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Delta Alpha Pi (DAP)

Delta Alpha Pi (DAP)is an academic honor society founded to recognize high-achieving students with disabilities who are attending colleges (including community colleges) and universities as undergraduate or graduate students.  This dynamic organization celebrates and supports academic achievement, leadership and advocacy for post-secondary students with disabilities.  Over 170 institutions have established a chapter to recognize students’ academic achievement.

Salisbury University is home to the Delta Sigma Chapter of Delta Alpha Pi (DAP) 2021-2022 Executive Board:

  • President: Elizabeth Wash
  • Vice-President: Samantha Daily 
  • Secretary: Maddi Darrah
  • Disability Awareness/Outreach Coordinators: Shianne Trout and Caitlin Reed

For more information about DAP, please contact the Executive Board at deltaalphapi.su@gmail.com

DAP Criteria

Students who are eligible to be initiated into Delta Alpha Pi International Honor Society (DAPi) meet the following criteria:

Undergraduates

  • Present with a documented disability and work with one of the advisors in the Center for Disability Resources (or similarly named program), or who self-identify as an individual with a disability.
  • Complete a minimum of 24 credits.
  • Maintain an overall Quality Point Average of 3.10.
  • Demonstrate an interest in disability issues.

Graduates

  • Present with a documented disability and work with an advisor, or who self-identify as an individual with a disability.
  • Complete a minimum of 18 credits.
  • Maintain an overall Quality Point Average of 3.30.
  • Demonstrate an interest in disability issues.

Pledge Students Take During Initiation

I pledge to continue my pursuit of academic excellence, to demonstrate leadership in advancing the rights of individuals with disabilities, to serve as a role model for other students with disabilities, to advocate for myself and for other individuals with disabilities, and to assist with educational events through my active participation in Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society.