What is Triota?
Iota Iota Iota, Triota, is a National Women’s Studies Honor Society with over 50 chapters nationwide. The Greek letter, Iota, was selected for the name to represent the three goddesses Inanna, Ishtar, and Isis. Iota Iota Iota strives to maintain the feminist values central to Women’s Studies and encourage diversity, egalitarianism, and a supportive academic environment for all students.
TCU is home to the Delta Zeta Chapter of Triota as of Fall 2015.
The purpose of Triota is to promote interest in Women’s Studies, and research in social problems affecting all women. This society also encourages volunteerism, advocacy, and activism within the community as important methods for promoting and maintaining the feminist values central to Women’s Studies.
Membership is extended to undergraduate students pursuing the major, a minor or emphasis, and to graduate students pursuing the certificate in Women and Gender Studies who have completed at least 6 hours of Women and Gender Studies courses with a GPA of at least a 3.0. All who meet approved academic criteria are invited to become members of this Women’s and Gender Studies academic society without regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, differing abilities, economic class, or sexual orientation.
Undergraduates must be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours per semester each semester of membership and achieve a minimum of a 3.5 cumulative grade point average.
Graduate Students must be enrolled in a minimum of one (1) credit hour of graduate courses each semester of membership and achieve a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.