Pi Delta Society

The Pi Delta society is an honorary scholastic society established to promote high standards of scholarship. Admission is by vote of the faculty from those seniors who, at the time of their graduation have met the following criteria:

  • Students who have completed 30 or more but less than 62 semester hours at Bluffton University at the time of graduation and have a GPA of 3.90 or better.
  • Students who have completed 62 or more but less than 93 semester hours at Bluffton university at the time of graduation and have a GPA of 3.80 or better.
  • Students who have completed 93 or more semester hours at Bluffton University at the time of graduation and have a GPA of 3.75 or better.

society news

Spring 2020 banquet and induction ceremony cancelled
Due to coronavirus precautions, on-campus events for May Day 2020 have been cancelled.  This includes the spring 2020 banquet and induction ceremony.  Members, please see below for dues and ballot information.

Society members are encouraged to pay their annual dues and consider an additional gift to support the Pi Delta Research Grant program and/or our endowed scholarship.  Prefer to pay by check?  Use our printable form to mail your payment.

Officer elections
In spring 2020, Pi Delta members will vote to elect a vice-president, whose 3-year term will begin immediately following the banquet. The executive committee recommends Austin Siefker for this role. 

Austin is a 2016 Bluffton University graduate who studied accounting and business management while being a member of the football team.  Upon graduation, Austin served as an assistant football coach for the Beavers while pursuing a Bluffton MBA.  Austin is employed as a senior accountant at Pratt Industries and coaches football at Wapakoneta High School.

Ready to vote?  Vote online here or mail in a printable ballot.

Recent pi Delta inductees

Meet three recent Pi Delta Society inductees, who joined the society during May Day 2019:

Casey Clark '19

Casey Clark '19

Casey was accepted into a physician’s assistant program.

Joshua Ehlers '19

Joshua Ehlers '19

Joshua learned about the economic divide in Washington D.C.

Jena O'Brien

Jena O'Brien '19

Jena embraced opportunities: campus jobs, internships and more.