DR. KAY WHI TE is a chapter development director at Phi Kappa Phi. She previously taught at the University
of Arkansas, Fort Smith. White earned her bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in music (vocal performance).
alumni as a part of Homecoming Weekend
events. The mentoring included career
advice like tips for successful interviewing,
identifying specialized career paths, and what
is required from employers.
Each of the three honor societies contacted
alumni members who were interested in
participating as mentors. They provided a
brief description of their experience and
these were posted on a list for students
to review. Student members signed up in
advance for sessions and submitted specific
areas of interest or questions they would like
to ask mentors.
Time was broken into three 20-minute
segments so students could interact with
more than one mentor. At the end, there
was time allowed for wrap-up so that general
questions could be asked.
All of these events and interactions prove
that Phi Kappa Phi members, including
those in school and alumni, can connect with
each other and impact each other’s lives in
Clockwise starting at top left:
Photo provided by The Ohio State University —
Ohio State Executive Board Member Cheria Dial, left,
hugs Ohio State professor Dr. Terrell Lamont Strayhorn
as he accepts his thank-you gift.
Photo by Tyler Dufrene — Nicholls State University’s chapter of
Phi Kappa Phi recognizes outstanding freshmen at a banquet
every year. From left are Dr. Kaisa Young, president; Brody
Williams, representing the College of Education; Natalie LeBlanc,
College of Nursing and Allied Health; Sarah Gautreaux, College
of Arts and Sciences; Emily Sauce, College of Arts and Sciences;
Taylor Boudreaux; College of Business Administration; and Dr.
Jami Prince, Phi Kappa Phi chapter development director.
Photo provided by Nicholls State University — The chapter
at Nicholls State hosts a banquet honoring outstanding
freshman from each college. This recognizes the
students’ achievements and allows them to learn
more about Phi Kappa Phi before they are invited.
Photo provided by Ohio State University — Roshini Srinivasan
and her parents check in at the Phi Kappa Phi initiation ceremony,
assisted by Board Members Elin Seren and John Hampton.