As your Walden University faculty advisor for the Alpha Phi Sigma honor society, the Phi Nu Chapter hereby welcomes you to join our team of organizational leadership. Candidates will have access to a plethora of valuable membership contacts and be recognized for research growth. I would like to thank you for considering the opportunity to participate in a nationally accredited criminal justice honor society. I look forward to helping you attain the most of your lifetime membership with Alpha Phi Sigma Phi Nu Chapter here at Walden University.
Chapter Faculty Advisor: Dr. David Dibari
Email Contact: CRJSHonorSociety@mail.waldenu.edu
Alpha Phi Sigma was established in January of 1942 by Dr. Vivian Anderson Leonard and 17 Police Science majors at Washington State University. On March 24th, 1976 Alpha Phi Sigma was designated as the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Alpha Phi Sigma was granted membership by the Association of College Honor Societies in 1980. There are now over 360 chapters of Alpha Phi Sigma across the nation.
This prestigious honor society has four specific purposes to identify with each member:
The mission of Alpha Phi Sigma is to promote critical thinking, rigorous scholarship and life-long learning; to keep abreast of the advances in scientific research; to elevate the ethical standards of the criminal justice professions and to sustain in the public mind the benefit and necessity of education and professional training.
As a student at the College of Security and Criminal Justice at Walden University, you can have the opportunity to become a member of the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society through the Phi Nu Chapter. Alpha Phi Sigma is a nationally recognized honor society for students and graduates of esteemed criminal justice and security programs across the nation. Membership helps students like you distinguish themselves among peers while also speaking to the academic quality that Walden University offers.
Becoming part of Alpha Phi Sigma awards you numerous benefits including all of the following: