The Honoraries

Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma (ALD/PES)
Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) is a national society that honors academic excellence during a college student’s first year. Phi Eta Sigma (PES) is the oldest and largest freshman society in the United States. Read More

Romophos is a sophomore class honorary founded in 1932, that rests upon the pillars of scholarship, leadership, and service. Read More

Mirrors is a sophomore class honorary that revolves around the belief in individual responsibility, group leadership, and university service. Read More

Bucket and Dipper
A junior class honorary, Bucket and Dipper recognizes outstanding juniors that are student leaders. Founded in 1907, it is also the second oldest honorary on campus.Read More

Chimes is a junior class honorary originally created by two Ohio State students in 1918. Today, Chimes not only represents the third year students but are avid volunteers in the community. Read More

Mortar Board
Mortar Board is a senior honorary that was started at Ohio State in 1914, and now has more than two hundred chapters across the nation. Mortar Board provides opportunities for continued leadership development and benefits of career-networking, fellowship, and awards. Read More

Sphinx is a senior class honorary with over a century’s history . The honorary recognizes “links” with character and the potential for development. Read More