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Alpha Epsilon Lambda currently accepting nominations

The University of Miami’s Beta Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Lambda (AEL), an honor society for graduate and professional school students, is now accepting membership nominations and self-nominations from UM students, faculty, and staff. The deadline is Friday, February 18.

AEL was founded in 1990 by former officers of the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students specifically to honor academic excellence and leadership by graduate and professional school students. There are now 30 chapters across the United States. Alpha Epsilon Lambda’s mission is to:

• Confer distinction for high achievement
• Promote leadership development
• Promote scholarship and encourage intellectual development
• Enrich the intellectual environment of graduate educational institutions
• Encourage high standards of ethical behavior

The Beta Chapter of AEL at the University of Miami was chartered on April 27, 1992. The chapter selects its members from a pool of nominees who meet the following criteria:

• Is a graduate, law, or medical student, or an alumnus, administrator, faculty or staff member.
• Is in the top 35 percent academically in his/her class.
• Has completed a minimum of nine credits toward a graduate degree.
• Has shown exemplary leadership and character, including service to the University of Miami graduate student body and service in the public interest at large.

For more information and nomination forms, please click here or contact the AEL at [email protected].

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