Alpha Sigma Lambda

Alpha Sigma Lambda

Welcome to the Alpha Lambda chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda at Ashford University! Alpha Sigma Lambda is an honor society that partners with colleges and universities to celebrate the scholarship and leadership of adult students in higher education. If you’re an online student, you deserve recognition for your academic achievements and contributions. Look to Alpha Sigma Lambda as an inspiration for continuing scholastic growth and to build pride through recognition.

Inductees
Honorary Members
History
Constitution
Charter Members
Membership Criteria
Membership Privileges
Honors Recognition Events
Contact

Inductees

View the names of inductees as well as information for New Member Recognition Events for the years below:

*In 2011, the Alpha Lambda chapter underwent a constitutional change to offer semiannual inductions.

Honorary Members

Fall 2012
Dr. Mihaela Tanasescu, Executive Dean of the College of Health, Human Services, and Science
Dr. Suzanne Power, Executive Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

Spring 2012
Dr. Andrew Shean, Executive Dean of the College of Education
Dr. Michael Reilly, Executive Dean of the Forbes School of Business  

Fall 2011

Dr. Rebecca Wardlow, Ashford University Provost (former)
Mike Burton, JD, Forbes School of Business Assistant Professor

Spring 2011

Brooke Judkins, Associate University Professor
Harry "Chip" Jennings, Professor
Vanessa Schoenherr, Lead Student Development Specialist
Kimberly Jones, Student Affairs Manager

2009

Dr. Barbara Philibert, Dean of the College of Health, Human Services, and Science (former)

2008
Dr. Joen Rottler, Dean of the College of Education
Mr. William Davis, Lead Faculty
Mr. Rick Reed, Faculty

2007
Dr. Jane McAuliffe, Former President
Dr. Elizabeth Tice, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (former)
Dr. Hope Gardina, Vice President of Academic Affairs (retired)
Dr. Curt Lowe, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (nka College of Liberal Arts)
Dr. Charles Minnick, Dean of the Forbes School of Business  
Sr. Kathleen Holland, Academic Operations Specialist (former)
Dr. Karen Conzett, Director of Prior Learning Assessment (former)

History

Alpha Sigma Lambda was founded in 1945 to honor those dedicated adult students who, while adroitly handling their life responsibilities, achieve and maintain high scholastic standards. Alpha Sigma Lambda is not only the oldest, but also the largest, chapter-based honor society for full- and part-time students.

Constitution

Read the official constitution of the Ashford University chapter of the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society, called the Alpha Lambda Chapter.

Charter Members

The Alpha Lambda chapter of Ashford University was established on April 9, 2007. Charter members are:

  • Dr. Karen Conzett, Director of Prior Learning Assessment (former)
  • Dr. Hope Gardina, Vice President of Academic Affairs (retired)
  • Sr. Kathleen Holland, OSF, Adult Accelerated Program Coordinator (former)
  • Dr. Curt Lowe, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts
  • Dr. Jane McAuliffe, Bridgepoint Education Executive Vice President/Chief Academic Officer
  • Dr. Charles Minnick, Dean of the Forbes School of Business  
  • Dr. Barbara Philibert, Dean of the College of Health, Human Services, and Science (former)
  • Dr. Elizabeth Tice, Ashford University President (former)

Membership Criteria

Membership into the Alpha Lambda chapter of the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society at Ashford University is by invitation only and open to students in online programs at Ashford University. You must be currently enrolled as a student seeking your first Bachelor's degree, be in the highest 20 percent of students based upon GPA, and meet the following criteria as of December 31 or June 30 (effective 2012):

  • Must have completed of a minimum of 24 credits at Ashford University
  • Must have completed of a minimum of twelve (12) credits of liberal arts coursework

All members receive a certificate suitable for framing.

Member Privileges

Through Alpha Sigma Lambda Society:

Alpha Sigma Lambda headquarters offers a yearly scholarship opportunity.

For more information about Alpha Sigma Lambda, please visit Alpha Sigma Lambda's website. Visit the Alpha Sigma Lambda online store to purchase additional keepsakes.

Through Ashford University:

Any Alpha Sigma Lambda member who participates in the Ashford University commencement ceremony will be distinguished as an Alpha Sigma Lambda member by wearing Alpha Sigma Lambda regalia. Induction must be completed at least one week prior to commencement in order to receive regalia.

Honors Recognition Events

An Honors Recognition Event takes place the weekend of Commencement to recognize honor society inductees and those graduating with honors. View photos from the events. (Please note you must have a Facebook account and be logged in to access photos.)

Contact

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Alpha Sigma Lambda Chapter Advisor at asl@ashford.edu.