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Student Organizations

The following student opportunities are housed within NSU's Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice.

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences: An international association that fosters professional and scholarly activities in the field of criminal justice. ACJS promotes criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis within the discipline of criminal justice for both educators and practitioners.

Alpha Phi Sigma: Alpha Phi Sigma is an honor society established in 1942 that recognizes academic excellence in undergraduate and graduate students of criminal justice.

American Correctional Association: The ACA champions the cause of corrections and correctional effectiveness. Founded in 1870 as the National Prison Association, ACA is the oldest association developed specifically for practitioners in the correctional profession. 

Fischler Student Government Association (SGA): The Student Government Association serves as the voice of the student body at NSU's Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. Members represent the needs and interests of FCE graduate students; coordinate the activities of the FCE graduate student body with the school administration, faculty, and NSU SGA; and foster mutual understanding and cooperation with other student organizations to promote an environment of academic and personal growth for all students.

Executive board members are elected each year to oversee school policy support from students, budget allocation, fiscal planning, recognition of developing issues pertaining to students, student activity events and planning, and communication between faculty/staff and the student body.

Kappa Delta Pi: Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education, was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. For over a century, the Society has consistently grown, starting with a local chapter to become the international organization it is today, with an initiated membership that exceeds 1.2 million! Using a variety of programs, services, and resources, KDP supports and advances educators throughout the phases and levels of their teaching careers.

Tau Upsilon Alpha: Tau Upsilon Alpha is a program of the National Organization for Human Services (NOHS). The purposes of the Society are to honor academic excellence; to foster lifelong learning, leadership, and development; and to promote excellence in service to humanity.

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