BATON ROUGE, LA— The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is pleased to announce that Shelley Groves, of Okla. City, Okla., was recently initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi Chapter at The University of Oklahoma, where she is pursuing a PhD in Instructional Leadership in Academic Curriculum with a focus in English. Groves is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.
Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. The Society has chapters on nearly 300 campuses in the United States, Puerto Rico and the Philippines.
Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least seventy-two semester hours, are eligible for membership. Graduate students in the top 10 percent of the number of candidates for graduate degrees may also qualify, as do faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction.
Jeremy C. Garland, Communications Specialist, Phi Kappa Phi
Professor Shelley Groves is currently Head of the Language Arts Department at Southwestern Christian University. Congratulations to Professor Groves on this outstanding accomplishment. SCU appreciates her hard work and dedication in the world of higher education.
Posted on Wed, February 29, 2012
by Kasey Gardner