"Welcome new Phi Beta Kappa initiates! Your membership in this prestigious honors society is a testament to your hard work and achievements. You have earned your place alongside a highly accomplished set of peers, and Phi Beta Kappa will be enriched by your presence. Congratulations on achieving this honor and I wish you the very best in your future endeavors."
PBK President Dr. Susan Bibler Coutin
"To be selected for membership in Phi Beta Kappa is an extraordinary accomplishment and on behalf of the entire UCI community let me just say that we extend to you our most heartfelt congratulations."
UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman
Save the Date!
2020 Visiting Scholars Program
Carl F. Cranor Visiting Scholar: Richard Alley
The PBK society hosts an annual event titled, the Visiting Scholar Program, for students to attend. Meet this year's Carl F. Cranor Visiting Scholar, Richard Alley, Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences and 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Winner with Al Gore. For more information, please view the Visiting Scholar Program page.
Why Phi Beta Kappa?
"Love of Learning is the Guide of Life"
2018 Induction Ceremony Keynote Speaker PBK Member Chancellor Howard Gillman
"Mark of Distinction"
Interview with PBK member UCI Men's Basketball Coach Russel Turner