Honor Societies

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

A Waubonsee student receiving his honors cords at a Joint Honors Societies Induction ceremony
A Waubonsee student receiving his honors cords at a Joint Honors Societies Induction ceremony

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

Alpha Beta Gamma (Iota 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: 
Ne'Keisha Stepney, AKL 227, ext. 2966
Patricia Saccone, DWNTN 367, ext. 4194
Dr. David Beer, AKL 228, ext. 2264

Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society (Gamma Gamma Chapter)
The organization's purpose is to recognize the academic achievement of students in the study of Association Degree Nursing. The society shall encourage the pursuit of advance degrees in the profession of nursing as well as continuing education as a life-long professional responsibility. Additionally, the society shall participate in the recruitment of qualified individuals into the profession of nursing. Minimum GPA requirement and one-time membership fee required. 
**Formal induction ceremonies for members
Advisors: 
Dr. Michelle Evans, FOXVLY 111, ext. 3903
Laurel Krueger, FOXVLY 118, ext. 3907
Marjie Schoolfield, FOXVLY 119, ext. 3908

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:
Aaron Lawler, VON 227, ext. 2861
Leon Pedraza, COL 182, ext. 6889

Mu Alpha Theta
The purpose of this organization is to promote scholarship in, and enjoyment and understanding of, mathematics among two-year college students.
Advisor: 
Mark Crawford, BDE 231, ext. 2895

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, GED or Youth Services programs. Membership is by faculty nomination. One-time fee required.

  • Formal induction ceremony for members
  • Assists with Adult Education events

Advisor: 
Marques Clark, DWNTN 462, ext. 4176

National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)
The Society is an organization that helps people discover and achieve their goals. The Society offers life-changing lectures from the nation's leading presenters and a community where like-minded, success-oriented individuals come together and help one another succeed. The Society also serves as a powerful force of good in the greater community by encouraging and organizing action to better the world. “We are dream supporters – We build leaders, support people in achieving their dreams, and better the world in the process.” ~ Gary Tuerack
Advisors:
Dr. Scott Peska, STC 103, ext. 2349
Dr. Renee Tonioni, COL 234, ext. 2896
Dr. Mary Tosch, STC 124, ext. 2369
Veronica Mascote, STC 117, ext. 5763

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
  • Community service
  • Resume/Interview workshops

Advisors: 
Pamela Augustine, FOXVLY 128, ext. 3914
Andrew MacDonald, AB 105, ext. 2550
 

Phi Theta Kappa (Phi Omicron Chapter)
Academic excellence and community service are promoted by this international 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, Mark of Dimes Walk, Feed My Starving Children
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Participation in Waubonsee's Day of Service

Advisor: 
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. To join Psi Beta Honor Society, there is a GPA requirement and one-time membership fee to join the honor society.

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

Advisors: 
Dr. 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/Communications Club
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. There is a GPA requirement and a one-time membership fee. The Communications Club affiliated with our Sigma Chi Eta Chapter has no GPA requirement and is open to all Waubonsee students interested in the communications field.
Advisors:
John Bitterman, BDE 201, ext. 2269
Allison Beltramini, BDE 202, ext. 2276

Waubonsee Veterans Club/SALUTE
The Veterans Club serves to connect student veterans on campus and to provide opportunities for camaraderie between individuals with similar backgrounds and experiences. The group also serves as a peer network.

  • Sponsors a chapter of SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society for members
  • Assists with college Veterans Day event
  • Sponsors veterans meetings and social gatherings

Direct Email: wccveterans@gmail.com
Advisors:
Heather Watson, STC 278, ext. 2091
Steven Miller, DKN 249, ext.6632