About Lambda Pi Eta
Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). Lambda Pi Eta has over 400 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide. It was founded in 1985 at the University of Arkansas and became a part of the National Communication Association (NCA) in 1988. Lambda Pi Eta became the official honor society of the NCA in July 1995.
Lambda Pi Eta represents what Aristotle described in his book, Rhetoric, as the three ingredients of persuasion: Logos (Lambda) meaning logic, Pathos (Pi) relating to emotion, and Ethos (Eta) defined as character credibility and ethics.
Goals of Lambda Pi EtaRecognize, foster and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies
Stimulate interest in the field of communication
Promote and encourage professional development among communication majors
Provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication
Establish and maintain closer relationships between faculty and students
Explore options for graduate education in communication studies