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PKP Initiation | 2019

April 12, 2019 | Morris Dailey Auditorium
4:30 PM: Sign-In Opens
5:15 PM: Line Up for Processionnal
5:30 PM: Ceremony Begins

President: Susan McClory
Keynote Speaker: Joan Ficke
Distinguished PKP Service Award: William McCraw
Distinguished University Service Award: Bob Gliner
Distinguished Alumni Award: Ken Yeager
Gus Lease Student Scholarship: Akemi Yorita

Faculty-Staff Initiates: Julia Curry Rodriguez, Gregory Feist, Stefan Frazier, Amy Leisenring, Renée Paquier,  Jennifer Redd, David Schuster
Student Initiates: 699 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students


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2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 1998 1993

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PKP Initiation | 2018

April 13, 2018 | Morris Dailey Auditorium Video
2018 PKP Initiation Program

President: Susan McClory
Keynote Speaker: Brad Stone
Distinguished Faculty Award: Brad Stone
Gus Lease Student Scholarship: 
Qurat Ul Ain Syeda
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Megan Chang, Hien Do, Wendy Ng, Roy Okuda, Malu Roldan, Cynthia Rostankowski,  Andrew Wood
Student Initiates: 539 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 2017

April 21, 2017 | Student Union Theatre
2017 PKP Initiation Program

President: Susan McClory
Keynote Speaker: Stephen Branz
Distinguished Alumni Award: Randall King
Distinguished Faculty Award: William Reckmeyer
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Jennifer Anderson, Ryan Clark, Fred Cohen, Frances Edwards, Irma Garcia, Alice Hines, Gisela Gray-Peoples, Pamela Richardson, Shannon Riley, Lori Rodgriguez, Mary Schutten
Student Initiates: 247 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 2016

April 22, 2016 | Student Union Theatre
2016 PKP Initiation Program

President: William Reckmeyer
Keynote Speaker: Jan English-Lueck
Distinguished Alumni Award: Barbara Day-Turner
Student Initiates: 253 
Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 2015

April 17, 2015 | Student Union Theatre
2015 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: William Reckmeyer
Distinguished Faculty Award: Dennis Jaehne
Distinguished Alumni Award:
 Jim Beall
Faculty-Staff Initiates: William Reckmeyer
Student Initiates: 234 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 2014

April 18, 2014 | Engineering Hall
2014 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: Andrew H. Feinstein
Distinguished Faculty Award: William McCraw
Distinguished Alumni Award: Beth von Till
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Lynda Heiden, Dennis Jaehne, Art King, Annette Nellen
Student Initiates: 238 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 2013

April 25, 2013 | Engineering Hall
2013 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: Damian Trujillo
Distinguished Faculty Award: Susan McClory
Distinguished Alumni Award: Damian Trujillo
Faculty-Staff Initiates:
 Andrew Hsu
Student Initiates: 303 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students 

 

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PKP Initiation | 2012

April 26, 2012 | Engineering Hall
2012 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: Ellen Junn
Lifetime Service Award: Gus C. Lease
Student Scholarship Award: Jose Calderon
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Betty Faultner, Ellen Junn, Tomas P. Kolodziejak, Mohammad H. Quayoumi, Beth von Till
Student Initiates: 150 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 2011

April 21, 2011 | Engineering Hall
2011 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: Wiggsy Sivertsen
Distinguished Service Award: Wiggsy Sivertsen
Distinguished Alumni Award: Charles W. Davidson
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Charles Bullock, Karl Toepfer
Student Initiates: 83 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students
 

 

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PKP Initiation | 2010

April 15, 2010 | Engineering Hall
2010 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: Pamela C. Stacks
Distinguished Alumni Award: Rod Diridon
Student Scholarship Award: Isabel Daluz
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Michael Kaufman, David M. Steele
Student Initiates: 198 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students
 

 

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PKP Initiation | 2009

April 16, 2009 | Engineering Hall
2009 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: Timothy G. Hegstrom
Distinguished Faculty Award: Timothy G. Hegstrom
Distinguished Alumni Award: My-Le Jacqueline Duong
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Patricia Backer, Stephen Branz, Elaine Chin, Sigurd Meldal, Heidi Pendleton, Maureen Scharberg
Student Initiates: 305 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students
  

 

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PKP Initiation | 2008

April 17, 2008 | Engineering Hall
2008 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: Susan Meyers
Distinguished Faculty Award: George L. Vasquez
Distinguished Alumni Award: Connie L. Lurie
Student Initiates: 231 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 2007

April 20, 2007 | Engineering Hall
2007 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: David W. Coon
Distinguished Service Award: Don W. Kassing
Distinguished Alumni Award: Donald L. Lucas
Student Scholarship Award: Tingling Xu
Faculty-Staff Initiates: David W. Coon, Timothy G. Hegstrom, Jonathan Roth, Stanley Underdal, George L. Vasquez, Belle W. Wei
Student Initiates: 109 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 2006

April 28, 2006 | Music Concert Hall
2006 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: Carmen Sigler
Distinguished Faculty Award: Gerald Selter
Distinguished Alumni Award: Helen M. K. Plowman
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Benito S. Lakandula, Bruce Magid, Inger Sagatun-Edwards, Eloise Stiglitz, Frank Sumares
Student Initiates: 154 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 2005

April 28, 2005 | Music Concert Hall
2005 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: Vida Kenk
Distinguished Service Award: Susan McClory
Distinguished Alumni Award:
 Brent Heisinger
Student Scholarship Award: Mina Thomas
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Don W. Kassing, William Briggs, Paul Douglas, Meredith Moran, Mary B. Pickering, Gregory V. Wolcott
Student Initiates: 202 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 2004

April 23, 2004 | Music Concert Hall
2004 PKP Initiation Program

President: Gus C. Lease
Keynote Speaker: Joseph N. Crowley
Distinguished Service Award: Paul Brown
Distinguished Alumnus Award: St. Saffold
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Marilyn Easter, Mary Fortune, Susan Hansen, Vida Kenk, Fred Nassar, Carmen Sigler, Sharon Willey
Student Initiates: 143 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 1998

April 23, 1998
1998 PKP Initiation Program

President: Elizabeth van Beek
Keynote Speaker: Stacey Morgan-Foster
Distinguished Service Award: Stephen W. French
Distinguished Alumni Award: John Bliss, Becky McGee
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Robert Caret, Howard Combs, Jan English-Lueck, Richard Francisco, Susan McClory, Stacey Morgan-Foster, Guna Selvadury, Susan Shillinglaw, Stephen van Beek
Student Initiates: 117 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students

 

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PKP Initiation | 1993

April 30, 1993 | Music Concert Hall
1993 PKP Initiation Program

President: Jo Whitlach
Keynote Speaker: Thomas Tutko
Distinguished Faculty Award: Selma Burkom
Distinguished Service Award: Daniel Buerger
Student Scholarship Award: Nathan L. Brown
Faculty-Staff Initiates: Robert Cooper, Denise Murray, Bill Meredith, 
Jovina Navarro, Gregory Payne, Barbara Penc, Amy Strage, Kuei-Wu Tsai
Student Initiates: 184 Juniors, Seniors, & Graduate Students