DELTA ALPHA PI INTERNATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society was founded in 2004 at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania and is open to undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities. Students initiated into Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society must meet the following criteria:

Membership Overview

All students must be present with a documented disability and work with one of the faculty or staff members in the Office of Disability Services and demonstrate an interest in disability issues.

Membership Requirements

Undergraduate Students

  • Completed a minimum of 24 credits
  • Earned an overall Quality Point Average of 3.10 on a 4.00 scale

Graduate Students

  • Completed a minimum of 18 credits
  • Earned an overall Quality Point Average of 3.30 on a 4.00 scale

Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society and Strayer University Commencement

The honor cord and certificate are mailed to the member upon acceptance. The member may wear the cord at commencement to distinguish academic excellence.

If you have questions or need more information, please contact the faculty sponsor, Dr. Jacqueline Palmer, at Jacqueline.Palmer@strayer.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What does this honor society recognize?
A: Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society, recognizes the accomplishments of high-achieving undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities.

Q: What does this honor society promote?
A: Because of the negative stereotyping associated with disability, students have been reluctant to identify themselves publicly. Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society presents an opportunity to change that perception by recognizing students with disabilities for their academic accomplishments. In addition this Honor Society facilitates development of skills in leadership, advocacy and education for participating students.

Q: Are all academic disciplines eligible?
A: Yes

Q: How can I obtain an honor cord?
A: Honor cords will be mailed in advance of the ceremony.

Q: May I wear my honor cord at commencement?
A: Yes, the honor cord may be worn at commencement to distinguish academic excellence.

Q: Are undergraduate students eligible for this honor society?
A: Yes

Q: What are the requirements for undergraduate students?
A: Undergraduate students must meet the following requirements: Present evidence of a documented disability and work with one of the faculty or staff members in the Office of Disability Services; demonstrate an interest in disability issues; complete a minimum of 24 credits; earn an overall Quality Point Average of 3.10 on a 4.00 scale.

Q: Are graduate students eligible for this honor society?
A: Yes

Q: What are the requirements for graduate students?
A: Graduate students must meet the following requirements: Present evidence of a documented disability and work with one of the faculty or staff members in the Office of Disability Services; demonstrate an interest in disability issues; completed a minimum of 18 credits; earn an overall Quality Point Average of 3.30 on a 4.00 scale.

Q: Who is the faculty sponsor for Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society?
A: The faculty sponsor is Dr. Jacqueline Palmer, at Jacqueline.Palmer@strayer.edu.

Q: What is the website address?
A:
Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society can be found at www.deltaalphapihonorsociety.org.