LEAD Training

The Phi Alpha Executive Board and Steering Committee completed Leadership Excellence and Advisor Development Program (LEAD). Phi Alpha will implement the LEAD training program in the near future to help better serve our Chapter Advisors.

Dr. Paul Baggett, Dr. Jay Gabbard, Kimberly Denton, Michael Berghoef, Tammy Hamilton, Susan Bowden, Dr. Donna Cherry, Marian Mahaffey, Dr. Robin Walters- Powell


Council in Social Work Education - APM

Dallas, TX

October 19-22, 2017


Association of College Honor Societies Annual Council Meeting

San Ana Pueblo, NM

February 2018


Association of Baccalaureate Program Directors Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA

March 14-18, 2018




Upcoming Dates

Phi Alpha hosts an exhibit booth at the conferences below. Please stop by and we will gladly answer questions and share upcoming Phi Alpha opportunities. Pick up free Phi Alpha merchandise and meet the Phi Alpha Executive Board.

Benefits of Membership

Promotes bonds among students

Promotes Humanitarian Goals & Ideas

Provides Grants, Awards & Scholarships

Recognition or academic excellence

Social Work's internationally recognized honor society

Social Work's largest honor society

Students have met high standards

Respected by employers, social workers and college admissions

National presentation opportunities

Lifetime membership

Membership certificate & lapel pin


Induction ceremony

Local chapter meetings

Leadership opportunities

Community service projects

Volunteer opportunities

Alumni participation


MSW scholarships

Patty Gibbs-Wahlberg scholarships

Chapter service awards

Student travel grants

Advisor of the year award

Chapter grants

Student leadership award

Chapter grants

Poster presentation competition

Student membership support