University of Nevada, Reno
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0550
Overview On June 15, 2005, a group of undergraduate University of Nevada, Reno students met and formed a secret society called The Order of the Sceptre. It is an honor society for exceptional men and women students, seeking a diverse membership representing different perspectives. Its primary purpose is to serve the interests of undergraduate students at the university. The collection consists of letters to a prospective initiate, the November 2009 "Apathy Is Dead" newsletter, a printout of the group's...
Identifier: AC 0639
Overview The University's first Honors Convocation was held on May 12, 1966, giving recognition to Honor Roll students, students inducted into academic honor societies, scholarship recipients, and students awarded other academic achievement prizes. The collection consists of flyers, invitations, and programs, including presidential scripts for some years. Of special interest is a compiled "Honor the Best" chart of award recipients from 1970-1999. There is also a blank award certificate for the 1988...