The National Communication Honor Society (Lambda Pi Eta)
Susan Tomasovic, Faculty Advisor
- Lambda Pi Eta is an "Inter"national Comm Honor Society with over 400 chapters at U.S. colleges and universities. The University of Beijing, China, is the first international chapter. GMU Sigma Chapter received the national 1998-1999 Chapter of the Year award. The national office is in Washington D.C. Visit the National Communication Association for more information.
- The goal of Lambda Pi Eta is to encourage outstanding academic achievement and promote the dedication to excellence in the field of communication.
- Lambda Pi Eta is a GMU approved organization associated with Student Activities and the Academic Umbrella.
- Sigma Chapter received the GMU Academic Umbrella Club of the Year Award for 1999-2000. Susan Tomasovic, faculty advisor, received the GMU Faculty Club Advisor of the Year Award for 1999-2000.
- New members are inducted at a ceremony every Spring and receive a national pin and certificate. Faculty, parents, and friends are invited. A pleasant reception with hors d'oeuvres and beverages concludes the event.
- All members and future members are encouraged to submit outstanding papers and present them at a state, regional, or national communication convention. Since 1992, five GMU students have received the award for the top national Lambda Pi Eta paper of the year! Also, GMU members have held national offices.
- Members may choose to wear a red and white honor cord for graduation. The price is $10.00 and checks are payable to the GMU Comm Honor Society. Lambda Pi Eta bumper stickers, T-shirts, and jewelry are also available.
- Lambda Pi Eta officers: president, vice president, scholarship officer, recorder, P.R., treasurer, and newsletter editor.