Latest News

  • Dr. Sieverdes retires after 30 years of service to Blue Key
  • Buckalew, new Executive Director, January 1, 2017
  • Blue Key Lifetime Membership Registration is $65.00.  
  • Clemson University Blue Key host for 2017 Leadership Conference.
  • Announcing the 2017 Blue Key Leadership Conference.  See story...
  • November is Blue Key National Service Recognition Month.  See story...
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What is Blue Key Honor Society?

Blue Key Honor Society is a premier honor society that recognizes college students at senior institutions of higher education for balanced and all-around excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.  

Chapter Highlights

  • Clemson University:
    Tigerama, Student Emergency Fund, Building History Project: Development of Framed Narrative and Photograph of Building Namesake

  • Colorado School of Mines:
    Care of School Mascot (Blaster), Management of the M on the mountain, Hill Climb Tradition

  • Concord University:
    Honor Students Program

  • Emory & Henry College:
    Relay for Life, Juvenile Diabetes, Capture the Wasp-Free the Wasp, painted a campus building

  • Emporia State University:
    Developing three campus improvement events

  • Kansas State University:
    Leadership and Self Development, Quest for 30 promising freshmen, Self Development Program, STEP Program

  • Michigan Technological University:
    Winter Carnival Ice Sculptures for major three-day event

  • Midland University:
    Caretaking of Arboretum on campus, Head-Start Program volunteerism, and Habitat for Humanity

  • North Dakota State University:
    Raising over $9,000 at our 37th Annual Homecoming Show Fundraiser; Benefiting Pray for Gray, a Non-Profit organization that provides for Brain Cancer victims;
    Nominating our 45th Distinguished Educator (To be announced soon); Nomination of our Salvation Army Bell Ringing Coordinators; Adopt a Highway Clean up Bi-annual Service Project cleanup; Reaching over 700 service hours this semester

  • North Central College:
    Present Issues on Education, Literacy, and Hungry Children, Book Drive, I-Lead Program

  • Northwest Missouri State University:
    New members’ Service Project

  • Truman State University:
    Homecoming Weekend, Blood Drive, Local School Community Service

  • University of Georgia:
    Legislature Day featuring Dinner with state and regional policy makers and government officials

  • University of Toledo:
    Songfest, Fund drives for charity

  • Slippery Rock University:
    New Campus Sign, Walk-A-Dog for Charity, Usher on Honors Day

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Top Ten Chapters: Total Number Registered Members


Rank  Blue Key Chapter   Total 
 1  University of Georgia  2,578
 2  Michigan Tech Univ  1,852
 3  Missouri Univ S&T  1,846
 4  Clemson University  1,821
 5  Lander University  1,731
 6  North Dakota St Univ  1,719
 7  Col School of Mines  1,637
 8  Oklahoma State Univ  1,575
 9  Truman State Univ  1,485
 10  Univ of La Lafayette  1,434
   Honorable Mention  

Rose Hulman Inst of Technology

   Updated: 11-28-16  

Top 10 Oldest Blue Key Chapters

Emory and Henry College 25B 5/27/1925 Emory VA
University of Georgia 26B 2/26/1926 Athens GA
Colorado School of Mines 26C 3/6/1926 Golden CO
Truman State University 26F 4/7/1926 Kirksville MO
University of Nevada, Reno 26G 4/24/1926 Reno NV
North Dakota State Univ 27G 5/3/1927 Fargo ND
Nebraska Wesleyan Univ 27H 5/25/1927 Lincoln NE
Midland University 27J 5/28/1927 Fremont NE
Clemson University 32B 3/21/1932 Clemson SC
University of LA Lafayette 32D 5/19/1932 Lafayette LA