The Athenaeum Honor Society

The Athenaeum is an Honor Society sponsored by The Graduate School that recognizes the scholarly, creative, and intellectual pursuits of MALS students.  MALS students meeting the following criteria may be nominated for memberships.

  • Completion of 21 credits by the semester of nomination.
  • Attainment of a graduate MALS grade point average of 3.8.
  • Completion of all four LS seminars with grades of A- or higher
  • Presentation of publication of scholarly or creative work in a public forum (including the Symposium of Graduate Research at Valparaiso University).
  • Evidence of good character.

Nominees are reviewed by the MALS Administrative Committee and recognized each spring at the Symposium for Graduate Research sponsored by The Graduate School.