Alpha Epsilon Lambda. Kutztown University is the home of the Gamma Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Lambda. This chapter marked the founding of the first honor society solely for graduate students in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Alpha Epsilon Lambda is a national honor society for graduate and professional school students. The mission of the organization is to confer distinction for high achievement, promote leadership development, promote scholarship and encourage intellectual development, enrich the intellectual environment of graduate institutions, and encourage high standards of ethical behavior. Graduate students seeking membership in the Gamma Chapter at Kutztown University must have completed a minimum of 12 graduate semester hours, attain a graduate quality point average in the upper 35% of all graduate students currently enrolled at the University, and provide a record of leadership and service to the campus and the community. For further details, contact the Graduate Office.