TAMIU Inducts Phi Kappa Phi Society Sunday

TAMIU Inducts Phi Kappa
Phi Honor Society Nov. 6

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) will now be the home for a chapter of the nation’s oldest and largest all-disciplinary honor society, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

TAMIU will induct its Chapter, Chapter 296, in special ceremonies Sunday, Nov. 6 at the TAMIU Student Center Ballroom from 4 – 6 p.m.  Special guest speaker will be State Senator Dr. Judith Zaffirini, PKP member.

The event will serve to install the chapter and its first officers and to initiate 63 student members who have met PKP’s strict standards. Assisting in the chapter initiation and installation will Dr. Gil Fowler, vice president of the South Central Region of Phi Kappa Phi.

Founded in 1897, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi annually inducts over 32,000 student, faculty, professional staff and university alumni members from more than 280 select colleges and universities.

Those elected to membership include the upper 7.5 percent of last-term juniors and the upper 10 percent of seniors, the upper 10 percent of graduate students, along with outstanding faculty and alumni.

The PKP motto is “Let the Love of Learning Rule Humanity.”

For additional information, please contact Dr. Mitchell at 956.326.2633, or e-mail pkp@tamiu.edu or visit phikappaphi.org.

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