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Graduation Academic Honors

Graduation honors are based upon the student's cumulative Lakeview GPA one semester prior to meeting graduation requirements at LCN.  Students with GPAs of 3.6 and above earned at the College will be recognized and published according to the following:

  • Summa Cum Laude - 3.95 or Higher
  • Magna Cum Laude - 3.80 - 3.94
  • Cum Laude - 3.6 - 3.79


Sigma Theta Tau International
Honor Society of Nursing

Alpha Alpha Delta Chapter Membership

Philosophy of Membership Eligibility
Sigma Theta Tau International Society membership is by invitation to baccalaureate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing. Sigma Theta Tau encompasses more than 150 chapters located at colleges and universities throughout the world. Lakeview College of Nursing is home to the Alpha Alpha Delta Sigma chapter.

Purpose of Sigma Theta Tau International

  • Recognize superior achievement and scholarship
  • Recognize the development of leadership qualities
  • Foster high professional standards
  • Encourage creative work
  • Strengthen commitment to the ideals and purposes of the profession

Membership Invitation

Membership in the LCN chapter of Alpha Alpha Delta Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society is by invitation to baccalaureate students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship. Students who have completed at least one-half of the nursing curriculum, ranked upper 35% of their class, have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and no unprofessional or student code of conduct issues may be inducted in the Honor Society.

Candidates for membership are reviewed biannually. Invitations are extended to all BSN students who meet the Sigma Theta Tau International’s membership criteria. An induction ceremony is held each spring and fall for all new members.