NIU’s Pleiades chapter received the Silver Torch Award.
This honor is presented to chapters executing timeliness and dedication while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service. Silver Torch Award recipients are selected based on a review of national records, requiring that the chapter meet all of the national minimum standards and deadlines.
Mortar Board is the premier national honor society recognizing college seniors for outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership and service. It provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community.
Since its founding in 1918, the society has grown from four to 231 chartered collegiate chapters with more than a quarter-million members across the nation.