TAMIU Initiates 59 New Members of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 296 inducted 59 members into TAMIU’s Chapter of the nation’s oldest and most selective all discipline honor society in ceremonies held in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Theatre recently.
A welcome was provided by Chapter president Dr. Lola Orellano Norris, TAMIU associate professor of Spanish, and the keynote was provided by TAMIU’s Dr. John Kilburn, associate vice president for Research.
The initiation of new members was led by Dr. Norris assisted by Dr. James Norris, Chapter secretary; Laura Elizondo, treasurer; Mary Treviño, Chapter awards director, and Mayra Can, student vice president. A reception followed the program.
The new members initiated are:
Carolina Almanza, Prakash Aryal, Melissa Bustamante, Sophia M. Grace, Madison R. Guerra, Han G. Ly, Jaaziel Menchaca, Lizbeth Nelson, Melissa Ortega, Felipe J. Rodríguez, II, Rebecca Rodríguez, Regina A. Rodríguez, Brianna N. Tijerina and Chelsea Itzel Villarreal.
Alma Mayela Acosta Cárdenas, José Brosig, Lesvia Lineth Celedón Villarreal, Juan Miguel Cervantes, Yolanda Adela Contreras, Analaura Galván, Dora Yamile García, José Rogelio García, Cecilia García Guerrero, Andrea Alejandra González, Casey M. Hourigan, Jorge Jimenez, Djorkaeff Lopez, David I. Márquez, Eduardo R. Martínez, III, Juan Antonio Montemayor, Eduardo Moreno, Christian Adrián Pérez, Cinthia I. Salinas, Valeria C. Valdez, Leocadia Villarreal and Denise Walker.
Aisha Christa Atkinson, Patricia Boone, Jessica Denise Chandarlis, Rebecca Davalos, Christian Alexis Flores, Itzamara Flores, Linda Y. Flores, Mónica Garza, Esmeralda Kubecka, Lorena D. Madriaga, Andrea Martínez, Cindy García Martínez, Maribel Medrano, Angelica María Morales, Ana Patterson, Rebecca Ashley Ramírez, Daniel Alejandro Rivas, Vivianna Rodríguez, Talisha Salas, Eloy Santa Cruz, Jr., Alexis M. Segura, Felipe N. Sierra and Patricia Analí Sosa.
FACULTY AND STAFF
Faculty and staff members inducted included Dr. Andrew J. Hazelton, Dr. Tonya Huber, Dr. Jacqueline A. Mayfield, Dr. Monica Orozco Mendez and Yeltiza Marie Howard.
Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective all discipline honor society. The Society’s 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.
For information on TAMIU’s Chapter 296, go to its website: https://www.tamiu.edu/coas/lla/phikappaphi.shtml
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