Cameron University students, staff and faculty members were inducted into the university's Chi Eta Sigma chapter of Phi Kappa Phi at a ceremony held last week. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and the top 7.5 percent of juniors. Faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also qualify. Inductees are expected to attain superior scholarship in all academic disciplines, promote intellectual life and the academic prestige of the university and promote the elements of character that would stimulate others to pursue excellence.
Faculty members selected for membership are Dr. Lance Janda, Chair, Department of History and Government; and Dr. Edris Montalvo, Assistant Professor of History and Government.
Mandy Husak, Coordinator of Academic Affairs, was also selected for membership.
Students selected for membership are listed by hometown:
Accra, Ghana: Samuella Odartey-Addo
Apache: Richard Dailey
Comanche: Zachary Young
Cyril: Tara Allen
Duncan: Ashton Major
Elgin: Harley Gault, Kristin Greenup
Frederick: Teresa Mitchell
Headrick: Justin Carpenter
Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria: Temilade Adelusi, Chima Aghaulor, Oluwatoyin Kayode
Indiahoma: Casey Curtsinger
Killeen, Texas: Andres Berber
Lawton/Fort Sill: Michelle Bannon, Marina Brown, Sheryl Johnson Bryan, Makenzie Burk, Katheryn Caffee, Benjamin Castricone, Lacey Daubenspeck, Tathena Griffitts, Jackie Hall, Bambi Hampton, Jamel Holt, Sr., Jeffery Jordan, Mary Kinnamore, Johnathan Larson ,Cheryl McLaughlin-Stansberry, Kathryn Nichols, Rachel Patterson, Rebekah Pullicar, Susan Pustejovskey, Sara Rivera, Gina Soto, Sarah Walker, Brianna Wiginton, Robert Williams, Haley Wilson, Jeein Yoon
Makawanpur, Nepal: Sujana Rupakheti
Marlow: Vicky Smith
Sterling: Kelsee Monroe
Walters: Donovan Heintzman, Robert McCoy
Phi Kappa Phi, founded in 1897, is the nation's oldest and largest all-discipline honor society, with more than 280 chapters worldwide. CU's Chi Eta Sigma chapter was established in 1975. Cameron is host to one of only five chapters in the state of Oklahoma and is the only regional university in Oklahoma with a Phi Kappa Phi chapter.
March 28, 2016