The Purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond between social work students and promote humanitarian goals. Phi Alpha fosters high standards of education for social workers and invites into membership those who have attained excellence in scholarship and achievement in social work.
The purpose of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater chapter of Phi Alpha shall be:
An undergraduate student is eligible for active membership after achieving the following National minimum requirements and meeting local chapter requirements:
Beginning Fall 2017 we will induct new Phi Alpha members every semester. Eligible candidates will be invited to join each Feburary and October. There is a $30-lifetime membership fee. Students who meet membership criteria and wish to join the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater chapter, Sigma Tau, will be inducted each fall and spring semester, and all new members will be recognized during the Spring Social Work Department Banquet. Phi Alpha honor cords which can be worn at graduation may also be purchased ($12+tax) upon joining the chapter.
If you have questions about the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater chapter, please contact Kathy Drechsler, Social Work Honor Society Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262-472-5272. If you are interested in learning more about Phi Alpha, please visit their national website: www.phialpha.org.