The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

University of Maryland
University Chapel, site of PKP Induction Ceremony
Phi Kappa Phi medallion

Fall 2011

Matthew Marcus, a junior aerospace engineering major in the A. James Clark School of Engineering, is this year’s recipient of the Shirley C. Sorensen Academic Excellence Award, from the Maryland Phi Kappa Phi Foundation. Each year, the Foundation awards a $1,000 scholarship in honor of long-time executive secretary of Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 22, Shirley C. Sorensen. Professor Sorensen was a member of the University’s mathematics faculty.

Induction Ceremony


Spring 2011

Ms. Lauren Woolsey, a 2011 University of Maryland College Park Bachelor of Science recipient in physics, and a Bachelor of Science recipient in astronomy, has been awarded a Walter and Adelheid Graduate Fellowship from Phi Kappa Phi National, for $5,000. Lauren began her doctoral work in physics this fall, at Harvard.


Fall 2010

Four Phi Kappa Phi students were honored at the recent Merrill Presidential Scholars luncheon. Congratulations to Marci Deloatch, Mark Elliott, Brian Shinder, and Kate Yanchulis! Visit for pictures and biographies.


Shirley C. Sorensen Award: Congratulations to Lauren Woolsey for earning the Sorensen Undergraduate Excellence Award for the 22CP Chapter! View a picture from the award ceremony here.

Induction Ceremony


Spring 2010

Induction Ceremony