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Student Organizations

Honorary Societies

Lambda Epsilon Chi

Lambda Epsilon Chi (ΛΕΧ) is a national academic honor society for paralegal students. Lambda Epsilon Chi recognizes students who have demonstrated superior academic performance in an established, qualified program of paralegal/legal assistant studies offered at an institution that is an Institutional member in good standing of the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE).

Departmental Contact:  Linda Wimberly

Pi Sigma Alpha

Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, is the only honor society for college and university students of government in the United States. The number of Pi Sigma Alpha chapters on campuses across the country is rapidly approaching 700. Pi Sigma Alpha is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies.

Departmental Contact: Matthew Howell

Pi Alpha Alpha

Pi Alpha Alpha is the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration.  Pi Alpha Alpha recognizes outstanding undergraduates as well as graduate students in public administration, public affairs, and public policy.  As of 2012, Pi Alpha Alpha has 162 chapters at NASPAA Member Schools.

Departmental Contact: Matthew Howell



Student Paralegal Association

The Eastern Kentucky University Student Paralegal Association (SPA) is a student-oriented professional association designed to foster scholarship and leadership in the Paralegal Program. The association is composed of paralegal majors and people interested in the paralegal field. The primary objectives of the SPA are multifaceted: to hereby promote an interest in legal issues relevant to every day living; to hereby promote a knowledge of individual's rights; to hereby develop leadership and to inspire patriotism; and to promote professional ethics.

Departmental Contact: Meena Mohanty

Young Democrats

The Young Democrats of America (YDA) is the largest youth-led, national, partisan political organization. YDA mobilizes young people under the age of 36 to participate in the electoral process, influences the ideals of the Democratic Party, and develops the skills of the youth generation to serve as leaders at the local and national level.

Departmental Contact: Randall Swain

College Republicans

The College Republican National Committee is a national organization for college and university students who support the Republican Party of the United States.

Departmental Contact: Matthew Howell

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