MELBOURNE, FLA.—A Florida Institute of Technology honor society, Phi Kappa Phi, has earned recognition 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. By receiving the Chapter of Merit distinction, the Florida Tech chapter is acknowledged as a thriving organization that meets often, holds annual initiations and applies frequently for Phi Kappa Phi’s select scholarships, grants and fellowships.
The Chapter of Merit distinction is a part of the Society’s Chapter Recognition Program, which acknowledged 73 chapters with recognition this year, including 54 as Chapters of Merit. Upon receiving the Chapter of Merit distinction, the Florida Tech chapter will receive:
A commendation letter from the Society sent to chapter officers and campus administration Special recognition on the Society’s website and publications Specially designed logo for use in chapter communications Recognition advertisements in local media and educational journals $100 award
Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The Society has chapters at more than 300 select colleges and universities in North America and the Philippines. A chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was approved for Florida Tech in 2008.
For more information about this award and Phi Kappa Phi visit www.phikappaphi.org.