Scholastic & Leadership Honor Societies

Kettering University recognizes our students’ achievements through a variety of scholarly, leadership, and professional honor societies.  Students become eligible by achieving the specific organization’s requirements.

Alpha Pi Mu is the national Industrial Engineering honor society.  The members of Alpha Pi Mu work responsibly to further the ideals and aims of the engineering profession.  The honor is bestowed upon Industrial Engineering students who have superior scholarship and character, demonstrated ability, shown initiative, and possess admirable character. 

Collegiate DECA is a national organization promoting leadership and career development among those students who are interested in business management.  Activities include preparing development conferences at both the state and national level.  At the conferences, students participate in competitive events in General Marketing, Financial Services, Human Resources, International Marketing, Marketing Management, Merchandising, Industrial Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Sales by solving case studies, preparing written plans, taking written exams, and participating in role plays, quiz bowls, and executive interviews.

Eta Kappa Nu Association is a national Electrical Engineering honor society and has its Theta Epsilon chapter at Kettering University.  Electrical Engineering students in the top quarter of their class are eligible after their junior year.  Students ranking in the top third of their class are eligible after they become degreed seniors. 

Gamma Sigma Alpha of the Delta Zeta chapter recognizes those fraternity men and sorority women who have consistently excelled in the area of academic excellence.  This prestigious honor society serves as a beacon for all Greeks to strive for academic success and encourages the pursuit of higher knowledge amongst all students at Kettering.

Kappa Mu Epsilon (KME) National Mathematics Honor Society is the Michigan Epsilon Chapter.  KME was founded to promote the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students.  This is fostered by activities such as outside speakers, films, student presentations, and participation in events such as National Mathematics Awareness Week

Leaders Fellowship is a student leadership endowment established by recent graduates recognizing aspiring student leaders.

Order of the Engineer fosters spirit of pride and responsibility in professional engineers. 

Order of Omega The Eta Eta Chapter of the Order of Omega recognizes those fraternity men and sorority women who have attained a high standard of leadership.  

Pi Tau Sigma is a national mechanical engineering honor society.  Member selection is based on scholarship, leadership and probable future success in mechanical engineering from the top-ranked junior and senior students. 

Rho Lambda is the International Panhellenic Leadership Recognition Society.  It honors Panhellenic women who exhibit the highest qualities of leadership and service within their sororities and the Kettering University community.  These women foster the ideals and principles of the Panhellenic system throughout their years of sorority affiliation. 

The Robots Society was founded in 1927 for the purpose of giving recognition to those students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, service and citizenship to the student body in co-curricular activities.  Scholastic standing is an added criterion for election.

Sigma Alpha Chi is a scholastic honor society founded in 1970 for the purpose of recognizing high scholarship among management students. 

Sigma Pi Sigma is a national honor society which exists to honor outstanding scholarship in physics; to encourage interest in physics among students at all levels; to promote an attitude of service of its members towards their fellow students, colleagues, and the public; and to provide a fellowship of persons who have excelled in physics.  This honor society is not just for physics majors - any student who has completed at least four physics courses, has a GPA of at least 3.0, and ranks in the top third of their class is eligible

Tau Beta Pi, a national engineering honor society, has its Michigan Zeta chapter at Kettering University.  This association offers appropriate recognition to undergraduate engineering students for distinguished scholarship and exemplary character. 

Upsilon Pi Epsilon is an international computer science honor society and has its Michigan Epsilon chapter at Kettering.  Its mission is to recognize academic excellence in computer science.  Students qualify for membership as seniors by being in the top third of computer science majors in their graduating class and having an overall GPA of 3.5/4.0.