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Mortar Board Looking for New Members

Posted by Tim on March 26, 2014 in Community Announcements, Stress Relief, Student Clubs, Workshops

I am writing on behalf of the UB LAUNCH Chapter of Mortar Board, the senior honor society based on leadership, scholarship, and service. Our spring recruitment is ongoing and we are looking for students with junior standing that would complement our organization in the 2014‐2015 school year. Joining is a great opportunity to get involved here in the UB community!

The requirements to join are:

• a minimum of a 3.0 overall GPA,

• senior status in both fall 2013 AND spring 2014,

• and prior leadership or service involvement on or off campus.

Memberships to Mortar Board include networking opportunities, service and leadership experiences, and the possibility of an instant pay grade increase for federal government jobs. It also includes discounts for insurance and Kaplan test preparation as well as the opportunity for additional scholarships for graduate studies in any field. To apply for membership, you can attend either one of our information sessions scheduled on Wednesday, March 25th, from 1 pm.-1:30 p.m. or Wednesday, March 26th, from 4 p.m.‐4:30 p.m., both of which are located in 235 Student Union. If you are unable to attend an information sessions, please contact our executive board at  Further information on Mortar Board, is available on our national website at

Reply to this email if you would like to request a copy of the application, although it must be submitted online at  The application deadline is Friday, March 28th, 3 p.m.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Mortar Board Membership Committee