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From the Secretary: A Liberal Arts Approach to Science Education

A broad-based liberal arts and sciences education prepares us for meaningful, productive, and engaged lives as citizens. The study of science, for both science majors and nonmajors, is vital for all three outcomes of a higher education.

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2023-2024 Visiting Scholars

Since 1956, the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program has been offering undergraduates the opportunity to spend time with some of America’s most distinguished scholars. Meet our visiting scholars for the upcoming 2023-2024 academic year!

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Gabrielle Foreman’s Visit to Fisk University

P. Gabrielle Foreman (ΦBK, Amherst College) holds the Paterno Family Chair of Liberal Arts and is a professor of English, African American studies, and history at Penn State University.

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Scholarship and Action: The March of Higher Education

What is the purpose of higher education and why should a society value it? Throughout our history, the experiences of Phi Beta Kappa members have provided powerful stories and examples. Mary Ritter Beard (ΦBK, DePauw University) is one.

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In Memoriam: Betty Lee Sung

Betty Lee Sung (ΦBK, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) was a leading authority and pioneer in the field of Chinese American studies.

Phi Beta Kappa Writing Internships

Intern with a nationally recognized organization in Washington, D.C., while working remotely! The Phi Beta Kappa Society is seeking writing interns to help publicize the work of the Society and write stories about our alumni members. Applicants must be new members of Phi Beta Kappa within their first or second year to be considered for this position.

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The Power of Phi Beta Kappa in the Job Space

Alexandra Anderson with the Center for Career and Professional Development at Southwestern University comments on how to leverage your ΦBK membership

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Judge Frank Fregiato Makes a Difference Both In and Outside of the Courtroom

Judge Frank Fregiato (ΦBK, Ohio State University) has stayed true to his vision of helping others not only through means of law and advocacy but through community service as well.

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Allison Dickson Inspires Others as a New Team Member at Patterson Law Group

“I want to help remind clients that things are not always easy, but if possible, the world is always open for anything.” —Allison Dickson.

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Rhodes Scholar Shreyas Hallur

Shreyas Hallur (ΦBK, Duke University) is one of five Indian-Americans and one of only two Duke University students to be selected as a 2023 Rhodes Scholar.

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Celebrity Committed to Charity: The Stellar Carson Kressley

True to his art, Kressley (ΦBK, Gettysburg College) has used his celebrity and his fashion know-how to dress, educate, entertain, and empower others.

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Loving Learning at the Division of Enforcement

Congratulations to Allen Boyer, winner of the 2022 ΦBK Association of New York 2022 Essay Contest. Read his essay here.