induction ceremony for each year’s inductees is held on the main campus or in Frederick in April. Students must attend the ceremony to become a member. Senior ASL members are recognized at the Mount’s Honors Convocation each spring.
Pi Lambda Theta
Pi Lambda Theta is an international education honor association that recognizes scholarship and leadership in the field of education. The University’s chapter, Gamma Tau, hold an initiation ceremony once each spring semester. Nomination for initiation is made by Education faculty. To be nominated, a candidate must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, have achieved sophomore status, and have a demonstrated record of leadership.
Alpha Phi Sigma
Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes academic excellence of Undergraduate and Graduate students of Criminal Justice, as well as Juris Doctorate students. The goals of Alpha Phi Sigma are to honor and promote academic excellence, community service, educational leadership, and unity. For more details about eligibility, contact the Mount’s Criminal Justice Program Director.