Over 50 Oklahoma State University and Stillwater community internationalists
attended the annual induction ceremony of the Epsilon Upsilon Chapter of Phi Beta
Delta held on November 20, 2013 during International Education Week. The Chapter
welcomed 13 new members and seven honorary members into the prestigious honor society
for international scholars. The chapter now numbers over 250 members of which 34
Dr. James Pappas, professor of management and 2012 recipient of the OSU International
Education Faculty Excellence Award, delivered the keynote address, The Millennial
Generation Goes Abroad. Dr. Pappas was recognized for his international accomplishments
and awarded honorary membership in Phi Beta Delta.
For their creative and meaningful contributions to increasing OSU’s involvement
internationally and efforts for enhancing the global competency of all OSU students,
honorary membership was extended to Dr. Pamela S. Carroll, Dean of the College of
Education, Dr. Bret Danilowicz, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Jean
Sander, Dean of Veterinary Health Sciences, Dr. Paul Tikalsky, Dean of Engineering,
Architecture and Technology, Dr. Sheryl Tucker, Dean of the Graduate College, and
Dr. Stephan Wilson, Dean of Human Sciences.
A reception and social gathering followed the induction.