Monday, October 24, 2011
Amy Nagengast Presented with 2011 Love of Learning Award
CEE Ph.D. candidate, Amy Nagengast was presented with a 2011 Love of Learning Award by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. This honor counts Amy among 80 members nationwide receiving the Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award to help fund post-baccalaureate studies and career development. The selection process for the Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award is based on 1) the impact on the applicant’s career or educational goals; 2) academic achievement; 3) leadership and service on the campus and in the community; and 4) a personal statement of educational perspective, purpose and objectives.
Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. Phi Kappa Phi inducts annually more than 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni. The Society has chapters on more than 300 select colleges and universities in North America and the Philippines. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and 7.5 percent of juniors. Faculty, professional staff and alumni who have achieved scholarly distinction also qualify.