A national undergraduate honor society to encourage and foster scholarly activity
and recognize academic scholarship in the natural and computer sciences and mathematics

Harold Wilkinson Distinguished Alumni AwardHarold Wilkinson, Pi Chapter, 2016 recipient of the first ever Distinguished Alumni Award

For the first time in the history of the society, Sigma Zeta National Science & Mathematics Honor Society recognized distinguished alumni who have made significant contributions to the fields of science, mathematics, or computer science.  Awardees are nominated by local campus chapters. The award was named for Harold Wilkinson who significantly shaped the society through his leadership as the first Executive Director of Sigma Zeta. Three Distinguished Alumni were recognized during the 2016 Convention.

Harold Wilkinson, Pi Chapter
Millard Niver, Alpha Gamma Chapter
Melissa Crowe Garcia, M.D., Sigma Chapter


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Spring 2017 Update

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January 27, 2017

 Dear Sigma Zeta Friends:

I hope your 2017 is off to a good start!  Our 2017 National Convention is just two months away, March 23-25, and will be hosted by one of our newer chapters, the Gamma Eta Chapter at Marian University in Indianapolis, IN.   

2016 - 2017 Sigma Zeta Service Project Theme

The 2016 Sigma Zeta National Convention Service Committee decided upon the theme of Promoting Scientific Awareness in Our Communities.

Sigma Zeta Student Research Awards

Congratulations to twenty-one Sigma Zeta members as recipients of the 2016 Research Awards! The research proposals were reviewed at the Nov. 5 officers meeting and awards were announced November 15, 2016. 

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Nalgene BPA Free 24oz Sigma Zeta Water Bottle   Sigma Zeta Insulated Cup   Sigma Zeta Sackpack


2016 Fall Update

Sigma Zeta Key                                                                                                    September 14, 2016 (pdf)

Welcome to a new academic year, Sigma Zetans!

2016 National Officers

2016 - 2017 National Officers Photo

Executive Director: 
   Jim Hall, Sigma, Our Lady of Lake University
  Anne Rammelsberg, Pi, Millikin University

President Elect: 
   David Styers-Barnett, Rho, Univ. of Indianapolis
Past President: 
    James Glasgow, Alpha Gamma, Malone Univ.
   David Hahn, Alpha Gamma, Malone University 
   Cary Guffey, Sigma, Our Lady of Lake University
   Bernadine Cochran, Beta Xi, Univ. of Pikeville
   Bob Kistler, Beta Iota, Bethel University, St. Paul
Joshua Kendall, Beta Eta, Evangel University

More Officer Information


National Convention News

2017 National Convention
 March 23 - 25, 2017
Marian University, Indianapolis, IN

2017 Convention Information

Important Deadlines

Convention Awards

2016 Convention Photo Archive
2016 Presentation Abstracts
Presentation YouTube Playlist

2016 Awards

2016 Founder's Cup Award Malone University Alpha Gamma
Malone University, Alpha Gamma
2016 Founders' Cup Award

 2016 Best Paper Presentation
Caitlin Behme, Rho
2016 Best Paper Presentation

2016 Best Poster Presentation
David Hollis, Rho
2016 Best Poster Presentation


2016 Beta Chapter Honor Award
Alexandra Nash
2016 Beta Chapter Honor Award

2016 Beta Eta Chapter Honor Award
 Maria Donnay
2016 Beta Eta Chapter Honor Award

2016 Alpha Gamma Chapter Honor Award
 Josh Campbell
2016 Alpha Gamma Chapter Honor Award


2016 Alpha Psi Honor Award
Mikalah Smith
2016 Alpha Psi Chapter Honor Award

2017 Convention Countdown

Sigma Zeta Officer Open Positions

Sigma Zeta KeySigma Zeta is seeking nominations for two open positions: Webmaster and Student Representative. Eligible faculty (Webmaster) or student (Student Representative) members of any Sigma Zeta Chapter with an interest in contributing to the ongoing success of Sigma Zeta as a distinctive National Science and Mathematics Honor Society are encouraged to apply.

Promote Your Sigma Zeta Chapter

Chapters are encouraged to share Sigma Zeta events and milestones on your local campus and with the National Chapter. 

Chapter News

December 15, 2016
Warner University, Lake Wales, FL has submitted an application for a campus chapter.  The application is under review by the national officers.

December 5, 2016
Miami Dade College, InterAmerican campus, Miami, FL has submitted an application for a campus chapter.  The application is under review by the national officers.

September 16, 2016
Alpha Chi Chapter of Eastern University, St. Davids, PA, re-activates their local chapter.

March 31-April 2, 2016
2016 National Convention, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL

Nov 21, 2015 
Gamma Omicron Chapter was installed at St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA

Nov 20, 2015 
Gamma Xi Chapter was installed at King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Article photoNov 17, 2015
Research by Gamma Gamma Chapter's Jessica Watson, Concordia College (MN, ) was recognized in a brief article on The Wildlife Society's website following presentation of her research on squirrels at The Wildlife Society's Annual Conference in Winnipeg.  The research was supported by Sigma Zeta Research awards.  Read More...

Nov 6, 2015 
Gamma Nu Chapter was installed at Chowan University, Murfreesboro, NC

Nov 5, 2015 
Gamma Mu Chapter was installed at Baptist College of Health Sciences, Memphis, TN
Gamma Mu Chapter Charter Photo November 5, 2015

Sept 18, 2015
Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia PA submitted an application to form a new campus chapter of Sigma Zeta.

May 22, 2015
King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA application for a campus charter was approved by the National Officers. 

April 18, 2015
The Gamma Lambda Chapter of Sigma Zeta was installed at Missouri Baptist University, Saint Louis, MO by Past President Paris Barnes on April 18, 2015.

March 26-28, 2015

2015 National Convention, University of Pikeville, Pikeville, KY
2015 Photo Archive
Presentation Abstracts / Photos

2016 Officers & Advisors Meeting

Nov 5 2016 Officers' Meeting Group Photo

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Highlights of the Fall 2016 National Officer's Meeting

Sigma Zeta National Officers met on Saturday, November 5, 2016  in Tampa, FL.  The main agenda item was the review of 22 requests for research awards from Sigma Zeta student members across the country.  Click read more to see highlights...

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Sigma Zeta National Science & Mathematics Honor Society
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411 S.W. 24 th Street
San Antonio, Texas, 78207-4689

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Purchase your Sigma Zeta Honors Medallions and Pins for the academic year early. Try to order at least 30 days in advance so that you can have them when needed.  Also available are Sigma Zeta branded nalgene water bottles, tumblers, and sackpacks.

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