Lambda Pi Eta
Admitted to ACHS: 1996
Founded at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; 1985
No of Active Chapters: 521
Total Membership: 26215
Annual/current Membership: 6700
Publications: Simply Speaking - Electronic Quarterly Newsletter, Undergraduate Journal beginning 2013
PURPOSE: The purpose of Lambda Pi Eta is to recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement; to stimulate interest in the field of communication; to promote and encourage professional development among communication majors; to provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication; and to establish and maintain close relationships and understanding between faculty and students.
ELIGIBILITY: Members must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA; have a 3.25 GPA in Communication courses; have 60 credit hours completed overall; have 12 credit hours completed in Communication courses; rank in the upper 35% of their class; be full-time students in good standing; display commitment to the field of Communication.
MAJOR ACTIVITIES: Annual Honors Conference; sponsorship of programs and panels at regional conferences; and the National Communication Association Annual Convention.
OFFICIAL CONTACT: Jacqueline Reilly, Academic and Professional Affairs Associate, National Communication Association, 1765 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036
Tel: (202) 534-1117 Fax: (202) 464-4600