College of Applied Studies - Panama City

Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the National Communication Association’s official honor society at four-year colleges and universities. The Alpha Zeta Beta chapter was chartered to the Florida State University Panama City’s College of Applied Studies in 2019. The purposes of the society shall be to: 1) to recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communication Studies; 2) to stimulate interest in the field of communication; 3) to promote and encourage professional development among communication majors, 4) to provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication; 5) to establish and maintain closer relationships between faculty and students; an 6) to explore options for graduate education in communication Studies. The criteria for being a member require a student to be a professional communication major. Undergraduates to have completed at least twelve (12) semester hours in communication and sixty (60) hours overall; have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA overall and 3.25 in the major. Graduate students to have completed at least twelve (12) semester hours in the major and have a minimum of a 3.5 GPA. New members are invited, during the Fall and Spring semesters. For more information, contact: Dr. Laurie Lawrence, at

Delta Delta Epsilon Forensic Honor Society The mission of the Delta Delta Epsilon is to function as an honor society for students of the forensic sciences. The activities of the Society are designed to stimulate academic achievement, promote community understanding, and advance the fields of forensic science. Colleges and universities which grant baccalaureate or advanced degrees in the forensic sciences and related fields that support this mission may establish chapters. FSU has been grated the Alpha Kappa Chapter.

Students invited to join the Alpha Kappa Chapter must major in Crime Scene Investigation or other forensic science related field, have maintained a minimum of a 3.3 grade point average throughout their college studies and completed at least 22 credit hours within their major. Students inducted will be required to organize and complete a service project.