Honor Societies

Information about additional honor societies can be found here.

Iota Sigma Pi

Iota Sigma Pi, the National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry, was founded in 1902 at the University of California, Berkeley. Iota Sigma Pi’s mission is to promote professional development and personal growth of women in chemistry. The Lanthanum Chapter, the 48th chapter of Iota Sigma Pi, was founded in May 1998. Members currently come from three Lynchburg area colleges: Sweet Briar College, Randolph College and University of Lynchburg.

Pi Gamma Mu

Pi Gamma Mu is the national social sciences honor society recognizing student achievement in economics, history, political science and psychology. The Virginia Kappa Chapter at Sweet Briar College was chartered in 1983. It is a public service organization that accepts juniors and seniors with 20 hours of credit and a “B” average in social sciences courses.