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2014 Tau Sigma National Conference

2014 Tau Sigma National Conference

Tau Sigma National Conference

 

 

Eastern Kentucky University chapter of Tau Sigma was recently represented at the National Tau Sigma Conference in San Antonio, Texas by president, A.J. Chandler, secretary, Keri Brown and advisor Gail Creekmore.

 

The focus of the conference was, how Tau Sigma can help our colleges and universities better serve the needs of transfer students. Students participated in sessions to learn more about how to develop our membership not just in quantity but in quality as well. A lot of people doing nothing does not bring about change. It only takes a few dedicated students to effect real change in our chapter, on our campus and in our community. Tau Sigma advisors were able to learn about successful methods of delivering better services to transfer students, thereby helping them to be more successful as a transfer student.

 

Not all the learning took place in the conference room. Tau Sigma’s enjoyed a historic ghost tour of San Antonio via Segway and were able to tour the Alamo. The entire conference was an exciting learning experience enjoyed by all.

 

Tau Sigma is an academic honor society designed specifically to "recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students."

Membership requirements for EKU’s chapter of the honor society are as follows:

·        Open to first-time transfers to EKU with at least 24 earned credit hours at a prior institution

·        Who upon transfer complete at least 12 semester hours of credit-bearing classes toward your degree, earning at least a 3.5 GPA.

·        Eligibility is limited to the first term of enrollment at the institution to which the student transfers.  Summer school session equivalent to a full curricular period may be used to meet the academic requirement.

 

If you would like more information about Tau Sigma please contact the EKU Tau Sigma Advisor, Gail Creekmore, Transfer Admissions & Articulation Coordinator, at Gail.Creekmore@eku.edu.

Published on November 17, 2014

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