is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). As an accredited member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), Lambda Pi Eta has nearly 300 active chapters at colleges and universities worldwide
Lambda Pi Eta was founded in 1985 at the University of Arkansas. Lambda Pi Eta became a part of the National Communication Association (NCA) in 1988, and 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.
Recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement;
stimulate interest in the field of communication;
Promote and encourage professional development among communication majors;
provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas about the field;
Establish and maintain close relationships and understanding between faculty and students; and
Explore options for further graduate studies.
Lambda Pi Eta inductees for 2021-2022
Lambda Pi Eta inductees for 2020-2021
Katherine (Kate) Hampton