Did You Know?
USC ALD inducted over 900 new members for the 2011-2012 school year.
Join us! Membership application deadline: Friday January 31, 2014

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

Welcome!

Welcome to Alpha Lambda Delta at the University of Southern California. Whether you are a student or parent, or a prospective or current member, please join us and discover more about our organization.

Alpha Lambda Delta is a national society that honors academic excellence during a student's first year in college (About ALD).

A student may become eligible for membership in Alpha Lambda Delta by attaining a 3.5 GPA during either the first semester or the first year at USC (Membership).

Alpha Lambda Delta not only fosters academic achievement, but also relationships with peers in the student body, the school faculty, and the nationwide community.

To learn more about USC Alpha Lambda Delta, please visit our facebook group.

Here are some scholarships that ALD offers.


New Announcements

If you missed the induction ceremony please go to CAS 120 to pick up your certificate and pin.

ALD Induction Ceremony-Monday, March 3, Bovard Auditorium at 6:00pm. Dress attire will be business causal.

Eboard Applications for next year due January 31st, 2014:

Get involved with ALD and apply for Eboard for next year! (2014-2015)

Click here to learn more about the different positions in ALD.

Click here for the application. Deadline to apply is January 31st, 2014.

New Scholarship Opportunity:


Stemler Scholarship

Due, Friday, January 30, 2014 for information see - http://www.nationalald.org/index.cfm/scholarships/stemler-study-abroad-scholarships/.


TROW Scholarship

Due , March 1, 2014- for information see - http://www.nationalald.org/index.cfm/scholarships/trow-scholarships/.

Beinecke Scholarship for current Juniors - USC

The Beinecke Scholarship provide funding for current juniors (students expecting to graduate in December 2013, May 2014, or August 2014) who plan to pursue a masters or doctoral program in the arts, humanities, or social sciences. Students may combine the scholarship with additional scholarships,research grants, and assistantships. Instructions for the Beinecke application process are available at www.usc.edu/aif/fellowships.

Contact Martha Enciso for more information @ menciso@usc.edu.

New Opportunity for ALD members:

USC Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship is a mentoring program where fellows gain insight into an academic career by working closely with a faculty mentor on an original research project. In addition to gaining research experience, participants receive mentoring, financial support, GRE test preparation, graduate school preparatory workshops, and networking opportunities with top graduate schools in the United States.

 

Interested sophomores and juniors may obtain additional information as well as the application at www.usc.edu/mmuf . Students must be committed to diversity in academia and desire a career as a college professor in a Mellon approved field. A list of Mellon Mays approved majors and minors is available at http://www.usc.edu/student-affairs/MMUF/programs_eligibility.shtml . Applications for the 2014-2015 Cohort will be available in November 2013. Interested students may contact <menciso@usc.edu> if they have any questions.

 

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Right now, we are in the running for a $25,000 grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project. Winners are selected based on votes from the public, so we need YOUR help to make this happen! Everyone can give us one vote per day for the whole month of September--and making sure you vote every day will really help us!! You can vote by using the following link:http://pep.si/ao9gjA or texting 102193 to Pepsi (73774)!

2010 Lampadia Website Award

Each year, the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta awards the Lampadia Chapter Website Award to chapters who have created and maintained exceptional chapter websites. USC ALD was one of 4 chapters chosen in 2010!

Congratulations to Scholarship Recipients!

Congratulations to the following members of ALD for winning our scholarship in the 2012-2013 school year:

Samantha Miller
Sonya Egoian
Genevieve Shifke
Yadi Niu
Evangeline Ang
Sally Chen
Catherine Ji
Yvonne Lau
William Orr
Minghui Xu
Tiffany Young

Great job guys! Keep up your outstanding work!!

Welcome to New Inductees!

Welcome to the new inductees of ALD 2013-2014! This year we inducted over 900 new members for our local chapter at the University of Southern California, and we are very excited to see new members joining our large family!

Congratulations Eboard!

Congratulations to the 2012-2013 Eboard for a year of hard work!

And congratulations to the newly inducted Eboard of 2013-2014! Please check out their profiles!


Upcoming Events

Member BBQ Come join us for a casual BBQ and meet fellow ALD members! Details will be posted soon

Professional Appreciation Luncheon: This is the one event you do not want to miss. Take your favorite professor out for lunch and chat, and the bill is on us. Just make sure you apply soon! Note: more details in regards to this event will be posted shortly. Be sure to keep a look-out for updates in your inboxes and on our Facebook group.

Monthly Speakers: We will invite professionals, professors, Princeton Review, grad students who have done cool things, authors to speak at general meetings for members.


Events in 2013-2014

Involvement Fair: Come out to Trousdale and discover the myriad of organizations on campus! Don't forget to stop by ALD's booth.

General Meetings: Want to learn more about what ALD is and what great events we have planned for you for the upcoming school year? Come to one of our general meetings at the start of the Fall semester! We will keep you updated on the exact date.

Ice Cream Social: Need some time to relax and unwind? Stop by our ice cream social, treat yourself to some ice cream, and meet your fellow ALD members and officers!



 

page last updated 9/13/13

 


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