Order of Phi Member Kitt Wakeley Brings Home a GRAMMY® Award

Billboard chart-topping composer/arranger Kitt Wakeley received a “Best Classical Compendium” GRAMMY® Award today for his most recent release, An Adoption Story. Sharing the award with Wakeley are his two co-producers: lauded composer, pianist, conductor, arranger, music director Starr Parodi and Jeff Fair.

Billboard chart-topping composer/arranger Kitt Wakeley received a “Best Classical Compendium” GRAMMY® Award today for his most recent release, An Adoption Story. “Winning a GRAMMY is the highest honor of my music career and today I have the privilege of receiving the gold statuette. I’m so honored that this album and the GRAMMY process have cast such a positive light on … Read more

Jim Upchurch, East Central OK ’66, Honored for His Sacrifice

Sepia toned military photo of Lt Jim Upchurch in USMC Duty uniform of the Vietnam Era.

Long before he was a decorated hero and devoted Second Lieutenant of Echo Company, Jim Upchurch, East Central OK ’66, was a friend, husband, brother of the Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, accomplished offensive tackle for the East Central Tigers, and an inclusive and charismatic presence to all those he touched.

The Origin of Phi Kappa Tau

The North Dorm’s steam heat had been turned off in the chilly March weather of Miami University’s 1906 spring vacation. Sophomore William H. Shideler, who was visiting his family in nearby Hamilton, Ohio, ended his vacation a day early and caught a train back to the dormitory. He planned to meet his friend Dwight I. … Read more

What Is Phi Kappa Tau?

Fraternity Since 1906, we have developed more than 100,000 men of character into MEN OF DISTINCTION VISION The vision of Phi Kappa Tau is to be recognized as a leadership organization that binds men together and challenges them to improve their campuses and the world. MISSION The mission of Phi Kappa Tau is to champion … Read more

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Check Out Our New Tumblers CLICK HERE to check out our new tumblers available in the store. Make sure you read the instructions in the description to have your tumbler customized for you! *This customized tumbler is a special hand delivered item for our members only.*

Who We Are

The Order of Phi is a Phi Kappa Tau Alumni Club that was chartered in 2013 and is fully recognized by the National Fraternity.  It was founded to foster communication and fellowship between Phi Kappa Tau alums living in the state of Oklahoma.  The Order of Phi, at this point, is composed exclusively of Gamma … Read more