Terry B. Rogers College of Education and Social Sciences Student Organizations

Department of Education Student Organizations

Kappa Delta Pi - Iota Theta Chapter

Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is the largest honor society for educators. KDP inspires and supports future and new teachers as they transition from the campus to the classroom.  Invitation to KDP is based on high academic achievement at the college level, a commitment to becoming a high-quality educator, and a healthy attitude that ensures success for students. Members assist with service opportunities, maintain the values of the organization, and are recognized as honor students at graduation. Kappa Delta Pi Creed: So to teach, that our words inspire a will to learn; So to serve, that each day may enhance the growth of exploring minds; So to live, that we may guide young and old to know the truth and love the right. For more information, please contact faculty sponsor: Dr. Teri Bingham

Texas Association of Future Educators – TAFE

TAFE is a student organization created to allow students an opportunity to explore the teaching profession. Activities allow students to develop deeper pedagogical knowledge and mentoring skills while pursuing careers in education. For more information, please contact faculty sponsors: Dr. Amy Clifton or Dr. Beth Garcia

Social Science Student Organizations

WTAMU Psychology Club

An excellent opportunity to expand your knowledge in psychology, become active in ongoing student activities, and remain connected within the field as well as with other disciplines that share a common interest. Students in the club are involved in fundraising for ongoing professional activities, research and outreach, social activities, and community service. Membership to the organization is open to anyone who shares a common interest in the fields associated with the behavioral sciences. Contact Faculty Sponsor Dr. Kenneth Denton

WTAMU Student Social Work Association

The SSWA is an organization for social science majors. The club provides students with the opportunity to connect, network, volunteer, and serve as a community. The SSWA helps students become actively involved in the community, thus preparing them for their future careers.  

The SSWA mottos are:  

  1. Social work is the art of listening and the science of hope 
  2. Promote social justice through awareness and community service 
  3. Develop students as professional social workers 

Pi Sigma Alpha, Omega Iota Chapter

Pi Sigma Alpha is the national Political Science honor society. It is the only honor society for college and university students of government in the United States. One of the purposes of the honor society is to stimulate scholarship and intelligent interest in political science. Chapters on university and college campuses are encouraged to develop programs to enrich the exposure of members and the wider university community to the study of government and issues of public concern. Membership is by invitation. Undergraduates must have completed at least one-half of the credits required for the baccalaureate degree and have completed at least ten semester-credits of work in Political Science including at least one upper-division course, with an average grade of B or higher in those courses. They do not need to be Political Science majors to qualify for membership. A graduate student must have completed 9 graduate credits in Political Science with no grade lower than a B. Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Dave Rausch

Pi Gamma Mu, The International Social Science Honor Society, Texas Omicron Chapter

Juniors, seniors, and graduate students in History, Geography, Political Science, Public Administration, Criminal Justice Administration, Economics, Sociology, Social Work, and Psychology with at least a 'B' average are eligible for membership.