Alpha Alpha Ypsilon is our local chapter of the National Honors Society for Religious Studies and Theology
Annual meetings on a national level
Publication of an academic journal (the Journal of TAK)
Locally sponsored activities
Completion of a minimum of three (3) semesters at DeSales University
Completion of a minimum of twelve (12) credits in Theology
A grade point average of at least 3.50 in Theology and 3.00 overall
Standing in the upper 35% of one's class in scholarship
Each year DeSales University inducts new members to the society.
In 1995-96, the society began a national competition for the Albert Clark Memorial Prize. The first undergraduate award was conferred upon Kristine Neumayer (class of 1996) for her essay entitled "Quality Profits: The Role of Theology in Business." The essay was published in the Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa, volume 20/2 (Fall 1996), pp. 14-29.
For further information concerning membership in this DeSales University chapter, contact the advisor, Dr. William Hamant.