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Lambda Pi Eta 

The National Communication Honor Society

Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the National Communication Association’s official honor society at four-year colleges and universities and an accredited organization of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS).

The organization’s Greek letters represent the three elements of persuasion as described by Aristotle: logos (Lambda), meaning logic; pathos (Pi), emotion; and ethos (Eta), meaning character credibility and ethics.

As a member of the Pi Mu chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, you will participate in a blend of academic, social and community service activities, present research papers, and attend scholarly presentations.

Mission Statement

The mission of Lambda Pi Eta is to:

1. Recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies;

2. Stimulate interest in the field of communication;

3. Promote and encourage professional development among communication majors;

4. Provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication;

5. Establish and maintain closer relationships between faculty and students; and

6. Explore options for graduate education in communication studies.

Undergra​​duate Membership Requirements

  • Completion of 60+ semester hours
  • Completion of 12+ semester hours of COMM courses
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum GPA of 3.25 in COMM courses
  • Current UHD enrollment

Graduate Membership Requirem​​ents

  • Complete 12 hours of graduate credit-hours in communication
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Current UHD enrollment, in good standing

For more information about joining LPH, contact the faculty advisor or visit the Lambda Pi Eta website. ​

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