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2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Awards and Honors

Alpha Eta Honor Society

The national allied health science honor society, Alpha Eta, recognizes graduating allied health science students who exhibit superior academic achievement and potential for leadership in their chosen professions. No more than twenty percent of each graduating class may be selected for membership. The names of newly elected members are announced as part of the college observance of graduation.

Sigma Xi Allied Health Science Student Excellence in Research Award

This award is presented by Sigma-Xi, The Society of Scientific Research to the graduating allied health science student(s) submitting the best original paper based upon mentored research.


The IMHOTEP Society is a leadership recognition organization at UTHSC that annually recognizes those students who have significantly contributed to student government and student life. Nomination for membership in the Society is made in recognition of student participation and service in organizations and programs affecting the student process at this institution.

Departmental Awards

Outstanding students are recognized for their achievements during May commencement. Program-specific awards given in recognition of academic excellence, professional competence, and leadership are described in the specific department or program sections of this catalog.