Paralegal Student Association
The purpose of the Peirce College Paralegal Student Association is to:
- encourage student participation and networking with peers
- coordinate program-specific events, workshops and seminars
- facilitate the transition from educational pursuits to advancement in the legal community
All students in good academic standing currently enrolled in the Paralegal Studies program at Peirce College are members of the Paralegal Student Association. Members are encouraged to participate in at least two (2) functions/events per calendar year. Participation can be either in person or via the threaded discussion on the Association website.
Delta Mu Delta Honor Society
Delta Mu Delta is a national honor society for Business students, and it is affiliated with ACBSP, the organization that has accredited the Business Administration program at Peirce. Each fall, students who meet eligibility requirements are invited for membership. Eligible students are business administration majors who have a minimum grade point average of 3.3 and have completed 60 college level credits.
Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX)
Peirce College has a chapter of Lambda Epsilon Chi (LEX), a nationally recognized academic national honor society for paralegal students. LEX is sponsored by the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE) which offers national scholarship opportunities, and networking opportunities with other legal professionals.
Induction to the society is based upon academic excellence.
Candidates for membership in LEX must be in good academic standing at Peirce College as a Paralegal Studies Bachelor of Science student or as a Post-Bachelor Certificate Paralegal Studies student.
Candidates must have a cumulative and major grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Peirce College will induct students into LEX during the spring semester of each year. Eligible students will be contacted by the Dean of Students. There is a one-time fee associated with the membership.
Currents students can find more information about LEX membership at Peirce College's Paralegal Student Association site at peirceonline.net.
SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise)
SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) is an international non-profit organization that works with leaders in business and higher education. The Peirce College Chapter of SIFE is involved with different business projects in order to improve areas of the community through outreach projects focusing on socially responsible business skills. Students who are interested in learning more about SIFE can visit www.sife.org or contact Mariesa Hinchey, Academic Advisor/Counselor, Walker Center for Academic Excellence, at MCHinchey@peirce.edu.