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U of M’s Phi Kappa Phi Named Chapter of Merit

For release: November 6, 2013
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey, 901/678-2843

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, recently recognized the University of Memphis chapter of Phi Kappa Phi as a Chapter of Merit. The award is given to chapters that excel in recognizing and promoting academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engaging the community of scholars in service to others.

The Chapter of Merit distinction is a part of the Society’s Chapter Recognition Program, which acknowledged 69 chapters this year, including 50 as a Chapter of Merit.

By receiving the recognition, the chapter is recognized as a thriving organization that meets regularly, holds annual initiations and applies frequently for Phi Kappa Phi’s select awards, grants, and fellowships.

Phi Kappa Phi has chapters at more than 300 select colleges and universities in North America and the Philippines. The Society inducts approximately 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni annually. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and 7.5 percent of juniors. Faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also qualify. Since its founding, more than 1 million members have been initiated.

For more information on Phi Kappa Phi, visit www.PhiKappaPhi.org.

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