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    About Golden Key

    Golden Key International Honour Society, founded on 29 November1977, is an academic honor society which recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement and excellence among college and university studentsfrom all academic disciplines. In an effort to reflect the Society's diversity and international presence, Golden Key uses the globally accepted spelling of "honour" in its name.

    Golden Key has emerged as one of the most dynamic, forward-thinking organizations in higher education. Committed to an ethos of recognizing academic achievement and encouraging altruistic service, the Society’s on-campus presence has reachedover 375chapters at colleges and universities worldwide.

    The Societyoffers its members over $600,000 (USD) annually throughnumerous scholarship and award programs. Members are also connected to exclusive career opportunities and assistance through Golden Key's partnerships with major corporations and graduate programs. The Society provides campus and community service opportunities enabling personal growth and leadership development as well as collaborating with university faculty and administrators to develop and maintain high standards of education.

    The Society maintains active membership in several organizations including:

    The Societyis pleased to have more than 20,000 Honorary members of the organization involved with the Society. Honorary members are elected by local Golden Key chapters and are individuals who are active on campus or in the community. These Honorary members reflect the qualities and values of Golden Key members and are active in areas of scholarship, leadership or service.Some of our Honorarymembers include:

    • Roberta Bondar, Canada's First Female Astronaut
    • Bill Cosby, Entertainer
    • The Most Reverend Desmond M. Tutu, Anglican Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town
    • Ronald W. Reagan, Former US President
    • Ian Thorpe, Olympic Gold Medalist
    • Elie Wiesel, Nobel Laureate and Author

    Golden Key is incorporated as a nonprofit organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code.

    We invite you to contact Golden Key International Headquarters or any of our staff or volunteer leaders to learn more about Golden Key.

    Source: Golden Key International Website

    Golden Key's Mission and Values

    Golden Key is a mission focused, values based and demographics driven organization. With 33 years of rich tradition, Golden Key remains committed to academics, leadership and service. Our mission defines who we are; our core values provide us guidance in executing our activities; and our history reminds us thatnearly two million members are counting on us to shape the future through our strategic planning process.

    Mission:

    To enable members to realize their potential through the advancement of academics, leadership and service.

    Pillars:

    Academics, Leadership, Service

    Vision:

    Golden Key is the world's premier honor society. We recognize academic excellence and provide tangible value to our members, advisors and partners while positively impacting their lives and society.

    Values:

    Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation, Respect, Diversity, Excellence, Engagement.

    Source: Golden Key International Website




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