April 13, 2012 (Orlando) - Belhaven University Orlando inducted 18 new members into Alpha Sigma Lambda (ASL), the national honor society for non-traditional adult students who achieve and maintain academic excellence and leadership while managing responsibilities for family, work, and the community.

To become a member of this premier honor society, 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 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. The following students were inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lambda Orlando chapter:

Jennifer Becker Desiree Hayes
Olive Ramsay
Lonna Sullivan
Bonnie Baker
Roberto Goyco
Vanessa Sadeo
Diana Araujo
Lusenia Seide
Karla Henry
David Mead
Monique Matejka
Susan Schenk
Idena Lodge
Gweneth Liddy
Ryan Freda
Gloria Quintero
James Teaster

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.