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Did You Know?
USC ALD inducted over 900 new members for the 2011-2012 school year.

Once you join ALD, you are a member for life!

Announcements:
Welcome Back Members!

Congratulations to the newly invited members.

The USC ALD Website received the "Lampadia" award from the national office for outstanding website!

Quick Links:
National ALD
USC
Office of College Advising
3454 Trousdale Pkwy
Room 120
Los Angeles, CA 90089

email: ald@usc.edu
About USC Alpha Lambda Delta

Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) is a national society that honors academic excellence during a student's first year in college. Founded in 1924, ALD is among the oldest and remains one of the most prestigious honor societies in the nation, with currently 240 chapters nationwide and more than 750,000 students initiated.

The ALD Consitution: (DOC) (PDF)

For the ALD Pledge, which members will say during induction, please click here.

Purpose.
ALD strives to encourage superior academic achievement among students in their first year at institutions of higher learning promoting intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning. ALD believes in "Tradition, Honor, Excellence."

Criteria.
Students can qualify for membership in ALD by maintaining a full course of study and attaining a minimum scholastic average exactly halfway between the two highest grades given by the school. Eligibility may be determined on the basis of the first semester of the first year of college enrollment.

Benefits.
Once initiated, the student becomes a lifetime member of ALD, with the chance of being an officer during their sophomore year. Initiated members become eligible for sophomore book awards and $3000 fellowships awarded for graduate study.

For information on joining ALD, please see the Membership page.


page last updated 05/20/11

 


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