Sigma Phi Omega is the
National Academic Honor and Professional Society in Gerontology formed in 1980 to
recognize the excellence of those who study gerontology/aging,
as well as of the professional aging service personnel.
The purpose of Sigma Phi Omega is to promote scholarship, professionalism, friendship, and services to older persons and to recognize exemplary attainment in gerontology/aging studies and related fields.
Membership is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring or minoring in gerontology/aging studies and related fields. A 3.5 GPA is required to be eligible for membership. Faculty, professional, and honorary memberships are also available.
The Center for Successful Aging at the University of Toledo is the sponsor of the Delta Nu Chapter of Sigma Phi Omega.