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PKP Contact Info

Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 213
President's Office
Russ Hall Room 207
Pittsburg State University
1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg KS 66762

Phone: 620-235-4100

To learn more about Phi Kappa Phi International, visit the PKP website or the PKP Social Media sites


Current Phi Kappa Phi Members Announcements

Fellowship Application Announcement from PSU for current PKP members

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each active Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.

Eligibility information, instructions and application materials for the 2018 Fellowship Award may be found at:

Pittsburg State’s Phi Kappa Phi Chapter will be accepting fellowship applications to select a local candidate until March 30, 2018.

In order to be considered, all application materials must be received in the PSU President’s Office (207 Russ Hall) by 4:30 p.m. on March 30, 2018.

PSU Chapter meetings will be posted here when scheduled.  All PKP members invited.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in 207 Russ Hall

Ceremony for the 2017 Spring Junior, Senior, and Graduate inductees
April 9th, 2017 at 3:00pm, Overman Student Center Ballroom

Apply for Phi Kappa Phi Grants and Awards

Applications are now available for the 2017 Phi Kappa Phi award programs. The Society's award programs give $1.4 million each biennium to outstanding students, members and chapters. The awards provide everything from $15,000 Fellowships for graduate study to $500 Love of Learning awards for continuing education and professional development.

Important Dates and Application Deadlines for Grants and Awards (download 2017 PDF of awards and dates)

Fellowships (Email the PSU Phi Kappa Phi chapter for our local deadlines)
Headquarters Deadline: April 15

PKP medalionDissertation Fellowship
November 30

Study Abroad Grants
Session A: February 15
Session B: September 15

Love of Learning Awards
Session A: April 1
Session B: October 1

Literacy Grants
April 1

Scholar and Artist Awards (awarded every two years)
February 1, 2018

Excellence in Innovation Award (awarded every two years)
Opens: Set. 15, 2017.  Deadline: Dec. 12, 2017  Awarded: May 2018

Ray Sylvester Distinguished Service Award (awarded every two years)
February 1, 2018

Click for an overview of all Phi Kappa Phi Grants and Awards  >>

Monthly Mentions from Phi Kappa Phi Headquarters

Making the Most of Your PKP Membership

Your active membership has numerous benefits and resources to assist you throughout your academic and professional life.

Podcasts Available to Members
Phi Kappa Phi members have access to podcasts on a range of topics including career guidance, test prep and financial planning. Downloadable and playable on a computer or portable music player, podcasts offer flexibility and freedom to listen anywhere and at any time. There are four podcasts series available:
    The Princeton Review Series – Test preparation and strategies.
    Seeking Success Series – Resume guidance in a quick format.
    Career Guidance Series - Focused on interviewing, networking, and dealing with stress.
    Financial Planning Series – Budgeting, investing, income taxes, and retirement planning.
For more information visit, Questions? Contact Jamie Chapman or 800.804.9880, ext. 217.

Show Your Phi Kappa Phi Pride!

Calling all graduates! Did you wear your Phi Kappa Phi stole, medallion and/or honor cords at your spring 2016 graduation? If you have commencement photos showing your Phi Kappa Phi pride, share them with us for a chance to win gift cards and be featured in Society materials.  Check out the application and rules and see submissions from previous years.

Congratulations Katelyn Flood on receiving a 2017 Fellowship from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Katelyn FloodPittsburg State University's Phi Kappa Phi fellowship nominee Katelyn Flood was selected a recipient for the annual Fellowship.  Katelyn graduated in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, with minors in chemistry and physical science and is member of the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter #213 at Pittsburg State University. She will be continuing her education towards a doctorate of optometry at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

During her time at Pittsburg State University, Katelyn has been an active member of the Honors College (serving as the senior class representative this past year) as well as the Newman Club (serving as the Executive chair this past year and financial chair the two previous years). She has also participated in the Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society (Vice President), Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Pre-Med Club and Biology Club. She has been actively involved in community service through these organizations, as well as participating in a medical mission trip to rural Argentina last summer. In addition, she has been a student employee both on campus in the Intercollegiate Athletics Administration office and as an optometry technician at Wimmer Vision Care in Pittsburg. Katelyn is the daughter of Tim and Chris Flood of Pittsburg, Kansas.?

Katelyn joins the ranks of seven other Pitt State graduates that have received a PKP Fellowship through our local chapter.  The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi currently awards fifty-one Fellowships of $5,000 each and six at $15,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study

Pittsburg State University Phi Kappa Phi Announces 2017 Initiates and Award Winners

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce the 2017 initiates into the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter at Pittsburg State University, Chapter 213. Their Initiation Ceremony was held at Pittsburg State University in the Crimson & Gold Ballroom at the Jack H. Overman Student Center at 3:00 p.m. on April 9, 2017.  Local chapter president, Dr. Peggy Snyder, presided over the ceremony.  The program included opening remarks by Dr. Steve Scott, President of Pittsburg State University and guest speaker, Dr. Mary Carol Pomatto, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences and University Professor in the Irene Ransom Bradley School of Nursing at Pittsburg State University.

Award Winners for the 2017-2018 Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 213 Scholarship is Lacey Kay Greve and the Chapter’s nominee for the 2017 PKP International Fellowship Award is Katelyn Flood.

PSU Faculty Initiates for 2017 are Leah R. Childers, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics; Charles E. Phillips, Assistant Professor in the Department of Technology and Workforce Learning; Jeff Poe, Instructor and Executive in Residence in the Department of Management and Marketing; and Judy Barbara Smetana, Assistant Professor in the Department of Technology and Workforce Learning.

Visit the Phi Kappa Phi Induction Ceremony page for the initiates, program, and available photos and media coverage.

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Officers of Chapter 213

President: Dr. MeLisa Rogers

Vice President/President-Elect:
Dr. Holly Page-Sagehorn

Student Vice President:
Shelby Bicknell, Aaron Bigando, Renee Roth

Secretary: Dr. Lynn Murray

Treasurer: Dr. Tim Flood

Public Relations Officer:
Dr. Virginia Rider

Social Media Officer:
Ms. Donna Sue Pintar

Scholarships/Awards Officer:
Mr. Randy Winzer

Chapter Administrative Assistant:
Ms. Kristi Toeller