I would also like to thank the selection committee for selecting me as one of the recipients of this year's very competitive Love of Learning Award, as well as The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi for developing such a wonderful award. Awards of this type are quite rare, and I feel that Phi Kappa Phi truly has its members interests at the forefront of all they do. I feel very honored to have been selected as one of the 50 recipients of this award.
- David Flannigan, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2000
This is such a great opportunity! If I hadn't just signed a contract for a summer internship with another organization I'd be revamping my resume right now. I had no idea that joining Phi Kappa Phi would result in opportunities like this when I signed up.
I know you send these to a large number of members, but I want to say thanks for sending it to me.
- Katy Manning, University of Houston-Downtown, 2011
I think that being a part of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society has really enriched my undergraduate experience, and helped my application become that much stronger as I was applying for the Fulbright grant. - Shaina Hyder, Florida State University, 2010
I felt so honored to be inducted into Phi Kappa Phi eight years ago, and I feel ceaselessly honored to be a part of such a wonderfully generous and highly esteemed society. - Erin Ganaway, Georgia State University - 2000
I'm returning to my roots, digging my way back into academia, and renewing my membership is one small step in the process. - Ilse Nusbaum, University of Michigan - 1956
Many thanks to whoever put this [T-Mobile] benefit together. The T-Mobile folks were very helpful. I was already a customer, but the discount will apply. It will more than pay my PKP dues! - Michael Dodson, Florida State University - 2008
I feel that the Phi Kappa Phi organization truly has its members interests at the forefront of all they do. - David Flannigan, University of Minnesota - 2000
My past membership in PKP recently gave me a great advantage when applying for postdocs. It was great! That's why I thought I should definitely renew it.
Simone, University of South Florida - 2001
I think this [Love of Learning Awards] is a wonderful program and even though it is a new one, I'm sure it will become a fixture of Phi Kappa Phi. It's nice to see some opportunities for alumnae to inspire them to keep on moving with personal and professional goals...it's hard when you are working full time to keep those embers of intellectual curiosity burning when the 9-5 world comes calling.
Abby Sabo, Miami University - 2000
I used the Dell Discount (on an ink cartridge) and the AT&T Discount (for my cell phone) and they are helping me through these difficult times.
Shazzae Buford, California State University, Dominguez Hills - 2009
I'm the person who called the other day asking about ordering from Apple Computer. I just wanted to follow up and tell you that everything worked out perfectly. The computer arrived and I was able to file for the printer rebate.
Thanks for your help and thanks for making Apple a benefit partner. For a long time Apple user like me, this PKP benefit is wonderful.
Andrew Kersten, University of Wisconsin at Green Bay - 2005
Throughout my membership in Phi Kappa Phi, the moral and financial support I have received from the national headquarters, as well as my local chapter, has served as an inspiration for me to do my best in all areas of life and to be compassionate to others. In the week before graduation, I was concerned that I would not be able to afford the Phi Kappa Phi academic regalia to display with my cap and gown. But after inquiring about potential discounts, my local chapter advisor surprised me by dropping off a beautiful Phi Kappa Phi pin and matching blue and yellow cords in my mailbox, with a kind note telling me to keep up the good work and enjoy the gifts. This benevolent and thoughtful treatment by Phi Kappa Phi has been something to which I have become accustomed. I will never forget this organization’s amicable actions that have made higher education a tangible and pleasant reality.
I am ever thankful to be a Phi Kappa Phi member and to be granted the awards and opportunities that they munificently afford.
Pam Stockwell, University of Oklahoma - 2008
I attended the TeleSalon [on advancing your career despite challenging times], and I was very impressed with the event. The call-in number worked well and was clear. Randy Siegel's presentation was clearly organized and included many useful ideas. Thank you for providing an MP3 of the TeleSalon. I am looking forward to more events like this one.
Tim Amert, South Dakota State University - 1982
Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is recognition of an individual’s academic achievements. It is a wonderful honor to receive and for that reason alone we are delighted that the University of Michigan chapter is active again. Equally important, I think, are the opportunities for life-long learning, service, and connections with others that Phi Kappa Phi provides. I am confident UM members will benefit from and make important contributions to Phi Kappa Phi in the years to come.
Teresa Sullivan, Ph.D. – Michigan State University, 1970 - Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs - University of Michigan