BLOOMSBURG - The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi - the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines - recently recognized the Bloomsburg University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi as a Chapter of Merit.
The award is given to chapters that excel in recognizing and promoting academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engaging the community of scholars in service to others.
The Chapter of Merit distinction is a part of the Society's Chapter Recognition Program, which acknowledged 73 chapters with recognition this year, including 54 as a Chapter of Merit. Thirty-two chapters received chapter recognition in 2011.
By receiving the Chapter of Merit distinction, the Bloomsburg University chapter is recognized as a thriving organization that meets frequently, holds annual initiations and applies frequently for Phi Kappa Phi's select scholarships, grants and fellowships.
Chapters receive a commendation letter from the society sent to chapter officers and campus administration; special recognition on the society's website and publications; a specially designed logo for use in chapter communications; recognition advertisements in local media and educational journals; and a $100 award.