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Phi Eta Sigma

National Convention and Leadership Workshops


National Convention Welcome SignPhi Eta Sigma holds a national convention and leadership workshops bi-annually. At the convention, members from around the country meet and form committees to discuss current issues and to make decisions about the direction of the society. The adviser and one member or delegate from each chapter may attend at no cost; registration, lodging and meals are provided. However, transportation is the responsibility of the chapter or the individuals. Additional members are encouraged to attend for a fee.

The next convention is tentatively scheduled for October 10-12, 2014 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Fortieth National Convention and Leadership Workshops

The 2010 National Convention was held October 1-3, 2010, in Knoxville, TN.  Photo at Haley StatueFour members, Rachel Helmke, Jennifer Dawson, Elly Johnson, and Parker Rayl, and adviser, Monica Strathman attended. The photo was taken at Morningside Park next to the statue of Alex Haley, author of the book "Roots: The Saga of an American Family." The visit to Morningside Park was part of the tour of the Knoxville which also included a visit to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, the University of Tennessee, and the historical downtown area. The travelers were also able to make time before their return flight home to visit the Breat Smoky Mountains National Park.

Thirty-ninth National Convention and Leadership Workshops

The 2008 National Convention was held October 3-5, 2008, in Louisville, KY. Adviser, Monica Strathman attended.  The convention included a tour of Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby.