Academic/Major Focused Organizations

Alpha Kappa Delta
The international honor society in sociology. Students are eligible if they are either a sociology major or minor.
Advisor: Dr. Barry Truchil

Beta Beta Beta (Tri-Beta)
A national honor society for students of the Biological Sciences.
Advisor: Phillip Lowrey

Beta Gamma Sigma
The honor society serving business programs accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International)
Advisor: Jaime Hall and Stacy F. Parrado

Delta Phi Alpha
The national German honor society.
Advisor: Dr. Margaret Schleissner

Kappa Delta Pi
A national honor society for education majors. Membership based on academic performance and faculty nomination.
Advisor: Dr. Peter Hester

Omicron Delta Epsilon
International Economics Honor Society.
Advisor: Chuck McCall

Phi Beta Delta
Phi Beta Delta honors those who serve internationalism - the idea of a world connected, of respect for different traditions, of the need for education to enhance knowledge of the many cultures that are part of a globe that we all must share.
Advisor: Dr. Mary L. Poteau-Tralie

Phi Sigma Tau
To serve as a means of awarding distinction to students having high scholarship and personal interest in philosophy, to promote student interest in research and advanced study in this field; to provide opportunities for the publication of student research papers of merit; to encourage a professional spirit and friendship among those who have displayed marked ability in this field; to popularize interest in philosophy among the general collegiate public.
Advisor: Joel Feldman

Pi Delta Phi
The national French honor society.
Advisor: Dr. Mary L. Poteau-Tralie

Pi Omega Pi
Honors organization for business education majors.
Advisor: Dr. Michael Curran

Psi Chi
The national honor society in Psychology, founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology.
Advisors: Alison Thomas-Cottingham and Dr. Chrystina Dolyniuk

Sigma Delta Pi
The national Spanish honor society.
Advisor: Dr. Nydia Rivera Gloeckner

Sigma Iota Epsilon
An honorary professional fraternity in management and human resources, is open to juniors and seniors in the Management and HR department who have a GPA of 3.2 or higher overall and at least a 3.5 GPA in the major (having taken 2 or more courses beyond MGT 201. Sigma Iota Epsilon is affiliated nationally with the Academy of Management and the American Management Association.
Advisor: Dr. Mark Promislo

Sigma Gamma Epsilon
The honorary society of earth science majors. Students who major in the Geosciences are eligible for induction in their junior year, provided they have maintained a 2.75 GPA in the major.
Advisor: TBD

Sigma Tau Delta
The national English Honor Society has a chapter at Rider, which qualified students are invited to join.
Advisor: Professor Rebecca Basham

Sigma Xi
The national scientific research honor society.
Advisor: Phillip Lowrey