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Tau Sigma National Honor Society

Tau Sigma National Honor Society

“Recognizing and Promoting the Academic Excellence and Involvement of Transfer Students”
2022 Induction Ceremony


The Liberty University Chapter of Tau Sigma National Honor Society recognizes transfer students who have a 3.5 GPA or higher after their first 12 credit hours at Liberty University. Transfer students comprise 18% of Liberty University’s new students each Fall and 20% of Liberty University’s new students each spring. In Spring 2022, Liberty University inducted 738 members, including Liberty University Online. The honor society is overseen by the leadership of Dr. Brian C. Yates, Dean of CASAS, and Dr. Hailey A. Manicone, Director of Operations of CASAS.

2022-2023 Liberty Chapter Officers

  • President: Victory Akor
  • Vice President: Jennifer Huffman
  • Treasurer: Isaiah Franqui
  • Secretary: Delaney Bandy
  • Online Community Chair: Tammy Clem
  • Social Media: Sarah Bingham

Membership Requirements

  • You must have transferred to Liberty University from another academic institution with at least 24 college credits at the prior institution(s).
  • You must be registered in a course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree for an amount of work equal to an average full load (usually 12-15 hours – however, the definition of a full load is left to the discretion of each institution).
  • Your minimum academic average required for membership is either a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale after completing your first 12 hours here at Liberty University.


Scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic year will open around October.


  • Tau Sigma – Transition and Scholarship
  • Red – Courage when facing challenges of transition
  • Wheat – Continual harvesting of success in all future endeavors


Tau Sigma was incorporated as a non-profit in 1999 with Auburn University being the home of the first chapter. At that time, Auburn University was becoming increasingly aware of the significant number of transfers on campus as well as the university’s inability to adequately serve them. Tau Sigma was born out of Auburn University’s desire to improve its service to and recruiting and retention of transfer students. Today, over 100 other universities have established or are currently establishing Tau Sigma chapters in their efforts to improve the services that they provide to their transfer student population.



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