Wednesday, April 12, 2023 | By
The University of Houston-Victoria inducted 35 students into the university's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi during a special ceremony Thursday. Students are selected by their outstanding academic performance. Membership is by invitation only to UHV’s top 7.5 percent of second-term juniors and the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students. Students in the society will wear blue and gold honor cords when they graduate. Twelve students and their families, as well as faculty officers and UHV President Bob Glenn and Chance Glenn, provost and vice president for academic affairs, attended the event. The deans of the university’s colleges also were in attendance. Pictured from left are, Lauri Bricken of Hallettsville, Meghan Matcek of Marble Falls, Jennifer Urban of Cuero, Jamie Feamster of Wharton, Kelli Kinnear of Katy, Tyler Anderson of Hockley, Bryan Hernandez of Houston, Ashley Dawson-Schultz of Richmond, Gail Wright of Victoria, Brittany Gleinser-Baker of Victoria, Rehma Pirzada of Katy and Sandhya Devi of Victoria. Additionally, Tyler Anderson and Meghan Matcek were elected as student vice-presidents for the group. Students who were inducted but were unable to attend the ceremony are Lani Adair of Victoria, Hilary Aguilar of Richmond, Brian Bustoz of Phoenix, Ariz., Ethan Carreon of Houston, Heather Crow of Brookshire, Karen Dunbar of Houston, Brandi Fields of Katy, Jason Fields of Houston, Crystal Garcia of Houston, Kayla Gerald of Ganado, Alexia Grados of Katy, Christy Henry of Victoria, Amanda Humphreys of El Campo, Sally Jaatoul of Richmond, Brandi Lafferty of Richmond, Songthan Lam of Austin, Sandra Leos of Sugar Land, Amber Murphy of Brookshire, Jamie Sadler of Inez, Ameni Souissi of Houston, Michael Stassi of Missouri City, Laura Toro of Cypress, and Savannah Wyman of College Station.
The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers
courses leading to more than 50 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education,
Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional
site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State
Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and
the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population,
as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.