Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Elects 3 Student Vice Presidents
May 4, 2012
Phi Kappa Phi recently has elected three vice presidents to represent the honor society’s students and serve on the organization’s Executive Board. Each student vice president serves a one-year term.
The newly elected officers are:
Chuck Cage is a junior pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Emerging Media Arts and Communication with a focus on the function of online communities.
Last semester, he co-authored a paper with his academic advisor, Dr. Cindy Shen, titled, "Exodus to the Real World? Assessing the Impact of Offline Meetups on Community Participation and Social Capital." It will be presented at the 2012 International Communications Association conference next month.
Cage is a professional software developer and project manager and has run his own small consulting business since 2002. He is a freelance writer for Popular Science, Wired and other publications.
Evan Carr, a senior, will complete his Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies next month. He has been accepted into the Masters of Public Policy Program in the UT Dallas School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences. He is currently the Chaplain and a Founding Father of the Pi Kappa Phi social fraternity. Carr has an extensive career in sales and presently works as a telemarketer. He also is a Certified Personal Trainer working at the UT Dallas Activity Center.
Blair Flicker is an MBA student at the UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management. Upon graduating next month, he intends to continue his studies at the Jindal School as a doctoral student in the area of Operations Management.
Flicker is the Information Services Coordinator in the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President at UT Dallas. During his studies at UT Dallas, Flicker has received several awards including the Terry and Claire Rock Entrepreneurship Scholarship, the Dean’s Excellence Award three times, and was a finalist for the $10,000 Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarship.
Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Its chapters are on more than 300 campuses in the United States, Puerto Rico and the Philippines. UT Dallas became the 316th chapter of Phi Kappa Phi last spring as part of the University’s effort to highlight academic achievement and become a nationally recognized Tier One research university. Last fall, the UT Dallas chapter inducted its first group of students into the society.
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