April 12, 2012 (Memphis) - Belhaven University Memphis recently inducted 14 new members into Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL), the premier national honor society for non-traditional adult students.

This honor society is for students who achieve and maintain academic excellence and leadership characteristics while managing the responsibilities to family, work, and the community.

To become a member, students must have earned a minimum of 24 semester hours in an undergraduate degree program at Belhaven University and be in the top twenty percent of eligible students. The following students were inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lambda Memphis chapter:

William Glenn Dunaway Erica Denise Jackson
Scott Terrell Davis
Murlene Beauregard
Sheila Marie William
Darilyn Ziegler
Michelle Denise Collins
Charles Richard Becton
Darryl Keith Turner
Michael Lane Collier
Latrice Renee Spivey
Anthony Demond Holt
Katrina Voncheal Gordon-Jones
Torri KaMisha Rayford

The Lambda Xi Chapter at Belhaven annually invites outstanding adult undergraduate students on the Chattanooga, Memphis, Orlando, Houston, and Jackson campuses into the honor society as a way to recognize and to inspire high scholastic achievement.

The founding chapter was established at Northwestern University in 1946 and has more than 300 active ASL chapters in the United States.

Belhaven 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.