Wofford boasts a number of Honorary Academic and Service Organizations on
campus. From a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest academic honor
society, to the Alpha chapter of the National German Honor Society, Wofford
has many avenues to recognize its outstanding students and faculty in many
Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Chapter of South Carolina, was founded at Wofford
in 1941 after 10 years of work by 5 Wofford faculty members who were already
members of PBK. Read more...
Beta Beta Beta is a society for students dedicated to improving
the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries
of human knowledge through scientific research.
The Blue Key National Honor Fraternity was founded at the University
of Florida in 1924. Wofford College has one of the oldest chapters of Blue Key,
chartered on April 24, 1926.
The organization that would later become the naton's first chapter of Delta
Phi Alpha, the National German Honor Society was founded at Wofford College
in 1928 by Dr. James A. Chiles and 21 students. DPA now boasts more than
31,000 members nation wide.
Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society (La Société d'Honneur Française) was founded as a departmental honor society at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1906.
Sigma Tau Delta is the international English Honor Society. Founded in
South Dakota in 1924 and at Wofford in 1974 membership in STD is granted to
students who display an extraordinary ability in English and Literature Studies.
Wofford is consistently recognized by industry publications
as a leading liberal arts institution based on the strength of its academic
programs and faculty and offers 53 majors, minors and programs.
The Sandor Teszler Library at Wofford College features many exhibits, archives, and other special collections in addition to publications and books.