posted on April 17, 2009 11:38
Black Hills State University will induct their first BHSU student members into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 307 May 2 at 3 p.m. in Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall.
Seniors in the top 10 percent of their class and juniors in the top 7.5 percent of their class, as well as various graduate students have been invited to join.
Phi Kappa Phi was founded at the University of Maine in 1897. The society has chapters all across the nation and in Puerto Rico and the Philippines. Currently headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., Phi Kappa Phi inducts annually more than 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni. Some of the organization’s more notable members include former President Jimmy Carter, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, NASA Astronaut Wendy Lawrence, writer John Grisham, opera singer Renee Fleming, journalist and broadcaster Deborah Norville and Netscape founder James Barksdale.
For more information on BHSU Chapter 307 of Phi Kappa Phi, contact Mary Jones, assistant professor of education at BHSU, at 642-6833, or email MaryJones@BHSU.edu. National Phi Kappa Phi information is available at www.PhiKappaPhi.org.