The Edward Waters University Honors College reinstated membership to the Florida Kappa Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honors Society and inducted nineteen students on April 23, 2024, at 4:30p.m. in the Milne Auditorium.  Alpha Chi National College Honors Society was founded in 1922.  The name Alpha Chi comes from the first letters of the Greek words Aletheia, which means truth and XAPAKTHP, which means character. The mission of the Honors Society is to broaden members’ college experience by encouraging student creativity and research, fostering excellence and service in action, promoting personal growth through diversity, equipping compassionate listeners and leaders, providing a path for academic and professional mentoring, and exemplifying how to make scholarship effective for good.

Dr. TaKeia Anthony, Dean of the Honors College noted, “It is a great honor to reinstate our membership to the Florida Kappa Chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honors Society.  It signifies the unwavering support from the administration and the growth of the Honors College.”

Students eligible for membership must earn the classification of junior, senior, or graduate student and must be in the top 10% of the class.  The following nineteen students were inducted.

  1. Brandon Bradwell, BBA Sports Mgmt
  2. Kerry Royce Guyton, BA Psychology
  3. Jeronda Jenkins, BA Psychology
  4. Patricia Olivia Johnson, BS Communications
  5. Tamara Lucas, BA Psychology
  6. Adeleye Mesogboriwon, BBA Cis
  7. Isaiah Montes, BBA Business Management
  8. Queen Moore, BA Psychology
  9. Chase Morris, BA Criminal Justice
  10. Obiajuru Nwadiokwu, BBA Cis
  11. Divine Ogugua, BBA Cis
  12. Daiton Pass, BBA Sports Mgmt
  13. Shatina Rogers, BBA Organizational Mgmt
  14. Gina Silvestri, BA Criminal Justice
  15. Paris Smith, BBA Business Management
  16. Dillon Taylor, BBA Business Management
  17. Jariya Travis, BS Biology
  18. Kaleb Wilson, BBA Sports Mgmt
  19. Travales Woodard, BS Biology

“We are very proud of our top performing students.”  Mr. Bowers, Faulty Chair of the Honors College declared, “Their consistent hard work and perseverance deserves recognition in the Alpha Chi National College Honors Society.”

The Honors College would like to thank Edward Waters University President and CEO, Dr. A. Zachary Faison, Jr.; Provost Genyne Boston; Association Provost Stephanie Campbell; Honors College Dean TaKeia Anthony; Honors College Chair Christian Bowers; and Director of Undergraduate Research Hyo Kyung Woo.