The Academic and Professional Honor Society for Homeland Security, Intelligence, Emergency Management, and all Protective Security Disciplines.

 Order of the Sword & Shield National Honor Society

Eastern Kentucky Chapter

Eastern Kentucky University Chapter holds its inaugural induction ceremony...   

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If you meet our qualifications, we invite you to apply for induction here.   

Congratulations to 2016 Inductee Sergeant First Class James Fergurgur of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Chapter.  SFC Fergurgur (pictured with his family) is a member of the inaugural class inducted on May 6, 2016, part of the Homeland Security & Emergency Management Program at the University.

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The Order of the Sword & Shield National Honor Society - Omicron, Sigma, Sigma, is committed to helping local communities prepare for safety and emergency situations, and sponsors/supports informational events throughout the year.

St. John's University, Adelphi University, and the National Chapter in Action...

Recently, several chapters united to participate in the latest community event geared towards young elementary school children. Members of the St. John’s University, Adelphi University, and the National Chapter held a “safety and emergency” day event at the St. William the Abbot Elementary School in Seaford, NY. “Presenting safety and emergency information to 1-3 grade students was an amazing experience” said Rosemary Hartofilis, an Ambassador of the Society and current graduate student at St. John’s University. Rosemary added, “The team worked really hard in preparing for this event”. Fellow graduate student and Ambassador Willy Gomez added, “The kids were fantastic, they were really into the discussion and understood the importance of the topics”. Joining Rosemary and Willy were Society Intern Patrick Knab, and inducted members Samuel Geffen, Felicia Jaffe-Alleyne, and Raymond Hughes.

Chapters Unite to Teach Young Children About Safety

We are very happy to present the second issue of Primoris Factum, the official newsletter of the Order of the Sword & Shield National Honor Society. Here you will find all the news, events, and happenings of the Society, industry, and the world as they relate to our academic and professional interests.  If you are interested in contributing to this newsletter, please contact the National Office for more information.  Get your issue of Primoris Factum here.

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St. John's University Chapter

Over 450 people gather for annual awards dinner/inductions gala... 

DRI International Chapter

DRI International Chapter gathers at 3rd annual international conference...

National Chapter

National Chapter takes part in FEMA's National Preparedness Month...   

Point Park Chapter

Point Park University Chapter holds black tie induction ceremony...   

Professional Applicants

If you meet our qualifications, we invite you to apply for induction here.   

Chapter Applications

If your school/program is interested in becoming a charter member, we invite you to apply here.   

Exceptional Student Members Wanted for National Student Leadership Council (NSLC). 

 

Order of the Sword and Shield National Honor Society is looking to establish a National Student Leadership Council.  This Council will be comprised of a Student President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer and will offer student prospective to the mission and strategic priorities of the Society and conduct other important duties associated with said offices.  These positions are open to all “continuing” undergraduate and graduate students who have been or will be inducted into the Society this academic year. Terms of office shall be for one academic year beginning Fall 2017.  Students must have academic eligibility remaining at the beginning of their term and be registered at their respective schools. 










A memorial service to honor graduate Ashley Guindon at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. 

All interested students should submit a resume and cover letter (stating why they want to serve the Society and what position(s) they are best suited for) to our email address info@SecurityHonorSociety.org.

Successful candidates will be chosen by members of our Board of Advisors.  Deadline to apply is February 15, 2017.  Good luck to all.

We need your help!  Volunteer today!  info@SecurityHonorSociety.org

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Chapter Visits Newly Opened 9/11 Museum in NYC

Members of the founding St. John’s University Chapter represented the Order of the Sword & Shield National Honor Society at the 9/11 Tribute Center and Memorial Museum in New York City on Tuesday October 28th, 2014. After a moving and informative tour of the 9/11 Tribute Center, members received a special presentation from one of the survivors of the 9/11 attacks.  After this special presentation, members of the Society visited the newly established 9/11 Memorial Museum, adjacent to the memorial fountains.

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Chapter Honoring a Fallen Hero

Members of the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Chapter of the Society will be planting a tree in honor of the memory of fallen police officer Ashley Guindon, an alumna of ERAU. Officer Guindon was killed on February 27, 2016, one day after being sworn into law enforcement. This memorial will join a scholarship created by ERAU in the name of Officer Guindon, which will be awarded to a sophomore or junior pursuing a degree in homeland security or global conflict studies. 

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