Southeast Missouri State University

Next Meeting

Phi Kappa Phi Chapter #260 meets at 5:15 p.m. five to six times a year, in the Honors House (603 North Henderson).

Looking forward to seeing you.

For more information, contact Dr. Suhair Amer PKP Chapter 260 President at (573) 651-2525 or

PKP Initiation

Eligible PKP candidates are invited and initiated in the spring semester of every year. It is a rewarding event where you can meet other PKP members, listen to excellent speakers, and enjoy the day with your family.

Phi Kappa Phi members are inducted in a joint ceremony with Phi Eta Sigma members.  Phi Eta Sigma is the honor society for first-year students. 
Initiation keynote speakers from previous years are:

2014 Dr. Dr. Bill Eddleman, Provost, Southeast Missouri State University
2013 Neal E. Boyd, Southeast Missouri State University graduate and winner of America's Got Talent
2012 Dr. Harold Hager, the first president of Phi Kappa Phi Chapter #260 and former chair of the Department of Mathematics at Southeast
2011 Dr. Shawn Guiling, Department of Psychology, Southeast Missouri State University 
2010 Dr. Jane Stephens, Provost Emeritus, Southeast Missouri State University
2009 Dr. Timothy Ray, Department of Mathematics, Southeast Missouri State University
2008 Ross McFerron, PKP Fellowship Winner 2004-2005
2007 Gilbert Fowler, Arkansas State University, Vice President, South Central Region, PKP
2006  Dr. Kenneth Dobbins, President, Southeast Missouri State University 
2005  Dr. Nancy Blattner, Vice President and Dean for Academic Affiairs, Fontbonne University, St. Louis and a PKP Regent 
2004  Perry Snyder, Executive Director, PKP National Headquarters 
2002 Dr. James Heflin, Vice President, South Central Region, PKP
2001  Perry Snyder, Executive Director, PKP National Headquarters 
2000  Dr. Wendell McKenzie, National President-Elect, PKP 
1999  Dr. Ann Nalley, National Past President, PKP 
1998  Dr. Charles Kupchella, Provost, Southeast Missouri State University 

Usher at Commencements

Phi Kappa Phi members, who are not graduating, can usher for both the Spring and Fall Commencements and/or Honors Convocation. Duties include meeting graduates and their parents, directing attendees to appropriate seating area, distributing graduation booklets, etc.