Welcome to Golden Key at Ball State University! At Golden Key International Honour Society we share your vision for life of promise; a chance to shape the world and a commitment to excellence. We offer a sense of fellowship within the Society's three pillars – Academics, Leadership and Service – and are dedicated to achievement – personally, professionally and altruistically. We share your values and offer a continuum of possibilities – opportunities to unlock your potential.
Golden Key members are more than good students; we are scholars. We believe in the power of knowledge to transform lives and change situations for the better. We enjoy academic challenges and strive for excellence in our fields. We are not bookish; we are learned.
All over the world Golden Key members are reaching out, making plans; changing lives. You speak and people listen; you lead and people follow. Wherever you go, Golden Key is with you, offering opportunities to further develop your leadership skills and work with others with similar purpose and goals.
When you become a member of Golden Key, you become a part of something greater – an extended family of peers, mentors and connections all living a legacy of greatness.
Your chapter is your home. Chapters are part of a continuum – an esteemed legacy of accomplished like-minded people, and each member shares his or her individual attributes to strengthen that legacy.
We celebrate you. Your diligence and commitment to excellence, your potential for what is to come. We celebrate your scholastic achievement, your stellar leadership and dedication to the greater good. As an organization we reward you in ways that serve only to better you and help you achieve more.