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Lambda Alpha

What Is The Lambda Alpha?
Lambda Alpha is the National Honor Society in Anthropology. It was founded for the purpose of encouraging, stimulating and maintaining excellence in scholarship and advancing the field of Anthropology.

The Anthropology Department at Geneseo was granted the Epsilon Chapter of Lambda Alpha in 1990. The Honor Society has since striven to recognize the academic achievements of Geneseo Anthropology students. It has enriched the Anthropology program at Geneseo by supporting activities that enhance academic life within the field of Anthropology.

What does Lambda Alpha do at Geneseo?
Lambda Alpha's annual activities include organizing an induction for new members and sponsoring colloquia during the academic year. Aside the inductions and colloquia, Lambda Alpha's activities depend upon the desires of the membership.

Why should you join Lambda Alpha?
· Recognition of academic achievement
· Experience of working within the organization, especially in leadership positions
· Opportunity to meet and work with other students who share your academic interest

. Opportunity to work with professors in a different way
· Opportunities to have scholarly research published in the Lambda Alpha journal
· Opportunities to take part in a national anthropology scholarship competition

Requirements for the Epsilon Chapter of Lambda Alpha
The local chapter of Lambda Alpha at Geneseo is open to all second semester juniors and all seniors who satisfy the following requirements:
· must be currently enrolled at Geneseo
· have completed at least twelve (12) hours or the equivalent in academic Anthropology
· must have an average grade in these courses of not less than a 'B' or 3.0
· have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) no less than 2.5