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Student Organizations and Activities at Peirce

We believe that participation in activities outside the classroom is an important part of your experience at Peirce College. As a student at Peirce, you can get involved in a variety of student organizations and activities that fit your interests. You can review some of our student organizations below or speak with an Admissions Representative, or a Peirce faculty member to find out what groups are available in your desired program of study.

Delta Mu Delta Honor Society

Delta Mu Delta is a national honor society for Business students and is affiliated with ACBSP, the organization that has accredited Peirce's Business Administration program. 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.

Graduate Student Association

The Graduate Student Association's mission is to support and represent the educational goals of current and future Graduate Students at Peirce College. The purpose of the GSA is to encourage Graduate Students at Peirce College to become involved in student organizations and activities that will further develop their leadership skills. The GSA fulfills its purpose and mission through the following goals:

  • Support the mission of Peirce College
  • Provide a forum for students to have a collective voice among Peirce College's students, faculty and administration
  • Offer programs, activities and events that will enhance the educational experience of students
  • Cultivate a professional network for students to connect with peers, faculty and other leaders to leverage our collective knowledge
  • Serve as a unifying force for students to impact the communities we serve through volunteerism

Dr. DeVida Rembert is the faculty advisor for the GSA. For questions about how you can play an active role in the association, please contact her at drembert@peirce.edu.

Health Programs Student Association (HPSA)

Upon enrolling in a health program at Peirce, students automatically become members of the Health Programs Student Association (HPSA). The College's LMS, Canvas, is the central repository for HPSA content and serves as a virtual network. Students are encouraged to author and respond to content and interact with other students and alumni, with faculty oversight. The Association is where students can find volunteer, scholarship, and employment opportunities.

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 honor society 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 honor society 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.

Current students can find more information about LEX membership by following these directions:

  1. Log onto your MyPeirce.edu account
  2. Go to your "My Classes" tab
  3. Click the "Access My Classes" button
  4. Select the "Courses" tab
  5. Click on the LSSA link located under the "Student Groups and Associations"
  6. Click the "Paralegal Honor Society" link on the left side of LSSA site.

Legal Studies Student Association (LSSA)

To better meet our students' interests and needs, Peirce College has merged the former Paralegal Student Association and Criminal Justice Student Association into the Legal Studies Student Association. The LSSA is a dynamic student support structure that is designed 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 who are in good academic standing and enrolled in the Paralegal Studies, Criminal Justice Studies or Legal Studies degree programs at Peirce College are members of the LSSA. Members are encouraged to participate in at least two functions/events per calendar year. Your participation is welcome either in person or via the threaded discussion on the association's website.

Enrolled Peirce Legal Studies students can access the site by following these directions:

  1. Log onto your MyPeirce.edu account
  2. Go to your “My Classes” tab
  3. Click the “Access My Classes” button
  4. Select the “Courses” tab
  5. Click on the LSSA link located under the “Student Groups and Associations”

Please note that if you are a new Legal Studies student you will not be enrolled until after the drop/add period has passed.

For questions about how you can play an active role in this student organization and get a head start on your legal career, please contact Professor Mike Agnello at 215.670.9032 or magnello@peirce.edu.

SHRM/Peirce College Student Chapter

The SHRM/Peirce College Student Chapter is affiliated with the SHRM National Organization and is structured in accordance with its college/university chapter requirements.  The SHRM/Peirce College Student Chapter has established a valuable and effective collaboration with Philly SHRM. The overall mission of the SHRM/Peirce College Student Chapter is to establish a HRM professional organization that will provide personal development, opportunities for networking, and valuable resources.

Membership Benefits:

  • Human Resource Management professional resources, i.e., articles, white papers, free webinars, videos, blogs, and surveys.
  • Network with seasoned human resource management, organizational leadership, and business management professionals.
  • Participate in professional development events that will strengthen your human resource management, organizational leadership, and business administration skills.
  • Attend Philly SHRM monthly/bi-monthly roundtable meetings.
  • Participate in SHRM/Peirce College Student Chapter events to enhance the value that the Chapter provides to its membership and Peirce College.

For questions about how you can participate, please contact Professor Sharon McCrae at samccrae@peirce.edu

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