If you are thinking about joining the UConn chapter of ALD, below is some information about ALD you may be interested in! Be sure to check out our social media accounts, especially Facebook, to see an inside look to the organization. Useful links to view our social media accounts, and ways to reach us, can be found in the “Contact Us” section.
What is Alpha Lambda Delta?
- ALD is a first year National Honor Society that was founded in 1924 and has members from over 250 institutions nationwide
- To be invited into ALD students must have a 3.5 GPA or higher during their first term as an undergraduate as well as be in the top 20% of their freshman class
ALD Here at UConn
- Our chapter here at UConn was formed in 1964
- We have been nationally recognized with the Order of the Torch Award for our chapter involvement
- Members have the opportunity to participate in an array of activities like community service events and social events for example
As a member of ALD you’re offered…
- Lifetime membership
- Opportunity to compete for over $190,000 offered in national undergraduate and graduate scholarships!
- The chance to take part in the annual national leadership convention if you become a member of our Executive Board
- A way to meet other bright students and come together to take part in the many community service, fundraising, and social events we host
- An opportunity to earn an honors cord for graduation
It’s Easy to Get Involved!
Once you join ALD you are a member for life and your involvement is up to you! Although we would love for everyone to be involved, as a member there are no requirements. Keep in mind:
- Alpha Lambda Delta is an awesome resume builder
- ALD is an excellent way to network and making lasting connections that could someday help promote your future professional career
- ALD offers the opportunity to utilize and work with other great resources and programs UConn offers, such as the Academic Achievement Center (AAC)
- We operate on a Point System. For every ALD meeting or event you take part in as a member, you are awarded a certain number of participation points. The more points you accumulate over the course of a year, the greater chance you have of being considered for scholarships and prizes. Points also go towards earning an honors cord for graduation.