UE professor named Phi Kappa Phi President

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT)- Dr. Lora Becker, a psychology professor and president of the neuroscience program at the University of Evansville was elected to serve as the president-elect of Phi Kappa Phi, a collegiate honor society.

Serving in this society has given me a deep understanding of how Phi Kappa Phi promotes academic excellence and provides service to others

Dr. Lora Becker

Becker will serve on the 12-person board of directors and while her term runs until 2022, the election means a six year commitment as president and past-president. Voting took place electronically after the in-person convention was canceled.

Becker became president of the Phi Kappa Phi chapter at the University of Evansville just a year after gaining membership in 2014. She’s also served as the chair of the biennial convention credentials committee and the national bylaws committee.

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(This story was originally published on Aug. 17, 2020)


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