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Alpha Mu Gamma (Modern Language Honor Society)
Alpha Mu Gamma is a national collegiate honor society for students majoring or minoring in world languages. It was established in 1931. Minnesota State’s Beta Zeta chapter was established in 1961. The purposes of the Society are to recognize achievement in foreign language study; nurture an interest in the study of foreign languages; stimulate a desire for linguistic attainment; and to foster sympathetic understanding of other peoples through the medium of languages. Membership is generally offered to students who have a 3.0 GPA and who have earned two A’s in one foreign language. Students may be admitted at any stage in their college career.
Pi Delta Phi (French Honorary Society)
Pi Delta Phi was founded as a departmental honor society at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1906. The Mankato chapter, NU ALPHA, was installed on November 9, 2001. This honor society recognizes outstanding scholarship in the French language and its literature, increases the knowledge and appreciation of Americans for the cultural contributions of the French-speaking world, and stimulates and encourages French and francophone cultural activities. Regular members include graduate and undergraduate students who shall be nominated in recognition of their academic achievement in at least one semester or quarter of upper division French, with a minimum GPA of 3.00 in French. Graduate students who are candidates for an advanced degree in French are eligible for regular membership. Dues for regular members are $35.00. Each member receives the official key, a certificate and a card indicating life membership in the organization. Students wear a red, white, and blue honor cord at graduation.
To foster a better understanding of French culture and language through extra-curricular cultural activities.