Golden Key International Honour Society, University of Michigan Chapter

Golden Key International Honour Society, University of Michigan Chapter


Upcoming Events

General Meeting, Thursday January 5, 2012

7-8pm. Pond Room, Michigan Union


PAST Events

New Member Recognition Event, December 4

Sunday, Dec 4th, 3-5pm. Pond Room, Michigan Union

Looking forward to being inducted as a new member? There is another whole year in front of our chapter, and we most welcome our new members to come to our New Member Recognition Event. This year, the keynote speaker will be Dr. Mark D. Hunter, Henry A. Gleason Collegiate Professor in the University of Michigan Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. It will be the best time for us to introduce to new members our chapter and plentiful future opportunities brought by the International Honour Society.

General Meeting-Career Development, November 29

Tuesday, Nov 29th, 7-8pm. Pond Room, Michigan Union

As the semester winds down, our students invest more in the process of job/internship searching. This month's general meeting will feature the career center's workshop on interview skills. Be prepared and ask questions!

Partnership with Circle K Service Day, November 11-12 (Fri-Sat)

Look out for future emails explaining the details. Get your hands "dirty" by being an active volunteer.

September General Meeting-Service Project

Tuesday, Sept 20th, 7pm-8pm Pond Room, Michigan Union

This month's general meeting is about our service project. We will be making artsy bookmarks for local public school students. Come and enjoy pizza with new members as the semester starts to speed up. We wil also raffle off another $20 Barnes and Noble gift card! 

Rose Fund-raiser at Graduation

Saturday, April 30th, 7am-1pm Michigan Stadium

This is one of our largest fund-raising events for our organization. We would love to have you there and help us out! Members will receive 15 lock and key points for every hour shift you work and these points are put towards obtaining free graduation items. Members will also receive a Barnes & Noble gift card worth of $20 if you volunteer for 3 hours or more. Please sign up your shifts here : k9xt7465

March General Meeting

Thursday, March 17th, 7pm-8pm Sophia B. Jones Rm, Michigan Union

As the semester gets to its second half, many of you are planning summer internships, study abroad and more. We will focus on career/professional development in this month's general meeting. Members will earn Lock & Key points.If you still haven't joined our facebook, please act fast!

February General Meeting

Thursday, Februray 17th, 7pm-8pm Sophia B. Jones Rm, Michigan Union

February general meeting features social! Come to meet your fellow Golden Key members to play board games, enjoy frozen yogurt from Amer’s! Of course it would be a great time to meet our new board members and discuss about exciting upcoming events! Members will earn Lock & Key points! Join our facebook group here.

January General Meeting

Tuesday, January 11th, 7pm-9pm in Mason Hall 2306

Come kick off the new year with our January General Meeting, where we will be making "Warm & Fuzzies" (little blankets) for patients at the children's hospital. There will be FREE PIZZA, a raffle, and a chance to meet all of our new members! And of course, members will earn Lock & Key points.RSVP on Facebook.

Coffee Study Break at Espresso Royale

Tuesday, December 14th, 1pm-4pm at Espresso Royale on State Street

Take a break from studying for finals to stop by for a complimentary cup of coffee at Espresso Royale. Just look for the Golden Key banner.

New Member Induction Ceremony

Sunday, December 5th, 1:30pm-4pm in Kalamazoo Room in the Michigan League

Come celebrate the induction of our newest members into Golden Key International Society with very special guest speaker Dr. Joseph Schwarz. Friends and family are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

Dr. John J.H. "Joe" Schwarz received his undergraduate degree in history from the Univewrsity of Michigan in 1959, and his medical degree from Wayne State University in 1964. Dr. Schwarz served his residency in otolaryngology at Harvard, finishing in 1974. He has been in private practice in Battle Creek, Michigan for 33 years. Schwarz served in Southeast Asia for five years, first with the U.S. Navy in Vietnam and as Assistant Naval Attaché in Indonesia. He then served with the Central Intelligence Agency in Laos and in Vietnam. Dr. Schwarz was a City Commissioner then Mayor of Battle Creek, from 1979 until 1986. He was in the Michigan Senate from 1987 until 2002, serving as President Pro Tempore of the Senate from 1993 until 2002. From 2005 to 2007 he was a Member of Congress. Dr. Schwarz is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan, and serves on numerous boards and commissions. As a lecturer at the Ford School, he teaches Topics in Public Policy: Congress & State Legislatures.

November General Meeting

Tuesday, November 30th, 7pm-9pm in Angell Hall G160

Join us for our November General Meeting. There will be food, a raffle, and a chance to ask questions of our Executive Board panel.

October General Meeting - Pumpkin Decorating!

Tuesday, October 26th, 7pm-9pm in G160 Angell Hall

Come join us for freshly baked doughnuts, hot apple cider, pumpkin decorating, and raffle prizes at our chapter's October General Meeting next Tuesday from 7pm-9pm in G160 Angell Hall. RSVP on Facebook.

Honorary Member Luncheon

Friday, November 5th, 2pm-4pm

All Honorary members are cordially invited to attend our annual Honorary Member Luncheon. For details, email

Golden Key 2010 Campus Tour featuring Dr. Donald Martin

October 12th, 2010, 3pm-5pm in 1210 Chemistry Building

Unlock your potential! Come check out Golden Key's 2010 Campus Tour featuring special guest speaker, author and educator Dr. Donald Martin. Learn more about the Tour here. RSVP on Facebook. Hassle-free registration here!

September General Meeting & Letters to Soldiers Service Project

September 28th, 2010, 7pm-9pm in G160 Angell Hall

Join us for our first General Meeting of the Fall Semester and help support American Troops abroad through our Letters to Soldiers Service Project. As always, there will be plenty of FREE FOOD, so don't miss out! RSVP on Facebook.

K-Grams Kids' Fair

April 16th, 2010, 8am-2pm at Chrysler Arena

Looking for an amazing service opportunity? Sign up to work at Golden Key's craft table at this year's K-Grams Kids' Fair. Email to sign up for a shift!

Goodness Day Table

April 15th, 2010, 10am-3pm on The Diag

Join Golden Key in spreading some spring cheer at this year's Goodness Day out on The Diag. We have plenty of shifts available and of course, GK members will earn Lock & Key Points for helping out! Email to sign up for a shift.!

Prospective Member Open House

April 9th, 2010, Pendleton Room, Michigan Union, 7:00-8:30

Outstanding U-M undergraduates who have recieved an invitation are welcome to attend our chapter's Prospective Member Open House on April 5th. Join us for some great food, meet the Executive Board members, and learn a little more about Golden Key and the benefits of membership.

March General Meeting: GK Game Night and Ice Cream Social!

March 18th, 2010, 3463 Mason Hall, 7:00-8:30

Stop by our March General Meeting: GK Game Night and Ice Cream Social! Play games, enjoy FREE ICE CREAM from Stucchi's, and get to know your Golden Key peers. We'll also have information about our upcoming events and service opportunities.

And, as always, you can earn Lock & Key Points! RSVP on Facebook

General Meeting

January 14, 2009, 3463 Mason Hall, 5:30-7:00

Tonight is service night. We will be making fun "pick-me-up" cards for the children of Mott's Hospital. There will be free Jimmy John's and a raffel for some very useful and pricy prizes. Also, there will be more information on how to apply to be an e-board member!

Coffee Study Break

December 15, 2009, Espresso Royale on S. University, 1-4pm

Take a break from studying and enjoy some free coffee. We will also be selling graduation items during this event and during office hours.

General Meeting

December 10, 2009, Michigan Union, Wolverine Room ABC, 7-8pm

Make a free study pack with all the materials you will need for finals: pencils, pens, paper, highlighters and more! Plus, free massages from the Relaxation Station. Oh, and of course there will be pizza.

New Member Ceremony

November 22, 2009, Michigan Union, Ballroom, 1:00-3:00

At this event we will be inducting new members as well as new honorary members. Join us for a special performance and of course, free food.

Prospective and Current Member Ice Cream Social

November 19th, 2009, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 5:00-7:00

This event is an opportunity for prospective members to meet current members and find out what Golden Key is all about. We will be having FREE Stucci's ice cream and a tour of the museum. If you would like to be a part of the tour, please arrive by 5:30. Otherwise, you can join us at any time for ice cream!

General Meeting

November 12, 2009, Michigan League, Room 4 (First Floor), 7:00-9:00pm

Tonight's meeting is all about service. We will be learning how to make gloves and scarves with another group on campus, Knit Wits! In the end, we will donating the finished products to those in need. The food for the evening: pizza and pop.

Ronald McDonald House

October 15, 2009, Ronald McDonald House

Save the date. We've already planned an awesome service event for the fall, helping at the Ronald McDonald House of Ann Arbor. The theme is comfort food! The event lasts from 4:30-7:30, but feel free to stop by any time you can.

General Meeting

October 12th, 2009, Michigan Union, Parker Room

We're going to be offering some helpful tips about finding a job and life near and after graduation. Once again, we will be having delicious, and warm, Auntie Ann's pretzels.

General Meeting

September 23, 2009, Michigan League, Room D

Join us for our first general meeting of the semester Wednesday, September 23rd, from 7-9 in the Michigan League, Room D. We will be making friendly cards for the children at Mott's hospital while getting to know eachother. Also, there will be a variety of Auntie Ann's pretzels and beverage. It's sure to be a good time.

Rose Fundraiser

Earn a ton of lock and key points by volunteering at commencement. E-mail the exec board to sign up for this event.

Better World Books

Encourage your friends to donate their old books to Better World Books. Keep an eye out for our collection boxes around campus. Each book you donate will benefit Worldfund, an organization working in Latin America to reduce poverty through education.

Coffee Study Break

April 22, 2009, Espresso Royal on S. Unviersity, 1:00-4:00

We all need a good reason to take a break from studying for finals. Well, here's your chance to take a break on us! Drop by Espresso Royal on South University for a free drink. Just look for a member of the executive board.

Goodness Day

April 16, 2009, On the Diag, 11:00-4:00

Stop by the diag on Thursday for free candy and study tips from your friendly executive board.

General Meeting

April 9, 2009, Room D of the Michigan League, 7:00-8:30

Board games and ice cream! So, come have fun for the last time this semester with your friends from GK.

Rock Wall Climbing

April 5, 2009, The IM Building, 1:00-3:00

We'll be hosting a social event this Sunday at the M-Rock. Please reserve your spot with Holly by Thursday, as space is limited. On Sunday, meet us outside the Union by 12:45 to head over as a group. We'll be paying for everything and lessons are included :)

Honorary Member Luncheon

April 2, 2009, The Kuenzel Room of the Union, 11am-2pm

Stop by for lunch and to meet our honorary members. The lunch will include salad, sandwiches and dessert. Members will be coming and going, so feel free to stay as long as you would like.

Sophomore Recognition

March 29, 2009, The Henderson Room of the League, 1:30-2:30

Earn lock and key points by volunteering at Sophomore Recognition. This event is set up to honor high achieving sophomores who may be eligible to become members of Golden Key next year. Attire is business casual and snacks will be provided.

UMMA Reopening Celebration/General Meeting

March 24, 2009, University of Michigan Museum of Art, 8:00pm-midnight

Come check out the new art museum at this special preview celebration only open to student groups. We will be meeting in front of the Union at 8:00pm to head over as a group. The event will feature Davy Rothbart (Ann Arbor native and co-founder of FOUND Magazine), live music by "Great Divide," DJs Raj Malosh and Teddy Ruckspin, Free Food, raffle prizes from favorite Ann Arbor shops and restaurants, and the chance to explore the new museum before ANYBODY ELSE! If you have to show up late, just find us inside.

Kids Fair

March 6, 2009, Crisler Arena, 9:30am-1:30pm

Do you like making macaroni necklaces or giving away candy? Then Kids Fair is the place for you. Kids Fair is the culmination of a years worth of work at K-Grams. Golden Key has signed up for a table this year and we are in need of volunteers for one hour shifts. To sign up, please e-mail the executive board at

General Meeting

February 12, 2009, Kuenzel Room, Michigan Union

Hey Golden Key members! Join us for a presentation from The Career Center. Learn how to perfect your interview skills when applying for jobs, interships and study abroad. Free pizza, pop and cookie cake. Yum.

General Meeting

January 15, 2009, 2336 Mason Hall

Hey Golden Key members! Join us for our first general meeting of the new year. Food and fun with what's ahead for the semester.