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Tau Sigma National Honor Society 

Tau Sigma

Tau Sigma is an academic honor society designed to both promote and recognize the academic excellence of transfer students. This organization works to encourage transfer students to get involved at their new institutions. Tau Sigma strives to help universities nationwide to serve current and future transfer students, with over 175 chapters in the country. 

Reasons why you should join Tau Sigma!

Tau Sigma is a springboard for professional growth. Here are several advantages of joining:

  • Community service opportunities
  • Develop leadership skills - Serve on the E-Board
  • Great resume builder, especially for the honors and awards section
  • Scholarship opportunities are available 

Membership Criteria:

  • Transfer to an institution of higher learning from another academic institution with at least one full year's academic credits satisfied at the prior institution(s)
  • The student must be registered in a course of study leading to a bachelor's degree and have completed a number of hours equal to an average full load for one term (usually 12 to 15 hours)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 for your first semester at Fredonia

Membership Fee:

A one-time payment of $50 is paid to the National Headquarters when joining Tau Sigma. This fee provides lifetime membership to the group, along with a certificate, and a pin. 

Service Opportunities and Fun Events:

The Fredonia chapter of Tau Sigma plans service and social events like food drives and donation efforts so transfer students can give back to the community and have the opportunity to meet new students. 

  • Care Packages for Troops 
  • Wheat and Greet
  • Induction Ceremony
  • Relay for Life


2023-2024 Executive Board:

Executive Members:

  • President: Dominik Zimmer
  • Vice President: Cloud Moon Vargas
  • Treasurer: Williams Prevet
  • Secretary: Amanda Phelps
  • Social Chair: Ashley Battaglia

2023-2024 Scholarship Recipient:

Congratulations to Dominik Zimmer, Tau Sigma National Honor Society 2023-2024 Scholarship recipient!  

Dominik Zimmer, Tau Sigma National Honor Society 2023-2024 Scholarship recipient

Congratulations and Welcome to the 2023-2024 New Members into the Tau Sigma National Honor Society  

2023-2024 New Members into the Tau Sigma National Honor Society

The Transfer Student Organization (TSO):
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The Transfer Student Organization (TSO) is a student-led group that assists transfer students in their transition to Fredonia. Our goal is to help transfer students have the best experience they can have here in Fredonia! We offer an array of fun events ranging from community service opportunities to social activities to connect you with other transfer students. We've been where you are and want to be a part of where you're heading! 

Reasons why you should join TSO!

TSO offers endless opportunities to help you grow as a transfer student. Here are some of the benefits of joining:

  • Meeting new people
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Community service opportunities
  • Develop leadership skills - Serve on the EBoard
  • Involvement!

Social, Community, and Volunteer Events:

TSO plans social events and community service events to give transfer students the experience they want! Some past activities we've done:

  • Fall sweep 
  • NISTS 
  • Transfer Tailgate 
  • Ropes Courses 
  • Relay for Life
  • Speed friending 

TSO 2023-2024 Executive Board members:

  • President: Lizzy Arrington 
  • Vice President: Cloud Moon Vargas
  • Treasurer: Carlie Curtis
  • Secretary: Sierra Mills 
  • Social Chair: Ashley Kipfer

We hope you will check out these Transfer based organizations here at Fredonia!

Academic Advising Services

  • 2114 Fenton Hall State University of New York at Fredonia Fredonia, NY 14063

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