The Honor Society of Delta Tau Alpha
(DTA) promotes and recognizes scholarship and leadership accomplishments
of agricultural students while emphasizing character development, enhancing
undergraduate preparation for professional positions, and joining with
other agricultural student's organizations in the promotion of agriculture.
The purposes of DTA are to: 1) To promote and recognize
high standards of scholarship, leadership, and character among agricultural
students; 2) To encourage and foster high ethical standards of agriculture
and professional positions held by agricultural students; 3) To band
together a group of outstanding students who by scholastic accomplishment,
service, and upholding high character standards have been recognized
for these traits and are capable of recognizing these traits in others;
4) To promote the profession of agriculture; and 5) To render service
and to cooperate with the student bodies and the agricultural divisions
of the respective institutions.
DTA offers the following benefits to its members: 1) recognition of scholarship and leadership in agriculture, 2) initiation at a ceremony and reception/banquet held on their campus, 3) a personalized membership certificate, 4) access to a web-based newsletter "The Achiever" informing members of activities at the national and club levels, and 5) an opportunity to attend the annual national convention held on the campus of DTA chapters. A one-time initiation fee of $25 makes a student a life-time member at the national level. Details about membership may be found in The Delta Tau Alpha
Delta Tau Alpha is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies
(ACHS). Their mission is to build a visibly cohesive community of national
and international honor societies, individually and collaboratively
exhibiting excellence in scholarship, service, programs, and governance.
ACHS also provides information on How
to Judge the Credibility of an Honor Society. Further information
about ACHS may viewed at http://www.achsnatl.org
If you have any unanswered questions
after viewing the information, please contact us at National DTA, c/o Dr. Elizabeth Walker, MSU, School of Agriculture, 2401 S Kansas Expressway, Springfield, MO 65807 or call (417) 836-5000 or fax (417) 836-6979.
Phone: (417) 836-5000 | FAX: (417)
836-6969 | EWalker@MissouriState.edu