Distinguished Honors in Action
Project Awards

Honors in Action Projects incorporate academic research and analysis, action (service or advocacy), collaboration, and impact. Each project is based on a theme from the 2020/2021 Honors Study Topic, To the Seventh Generation: Inheritance and Legacy.

Alpha Beta Psi Chapter
National Park College
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
Positively Affecting Future Generations through the Education of Females

Alpha Beta Upsilon Chapter
Redlands Community College
El Reno, Oklahoma
Theme 2 – Natural and Constructed Environments
Back to the Future: Returning to Indigenous Cultural Burning Practices

Alpha Epsilon Phi Chapter
Bergen Community College
Paramus, New Jersey
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
A Multimodal Approach to Promoting Multicultural Awareness in Early Childhood Education

Alpha Epsilon Pi Chapter
Raritan Valley Community College
Branchburg, New Jersey
Theme 4 – Expressions of Truth
Media Literacy: A Legacy of Truth Seeking

Alpha Eta Chi Chapter
Passaic County Community College
Paterson, New Jersey
Theme 3 – Trade, Craftsmanship, and Industry
Passing the Plate: Serving, Cooking, and Nutrition Resources for the Next Generations

Alpha Iota Chi Chapter
Northeast State Community College
Blountville, Tennessee
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
Finding Unity in Humanity: Beginning a New Legacy of Inclusion

Alpha Iota Omicron Chapter
Westchester Community College
Valhalla, New York
Theme 2 – Natural and Constructed Environments
Keep the Hudson Fishy Clean: The Effects of Industrial Pollution in the Hudson River

Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapter
Normandale Community College
Bloomington, Minnesota
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
The Legacy of the Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children

Alpha Mu Chi Chapter
Northeast Texas Community College
Mount Pleasant, Texas
Theme 6 – Perceptions of Progress
To Turn a Blind Eye: Inaccessibility Awareness

Alpha Mu Zeta Chapter
Cochise College
Sierra Vista, Arizona
Theme 4 – Expressions of Truth
COVID-19 Strategies: Leaving a Legacy Through Podcasting

Alpha Nu Sigma Chapter
Horry-Georgetown Technical College
Conway, South Carolina
Theme 2 – Natural and Constructed Environments
Improving Mental Health Culture for the Seventh Generation

Alpha Omicron Chapter
Tyler Junior College
Tyler, Texas
Theme 6 – Perceptions of Progress
TJC Success Transfers!

Alpha Omicron Omicron Chapter
Mid Michigan College
Harrison, Michigan
Theme 2 – Natural and Constructed Environments
Dam It! What Caused the 500 Year Flood of 2020?

Alpha Psi Eta Chapter
Parkland College
Champaign, Illinois
Theme 4 – Expressions of Truth
The Legacy and Truth of 2020

Alpha Psi Rho Chapter
Lakeland Community College
Kirtland, Ohio
Theme 4 – Expressions of Truth
Understanding Disability: Building a Legacy of Empathy and Equity

Alpha Psi Tau Chapter
Ozarks Technical Community College
Springfield, Missouri
Theme 3 – Trade, Craftsmanship, and Industry
Understanding Bluegrass and Old-Time Fiddle Music Through Genre as Text

Alpha Psi Zeta Chapter
Feather River College
Quincy, California
Theme 4 – Expressions of Truth
Expressions of Truth Behind Bars: Reciprocity Legacy and Education

Alpha Rho Pi Chapter
Northwestern Michigan College
Traverse City, Michigan
Theme 5 – Resistance – Reform, Rebellion, Revolution
Deconstructing the Binary Complex in Racism

 

Alpha Sigma Zeta Chapter
Onondaga Community College
Syracuse, New York
Theme 6 – Perceptions of Progress
Creating a Legacy of Racial Justice in Syracuse

Alpha Tau Zeta Chapter
Athens Technical College
Athens, Georgia
Theme 5 – Resistance – Reform, Rebellion, Revolution
Expressions of Social Justice

Alpha Theta Iota Chapter
Monroe Community College
Rochester, New York
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
Bridging the Digital Divide

Alpha Theta Phi Chapter
LaGuardia Community College
Long Island City, New York
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
The Influence of a Child’s Environment on Their Intellectual Development

Alpha Zeta Iota Chapter
Northwest-Shoals Community College
Muscle Shoals-Phil Campbell, Alabama
Theme 4 – Expressions of Truth
Democracy in a Post-Truth World: Alternative Facts, Elections, and Conscious Voting

Beta Beta Psi Chapter
Madison Area Technical College
Madison, Wisconsin
Theme 6 – Perceptions of Progress
Retention, Persistence and Engagement as Factors to Drive Change for Students of Color

Beta Epsilon Beta Chapter
Saddleback College
Mission Viejo, California
Theme 4 – Expressions of Truth
For Future Saddleback Generations: Retiring the Gaucho

Beta Lambda Delta Chapter
Jefferson State Community College – Shelby-Hoover
Birmingham, Alabama
Theme 6 – Perceptions of Progress
Voting Rights: Inheritances and Legacies

Beta Mu Alpha Chapter
Orange Coast College
Costa Mesa, California
Theme 4 – Expressions of Truth
Combating Misinformation Surrounding Vaccines

Beta Theta Omicron Chapter
Skyline College
San Bruno, California
Theme 2 – Natural and Constructed Environments
Microplastics in Urban Streams: Determining Sources of Ocean Garbage Patches

Beta Theta Sigma Chapter
Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, New York
Theme 3 – Trade, Craftsmanship, and Industry
Support Small Sustainable Business and Keep Inherited Trades and Craftsmanship Alive

Beta Upsilon Beta Chapter
Cuyahoga Community College – Westshore
Westlake, Ohio
Theme 2 – Natural and Constructed Environments
Sustainable Agriculture and Healthy Eating: Returning to Traditional Methods

Beta Upsilon Nu Chapter
Lone Star College – University Park
Houston, Texas
Theme 5 – Resistance – Reform, Rebellion, Revolution
Effectiveness and Sustainability of Inherited Forms of Protest

Beta Zeta Chapter
Paris Junior College
Paris, Texas
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
Reducing Increased Child Abuse Rates During COVID-19 Quarantines

Beta Zeta Mu Chapter
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Sioux City, Iowa
Theme 6 – Perceptions of Progress
Understanding the Inherited Factors Affecting Perceptions of Science

Iota Xi Chapter
Union County College
Cranford, New Jersey
Theme 6 – Perceptions of Progress
Learning Outside the Lines: The Pros & Cons of Remote Education

Kappa Sigma Chapter
South Georgia State College – Douglas
Douglas, Georgia
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
Antimicrobial Resistance: A Real Threat to the Human Race

Lambda Pi Chapter
Western Nebraska Community College
Scottsbluff, Nebraska
Theme 2 – Natural and Constructed Environments
The Devastating Legacy of Wildfire

 

Mu Chapter
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
Miami, Oklahoma
Theme 7 – Life and Death
Trauma and Loss: Improving COVID-19 Mental Health Outcomes

Mu Epsilon Chapter
Miami Dade College – North
Miami, Florida
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
Advancing Mental Health and Illness Awareness

Omega Sigma Chapter
Houston Community College
Houston, Texas
Theme 6 – Perceptions of Progress
Racial Disparities in Perceptions Towards Flu and HPV Vaccinations

Omicron Psi Chapter
Grayson College
Denison, Texas
Theme 4 – Expressions of Truth
Creating New Truths to Combat a Legacy of Sexism

Pi Epsilon Chapter
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College – Jackson County
Gautier, Mississippi
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
Caring Through the Challenges of COVID

Pi Omicron Chapter
Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, Rhode Island
Theme 6 – Perceptions of Progress
Looking Back, Looking Ahead: The Legacy of Community Colleges in Rhode Island

Pi Pi Chapter
Jefferson State Community College – Jefferson
Birmingham, Alabama
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
Around the Digital Table: Exploring Food and Identity with a Virtual Community

Pi Psi Chapter
Coastal Alabama Community College – Bay Minette
Bay Minette, Alabama
Theme 7 – Life and Death
Life, Death, and Legacy

Psi Kappa Chapter
St. Philip’s College
San Antonio, Texas
Theme 6 – Perceptions of Progress
Restoring Connections: The Perceptions of Progress Between Ex-Felons and Society

Psi Psi Chapter
Brazosport College
Lake Jackson, Texas
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
The Legacy of our Heirs in Foster Care: Supporting Foster Children’s Educational Attainment

Sigma Lambda Chapter
Calhoun Community College
Huntsville, Alabama
Theme 6 – Perceptions of Progress
Progress in Mental Health Treatment

Sigma Mu Chapter
Northwest Florida State College
Niceville, Florida
Theme 5 – Resistance – Reform, Rebellion, Revolution
Effective Protest in Small Towns

Tau Theta Chapter
Labette Community College
Parsons, Kansas
Theme 2 – Natural and Constructed Environments
Impact of Human Activity on Animals

Xi Kappa Chapter
Kingsborough Community College
Brooklyn, New York
Theme 2 – Natural and Constructed Environments
Clean New York’s Harbor One Oyster at a Time

Xi Pi Chapter
Polk State College
Winter Haven, Florida
Theme 1 – The Heirs of Our Ways
Assisting the Next Generation Through COVID-19: Supporting Students in County Schools

Zeta Eta Chapter
Riverland Community College
Austin, Minnesota
Theme 2 – Natural and Constructed Environments
Fashion Forward: From Landfills to Legacy