Welcome to
The Honor Society
of Phi Kappa Phi

Dr. Richard VloskyA Message from the President

It is my privilege to be the President of the LSU Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society.

Congratulations to all student members on your academic success at Louisiana State University! Standards for election to Phi Kappa Phi are extremely high. Membership is by invitation only to the LSU’s top 7.5 percent of second-semester juniors and the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students.

Phi Kappa Phi is a select community of top scholars and professionals, providing more than $700,000 in annual scholarships and awards, career advancement, training and networking opportunities, discounts from corporate partners, and much more.

The other officers and members of the Louisiana State University Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi join me in congratulating you on your outstanding academic achievements. We wish you continued success and look forward to meeting you at a Phi Kappa Phi event.


Richard Vlosky, Ph.D., Professor
President, LSU Chapter 043
Room 120
School of Renewable Natural Resources
Phone: 578-4527

An "Evening with Great Authors"
Huge Success

Great Authors 2017, Wendy RodrigueThe 7th annual "An Evening with Great Authors" was a huge success. Wendy Rodrigue, wife of world famous artist George Rodrigue shared a heartwarming and informational presentation of her book, "The Other Side of the Painting".

Photos of the event taken by William Boyd Lee can be viewed at:

The annual event was sponsored by the LSU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi; all proceeds went to Adult Literacy Advocates of Baton Rouge.

Award Deadlines are Approaching:

Phi Kappa Phi distributes $700,000 annually through these programs!!!

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi’s ongoing commitment to excellence is reflected in its scholarships and awards programs. More than $700,000 is awarded each year to outstanding members and chapters through the Society’s various award competitions.

Please note the deadlines for:
  • Study Abroad --- Online nomination deadline: FEBRUARY 5, 2017 and SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

  • Literacy Grants--- Online nomination deadline: APRIL 1, 2017

  • Love of Learning--- Online nomination deadline: APRIL 1, 2017 and OCTOBER 1, 2017
  • More information is available on the Awards page. Download a PDF with all deadlines: HERE

All awards can be accessed, with application online: http://apply.phikappaphi.org/Awards/

LSU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Holds 87th Awards/Initiation Ceremony

he Louisiana State University Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi held its 2017 Awards and Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, February 21st at the Lod Cook Alumni Center at Louisiana State University. Richard Vlosky, Chapter President, presided over the ceremony. The guest keynote speaker was Dr. Michelle Massé, Dean of the LSU Graduate School. Nearly 200 students, faculty members and instructors staff became members this year.

Click on Link to see Photos by William Boyd Lee II

Geaux BIG Baton Rouge!

I’d like to welcome all our new initiates from last week’s induction ceremony and offer you, along with all our members, an opportunity to help the Baton Rouge Community and make some friends within the organization.

Geaux Big Baton Rouge is an annual, one-day service experience organized by Campus Life, in which LSU students, faculty, and staff serve the needs of the community through various cleanup and beautification projects.

This year's event will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 7:30am - 1:00pm. Teams will meet up at the LSU Natatorium Field for check-in and the kick-off ceremony. The event concludes with a celebration, also on the LSU natatorium Field, which includes free food and drinks.

To find more information and to register for the event visit the Geaux Big website at lsu.edu/geauxbig

When registering, be sure to select Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society of LSU as your team from the drop down menu on the group registration page.

This will be my third time volunteering with Geaux Big, so I can say from experience that this is a really fun way to give back to the community. If you have any questions please contact me, one of your student VPs and Geaux Big PKP team leader, Hailey Buller at hbulle1[at]lsu.edu.