Distinguished Theme Awards
Honors in Action

The Honors in Action Theme Award recognizes chapters whose Honors in Action Project Award entries scored highest in each of the 9 Themes related to the 2018/2019 Honors Study Topic,
Transformations: Acknowledging, Assessing, and Achieving Change.

Distinguished Theme awards - honors in action

Theme 1 – Networks of Life

Alpha Iota Chi Chapter
Northeast State Community College
Blountville, Tennessee
Theme 1 – Networks of Life
Transforming Culture through Trauma-Informed Practices

Alpha Lambda Phi Chapter
Joliet Junior College
Joliet, Illinois
Theme 1 – Networks of Life
Transforming Networks of Life: Raising Awareness About Microplastics

Beta Mu Alpha Chapter
Orange Coast College
Costa Mesa, California
Theme 1 – Networks of Life
Networks of Life: The Dynamic Relationship Among Bees, Humans, and Ecosystems

Theme 2 – Economies of Everything

Alpha Sigma Rho Chapter
Reading Area Community College
Reading, Pennsylvania
Theme 2 – Economies of Everything
Employing Community-based and Economic Demographic Strategies to Improve Volunteer Engagement

Beta Zeta Mu Chapter
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Sioux City, Iowa
Theme 2 – Economies of Everything
Transforming to Tackle Global Agricultural Challenges

Phi Upsilon Chapter
Coastal Alabama Community College – Monroeville
Monroeville, Alabama
Theme 2 – Economies of Everything
#PTKGREENTEAM: Increasing Recycling in Rural Alabama

Theme 3 – Politics of Identity

Alpha Lambda Zeta Chapter
Asnuntuck Community College
Enfield, Connecticut
Theme 3 – Politics of Identity
Art|Mind: Promoting Mental Health Awareness Through An Educational Modern Art Exhibit

Beta Lambda Delta Chapter
Jefferson State Community College – Shelby-Hoover
Birmingham, Alabama
Theme 3 – Politics of Identity
LGBTQ Safe-Zone Training

Zeta Eta Chapter
Riverland Community College
Austin, Minnesota
Theme 3 – Politics of Identity
Transforming Negative Community College Stigma into Positive Action

Theme 4 – Dynamics of Discovery

Alpha Epsilon Phi Chapter
Bergen Community College
Paramus, New Jersey
Theme 4 – Dynamics of Discovery
Dynamics of Discovery: The Transformation of the Democratic Process by Data Analytics

Alpha Psi Eta Chapter
Parkland College
Champaign, Illinois
Theme 4 – Dynamics of Discovery
Discovering New Worlds: Helping Parkland Transform Education Through Virtual Reality

Alpha Rho Lambda Chapter
Jackson College
Jackson, Michigan
Theme 4 – Dynamics of Discovery
Student Voices Matter: Making Big Data’s Use Transparent in Higher Education

Theme 5 – Channels of Creativity

Beta Delta Pi Chapter
Carteret Community College
Morehead City, North Carolina
Theme 5 – Channels of Creativity
Recognizing Transformations of Diversity in Technological Entertainment Industry

Beta Theta Rho Chapter
Randolph Community College
Asheboro, North Carolina
Theme 5 – Channels of Creativity
Channeling the Influence of Pottery: Generation to Generation

Mu Upsilon Chapter
Alvin Community College
Alvin, Texas
Theme 5 – Channels of Creativity
Transforming Fear into a Positive Attribute

Theme 6 – Visions of Justice

Alpha Epsilon Omicron Chapter
Trident Technical College
North Charleston, South Carolina
Theme 6 – Visions of Justice
Advocating hygiene practices and supplying products

Alpha Zeta Omicron Chapter
Cedar Valley College
Lancaster, Texas
Theme 6 – Visions of Justice
Another Chance: Scholarships for Incarcerated Students

Upsilon Sigma Chapter
Itawamba Community College – Fulton
Fulton, Mississippi
Theme 6 – Visions of Justice
STAND: Transforming the Stigma of Sex Trafficking

Theme 7 – Powers of Connection

Alpha Xi Tau Chapter
Surry Community College
Dobson, North Carolina
Theme 7 – Powers of Connection
Transforming Families Impacted by Substance Abuse: The Opposite of Addiction Is Connection

Beta Theta Sigma Chapter
Fashion Institute of Technology
New York, New York
Theme 7 – Powers of Connection
Connecting Food Waste and Food Insecurity on College Campuses

Psi Psi Chapter
Brazosport College
Lake Jackson, Texas
Theme 7 – Powers of Connection
Achieving Change Through Personal Connection on Social Media

Theme 8 – Worlds of Work

Alpha Omicron Chapter
Tyler Junior College
Tyler, Texas
Theme 8 – Worlds of Work
Career Exploration Fair: Transforming Student’s Career and Educational Choices

Alpha Sigma Nu Chapter
Chandler Gilbert Community College
Chandler, Arizona
Theme 8 – Worlds of Work
The Future Is Now: How Automation May Impact Career Options

Beta Delta Sigma Chapter
Los Angeles Valley College
Valley Glen, California
Theme 8 – Worlds of Work
The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Labor: Perceptions Vs. Reality

Theme 9 – Systems of Belief

Alpha Sigma Iota Chapter
Louisiana State University – Eunice
Eunice, Louisiana
Theme 9 – Systems of Belief
Vaccinations Debate: A Discussion on the Impacts of Vaccine Hesitancy on Global Health

Alpha Upsilon Mu Chapter
Cape Cod Community College
West Barnstable, Massachusetts
Theme 9 – Systems of Belief
Transforming the Stigma of Community College 

Omicron Psi Chapter
Grayson College
Denison, Texas
Theme 9 – Systems of Belief
Using Immigrant Narratives to Transform Belief Systems