LPE is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). As an accredited member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), LPE has nearly 420 active chapters at colleges and universities worldwide.
LPE was founded in 1985 at the University of Arkansas. LPA became a part of the NCA in 1988, and the official honor society of the NCA in July 1995.
LPE represents what Aristotle described in his book, Rhetoric, as the three ingredients of persuasion: Logos (Lambda) meaning logic, Pathos (Pi) relating to emotion, and Ethos (Eta) defined as character credibility and ethics.
Goals of Lambda Pi Eta
1. To recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement
2. To stimulate interest in the field of communication
3. To provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication
4. To establish and maintain close relationships and understanding between faculty and students
Requirements for a student to be inducted
A student must:
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