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Organizations and Awards

Phi Alpha Theta

Eta Phi Chapter (founded at Harding in 1960) is a National History Honor Society.

Requirements for membership:

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Above 3.0 GPA in history courses
  • Completion of 12 hours of history courses
  • Completion of at least 1 history course at Harding with grade of B or higher

Harding Phi Alpha Theta Webpage

Sponsors:
Julie Harris jeharris@harding.edu - Box 12247
Kevin Klein - kklein@harding.edu - Box 12247

Pi Sigma Alpha

Nu Eta Chapter (founded at Harding in 1982) is a National Political Science Honor Society.

Requirements for membership:

  • 3.25 GPA
  • 3.25 GPA in political science courses
  • Completion of 15 hours political science courses, of which 9 hours must be in 200-level courses

Sponsors:
Steve Breezeel sbreezeel@harding.edu - Box 12247
Lori Klein - lklein@harding.edu - Box 12247

Barristers

Barristers is Harding's pre-law club. Now over 30 years old, it is comprised of students united by a common interest in the practice of law at some future date.  Membership is open to any student sharing this interest.

The club's activities will also vary somewhat from year to year based on members' interests and needs, but past activities have included visits to law schools in Arkansas and neighboring states; question-and-answer sessions with law students, practicing attorneys, and judges LSAT preparation sessions and practice exams and moot court and mock trial exercises.

Sponsor: Steve Breezeel sbreezeel@harding.edu - Box 12247

Undergraduate Awards and Recognition

At the conclusion of each school year, the Department of History and Social Science confers an "Outstanding Student Award" to the student from the department who has demonstrated the highest levels of scholarship.  This award is presented in chapel and noted in the Spring Convocation program.

In addition to this award, the members of the History and Social Science Department confer awards to the outstanding student in History (Phi Alpha Theta Award), Political Science (Pi Sigma Alpha Award), Public Administration, and Social Science.

2013-14 Awards went to:

Outstanding Overall Student: Jake Windley
Outstanding History Major (Phi Alpha Theta Award): Kate Scherer
Outstanding Social Science Major: Blake Muncy
Outstanding Public Administration Major: Chris Safley
Raymond Muncy Scholars: Marcus McCormick and Megan Sherk

2012-2013 Awards went to:

Outstanding Overall Student: Laura Smith
Outstanding History Major (Phi Alpha Theta Award): Catherine Hines
Outstanding Political Science Major (Pi Sigma Alpha Award): Emily Wood
Raymond Muncy Scholars: Esther Samuelson and Megan Sherk

2011-2012 Awards went to:

Outstanding Overall Student: Jordan Crawford
Outstanding History Major (Phi Alpha Theta Award): Alyssa Mock
Outstanding Political Science Major (Pi Sigma Alpha Award): Nicholas Rogers
Outstanding Public Administration Major: Christina Hatler
Outstanding Social Science Major: Preston Hammitt

2010-2011 Awards went to:

Outstanding Overall Student: Kathleen Larkin
Outstanding History Major (Phi Alpha Theta Award): Michal Key
Outstanding Political Science Major (Pi Sigma Alpha Award): James Brunton
Outstanding Public Administration Major: Ashley Shelton
Outstanding Social Science Major: Jordan Crawford

2009-10 Awards went to:

Outstanding Overall Student: Tiffany Parrish
Outstanding History Major (Phi Alpha Theta Award): Coulter Goodman
Outstanding Political Science Major (Pi Sigma Alpha Award): Tyler Jones 
Outstanding Public Administration Major: Robert Wilkinson
Outstanding Social Science Major: Kelsey Kitson

 

 

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