Alpha Kappa Mu
All Academic Fields
Admitted to ACHS: 1952
Founded at Tennessee A & I State College, November 26, 1937
No of Active Chapters: 46
Total Membership: 96951
Annual/current Membership: 872
Number of Regions: 8
Publications: Alpha Kappa Mu Newsletter (published biannually)
PURPOSE: To promote high scholarship; to encourage sincere and zealous endeavor in all fields of knowledge and service; to cultivate a high order of personal living; and to develop an appreciation for scholarship and scholarly endeavor in others.
ELIGIBILITY: Election to membership in a chapter of Alpha Kappa Mu is limited to students of junior or senior classification, who have earned a minimum of thirty hours at the institution a year prior to induction, with a cumulative grade point ratio of 3.3 or better (A=4) and ranks in the upper 10% of the class. Fifty percent or more of the hours needed for graduation must have been completed. In addition to academic requirements, good character and one's reputation are considered for membership. First-year graduate students are eligible if they meet the requirements for undergraduates. A continuing graduate student must have been admitted as a matriculated student and must have earned fifteen hours with a GPA of 3.7 or better.
MAJOR ACTIVITIES: Local chapters plan their activities and some offer awards. Biennial meetings are held with regional meetings in alternate years. Two George W. Gore, Jr.-Thomas J. Crawford Memorial Scholarships of $2,000 each are awarded annually on a competitive basis to seniors who will enter graduate/professional schools in the fall.
OFFICIAL CONTACT: Dr. Mollie B. Brown, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, 324 Enterprise Drive, Albany, GA 31705
Tel: (229) 432-5476 Fax: (229) 883-3097