Academics

Honors Societies

  • Mortar Board – a national college senior honor society that promotes scholarship, leadership, and service
  • National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) – a pre-professional communication sciences and disorders membership association designed to encourage interaction among students interested in the study of normal and disordered human communication
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon – an international economics honor society, which establishes closer ties between students and faculty in economics
  • Omicron Delta Kappa – a national leadership honor society emphasizing holistic development, which brings together the most representative students in all phases of collegiate life to mold the sentiment of the institution on questions of local and intercollegiate interest
  • Phi Alpha Theta – a national history honor society, which promotes the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication, and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians
  • Phi Beta Kappa – a national interdisciplinary academic honor society, which invites for induction the most outstanding arts and sciences students
  • Pi Gamma Mu – an international social science honor society dedicated to scholarship and community service
  • Pi Sigma Alpha – a national political science honor society, which seeks to promote excellence in the study of political science through a variety of programs, such as awards, scholarships, and lecture funding
  • Proudian Interdisciplinary Honors Study – designed for up to twelve talented students in each graduating class who wish to explore interdisciplinary learning.
  • Psi Chi – an international psychology honor society with the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in scholarship, and advancing the science of psychology
  • Sigma Iota Rho – an international studies honor society, which promotes and rewards scholarship and service among students and practitioners of international studies, international affairs, and global studies and fosters integrity and creativity in the conduct of world affairs
  • Sigma Tau Delta – an international English honor society that promotes interest in literature and the English language and fosters literacy on campus and in the community
  • Whitehead Leadership Society – an organization that encourages leadership and academic excellence within the University of Redlands School of Business.

Thurber, an English bulldog, is the University's mascot.
Thurber

He is named after Clarence Howe Thurber, University president from 1933-37.

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