ENGAGE Recognition

Members of alpha Kappa Delta Phi are some of the most active and visible students within their campuses and communities. At our annual National Convention, recognition is given to chapters for their exceptional accomplishments during the past academic year.

CHAPTER OF THE YEAR

The Chapter of the Year Award was established in 1996 and the first award was given at the 1997 Convention. The National Board created this award to recognize the full-fledged chapters for their outstanding service to the community, academics and organization, as well as their excellent communication with sister chapters and the National Board.

  • 1997 - Epsilon Chapter, University of California, Riverside
  • 1998 - Eta Chapter, University of Texas at Austin
  • 1999 - Delta Chapter, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • 2000 - Eta Chapter, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2001 - Kappa Chapter, University of California, Irvine
  • 2002 - Gamma Chapter, University of California, San Diego
  • 2003 - Iota Chapter, University of Houston
  • 2004 - Epsilon Chapter, University of California, Riverside
  • 2005 - Alpha Chapter, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2006 - Theta Chapter, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2007 - Omicron Chapter, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • 2008 - Sigma Chapter, University of Virginia
  • 2009 - Zeta Chapter, Stanford University
  • 2010 - Pi Chapter, University of Washington
  • 2011 - Rho Chapter, State University of New York, Buffalo
  • 2012 - Pi Chapter, University of Washington
  • 2013 - Phi Chapter, The Florida State University
  • 2014 - Tau Chapter, Cornell University
  • 2015 - Theta Chapter, University of Pennsylvania

ANITA TSO PHILANTHROPY AWARD

This award was first presented in 2001. The Anita Tso Philanthropy Award was started and named in honor of Jasmine Tso's mother Anita, who passed away from breast cancer. The national philanthropy of alpha Kappa Delta Phi is breast cancer. Thus, this award recognizes one outstanding chapter a year who has not only surpassed other chapters in contributing to the fight against breast cancer, but has also participated in numerous community service and volunteer activities consistently throughout the year.

  • 2001 - Eta Chapter, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2002 - Sigma Chapter, University of Virginia
  • 2003 - Omicron Chapter, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • 2004 - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • 2005 - Iota Chapter, University of Houston
  • 2006 - Psi Chapter, Rutgers University
  • 2007 - Eta Chapter, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2008 - Pi Chapter, University of Washington
  • 2009 - James Madison University
  • 2010 - Psi Chapter, Rutgers University
  • 2011 - Chi Chapter, University of Oklahoma
  • 2012 - Eta Chapter, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2013 - University of Chicago
  • 2014 - Psi Chapter, Rutgers University
  • 2015 - The City University of New York, Baruch College

SCHOLASTIC EXCELLENCE

This award was first presented at Convention 2003. It was created to recognize the chapter that mantians the highest scholastic excellence. The criteria for this award is based on the chapters cumulative GPA which is averaged including the last completed semester/quarter cumulative GPA of all activies and associates.

  • 2003 - Zeta Chapter, Stanford University
  • 2004 - Carnegie Mellon University
  • 2005 - Zeta Chapter, Stanford University
  • 2006 - Tau Chapter, Cornell University
  • 2007 - Zeta Chapter, Stanford University
  • 2008 - Zeta Chapter, Stanford University
  • 2009 - Zeta Chapter, Stanford University
  • 2010 - Zeta Chapter, Stanford University
  • 2011 - Zeta Chapter, Stanford University
  • 2012 - Zeta Chapter, Stanford University
  • 2013 - University of Chicago
  • 2014 - University of Chicago
  • 2015 - Theta Chapter, University of Pennsylvania

CULTURAL AWARENESS

alpha Kappa Delta Phi is comprised of strong and unique individuals from a wide array of cultural backgrounds. As a national organization, it is our goal to raise cultural awareness in our communities and continue our efforts to educate and embrace diversity. The Cultural Awareness Award was first presented at Convention 2003 and was created to recognize one chapter a year who overwhelmingly put forth their time and dedication in raising awareness through a variety of cultural events consistently throughout the year.

  • 2003 - Omicron Chapter, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • 2004 - The Florida State University
  • 2005 - Pi Chapter, University of Washington
  • 2006 - Delta Chapter, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • 2007 - Iota Chapter, University of Houston
  • 2008 - Tau Chapter, Cornell University
  • 2009 - Upsilon Chapter, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • 2010 - Chi Chapter, University of Oklahoma
  • 2011 - Chi Chapter, University of Oklahoma
  • 2012 - Chi Chapter, University of Oklahoma
  • 2013 - Michigan State University
  • 2014 - Boston University
  • 2015 - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

NATIONAL SCHOLAR RECIPIENTS

The alpha Kappa Delta Phi National Scholar Program was initiated at Convention 2011. It is designed to recognize individual academic achievements of our actives, associates, and alumnae. This recognizes the dedication and commitment of our members promoting scholastic excellence.

  • 2011 - Bao-Tran Pham - University of Oklahoma
  • 2011 - Kimmy Tran - University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • 2011 - Julie Shen - University of Pennsylvania
  • 2011 - Jenny Fan - University of Pennsylvania
  • 2011 - Yangyang Guo - Duke University
  • 2011 - Bonny Kok - Rutgers University
  • 2011 - Alex Ruan - John Hopkins University
  • 2011 - Michelle Lee - University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign