Phi Kappa Phi

Phi Kappa Phi Class of 2019

Phi Kappa Phi (ΦKΦ) is a national honor society established in 1897 to recognize and promote academic excellence in all disciplines of higher education. Phi Kappa Phi is the oldest, largest, and most selective of all such honor societies. The Methodist University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was installed on February 16, 2017, becoming the tenth chapter in North Carolina.

Eligibility

  • Membership is by invitation only.
  • Juniors must be in the top 7.5% of their class and have completed at least 24 s.h. in residency at Methodist University (minimum of 72 s.h. overall).
  • Seniors must be in the top 10% of their class, have completed at least 24 s.h. in residency at Methodist University, have been enrolled for at least three full semesters, and have 93 s.h. overall.
  • Graduate students must have completed at least 18 graduate s.h. at Methodist University and rank in the top 10% of their class.
  • Faculty, professional staff, and alumni who achieve scholarly distinction may also be eligible (by invitation from the chapter).

Chapter Officers

  • Stacia Hall, P.T., D.P.T.
    President
    Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
    Director of Clinical Education
  • George Hendricks, Ph.D.
    Past President
    Senior Director for Community Affairs
  • Keller Dixon, S.P.T.
    Student Vice President
    Graduate Student
  • Carolyn Sierra
    Student Vice President
    Undergraduate Student
  • Meredith Gronski, O.T.D., O.T.R./L.
    Secretary
    Director, Occupational Therapy Program
    Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
  • Rhonda Harris, M.S.A.
    Treasurer
    Director of Payroll
  • Kerry Jenkins, M.F.A.
    Public Relations Chair
    Associate Professor of Graphic Design
  • Doo Lee, B.F.A.
    Public Relations Chair
    Graphic Designer and Campus Photographer
  • Vilas Tonape, M.F.A.
    Awards and Grants Chair
    Chair, Art Department
    Associate Professor of Art

Chapter Awards

Our Chapter is a Circle of Excellence Platinum ChapterThe Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi’s Circle of Honor Awards Program recognizes chapters for their work in promoting excellence on the local campus and engaging the community of scholars each year. The awards utilize data already submitted by the chapter to the national office regarding yearly activities and initiation efforts. We are proud to announce that Phi Kappa Phi has named Methodist University a 2020-21 Circle of Excellence Platinum Chapter.

Phi Kappa Phi Links

Photo Albums on Flickr

News

students donate booksThe Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi wishes to thank the Methodist University community for supporting the book drive benefitting Teresa C. Berrien Elementary School. Methodist University and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi collected and donated 469 books. The success of the drive enables every Berrien student to receive a book for reading over the summer. THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Benefits for Members

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi offers numerous benefits and resources to assist members throughout their academic and professional lives. From awards totaling nearly $1 million each year, to exclusive discounts from over 25 corporate partners, we provide a wide range of exclusive benefits and resources to our members.

We invite you to make the most of your membership by taking advantage of all of the exclusive benefits and resources available to you.

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