June 20, 2011 (Jackson) - A total of eight Belhaven students were appointed to the National Honor Society of Sigma Zeta on April 13, 2011. Sigma Zeta is a national honor society for math, biology and chemistry majors. The main goal of Sigma Zeta is to encourage and foster the attainment of knowledge in the natural and computer sciences and mathematics, and to recognize members who gain high scholarship. Sigma Zeta is just one of the many organizations and honor societies Belhaven students are involved in. Belhaven local chapter includes the following inducted students:

Rachael Eason
Robert Escobar
Kayla Rene Maldonado
Ethan Semrad
John Sima
Jonathan West
Richard Whitlock
Robert Wright

Sigma Zeta officers for 2011-2012 are:
President-Rachel Eason
Vice-President- Isaiah Tolo
Secretary- John Sima
Treasurer- Kayla Rene Maldonado

Belhaven proudly stands among the select Christian colleges and universities that offer a unique general core curriculum encouraging the development of a personal worldview. The university believes a Christian worldview is a key to preparing men and women academically and spiritually to serve Christ Jesus in their careers, in human relationships, and in the world of ideas.

Founded in 1883, Belhaven University now serves over 3,000 students from campuses in Jackson, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, Chattanooga, Atlanta and online, offering traditional undergraduate degrees, graduate and adult degree programs, and online degree programs.