Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha is the national Political Science Honor Society, founded in 1920. Pi Sigma Alpha has over 730 chapters. Distinguished political science students at Sul Ross State University are invited to join the Omicron Phi Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha. Upon their induction, members of the honor society receive a certificate of membership, a lapel pin, and an honor cord to be worn at graduation, along with many other benefits. Membership requires a $40 fee.

Why Join Pi Sigma?

To be eligible for membership, students must be the following requirements:

  • Students must be juniors, seniors, or graduate students currently enrolled in the political science program.

  • Undergraduate students must be at least juniors who have completed at least twelve semester credit hours of undergraduate political science course work, including at least one upper-division course, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in those courses.

  • Graduate students must have completed at least nine semester credit hours of graduate political science course work, in pursuit of a political science degree, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in those courses.

Eligible students are invited to apply in the Spring of each year. For more information, please contact Dr. Jessica Velasco at jessica.velasco@sulross.edu.

2019-2020 Inductees

  • Brandon Barnett

  • Collin Caldwell

  • Manuel Fausett

  • Lindsey Hall-Schwegmann

  • Isaac Mendez

  • Jessica Turner