Phi Kappa Phi - Chapter 282

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Chapter of MeritThe Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi's primary objective is the recognition and encouragement of superior scholarship in all academic disciplines. The society is convinced that in recognizing and honoring those persons of good character who have excelled in scholarship, in whatever field, it will stimulate others to strive for excellence. Moreover, the society serves the interests of the student capable of excellence by insisting that in order to acquire a chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, an institution provide the means and atmosphere conducive to academic excellence.

Please see the Chapter brochure for more information Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 282 Brochure.pdf


Coffee, Cookies and Conversation 

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 from 12:00-12:30 p.m.

Join us in the Vasche Library landing at the top of the stairs. Get together with Phi Kappa Phi members of the faculty, administrators, staff, and students! Grab a cup of coffee or tea and a cookie while you meet and greet members of the Society. Learn about upcoming grants, awards, and scholarship deadlines and information mentoring sessions to help guide you with those applications. Bring a friend! We’re going to unveil a new national honor that our Chapter has received.


Heralding Event in MSR Lobby

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. 

The campus community and public are invited to hear the reading of the names of undergraduate and graduate students and faculty who have been invited to join the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Society President and Lecturer Janice Herring will welcome students, and another member will read the names. Society officers, student vice presidents and other faculty members will attend, wearing their blue Phi Kappa Phi medallions.

Phi Kappa Phi Week 

Monday, May 2, 2016 to Friday, May 13, 2016

The campus community and public are invited to attend educational and thought-provoking presentations, panels and performances during Phi Kappa Phi Week May 2 to May 13. The nation’s oldest, largest and most selective honor society, Phi Kappa Phi aims to encourage superior scholarship across the academic disciplines and to engage scholars in service to others. The free events taking place during Phi Kappa Phi Week will provide learning opportunities for all.

More information coming soon. For immediate questions, please contact Sarah Schraeder.

Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Ceremony

Friday, May 6, 2016

Induction into Phi Kappa Phi is an extraordinary moment that represents years of hard work and commitment to academic excellence.   It is an event that members will remember fondly for the rest of their lives.   The purpose of the ritual of initiation is to celebrate academic excellence by gathering initiate-worthy individuals into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. These individuals are chosen on the basis of superior scholarship and sound character.   Each individual chosen becomes part of a century-old community of scholars and professionals that includes individuals who have distinguished themselves in positions of leadership and whose careers have been characterized by achievement.

More information coming soon. For immediate questions, please contact Sarah Schraeder.