Honor Societies

Waubonsee's many honor societies recognize students' achievements while also bringing them together for service and scholarship.

students from Phi Theta Kapp (Phi Omicron Chapter) working at Toy Drive
Phi Theta Kapp (Phi Omicron Chapter) Toy Drive

Alpha Beta Gamma (lota Nu Chapter)
Alpha Beta Gamma is an international honor society for two-year colleges. Its focus is to recognize and encourage scholarship among students who are majoring in business related programs. There is a one-time membership fee.
Advisors:
Patricia Saccone, AKL 217, ext. 2728
Ne'Keisha Stepney, APC 247, ext. 2966  

Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society/A.B.L.E
These two organizations have merged activities in order to provide a positive influence for nontraditional students (25 or older) as they transition to academic life. Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society has a GPA requirement and one-time membership fee. Invitations are issued to all eligible students at the end of the fall and spring semesters.

  • Hosts social events for members
  • Community service events include "Feed my Starving Children"
  • Formal induction ceremonies for members

Advisors: 
Rosalinda Martinez, STC 125, ext. 6608
Steven Zusman, BDE 233, ext. 6802

Gary Clark, BDE 223, ext. 2391

National Adult Education Honor Society
The group's mission is to provide recognition to adult education students. Eligible Waubonsee students are enrolled in ESL, ABE or GED programs. Membership is by faculty nomination. One-time fee required.

  • Formal induction ceremony for members
  • Helps with events at Aurora Campus


Advisor:Alyson Gaspar, AC 203, ext. 4176

National Technical Honor Society
NTHS encourages scholastic excellence in applied science majors or certificate students. Chapters exist at both the high school and college levels. Minimum GPA requirement and one-time membership fee required. Students with high school membership may apply immediately for chapter membership at a reduced fee of $10.

  • Formal induction ceremony for members
  • Chicago Auto Show field trip
  • Community service
  • Resume/Interview workshops


Advisors: Timothy Moriarty, AKL 223, ext. 2565
Andrew MacDonald, AB 105, ext.2550

Phi Theta Kappa (Phi Omicron Chapter)
Academic excellence and community service are promoted by this honor society. Invitations are issued to all eligible students at the end of each semester (not summer school). There is a GPA requirement and a one-time membership fee.

  • Fundraising and participation in Relay for Life, Juvenile Diabetes Walk
  • Community service includes drivers for Cinderella's Closet (more than 150 prom dresses collected)
  • Poised for Success (professional clothing for women just entering the workforce)


Advisors: Danielle DuCharme, SCI 116, ext. 2345
Rosalinda Martinez, STC 125, ext. 6608 
Karl Schulze, SCI 228, ext. 2562

Psi Beta Honor Society/Psychology Club
The purpose of this organization is to stimulate, encourage and recognize scholarship and interest in psychology among students at Waubonsee. All students are welcome to join the Psychology Club, but there is a GPA requirement and one-time membership fee to join the honor society.

  • Formal induction ceremony for Psi Beta members
  • Field trips
  • Sponsors speakers 

Advisors: Lisa Fozio-Thielk, APC 266, ext. 2559
Scott Hollenback, APC 265, ext. 2273
Dr. Heather LaCost, APC 267, ext. 2465

Sigma Chi Eta Honor Society
The communications honor society for two-year colleges recognizes, fosters and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement among majors in communications and related fields. Invitations are issued to all eligible students at the end of each semester (not summer school). There is a GPA requirement and a one-time membership fee.
Advisors:
John Bitterman, BDE 201, ext. 2269
Allison DeStefano, BDE 204B, ext. 2276