Honorary

Alpha Chi (Scholarship)

Alpha Chi is a national honor society with headquarters at Harding University. The Henderson chapter of Alpha Chi is the university's most selective honor society, open to the top 10 percent of undergraduates. Juniors and seniors from all schools and majors with a cumulative 3.6 grade point are invited to join. An induction ceremony is held in the spring of each year.

Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology)

The purpose of Alpha Kappa Delta is to promote interest in sociology and human services, develop socially dependable personalities through discussion groups unhindered by the formalities of the class routine, and to develop leadership among students, and to stimulate scholarship among students in sociology and human services.

Areté Society (Honors College)

The purpose of Areté Society is to foster a multidisciplinary academic environment for Henderson’s Honors College students, to promote academic excellence among Honors College students, and to encourage a sense of community within a framework of social, cultural, and academic activities.

Eta Lambda Beta (Low Brass Society)

The purpose of this organization is to promote the performance and teaching of low brass players at Henderson State University and in the surrounding region through special events and guest artists. The organization participates in fund-raising activities to assist the department of music and low brass studio in purchasing equipment and sponsoring guest appearances of low brass artists.

Kappa Kappa Psi (Band)

Kappa Kappa Psi is a fraternal organization that promotes the advancement of college and university bands through dedicated service and support to bands; comprehensive education; leadership opportunities; and recognition; for the benefit of its members and society.

Phi Mu Alpha (Music)

Sigma Chi is the Henderson chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Phi Mu Alpha develops the best and truest fraternal spirit, the mutual welfare and brotherhood of musical students, and the advancement of music in America.

Psi Chi (Psychology)

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology. It was founded in 1929 for the purposes of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology. Membership is open to graduate and undergraduate men and women who are making the study of psychology one of their major interests, and who meet the minimum qualifications.

Tau Beta Sigma (Band)

Tau Beta Sigma is an honorary service sorority dedicated to serving the band and the community. Tau Beta Sigma gives band-women the opportunity to participate in band service, as well as form everlasting bonds and friendships.

Theta Alpha Phi (Theater)

The purpose of Theta Alpha Phi is it to honor those who have contributed to Henderson State University Theatre, to provide a continuous working body for the theater, to provide leadership for others interested in and working in theater, to provide a dramatic association organized on the most democratic basis where every member of a student body may have equal opportunity for expression, to provide a fraternity whose goal is fellowship and service, and to stimulate interest in the university theater program.