Eisenreich, Baverso receive Love of Learning Awards


Oct. 8, 2019

Two members of the Phi Kappa Phi chapter at Slippery Rock University received Love of Learning Awards from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

Cassandra Eisenreich, an SRU assistant professor of music, and Amy Baverso, an SRU graduate and teacher at Grove City Area Middle School, each received $500 to fund their post-baccalaureate professional development. Baverso has three degrees from SRU, a master's in elementary education (2010); bachelor's degrees as a dual major in education-English and theatre (2006); and a bachelor's degree as a dual major in communication and theatre (2001).

Phi Kappa Phi awards 200 Love of Learning Awards to its active members each year. Eisenreich will use her award to offset expenses to attend the Dalcroze Society of America National Conference, Jan. 17-19, 2020, in Miami, Florida. Baverso will use her award to offset expenses to attend the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Nov. 21-24, in Baltimore.

Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective multidisciplinary collegiate honor society. There are more than 30,000 active members on 300 campuses and more than 1.5 million members have joined since Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897.