Tau Sigma National Transfer Honor Society

Tau Sigma is an academic honor society designed specifically to recognize
and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.

Objectives of Tau Sigma…
…address the current lack of recognition of outstanding academic achievement of transfer students.
…provide motivation for the academic excellence of all incoming transfer students.
…enhance the reputation of all transfer students.
…provide a common bond among transfer students.
…promote the involvement of transfer students in the college or university to which they transfer.
…form a group of students who can help the college or university address and meet the needs of incoming transfer students.

The criteria for eligibility are that 1) the student must be enrolled as a full-time student, 2) the student must have transferred in with at least one year's worth of academic credits and 3) the student achieved EITHER a 3.5 OR were in the top 20% of ALL incoming transfers during the term in which they transferred.

Tau Sigma at UIC was established in 2006; the first induction ceremony was held on October 18th, 2006. Dean Emanuel Pollack of Biological Sciences/Liberal Arts & Sciences was the honored guest speaker. 45 new members were inducted.

                                                  2008-2009 Officers                                            

                        L to R: Malgorzata Tekielak, Vice President; Dilshad Kaur Malhi, Secretary;

                         Andrea Gates-Ehlers, Treasurer; Sergei Kutsinski, President

Faculty Advisor, Jennifer Kosco

Tau Sigma National Office