On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, the IUP Beta Zeta chapter of the Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society inducted 16 high achieving
students, including 14 undergraduates, one master’s-level student, and one PhD-level
Delta Alpha Pi is an academic honor society founded to
recognize high-achieving students with disabilities who are attending colleges
(including community colleges) and universities as undergraduate or graduate
students. This dynamic organization celebrates and supports academic
achievement, leadership, and advocacy for post-secondary students with
disabilities. Over 140 institutions
have established a chapter to recognize students’ academic achievement, and that
number grows each year.
To be eligible, students must present with a documented disability and
work with one of the faculty or staff members in the chapter’s Disability
Services office (or self-identify as an individual with a disability) and demonstrate
an interest in disability issues.
Undergraduate students must
Graduate students must have:
As of last semester, the 2018 undergraduate inductees had an
average GPA of 3.60, with a median GPA of 3.51. Graduates had a 4.00.
At the ceremony, four graduating members received honors
cords. Three of the four indicated planned attendance at graduate programs,
with acceptances at Johns Hopkins, Rochester Institute of Technology, and
Louisiana State University.
Department for Disability Access and Advising