welcome all ΦΒΚ members in the Greater Austin area to membership. We
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The mission of the Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Greater Austin is to promote the liberal arts and sciences as essential elements of a productive and fulfilling life, to support excellence in education, and to raise the profile of Phi Beta Kappa in the community.
We promote these goals by offering scholarships, mentoring, and other opportunities to area students and by providing programs and events which foster fellowship and life-long learning for our members.
Why the Liberal Arts Are So Critical to Careers in Tomorrow’s World
As we look at the dynamic nature of our world, many students, parents, and business people wonder – how relevant are the liberal arts to tomorrow’s careers? In his talk, Dr. Diehl will address why the liberal arts matter for those entering new careers, as well as for those whose interests and needs are developing to address changes in themselves and in the world around them.
MEET OUR 2016 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS!
On May 1, 2016, at our Spring General Meeting, we honored three remarkable students.
Thanks to our scholarship committee and congratulations to our winners!
To read more about them and their impressive accomplishments, please click here.
We hope you enjoy our featured stories below. For the complete texts of these stories, and to read older "News," please click here.
Gemma Marangoni Ainslie
Alice Virginia White