Alpha Kappa Delta inducts four

May 22, 2012 at 4:19 pm

Brittany Figueiredo, Dustin Zickefoose, Justin Waldrop and Morgan Thomas were recently inducted into the University of South Carolina Upstate chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta, the international sociology honor society. They are pictured here left to right with Professor Lizabeth Zack, center, faculty advisor to the group.

To be eligible, students must be a declared sociology major or minor with junior standing (completed 60 or more semester hours), have an overall GPA of 3.3 or higher and a sociology GPA of 3.0 or higher, and they must have completed at least four sociology courses at USC Upstate prior to initiation.

The mission statement of Alpha Kappa Delta  is “To investigate humanity for the purpose of service.”   In April of each year, students attend an induction ceremony at which they receive official honors cords and certificates, recognizing their outstanding achievements in the field of sociology.