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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 read the PKP Blog


Current Phi Kappa Phi Members Announcements

Fellowship Application Announcement from PSU

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 2017 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 31, 2017. 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 31, 2017.

PSU Chapter meetings will be posted here when scheduled.  All PKP members invited.
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in 207 Russ Hall
April 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 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

Dissertation 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)
February 1, 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.

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 2014 graduation? If you have commencement photos showing your Phi Kappa Phi pride, share them with us for a chance to win up to $100 and be featured in Society materials.  Check out the application and rules and see submissions from previous years.

Randy Winzer 2013-2014
PSUs Randy Winzer elected South Central Regional Vice President

During the 2014 Biennial Convention in St. Louis, Pittsburg State University Professor and Alumni Randy Winzer was elected as the 2014-2016 South Central Regional Vice President.  Winzer will serve as the society’s vice president of the south central region, which includes Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.  He is a member and past president of Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 213 at Pittsburg State.  Congratulations!  continue reading >>

Pittsburg State University Phi Kappa Phi Announces 2016 Initiates and Award Winners

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce the 2016 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 Overman Student Center at 3:00 p.m. on April 10, 2016. 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. Kathleen Sandness, Medical Director of the Student Health Services at Pittsburg State University.

Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 213 is proud to announce their
Chapter 213 Award winner for 2015-2016, Lavon Clark and

the Chapter’s nominee Lauren Simmons for the 2015 PKP International Fellowship Award

Lavon Clark will graduate from PSU in May of 2016 with a Bachelor of Science with a major in Social Work. Following graduation, she will be pursuing a Master of Social Work at Missouri State University. During her undergraduate studies at PSU, Lavon served as Treasurer of Social Work Plus and of Phi Alpha Honor Society. She is currently the President of Social Work Plus. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Alpha Honor Society, and Phi Kappa Phi. She resides in Joplin, MO with her husband, Will Clark.

Each spring, every local chapter of Phi Kappa Phi is asked to forward one single nominee to the National Headquarters to compete for one of dozens of Fellowship Awards. Pittsburg State University, Chapter #213 selected Lauren Simmons as our 2015 fellowship nominee. Lauren graduating will be graduating in May2015 with a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Biology and Exercise Science and a double minor in Physical Science and Chemistry. She was accepted into the Wichita State University's Master of Physician Assistant Program and will be starting in June.

Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 213 is proud to announce their
PSU 2016 Faculty Initiates

Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 213 is also proud to announce their 2016 Initiates. The 2016 Pittsburg State University Faculty Initiate is Kathleen McAlpin Sandness, Medical Director of the Student Health Services at Pittsburg State University.

Officers of Chapter 213

President: Dr. Peggy Snyder

Vice President/President-Elect:
Dr. MeLisa Rogers

Student Vice President:
Victoria Ho & James Reynolds

Secretary: Holly Page-Sagehorn

Treasurer: Dr. Tim Flood

Public Relations Officer:
Dr. Virginia Rider

Social Media Officer:
Ms. Donna Sue Pintar

Scholarships/Awards Officer:
Dr. Lynn Murray & Dr. Kathleen Sandness

Chapter Administrative Assistant:
Ms. Kristi Toeller

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