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Alpha Gamma Upsilon Chapter was installed at Virginia Wesleyan College on October 28, 2006. Dr. Malcolm Lively serves as the chapter's counselor.
The Alpha Gamma Upsilon Chapter was chartered in October 2006 by order of the Kappa Delta Pi Executive Council. Membership in the honor society is by invitation only and is extended to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and professional educators who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship and leadership and are counted among the top fifteen percent of those entering or working in the field of education. Due to increased interest, the Alpha Gamma Upsilon Chapter will hold another initiation ceremony early in the Spring 2010 semester.
The Kappa Delta Pi society is a community of scholars dedicated to worthy ideals. KDP "recognizes scholarship and excellence in education, promotes the development and dissemination of worthy educational ideas and practices, enhances the continuous growth and leadership of its diverse membership, fosters inquiry and reflection on significant educational issues, and maintains a high degree of professional fellowship."
chapter is composed of creative, resourceful, and dedicated students and members from all departments and program areas. It works with its members to enhance the understanding of educational practice throughout the college. It is also directly affiliated with the International Kappa Delta Pi organization.
AN HONOR TO JOIN
Kappa Delta Pi - Alpha Gamma Upsilon Chapter, invitation only with a GPA of 3.2 or higher based on high academic achievement at the college level. Kappa Delta Pi - Alpha Gamma Upsilon Chapter signifies more than a well-deserved line on a resume. As a recognized honor student Kappa Delta Pi - Alpha Gamma Upsilon Chapter members maintain the high ideals of the society in all areas of their life, with service in college, in their communality, in their family, and in their life. Kappa Delta Pi - Alpha Gamma Upsilon Chapter members have an obligation to model behaviors and attitudes appropriate to the honor bestowed upon them.
A BENEFIT TO BELONG
Kappa Delta Pi - an International Honor Society for undergraduates and graduates working toward their Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate Degrees.
Your academic excellence and dedication to the teaching profession can earn you the opportunity to belong to Kappa Delta Pi, the world’s largest association of outstanding education and education related professionals. Kappa Delta Pi is the only organization that represents all educators—regardless of subject area specialty, degree obtained, grade-level focus, or years of teaching experience. Though diverse, all KDP members share a common purpose: We are a dynamic community of exceptional educators committed to promoting excellence in the education profession by recognizing and advancing scholarship, leadership, and service.
The Society provides resources and services at each stage of your career to help you become and remain a better educator. You can access essential tools and programs that give you an edge in looking for a job, pursuing graduate study, or facing everyday issues and challenges in the classroom. As a member, you can build networks at your college, in the community, and across the country to share expertise, advice, and support. By embracing chapter participation and leadership, you can gain essential skills and learn how to become an effective teacher who will influence positive change wherever your career leads you.
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