June 30, 2013 - Love of Learning Awards application due to National Headquarters
February 15, 2014 -Phi Kappa Phi Scholar & Artist application due
Two students received the Peter T. Luckie Undergraduate Research Award as part of the 2013 Undergraduate Research Exhibition. Jordanna Lemba received the award for excellence in research in behavioral and social science, and Breecher Hartley Watson received the award for excellence in research in engineering and physical science. These students were joi
The Peter T. Luckie Award is sponsored by the Penn State Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society. The award was started in 2008 to honor Peter Luckie, Professor Emeritus in mineral processing. He served as the Phi Kappa Phi chapter president for 10 years. The award is presented to top juniors at the Undergraduate Research Exhibition. Sharon Miller, senior research associate at the EMS Energy Institute, is the current chapter president.ned by 170 entries from undergraduate students from all Penn State campuses.
We are pleased to announce that this year's Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Ceremony speaker is Dr. Edgar Farmer, Emeritus Professor of Education. Dr. Farmer’s career has been dedicated to the concept of lifelong learning and extension of the learning landscape to non-traditional students. His career exemplifies the motto of Phi Kappa Phi, "Let the love of learning rule humanity", and its mission "to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.”
He has served Department Head of Learning and Performance Systems which focuses on adult literacy and globalization, community empowerment through education, examination of technology integration in classrooms of all sorts including traditional schools, museums, corporate training programs, and higher education. He has also served in many other positions at Penn State including Director of Postsecondary Technical & Community College Leadership in the Workforce Education & Development program. He served as an Administrative Fellow in the Office of the Vice President of Research and Dean of the Graduate School.