For Current Students

Alpha Kappa Delta

Our department is home of the Texas Alpha Theta chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta, the national sociology honorary society.

Students are eligible for induction into the local chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta if they:

  • are a junior or senior
  • have declared a sociology major or minor
  • have completed a minimum of 16 hours of graded sociology credit at SU
  • have a minimum overall grade point average of 3.3
  • and have a minimum grade point average in sociology courses of 3.6. 

Eligible students are invited to membership each January and are recognized as a group at the annual honors assembly each February. Dr. Sandi Nenga is the faculty sponsor, Dr. Nenga and Dr. Maria Lowe are the Chapter co-representatives, and Dr. Luis Romero is also an AKD member.

Recent inductees are listed below.

2019

Madison Adams, Molly McConnell, and Samantha Pentecost

2018

Rachel Allen, Madeline Carrola, Veronica Ciotti, Taylor Cravens, and Mariany Gainza Perez

2017
Brenna Conway and Holly O’Hara 

2016
Claire Blyth, Sarah Matthews, Kelly McKeon, Cadie Pullig, Sarah Surgeoner, and Melanie Theriault

2015
Guillermo Alvarado, Jennifer Breaux, Caroline Gaspard, Daryan Green, Jessica Jones, Bethany Lewis, Mitchell Petersen, and Marta Selby