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Alpha Alpha Alpha Honor Society


Catawba College's Alpha Alpha Alpha (Tri-Alpha) Honors Society promotes academic excellence and provides opportunities for personal growth, leadership development, and campus and community service for first-generation college students. 

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The Society encourages and rewards academic excellence among first-generation college students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accredited institutions of higher learning.

To be eligible for membership in Tri-Alpha, students must have earned at least 48 credit hours towards a baccalaureate degree, have achieved an overall GPA of at least 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, and neither of the students’ parents, nor step-parents, nor legal guardians, have completed a bachelor’s degree.

Induction into Tri-Alpha is earned by outstanding academic achievement and lasts for a lifetime. 

Eligible Catawba students are invited and encouraged to apply to Tri-Alpha!

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