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WELCOME to the homepage of the Phi Eta chapter of Phi Alpha  at Wright State University. By joining Phi Alpha, you have entered the ranks of the most scholastically accomplished Social Workers, and Social Work Students in the United States. Be proud of your achievements, and always remember our motto: "Through Knowledge - The Challenge to Serve!"


Benefits Of Membership

Recognition of academic excellence
Social Work’s internationally recognized honor society
Social Work’s largest honor society
Students have met high standards
Respected by employers, social workers and college admissions
National presentation opportunities
Lifetime membership
Membership certificate & lapel pin

Promotes Bond Among Students

Induction ceremony
Local chapter meetings
Leadership opportunities
Student listserv

Promotes Humanitarian Goals and Ideals

Community service projects
Volunteer opportunities
Alumni participation

Provides Grants, Awards & Scholarships

Patty Gibbs Wahlberg scholarships
Chapter service awards
Student travel grants
Advisor of the year award
Community service grants
Student leadership award

Portal Information


The purpose of Phi Alpha Honor Society is to provide a closer bond among students of social work and promote humanitarian goals and ideals. 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.



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Meeting Day


Meeting Time

10:00 pm

Meeting Location

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President's Name

Tracy Williams

President's Email
Treasurer's Name

Tricia McCullough

Treasurer's Email
Vice President's Name

Cristina Kethiri

Vice President's Email
Advisor's Name

Paula Long and Doug Keown

Advisor's Phone


Advisor's Wright State University Title

Both: Instructor of Social Work