About Us

Phi Epsilon Kappa is a national professional fraternity for persons engaged in or pursuing careers in health, physical education, recreation, and other related fields.  Membership is open to persons interested in the purposes of the Fraternity and in providing time and energy for the benefit of the areas which include: physical education, health, recreation, dance, human performance, exercise science, sports medicine, and sports management.

 

PHI EPSILON KAPPA’S CURRENT BY-LAWS

 

Mission Statement:

We are dedicated to the enhancement of the education of students in the fields of exercise science and health. We promote student research, charitable purposes, community service, provides opportunities for professional growth, leadership development, and the fraternal loyalty and spirit among members throughout the country.

History:

The organization began as HES Club (Health and Exercise Science) in 1990. Membership has increased every year. Currently, over 50 members are active in the meetings and events. Members of HES club petitioned the Board of Directors for the creation of a Phi Epsilon Kappa chapter of in the Spring of 1997. We received our charter for the Delta Chi chapter and initiated the first class during the Fall of 1997.

Our Objectives

1. To be organized and operated exclusively for the educational and charitable purpose as a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the interest of Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation Education, Safety Education, and related fields.

2. To be operated in such a manner that the Corporation be of continuing benefit and service to Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation Education, Safety Education, and related fields and shall function consistently with its stated purpose.
3. To foster scientific research in the fields of Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation Education, Safety Education and Related Fields.
4. To facilitate the exchange of information and experience gained in the various countries of the world concerning matters related to the interdependent areas of the fields of Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation Education, Safety Education and Related Field, including programs, methods, techniques, material training, and research.
5. To promote sound community understanding leading to adequate support of these educational programs.
6. To promote a medium through which the membership can contribute to the advancement of the fields of Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation Education, Safety Education and Related Fields.
7. To maintain records and collect statistics concerning members and to provide this to the National Office.
8. To publish periodicals to be distributed to members and the the general public for the purpose of disseminating information about the Corporation, the members, Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation Education, Safety Education and Related Fields.
9. To make awards for outstanding work in promoting Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation Education, Safety Education and Related Fields.
10. To furnish, at cost, duplicating and mail services to members, information relating to Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation Education, Safety Education and Related Fields.
11. To foster a spirit of loyalty and fraternity and bonds of fellowship and mutual assistance among members and those interested in Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation Education, Safety Education and Related Fields.
12. To do all things necessary and appropriate to foster the spread of knowledge about Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation Education, Safety Education and Related Fields.
13. To promote social communication and understanding leading to adequate support in Physical Education, Health, and Sport.
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