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   Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony With Speaker Chris Christie

   Date : Friday, 10 May 2013       From : 11:30am   To : 12:15pm
   Category : Holidays/Special Events       Location : Hardie

   Event Description :

The Rhodes College Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (Gamma of Tennessee) hosts their annual induction ceremony, including a musical contribution by Professor Novikoff and Dean Drompp. The annual luncheon will follow the induction ceremony at approximately 12:30 p.m. in the Refectory.

J. S. "Chris" Christie, Rhodes College Phi Beta Kappa Class of 1981 and the second recipient of the Peyton Nalle Rhodes Prize is the luncheon speaker.

The induction is free and open to the public; the luncheon costs $17 per person, and reservations are required (contact Dr. Scott Newstok: The Phi Beta Kappa Society champions the liberal arts— the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences—in higher education and in society at large.

The Gamma of Tennessee Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was established at Rhodes College on Dec. 5, 1949. In addition to recognizing outstanding students and awarding the college's highest academic honor (the Peyton Nalle Rhodes Prize), the chapter sponsors lectures by distinguished visiting scholars.

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