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Sigma Phi Omega

Sigma Phi Omega

Sigma Phi Omega (SPO) is the National Academic Honor and Professional Society in Gerontology. The society has been promoting scholarship, professionalism,
friendship, and service to older persons since 1980. It is the only society of its kind in the nation.

GSU’s SPO chapter, Alpha Omega, is dedicated to helping GSU gerontology students and Atlanta seniors. SPO is involved in community service for seniors as well as events that help students network with gerontology professionals. SPO members participate in many activities, including: Be There 4 Seniors rallies at the CapitolNational Careers in Aging Week, and the Barbara Payne Lecture series. There are many benefits to SPO membership. Join today and be part of the action!

Student Eligibility

Enrolled in either undergraduate or graduate studies
Enrolled in at least your second semester of school 
A GPA of at least 3.3

Alpha Omega Leadership

President- David Watkins
Vice-President - Celeste Greene
Secretary-Treasurer - Isaac Long

Contact Alpha Omega 

If anyone is interested in joining Sigma Phi Omega/Alpha Omega or learning more about the GSU chapter, please visit Orgsync, email, or contact SPO’s faculty advisor, Dr. Candace L. Kemp at