Oregon State University

2017 Awards and Initiates of the Oregon State University Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi announced

We are proud to announce our 2017 awardees and member initiates of the Oregon State University Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. The awards were presented at our initiation banquet held on February 7, 2017 on the main OSU campus in Corvallis, OR.

Community Member and Keynote Speaker

Faculty Initiates

  • Jon Lewis.  Distinguished Professor of Film Studies, Oregon State University
  • Cynthia (Cindy) Sagers, Vice President for Research, Oregon State University

Emerging Scholar Award

  • Molly Megraw, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

Graduate Fellowship Award

  • Stormy Marie Scharzenberger, Oregon State University

Tunison Scholarship Award

  • Trisha Chau, Oregon State University
  • Alexander Pho, Oregon State University

First Year Writing Award (co-sponsored by School of Writing)

  • Ellie Andreyka, Oregon State University

New invited members

  • Over 100 undergraduate and graduate students were also initiated at the ceremony

We would also like to take a moment to acknowledge special guests and leaders from our university as follows who joined us to celebrate the achievements of our outstanding student initiates and faculty honorees. The initiates received the PKP pins and membership certificates from their respective college/school Deans.

Ron Adams, Interim Provost and Executive Vice President; Dan Arp, Dean College of Agricultural Sciences; Kathy Bickel, Vice President and Executive Director, Alumni Relations and Alumni Association; Susan Capalbo, Senior Vice Provost, Academic Affairs; Lynda Ciuffetti, Department Head, Botany and Plant Pathology; Jennifer Dennis, Vice Provost and Dean, Graduate School; Larry Flick, Dean College of Education; Marie Harvey, Associate Dean College of Public Health and Human Sciences; Carlos Jensen, Associate Dean College of Engineering; Bob Mason, Associate Chair, Department of Integrative Biology and President of the Faculty Senate; Mitzi Montoya, Dean College of Business; Sastry Pantula, Dean College of Science; Dwaine Plaza, Associate Dean College of Liberal Arts; Scott Reed, Vice Provost and Director University Outreach & Engagement, Extension Services; Randy Rosenberger, Associate Dean, College of Forestry; Patricia Snopkowski Chief Audit Executive; and Mark Zabriskie, Dean College of Pharmacy.

Many invitees were accompanied by their family, friends and guests to grace the occasion.

Congratulations everyone on your high academic achievements and your initiation into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. We are honored to welcome you as new members of the society.

Executive Committee Members