We, the members of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Inc., in order to promote a higher standard of learning and to encourage high scholastic attainment among the freshmen in our institutions of higher learning, do ordain and establish this constitution for the government of our society.

  Article 1 - Names and Insignia

 Section 1.  This society shall be known as Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Inc.

 Section 2.   The colors shall be black and gold.

 Section 3.  The seal shall be circular in form; around the outer edge shall be the name “Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Inc.”  The center portion shall contain a lamp of knowledge, beneath which shall be the arabic number 1923.

 Section 4.  The coat-of-arms shall be a shield of black, bearing a gold band extending from the upper left corner diagonally across the shield, upon which shall be superimposed the Greek letters for Phi Eta Sigma.  In the upper section thus created shall be a lamp of knowledge in gold and in the lower section a pyramid of gold, the shield being surmounted by three gold links and a star, radiating its brilliance; the motto being placed below the shield on a scroll. 

 Section 5.  The emblem of the organization shall be a gold key in the form of a scroll, with the letters superimposed thereon. 

 Section 6.  Regulations changing the standard of dimensions, quality of material, and display use of the insignia may be prescribed by statute. 

  Article II - Organization

 Section 1.  The members of Phi Eta Sigma shall be those persons who have been initiated according to the ritual as hereinafter provided.

 Section 2.  Active chapters shall be those established in regularly incorporated colleges and universities, as hereinafter provided.

 Section 3.  Chapters of Phi Eta Sigma shall be limited to four-year, degree-granting colleges or universities which are accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting agency. 


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