Honor Society


Gamma Kappa Alpha

The Gamma Kappa Alpha National Italian Honor Society is a society formed to acknowledge superior scholastic performance in the field of Italian language, literature and culture, and is open to membership at institutions of higher learning in the United States and Canada.

The society encourages college students to acquire a greater interest in, and a deeper understanding of, Italian culture, art and history. The organization recognizes outstanding undergraduate scholarship in the field of Italian by awarding annually the Gamma Kappa Alpha Award for Scholarship.


Prerequisites: you must be at least a junior or have a BA with a minor or a major in Italian. You need a 3.5 GPA in Italian and a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Among its many activities promoting Italian culture on campus, the FSU chapter of GKA organizes fundraisers, community outreach, parties, and day trips. There is a $30 membership fee and induction into the society takes place in the spring. If you are interested, please fill in this application and send it to the President or Academic Adviser here below.

FSU officers, Academic Year 2019-2020:

President: Zoe D’Alessandro
Vice-President: Dylan Osbrey
Treasurer: Brett Fremento 
Secretaries: Justin Patterson and Casey Taylor
Faculty Advisers: Elizabeth Coggeshall (ecoggeshall@fsu.edu)

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