Gamma Kappa Alpha National italian honor society

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Call For Application

If you have taken (or are taking) two Italian classes and one of them is an advanced course;
If your grade is at least a B; You are eligible to apply for membership of our Italian Honor Society.

We only ask for your commitment to your academic excellence in Italian and to support all things Italian.

  • You will receive a cord for graduation, a certificate to frame, and you will earn an important line in your resume
  • Your name will be inserted in the national membership list and in the next bulletin
  • You will be eligible to apply for the national scholarships

Dues: $30

DEADLINE TO APPLY: ONGOING, you will be inducted at the first available ceremony.

 Turn in your application in Dr. Serra’s mailbox in the Languages Department, and include:

Your dues + Letter Stating:

  • Your current level of Italian
  • Your grades so far
  • The Italian classes you have taken
  • Any extra-participation in Club Insieme or Italian Program activities
  • Your commitment to participate to our meetings and activities as much as possible
  • Your email and contact information

Benvenuti to our Honor Society!


Every semester, the GKA Research Day unites graduate and undegraduate students in specific research projects: cataloging the Badia family and the Fruttauro-Vivo letter collections; interpreting Tom DiSalvo's paintings; decyphering a 1812   manuscript opera libretto "Amalia e Carlo"; translating the illustrated art book "Rahul" for its bilingual publication, and more.


Induction Ceremony December 2017

First Induction Ceremony Gamma Kappa Alpha, December 2017


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Gamma Kappa Alpha Induction Ceremony, Spring 2018


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Gamma Kappa Alpha Induction Ceremony, Fall 2018



Gamma Kappa Alpha Induction Ceremony, Spring 2019


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Gamma Kappa Alpha Induction Ceremony, Fall 2019


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Gamma Kappa Alpha Induction Ceremony, Fall 2020


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Gamma Kappa Alpha Induction Ceremony, Fall 2021


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Gamma Kappa Alpha Induction Ceremony, Spring 2022 (followed by GKA Research Day on "Rahul")