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Student Equity, Access & Success

Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First-Year Academic Success

Alpha Lambda Delta is a recognized, well-established national honor society for first-year students. If you have maintained a 3.5 or higher GPA (on a 4.0-point scale) during your first year at the University of Massachusetts Boston, you will be invited to join this prestigious society.

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1924 at the University of Illinois specifically to honor excellent academic achievement by students in their first year of study in higher education
  • Alpha Lambda Delta has a network of over 1 million members across the country and around the world
  • Encourages superior academic achievement and a continued high standard of learning
  • Helps students recognize and develop meaningful goals
  • Promotes community service and civic engagement projects
  • Encourages leadership training
  • Opportunities for students to apply for scholarships
  • New members receive a membership certificate and insignia pin
  • Membership in Alpha Lambda Delta is for life

For more information, consult the National Alpha Lambda Delta website.

Available Scholarships

Our 2023-2024 Officers

  • President Ayden Pol
  • Vice President Kutenda Mvududu
  • Secretary Caroline Wong
  • Treasurer Talita Firme

Officer Position Descriptions

  • Presiding officer
  • Helps to create an interest in ALD among members and prospective members
  • Maintains good communication between officers, advisors, and members
  • Should be aware of all facets of Alpha Lambda Delta
Vice President
  • Works closely with the president in planning and executing all chapter business
  • Should be knowledgeable in how the organization operates
  • Takes over the president's responsibilities should the president be unable to do so
  • Handles all correspondence and records
  • Keeps clear, accurate reports
  • Is very organized
  • Handles the financial affairs of the chapter
  • Keeps accurate records
  • Pays bills on time
  • Works with the president to prepare the annual financial report