Dr. Hazel Katz, associate professor at Brenau University, represented the university´s chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi-the nation´s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines-at its 2012 biennial convention in St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 10-11.
Dr. Katz previously served as treasurer of the BU chapter and attended the convention as the chapter´s voting delegate.
The convention was attended by more than 300 guests including 177 chapter delegates. The two-day event featured a keynote address from retired NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence, as well as presentations by award winners from Phi Kappa Phi´s grant programs, professional development workshops, regional meetings, ideas for strengthening chapters, and elections for the new board of directors.
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 on more than 300 select colleges and universities in North America and the Philippines.
Thursday, September 13, 2012