Enhancing Your College Experience
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 that fit your interests. You can review some of our 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 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.
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 encoruage Graduate Students at Peirce College to become involved in 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 students, faculty and administration at Peirce College
- Offer programs, activities and events that will enchance 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 vounteerism
Porfessor Cathy Littlefield is the faculty advisor for the GSA. For questions about how you can play an active role in the association, please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 logging into their MyPeirce.edu account and navigating to their "Enrolled Courses" section. A link to the LSSA can be found below each Legal Studies student's enrolled courses. Please note that if you are a new Legal Studies student you will not be enrolled until after the drop/add period has passed.
Professor Carol J. Sherman is the faculty advisor for the LSSA. For questions about how you can play an active role in the association and get a head start on your legal career, please contact her at 215.670.9276 or email@example.com.