Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO)

University of Mississippi

AED

Mississippi Beta Chapter of ALPHA EPSILON DELTA 

Officers Elected for the 2016-2017 Academic Year:

President—Katelyn Allen

Vice President—Leigh Sumner

Treasurer—Max Smith

Secretary—Kelly Gilbert

Historian—Ben Killen

Editor—Alexandra Adderholt

Campus Visit Coordinator- Kimberly Pugh

 

      

Officers Elected for the 2015-2016 Academic Year:

Tana Rill, President
Nina Brown, Vice-President
Madeline Phillips, Treasurer
Brownlee Smith, Secretary
Sydney Hollan, Historian
Aleah Liddell, Editor

Mr. Sovent Taylor, Advisor  |  sovent@olemiss.edu

The Mississippi Beta Chapter of ALPHA EPSILON DELTA, a national honorary society for premedical/pre-dental and other qualified pre-health students, was chartered at the University of Mississippi in 1938.  The goals of the organization are to encourage and recognize scholastic excellence and leadership among students, to provide activities which support their career goals, and to serve the health care needs of the campus community.

Membership Levels and Requirements:

Full Member

  • Overall GPA and BCPM (Bisc, Chem, Phys, and Math) GPA of 3.20, and
  • Lifetime membership with dues of $100 ($75 if you are already a paid associate member).

Associate Member

  • Candidates must enroll in the HPAO, and
  • Membership dues of $25 (can be credited toward Full Member dues)
  • Must reapply when eligible for Full Membership

RIGHTS and PRIVILEGES

Full and Associate Members

*Attend all meetings, programs, and special events
*Eligible to apply for premed scholarships
*May expect reduced tuition at MCAT prep sessions
*Attend national conventions of AED
*Serve on chapter committees

Full only

*Hold office
*List AED on medical/dental school applications
*Be nominated for national AED scholarships

APPLYING FOR MEMBERSHIP:

The membership application may be downloaded from the HPAO website, printed, and completed by hand.  Submit the completed AED membership application, along with a current transcript, to the HPAO, 359 Martindale Center.

The GPA Calculation Worksheet calculator makes it easy to determine your numbers for your application.

AED officers and sponsor will review the application and evaluate the transcript.  Grades from all colleges attended should be reflected.  Applicant should assume acceptance if requirements are met.

If the applicant is invited to become a Full Member, you must be present at both the initiation and the banquetDues are payable when application is made.  The national office of AED requires each initiate to complete a membership card.  In exchange the new member will receive a signed certificate.  The membership book is signed at the close of a brief initiation ceremony.  New members also receive verification from the national office.

Associate Member applicants should submit check ($25.00) and transcript with application; applications may be submitted any time of the year.  Associate Members must re-apply when they have qualified for Full status.  Their $25.00 dues are then discounted from the Full membership fees of $100.00.

Spring 2017 Meeting Dates:

AED General Meeting

February 7, 2017

Anderson Hall Room 21

6:00 p.m.

 

AED General Meeting

March 21, 2017

Anderson Hall Room 21

6:00 p.m.

 

AED General Meeting

April 4, 2017

Anderson Hall Room 21

6:00 p.m.

 

AED General Meeting

April 25, 2017

Anderson Hall Room 21

6:00 p.m