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CLUB SPOTLIGHT: Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

Name: Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
Purpose: Founded in 1924, Alpha Lambda Delta is an honor society for students in their first year at an institution of higher education. It recognizes students who have succeeded in maintaining a 3.5 grade-point average or higher and are in the top 20 percent of their class in their first semester at UTRGV. Alpha Lambda Delta’s mission is to “encourage superior academic achievement … to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning, and to assist students in recognizing and developing meaningful goals for their unique roles in society.”

President: Ana Reyes
Vice President: Rodolfo Singleterry
Treasurer: Gregory Koneri
Webmaster: Megan Gonzalez
Historian: Vanessa Mora
Social & Outreach Chair: Nathan Treviño
Community Service Chair: Gabriel Gonzalez
Junior Adviser: Brent Estabillo
Senior Adviser: Laura Salinas
Advisers: Ahmet Aksoy, assistant director of Mentoring and Transition Services, and Kristopher Nava, program coordinator for Leadership and Mentoring
Activities: At UTRGV, the honor society participates in university sponsored activities and provides community service opportunities for members. Guest speakers at general meetings provide insight on different topics of expertise or programs they represent. Most important, Alpha Lambda Delta aims to provide and foster an environment of support and family for its members.

Awards: 2015 Order of the Torch Recipient, National Alpha Lambda Delta; 2015 Delta Silver Award, National Alpha Lambda Delta; Ujval Pathak, member, Stemler Study Abroad Recipient, National Alpha Lambda Delta

Meetings: 12:15 to 1 p.m. Thursdays in EDU 1.102
Membership requirements:Students must have a 3.5 GPA or higher and be in the top 20 percent of their class during their first term or their first year of study at an institution of higher education. They must be enrolled as a full-time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution with an active Alpha Lambda Delta chapter on campus.

For more information, email:
Ana Reyes at ana.v.reyes01@utrgv.edu
National ALD website: http://www.nationalald.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aldutrgv
Instagram: ald_utrgv
Twitter: @ALD_UTRGV


–Compiled by Lesley Robles

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