“Let the love of learning rule humanity.”
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is one of the oldest and most respected national academic honor societies. The mission of Phi Kappa Phi is “to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.” The Society believes that acknowledging and honoring those persons who have excelled in scholarship, in whatever field, will stimulate others to strive for excellence
Phi Kappa Phi has more than 1,000,000 members worldwide and more than 300 chapters throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines. Youngstown State University became affiliated with the Society in 1972 as the 143rd Chapter.
2024 PKP Induction Ceremony
PKP Spring 2024 Induction Ceremony
Join us as we welcome our newest group of inductees. The ceremony will be held on the evening of Wednesday, February 21st at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Hall. Dinner is $35/person. The deadline to RSVP is Tuesday, February 6th.
2023 PKP Induction Ceremony
The induction ceremony was held on May 4, 2022. Chapter 143 of the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inducted new members. Photos of the ceremony are available online. The members of chapter 143 are also celebrating more than 50 years on the YSU campus.
Dr. Helen Lafferty, Interim President of Youngstown State University, was the keynote speaker at the ceremony.
YSU’s Chapter 143 has earned Circle of Excellence Platinum status for 2020-21! This is the highest award in the society’s Circle of Honor Awards Program. Chapter 143 is over 40 years old and still going strong!