2nd Annual PES Bowl-A-Thon
The K-State Chapter of Phi Eta Sigma is holding a Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser benefiting
the organization's philanthropy, the Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research at Kansas State University on Monday, February 11 from 8:30 - 11:30 pm in the K-State Student Union Recreation Center. The Bowl-A-Thon is a scratch bowling tournament of 48 teams of four bowlers bowling
one game in one of three time slots--8:30, 9:30 or 10:30. The cost is $10 per bowler
or $40 per team. All proceeds will be donated to the Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic
Cancer Research. To register, please complete the registration form and return to Phi Eta Sigma c/o Office of Student Activities and Services located
at 809 Student Union. For questions, please contact Ashley Wunder at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jessica Eisenbarth at email@example.com.
Phi Eta Sigma Officers Attend National Convention
Cheyanne Alvarado, President, and William Trieb, Vice President, attended the Phi Eta Sigma National Convention in Salt Lake City, UT October 5-7, 2012. For more information about the National Convention, visit the National Phi Eta Sigma website at http://www.phietasigma.org/event_national.htm.
Phi Eta Sigma Initiates 136 New Members on April 15, 2012
Congratulations to the 136 new members initiated at the induction banquet at the K-State Student Union Ballroom on April 15! The ceremony was hosted by Phi Eta Sigma officers and the keynote address was delivered by Mariel Martinez, K-State student. The new members are:
Phi Eta Sigma Donates $640 to the Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research
Phi Eta Sigma officers presented Rob Denell, Director of the Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research with a check on December 5, 2011. The funds were raised from a Bowl-A-Thon benefiting the center held at the K-State Student Union Recreation Center on November 1. In 2010, Phi Eta Sigma members voted to support the center for their philanthropy. The Bowl-A-Thon was the first of what we hope will be an annual event.
Commitment to Service Earns Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Members National and Chapter Scholarships
Several members of the Kansas State University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma, the national freshman honor society, are receiving national and local scholarship awards for the 2011-2012 academic year.
- Parker Rayl, junior in biology, Hutchinson, received a $6,000 Distinguished Member Scholarship from the national scholarship committee as well as a $350 chapter scholarship.
- Chris Meyers, senior in finance, Olathe, received a $1,000 award from the national scholarship committee.
- Jeni Kemnitz, junior in elementary education, Manhattan, received a $350 chapter scholarship.
- Rachel Helmke, senior in psychology, Tecumseh, received a $350 chapter scholarship.
Visit the K-State News Services page for May 11, 2011 to see the full press release.
Phi Eta Sigma Receives the Celebrating People in Action Award for Community Service
The K-State chapter of Phi Eta Sigma received the Celebrating People in Action Award for Community Service for outstanding student organization at the HandsOn Kansas State Volunteer Recognition Ceremony on April 11, 2011. Phi Eta Sigma was nominated by Marianne Cullers with the Hand-to-Hand program sponsored by the Douglass Center. The Hand-to-Hand program provides free tutoring and homework assistance to at-risk elementary and secondary school students in the Manhattan community. Jeni Kemnitz, community service co-chair, coordinates other Phi Eta Sigma members to volunteer at the Hand-to-Hand program each week. The award is given to student organizations promoting an ethic of service on and off campus, demonstrating commitment by involving others in service and effectively mobilizing diverse populations on campus to address an issue of importance in the community.