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Delta Phi Alpha Honorary

Delta Phi Alpha Mitglieder

Fakultätsberater
Dr. John M. Jeep, Professor

Mitglieder
Jake Besanceney
George Beverley
Deborah Cornett
Andrew Forrester
Neal Hawkins
Jack Henne
Daniel Richardson
Allison Van Twisk
Jay Yeager

Graduated
Kori Austera
Danyelle Barton
Brad Bynane
Travis Collins
Miranda Couch
Steven Darnell
Clark Daugherty
Ben Fithian
Michelle Ensch
Roberta Estus
Julia Hahn
Aaron Herschberger
James Hollis
Erin Magrino
Alyssa Malpede
Kyra Masuga
Sarah McClure
Marissa Murrer
Ryan Pettit
Kevin Resor
Stacy Skrinak
Timothy J. Struve
Chris Weis
Dan Witkowski
Thomas Yarcusko
Oliver Zoellner

Ehrenmitglieder
Mr. Paul Back
Dr. Peter Carels

Associate Mitglieder
Mr. Daniel Meyers
(Epsilon Psi Chapter)

Delta Phi Alpha Logo
MIAMI UNIVERSITY - BETA KAPPA CHAPTER

Delta Phi Alpha, the national honorary for students in German, honors academic excellence and commitment to the culture of the German-speaking world. Miami's Beta Kappa chapter, founded in 1935, inducts members regularly. It sponsors field trips, films, talks, and other activities in collaboration with the German section of the Department of German, Russian, Asian, and Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures.

For further information see Dr. John M. Jeep, faculty advisor.

Chapter Activities

The Beta Kappa Chapter enjoys a wide variety of activities, including Oktoberfests, sleepovers, and Ausflüge. Past excursions have been to the Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, the Oktoberfest der Donauschwaben in Colerain, and partnering with the German Language Floor in Wells Hall with various activities.

Du möchtest also Mitglied werden?

The members of the Beta Kappa chapter would be happy to have you join us. Delta Phi Alpha is open to students who meet the following requirements:

  • Sophomore standing or above
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Minimum German GPA of 3.25
  • Completion of, or enrollment in, at least three hours at or above the 300 level
  • Continuing interest in the German language, literature, and culture

Local membership status is available to students who do not yet meet the national requirements. If you have questions about the organization, our activities, or membership, please speak to a current member or to Dr. Jeep.

  1. Fill out the online application to start the membership application process.
  2. You will need to have a copy of your current DARS report to attach to the online application.
  3. A membership fee of $35 will be required ($25 national + $10 local) if accepted in DPA.
  4. Attend Delta Phi Alpha meetings and events, meet new people, speak German, and have fun!

Delta Phi Alpha Fall Photo

left to right: Dr. Jeep, Jake Besanceney, Jay Yeager, Jack Henne, Deborah Cornett, George Beverley, Neal Hawkins, Allison Van Twisk, and Paul Back.

Congratuilere an Jake, unser 700. Mitglied!!!

Fall 2016 Group Initiation Photo

l. to r.: Jay Yeager*, Travis Collins, George Beverley (1968 initiate), Ryan Pettit*, Deborah Cornett*, John M. Jeep, Allison Van Twisk*, Dan Richardson, Neal Hawkins*

*= new members initiated

2016 Delta Phi Alpha Group Picture

Miami's Beta Chapter of the National German Honorary Delta Phi Alpha: Paul Back, Andrew Forrester, JMJ, Dan Richardson, Thomas Yarcusko. April 21, 2016.

Delta Phi Alpha 80th Anniversary Dinner Participants

Miami's Beta Chapter of the National German Honorary Delta Phi Alpha celebrates its 80th birthday on November 12, 2015.
Present: Jack Henne, Thomas Yarcusko, Paul Back (Honorary Member), Miranda Couch, John M. Jeep (Faculty Advisor and former National President, Delta Phi Alpha)

DPA 2015 Spring Group

Die 2015-Frühling Gruppe (von l. nach r.): Andrew Forrester, Danyelle Barton, Miranda Couch, Thomas Yarcusko, Steven Darnell, Paul Back, Clark Daugherty, John M. Jeep

Delta Phi Alpha 2015 Group

Hier die 2014-2015 Mitglieder der nationalen Ehrengesellschaft fürs Studium des Deutschen Delta Phi Alpha: (von l. nach r.): Clark Daugherty, Thomas Yarcusko, JMJ und Steven Darnell.

Delta Phi Alpha 2014 Group

Hier die 2013-2014 Mitglieder der nationalen Ehrengesellschaft fürs Studium des Deutschen Delta Phi Alpha: (von l. nach r.): JMJ, Steven Darnell, Danyelle Barton und Clark Daugherty.

Delta Phi Alpha 2013 Group

Hier die 2012-2013 Mitglieder der nationalen Ehrengesellschaft fürs Studium des Deutschen Delta Phi Alpha: (von l. nach r.): Clark Daugherty, Danyelle Barton, JMJ, Miranda Couch und Oliver Zoellner.