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Kate Hanson participates in Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi’s 2012 Biennial Convention
Kate Hanson, assistant director of scholarship and fellowship preparation at SU, represented the University’s chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi–the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines–at its 2012 biennial convention in St. Louis Aug. 10-11.
Hanson serves as president of the Syracuse chapter and attended the convention as the chapter’s voting delegate.
The convention was attended by more than 300 guests, including 177 chapter delegates. The two-day event featured a keynote address from retired NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence, as well as presentations by award winners from Phi Kappa Phi’s grant programs, professional development workshops, regional meetings, ideas for strengthening chapters and elections for the new board of directors.