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Approved Commencement Regalia

Honor Graduate Cords

Summa Cum Laude

A green cord tied to a gold cord

summa cum laude green and gold cord

Magna Cum Laude

A green cord tied to a silver cord

magna cum laude green and silver cord

Cum Laude

A green cord tied to a white cord

cum laude green and white cord

Masters Honors

A green cord, silver cord and gold cord tied together

masters honor silver and gold cord

Approved Cords

 

Alpha Chi (National Junior/Senior/Graduate)

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Cari Keller

alpha chi green cord tied to a blue cord

A green cord tied to a blue cord


Alpha Epsilon Delta

Pre-professional Health

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Craig Clifford

Alpha Epsilon Delta RED AND LAVENDAR

A red cord tied to a lavender cord


Alpha Pi Sigma

Criminal Justice

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Amy Proctor

Alpha Pi Sigma  blue and gold cord with gold tassels

A blue and gold cord with gold tassels


American Veterans

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
TBD

american veterans red, white and blue cord

A red, white and blue cord


Beta Sigma Kappa

Optometry

Organization Sponsor:
Sandy Medearis

Beta Sigma Kappa BLACK AND GOLD cord

A black cord tied to a gold cord if graduate has been a member for all years Only a gold cord if graduate has not been a member for all years


Chi Sigma Iota

Counseling

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Bea Keller-Dupree

chi sigma iota blue and white cord

A blue cord tied to a white cord


Delta Mu Delta

Business Administration

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Grant Alexander

Delta Mu Delta  purple and gold cord

A purple cord tied to a gold cord


Gamma Theta Upsilon

Geography

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Christine Hallman

gamma theta upsilon brown light blue and gold cord

A brown, light blue and gold cord


Kappa Delta Pi

Education

Organization Sponsors:
Dr. Tobi Thompson
Dr. Sherry Been

Kappa Delta Pi purple and jade green cord

A purple and jade green cord


Kappa Mu Epsilon

Mathematics

Organization Sponsor:
Richard Hasenauer

Kappa Mu Epsilon pink cord tied to a gray cord

A pink cord tied to a gray cord


Lamda Pi Eta

Communication

Organization Sponsor:
Sarah Turner McGowen

Lamda Pi Eta  red cord tied to a white cord

A red cord tied to a white cord


Phi Upsilon Omicron

Human and Family Sciences

Organization Sponsor:
Vickie Brown-Racy

Phi Upsilon Omicron yellow, white and purple cord

A yellow, white and purple cord


Phi Alpha Theta

History

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Denis Vovchenko

Phi Alpha Theta red cord with red and blue tassels tied to a blue cord with red and blue tassels

A red cord with red and blue tassels tied to a blue cord with red and blue tassels


Phi Alpha

Social Work

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Eun-Jun Bang

Phi Alpha blue and gold cord

A blue and gold cord


Pi Gamma Mu

Social Sciences

Organization Sponsors:
Dr. Suzanne Farmer
Dr. Ben Kracht

Pi Gamma Mu Blue and white cords with blue tassels

Blue and white cords with blue tassels


Pi Kappa Delta

NSU Speech and Debate Team

Organization Sponsor:
Ms. Katie Thomas

Pi Kappa Delta Red and grey braided cord

Red and grey braided cord


Pi Sigma Alpha

Political Science

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Cheryl Van Den Handel

Pi Sigma Alpha red, white and black cord

A red, white and black cord


Psi Chi

Psychology

Organization Sponsors:
Dr. Christina Branham
Dr. April Phillips

Psi Chi Platinum and dark blue cords

Platinum and dark blue cords


Rho Theta Sigma (NSU only)

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsors:
Dr. Sally Armstrong
Dr. Martha Parrott

Rho Theta Sigma green and gold cord

A green and gold cord


Sigma Tau Delta

English

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Kimberly Lee

Sigma Tau Delta cardinal cord tied to a black cord

A cardinal cord tied to a black cord


Sigma Theta Tau

Nursing

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Diana Mashburn

Sigma Theta Tau purple and white cord

A purple and white cord


Approved Stoles

Alpha Omicron Pi

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Kelly Jo Larson

Alpha Omicron Pi red stole with white border and lettering

A red stole with white border and lettering


Alpha Pi OMega - Theta Chapter

All disciplines

Organization Sponsors:
Dr. Christine Hallman
Dr. Farina King

Alpha Pi OMega - Theta Chapter Red stole with white binding and white letters of Greek letters and class yea

Red stole with white binding and white letters of Greek letters and class year


AISES

All disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Alisa Douglas

AISES White with AISES logo on right side

White with AISES logo on right side


American Indian Gates Scholars

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Sara Barnett

American Indian Gates Scholars black stole with multicolored design and AIGC Scholars patch

A black stole with multicolored design and AIGC Scholars patch


American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

Environmental, Health and Safety Management

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Mitch Ricketts

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) A white stole with a green and gold ASSE logo

A white stole with a green and gold ASSE logo


Aspiring Educators Association

Education majors

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Renee Cambiano

Aspiring Educators Association White stole with red piping, Clocktower logo, AEA logo

White stole with red piping, Clocktower logo, AEA logo


Aspiring Student Affairs Professionals

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Renee Cambiano

Aspiring Student Affairs Professionals A blue stole with white lettering

A blue stole with white lettering


Black Heritage Committee

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Kasey Rhone

Black Heritage Committee A Kente cloth stole

A Kente cloth stole


Campus Civitan (NSU)

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Samuel Asante

Campus Civitan (NSU) Royal blue stole with goldenrod binding and white print with Campus Civitan international logo

Royal blue stole with goldenrod binding and white print with Campus Civitan international logo


Counseling Graduate Student Association

Counseling

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Christina Branham

Counseling Graduate Student Association A gold stole with black lettering and NSU logo

A gold stole with black lettering and NSU logo


Delta Zeta

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Cami Highers

Delta Zeta A light pink stole with white trim and lettering

A light pink stole with white trim and lettering


Hispanic/Latinx Students

All Disciplines

 

Hispanic/Latinx Students Multicolored serape fabric (may contain embroidery)

Multicolored serape fabric (may contain embroidery)


International Students (NSU)

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Roger Collier

International Students (NSU) Gold stole with home country flag pin

Gold stole with home country flag pin


Kappa Sigma

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Daniel Johnson

Kappa Sigma A red stole with white trim and green lettering

A red stole with white trim and green lettering


Model United Nations

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Cheryl Van Den Handel

Model United Nations A royal blue stole with a white UN symbol

A royal blue stole with a white UN symbol


National Society for Leadership and Success

All disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Ms. Jasmine Lang

National Society for Leadership and Success Silver stole, Sigma Alpha Pi Greek letters in black

Silver stole, Sigma Alpha Pi Greek letters in black


Native American Students (NSU)

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Sara Barnett

Stole styling varies by tribe

Muscogee Creek Nation

Native American Students (NSU) Muscogee Creek Nation

Choctaw Nation

Native American Students (NSU) Choctaw Nation


Northeastern Activities Board (NAB)

Serve on Executive Board

All disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Ms. Ashley Palmer

Northeastern Activities Board (NAB) Green stole with NAB logo

Green stole with NAB logo


NSU American Indian Students

All disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Sara Barnett

NSU American Indian Students A green stole with white NSU Legacy of American Indian Education logo on one side and a column of 7 white diamonds on the other

A green stole with white NSU Legacy of American Indian Education logo on one side and a column of 7 white diamonds on the other


NSU Big Event Committee

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Ashley Palmer

NSU Big Event Committee A white stole with gray trim, green lettering and the Big Event logo

A white stole with gray trim, green lettering and the Big Event logo


NSU Dance Marathon (Children's Miracle Network)

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Jake Murphy

NSU Dance Marathon (Children's Miracle Network) A light blue stole with Children's Miracle Network logo and Dance Marathon lettering

A light blue stole with Children's Miracle Network logo and Dance Marathon lettering


NSU Ethics Bowl Team

All disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Dilene Crockett

NSU Ethics Bowl Team Silver with NSU in green, Ethics Bowl in black with the scales of justice in gold

Silver with NSU in green, Ethics Bowl in black with the scales of justice in gold


NSU Outstanding Seniors

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Daniel Johnson

NSU Outstanding Seniors A silver stole with green and white Alumni Association Outstanding Senior logo

A silver stole with green and white Alumni Association Outstanding Senior logo


NSU-BA Pre-Professional Health Club

Science and Health Professions

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Hector Emanuel Gonzalez

NSU-BA Pre-Professional Health Club Blue stole, white binding, white print with PPHC logo

Blue stole, white binding, white print with PPHC logo


NSU Stole

All Disciplines

Available at the RiverHawk Shoppe

NSU Stole A white stole with green NSU seal and lettering

A white stole with green NSU seal and lettering


NSU Student Government Association

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Kelly Jo Larson

NSU Student Government Association An emerald green stole with a kelly green border, SGA logo and position held by grad

An emerald green stole with a kelly green border, SGA logo and position held by grad


NSU Student Speech Language Hearing Association

Speech-Language Pathology

Organization Sponsor:
Jamie Thomas

NSU Student Speech Language Hearing Association A purple stole with white National Student Speech Language Hearing Association logo

A purple stole with white National Student Speech Language Hearing Association logo


NSU-BA NASA

All disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Pamela Louderback

NSU-BA NASA Green stole with NASA lettering, clocktower logo, and 7 diamonds

Green stole with NASA lettering, clocktower logo, and 7 diamonds


Northeastern Association of Student Social Workers

Social Work

Organization Sponsor:
Toni Hail

Northeastern Association of Student Social Workers A purple stole with gold trim and lettering

A purple stole with gold trim and lettering


OK Student Government Association

All disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Kin Thompson

OK Student Government Association  logo

OK Student Government Association White with OSGA emblem on the left and student office on the right

White with OSGA emblem on the left and student office on the right


Order of Omega

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Kelly Jo Larson

Order of Omega A gold stole with black Order of Omega logo

A gold stole with black Order of Omega logo


Pi Kappa Alpha

All disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Mr. Joe LaTurner

Pi Kappa Alpha Garnet stole with gold piping. Greek letters and coat of arms

Garnet stole with gold piping. Greek letters and coat of arms


Pi Sigma Kappa

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Kelly Jo Larson

Pi Sigma Kappa A red stole with silver lettering and Pi Sigma Kappa logo

A red stole with silver lettering and Pi Sigma Kappa logo


President's Leadership Class

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Kin Thompson

President's Leadership Class A white V-neck stole with green President's Leadership Class logo

A white V-neck stole with green President's Leadership Class logo


Psychology Club

Psychology majors

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Beth Bowin

Psychology Club Green stole with white club logo

Green stole with white club logo


Rise Scholars

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Chris Adney

Rise Scholars A gold stole with a white Rise seal

A gold stole with a white Rise seal


RiverHawk Ambassadors

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Brandon Miller

RiverHawk Ambassadors A green stole with the RiverHawk Ambassadors logo

A green stole with the RiverHawk Ambassadors logo


Robotics Academy of Critical Engagement

Education for R.A.C.E.

Organization Sponsor:
Ms. Barbara Fuller

Robotics Academy of Critical Engagement A purple stole with the R.A.C.E. Clocktower and Gear logo

A purple stole with the R.A.C.E. Clocktower and Gear logo


Rookie Bridge Camp Director

All disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Kendra Haggard

Rookie Bridge Camp Director White stole with green RBC logo

White stole with green RBC logo


Stonewall Equality Alliance

All disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Renee Cambiano

Stonewall Equality Alliance Lavender stole with rainbow stripes and pink triangles

Lavender stole with rainbow stripes and pink triangles


Student Athletes

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Jamie Hall

Student Athletes A green stole with white border and lettering

A green stole with white border and lettering


Student Nutrition Association

Nutritional Sciences

Organization Sponsor:
Amber Long

Student Nutrition Association A burgundy stole with silver border and lettering

A burgundy stole with silver border and lettering


Student Occupational Therapy Association

Occupational Therapy

Organization Sponsor:
Sydney Dorrough

Student Occupational Therapy Association A white stole with green border NSU clocktower logo

A white stole with green border NSU clocktower logo


Tau Kappa Epsilon

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Darren Tobey

Tau Kappa Epsilon A red stole with silver border, Tau Kappa Epsilon logo and lettering

A red stole with silver border, Tau Kappa Epsilon logo and lettering


Tri Sigma

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Kelly Jo Larson

Tri Sigma A purple stole with white lettering and Tri Sigma crest on the opposite side

A purple stole with white lettering and Tri Sigma crest on the opposite side


Gates Millennium Scholars

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Sara Barnett

Gates Millennium Scholars A brass medallion and red ribbon with white border and lettering

A brass medallion and red ribbon with white border and lettering


Outstanding Graduate Student

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Cari Keller

Outstanding Graduate Student A bronze with green medallion and white ribbon, presented during the commencement ceremony

A bronze with green medallion and white ribbon, presented during the commencement ceremony


Medallions

Gates Millennium Scholars

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Sara Barnett

Gates Millennium Scholars A brass medallion and red ribbon with white border and lettering

A brass medallion and red ribbon with white border and lettering


Outstanding Graduate Student

All Disciplines

Organization Sponsor:
Dr. Cari Keller

Outstanding Graduate Student A bronze with green medallion and white ribbon, presented during the commencement ceremony

A bronze with green medallion and white ribbon, presented during the commencement ceremony


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