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Student Professional & Honors Organizations

Alpha Chi Honor Society

Type: Honors Society Organization
Alpha Chi is a national college honor society that admits students from all academic disciplines. Membership is by invitation only and is limited to the top 10 percent of an institution’s juniors, seniors, and graduate students.

National/Regional Affiliation: Alpha Chi National College Honor Society

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Type: Professional

ASME enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods.

National/Regional Affiliation: American Society of Mechanical Engineers


Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)

Type: Professional

BMES serves as the lead society and professional home for biomedical engineering and bioengineering.

National/Regional Affiliation: Biomedical Engineering Society


Chi Alpha Sigma (Athletic Honors Society)

Type: Honors Society Organization

Chi Alpha Sigma recognizes college student-athletes who earn a varsity letter in at least one sport while maintaining a 3.4 or higher cumulative GPA throughout their junior and senior years.

National/Regional Affiliation: National College Athlete Honor Society

Criminal Justice Society

Type: Professional

The American Criminal Justice Association’s goals include promoting criminal science programs to students as well as keeping students in the program and heightening their interest in criminal justice.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Type: Professional

IEEE is the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology. The group’s core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

National/Regional Affiliation: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Type: Academic
The National Society of Black Engineers’ mission is to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.

National/Regional Affiliation: National Society of Black Engineers

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Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

Type: Professional

SME promotes an increased awareness of manufacturing engineering and keeps manufacturing professionals up to date on leading trends and technologies

National/Regional Affiliation: Society of Manufacturing Engineers

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