CSU, Chico News

Phi Kappa Phi Initiation and Medallion Ceremony

Date: 04-09-2012

Kathleen McPartland
Public Affairs
Carolyn Dusenbury

The California State University, Chico chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society is pleased to announce its annual Initiation and Medallion Ceremony to be held on Monday, April 30, 3:30-5:00 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium.

New members will be inducted into the society, graduates will be recognized and the Dorthea Powers Scholarship will be awarded. Department chairs, academic advisors, staff and faculty, family members and friends are encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony.

Founded in 1897, the society’ mission is "to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others." Phi Kappa Phi has chapters on nearly 300 select college and university campuses in North America and the Philippines.

Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and the top 7.5 percent of juniors with at least 75 units. The society has initiated more than 1 million members, including former President Jimmy Carter, writer John Grisham, NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence and Netscape founder James Barksdale.

Please contact Carolyn Dusenbury at 898-6487 or cdusenbury@csuchico.edu for further information.