Siloam Springs, Ark. (July 5, 2002) - Alpha Chi, the national college honor society, has named John Brown University as a ‘Star Chapter’ of Alpha Chi. This marks the seventh consecutive year that Alpha Chi has awarded JBU’s Alpha Chi chapter with ‘Star Chapter’ status.
In order to be named a star chapter, JBU’s Alpha Chi chapter fulfilled the following criteria: have a sponsor and a student at the national/regional convention, have at least one student presentation at the convention, have Benedict Fellowship and/or Nolle Scholarship nominee, sponsor one scholarly program on campus, induct and register members and file an annual chapter report.
A total of 49 chapters of Alpha Chi received Star Chapter Awards at the regional conventions this spring, the highest number of chapters honored since the award began in 1996.
Alpha Chi has chapters on more than 300 campuses in 45 states and Puerto Rico. Alpha Chi is an honor society for all academic fields, inducting the top ten percent of juniors and seniors at member institutions.
John Brown University is a private university with an enrollment of over 1,600 students from 45 states and 33 countries. JBU is a member of the Arkansas Independent Colleges and Universities and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.