Student Organizations

Chi Sigma Iota


Chi Sigma Iota is an international honor society of counseling professionals and professionals-in-training, dedicated to excellence in scholarship, research, and clinical practice. The purpose of Chi Sigma Iota is to promote and recognize exemplary attainment in the study and practice of counseling. Marywood’s chapter, Pi, encourages these high standards through speakers, programs, and awards. Students who have completed one or more terms of full-time counselor education study or its equivalent with a Q.P.A. of 3.50 or better are eligible for nomination to this prestigious society.

Delta Mu Delta


Delta Mu Delta is the national honor society in Business Administration. The purposes of Delta Mu Delta are to promote higher scholarship in training for business and to recognize and reward scholastic attainment in business subjects. The Iota Lambda Chapter holds an annual initiation ceremony during the fall semester. Students invited to membership must have completed at least half the requirements for the graduate degree, be in the top 20 percent of their class, with minimum 3.60 at the graduate level.

Kappa Delta Pi


Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in education. It is the oldest and largest honor society in education. Invitations to join are based on academic achievement, a commitment to education as a career, and a professional attitude which assures the member’s steady growth in the field of education.

Kappa Pi


Kappa Pi is an international collegiate art honor fraternity having as members those art students and graduates who, by their artistic expertise and influence, uphold the highest ideals of a liberal education. The Marywood Department of Visual Arts Chapter of Kappa Pi, Zeta Omicron, provides membership for worthy graduate art students.

Pi Alpha


Pi Alpha is the national Physician Assistant honor society, organized for the promotion and recognition of both PA students and graduates. Membership signifies the inductees’ significant academic achievement and honors them for their leadership, research, community/professional service, and other related activities. The society also encourages a high standard of character and conduct among students and graduates.

Pi Alpha Alpha


Pi Alpha Alpha is the national honor society for the field of public affairs and public administration. Membership is open to students in the master’s degree program in Public Administration. The purpose of this society is to encourage and recognize outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public affairs and administration. It strives to foster integrity, professionalism, and creative performance in the conduct of governmental and related public service activities.

Psi Chi


Psi Chi is the national honor society in psychology, founded for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate students who make the study of psychology a major interest and who meet the qualifications in academic areas and commitment. The Marywood chapter holds an annual initiation ceremony during the spring semester and is involved with other campus activities.

Sigma Pi Epsilon Delta


Sigma Pi Epsilon Delta is the National Special Education Honor Society. Membership is open for undergraduate students or graduate students majoring in special education. It operates congruently with Marywood’s chapter of Student Council for Exceptional Children. Participation offers students the opportunity to participate in community service projects, develop leadership skills, and network with professionals in the field.