Michigan State University's Chapter 041 Annual Initiation and Awards Ceremony was held on Saturday, April 14th, 2018. The event marked the Chapter's 91st year at MSU, and featured a reception, annual induction ceremony, presentation of several awards and distinctions, and talks by special guests.
Xuehong (Stella) He has been selected as a recipient of this year’s Love of Learning award. Each year, through a competitive process, Phi Kappa Phi distributes two hundred Love of Learning Awards, at $500 each, to members who have completed their bachelor’s degree, for the purpose of continuing their studies or professional development.
Last year, a junior in MSU’s Horticultural Science program, Melissa Eggleston, was selected as a recipient of the 2017 Study Abroad Grant. Eggleston used the funds to attend an International Studies in Horticulture course, The History and Future of Horticulture in the United Kingdom.
Kellee Coviak Hansen has been selected as a recipient of Phi Kappa Phi’s Love of Learning Award, which she used to help fund her presentation at the annual American Music Therapy Association conference in November 2017.
Brittany Ladson is a junior pre-medical student in Lyman Briggs College, a teaching assistant for introductory biology, and a research assistant in a cancer lab.