Kappa * University of Tennessee - Knoxville
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LOVE, HONOR, TRUTH: These words are the cornerstones on which our Fraternity was founded and are the principles which guide our Sisterhood today. Founded in 1852, Phi Mu is a women’s organization which provides personal and academic development, service to others, commitment to excellence and lifelong friendships through a shared tradition.


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The University of Tennessee and our Fraternity, the Kappa chapter takes great pride in our ambitions throughout the community. Please look around our website and enjoy all of the great things that Phi Mu is currently a part of at the University of Tennessee! 


Chapter News
2014 Convention
At the 53rd Annual Phi Mu Fraternity Convention in Boca Raton, Florida, the Kappa chapter received Honorable Mention for the Carnation Cup! The Carnation Cup is given to the Phi Mu chapter which has shown overall excellence in categories such as finance, programming, philanthropy, public relations, risk management, etc. This is also the highest award given to a collegiate chapter throughout convention! Congratulations to all of our members! Read more
Greek Beat Champs!
Congratulations to all the ladies who worked so hard to put on an amazing show for Greek Beat! We loved participating in this philanthropy event founded by our very own sister Mary Beth Overton, benefitting the Circle of Sisterhood. Read more
Congrats 2014 Exec!
We want to thank our 2013 Executive Officers for all that they have accomplished and all of their dedication to Phi Mu this past year, and congratulate our newly installed 2014 Executive Officers! We are so excited to see what this year will bring for the Phi Mu Kappa Chapter. Read more
Welcome HΦΜe, Pledge Class of 2013!
After initiation last night, we are so excited to officially welcome the Kappa Chapter 2013 Pledge Class into our bond of sisterhood! What an exciting night! "To practice day by day love, honor, truth. Thus keeping true to the meaning, spirit, and reality of Phi Mu." LIOB! Read more
Phi Mu takes home the win during Sig Ep's Hurricane Week!
It has been a busy semester so far! We are proud to announce that our chapter won 1st Place in Sigma Phi Epsilon's Hurricane Week, benefitting East Tennessee Children's Hospital! Way to go ladies! Read more
Welcome HΦΜe, Pledge Class of 2013!
After a fabulous Recruitment, Phi Mu Kappa Chapter is so excited to welcome fifty-two new members into our loving sisterhood!: Katie Bennet, Marlisa Brasfield, Zoe Breitenstein, Brooklyn Browner, Haley Burton, Shelby Cagle, Morgan Ceja, Celia Chapuis, Haleigh Collier, Jessica Corn, Lizzy Edwards, Allison Elliot, Brittany Fields, Hailey Fisher, Megan Goetz, Madison Grebe, Dylan Haywood, Hannah Hitzfield, Emily Hollis, Alexis Howard, Lakelynn Howard, Erin Johnson, Callie Kennedy, Erin Kenny, Natalie Klein, Emma Ledford, Jacquelyn Leeman, Paige Logan, Victoria Marrone, Morgan McCord, Anna Morgan Mills, Hannah Montoney, Maggie Moore, Beezer Morgan, Ashley Northcutt, Anna Owens, Holly Rogers, Rebecca Rose, Taylor Sams, Charlotte Sandercock, Jordan Shipowitz, Jordy Smith, Laney Stephens, Austyn Stevenson, Elizabeth Stewart, Karsen Weldon, Megan Wilson, Tara Wolf, Casey Wolff, Katherine Grace Woodall, Allie Woosley, and Allison Wright! We are so thankful for the help from our advisors, and a huge "thank you" to our chapter President, Mackenzie Evans, and our VP of Recruitment, Alex Card, for all of their hard work! We cannot wait to see what this year has in store! LIOB! Read more
Chapter of the Year!
We are so excited to announce that Phi Mu was selected as Chapter of the Year at this year's Greek Awards! We are so proud! "To practice day by day love, honor, truth. Thus keep true to meaning, spirit and reality of Phi Mu." Read more
2nd Place in Greek Beat 2013
2nd Place in UTK's first ever Greek Beat dance competition!! Well done, ladies! Congratulations to Alpha Chi Omega and Alpha Omicron Pi on placing as well! Read more
First Place in Derby Days, 3-Day for ZTA, and Intramural Kick Ball!
It's been a busy week for Phi Mu! We placed FIRST in Derby Days, a philanthropy event hosted by Sigma Chi fraternity supporting Children's Miracle Network, and FIRST in 3-Day for ZTA, a philanthropy event hosted by Zeta Tau Alpha sorority supporting breast cancer research and awareness! We also placed FIRST in intramural kick ball! We are so proud of our sisters! Read more
Model for a Miracle 2013!
Congratulations to Reed Darden of Kappa Sigma Fraternity for being crowned Mr. Phi Mu! Thank you to all of the involved sororities and fraternities for making Model for a Miracle such a success, and helping to raise funds for East Tennessee Children's Hospital and Children's Miracle Network! And a HUGE thank you to Julia Mangin, our 2013 Philanthropy Chair, for all of your hard work! What a fun night! Read more
Our New Home!
It has been a busy weekend moving into our beautiful new home in Sorority Village! Check out some photos in our new album "Our New Home"! We could not be more excited! Read more
Moving Day!
It is officially moving day for the lucky ladies that will be the first residents of the Phi Mu Kappa Chapter house! We are all so excited! Read more
Congratulations to our 2013 Executive Officers!
President: Mackenzie Evans First VP: Kiera Gorman VP of Recruitment: Alex Card Treasurer: Kelsey Faust Philanthropy Chairman: Julia Mangin Social Chairman: Keighly McConnell Recording Secretary: Courtney Wild Phi Trainer: Ashley Holland Panhellenic Delegate: Dylan Cates Scholarship Chairman: Laura Schmid Read more
Lip Sync, Homecoming, Parent's Weekend, Philanthropy, Oh My!
It has been such a busy and fun semester for Kappa. Our new members placed 3rd in Lip Sync with their dance choreographed to songs with the word "boy" in them. We had a very successful philanthropy tailgate, "Chicken for the Children," in September before the Florida game. We did Homecoming with Sigma Chi and placed third in Smokey's Howl! On November 10 we held a "Parent's Weekend" tailgate before the Missouri game. Read more
Welcome Home our beautiful new Phi's!
Recruitment week 2012 was a record setting experience for our chapter! We are SO happy to have welcomed 51 new members into our sisterhood at the Sunsphere yesterday afternoon. Please help me welcome these girls into the bond that we are so proud of: Sarah Adkins, Lela Ambrose, Lindsay Ammerman, Victoria Anderson, Morgan Baker, Lindsay Bates, Kelly Beisel, Mary Kate Best, Box,Meredith Lucy Burt, Kaley Castle, Erin Clark, Emily Corley, Hannah Creasey, Rachel Dillard, Lila Fisher, Rachel Gauldin, Alex Glisson, Katelyn Hadder, Julia Hardy, Elizabeth Harwood, Ellen Hooper, Carlye Hunsucker, Anna Hurdle, Laiken Kelley, Ashton Lee, Peyton Lee, Lindsay Lloyd, Alyson Marek, Bekah Massi, Kelsey McQuaid, Rachel Meek, Taylor Mullins, Abbye Myers, Katherine Napier, McKenzie Nobert, Lena Nylen, Kayla Phillips, Maggie Poersch, Lauren Poole, Rebecca Roberts, Leighann Smiley, Maggie Smith, Blair Solomon, Tess Sopcak, Katie Sullivan, Amy Taylor, Jordan Vitelli, Victoria Williams, Emma Ziegler Emily Zotti Read more
Let the recruitment fun begin!
We are so excited to begin the search for our beautiful new pledge class! We cannot wait to meet the incoming girls this Sunday and welcome them into our chapter! LIOB Read more
Wonder what $15,343.09 means to our Kappa chapter?
$15,343.09 is the Kappa Chapter 2012 donation to the Phi Mu Foundation. This money is above and beyond Philanthropy donations and is used to help our very own sisters in need across the nation to fund scholarships, ease the pain of natural disasters, and in many other supportive measures! Read more
National Recognition!
At Phi Mu National Convention 2012 in San Antonio this past July, our Kappa chapter was acknowledged multiple times for various commitments to our sisterhood: > March Madness 100% chapter participation (as a donation to Phi Mu Foundation) > Lending a Helping Hand Award (Vanderbilt Extension Presentation) > Outstanding Collegiate Public Relations Award > Tennessee Phi Mu Day Award > Perfect Risk Management Demonstration > Perfect 10 Award (Financial fulfillment) > Formal Recruitment Quota Award > Chapter Total Award Last but certainly NOT least, our chapter received the Philomathean Society Award which demonstrates our chapters overall level of upholding our Phi Mu ideals and fulfilling our duties in fun and exciting ways! Read more
Highest Panhellenic GPA!
Congratulations to all of our Kappa Chapter ladies! Our chapter had the highest over-all GPA in panhellenic for the fall 2011 semester! Read more
2nd Place in Carnicus 2012!
Congratulations to Phi Mu and Delta Gamma for placing 2nd in Carnicus with their performance of "Alice in Knoxland!" Read more
Congrats to our newly elected Executive Officers!
Elected Officers for the 2012 School Year President: Genna Rossi 1st Vice President: Arie Mansolino 2nd Vice President: Jessie Herod Membership Director: Taylor Standish Social Chairman: Brittany Howard Philanthropy Chairman: Katie Bramlett Scholarship Chairman: Kristen Kerr Panhellenic Delegate: Lindsay Keen Treasurer: Laurel Beth Hamby Phi Director: Kaeli Toalston Recording Secretary: Claire Pierce Read more
Phi Mu Family Tailgate!
Our Kappa Chapter will be having a Family Tailgate on November 19th before the Vanderbilt/Tennessee football game! The tailgate will take place in Circle Park at 4pm! Come on out for some food and fun! Read more
It's Philanthropy time in Tennessee!
Phi Mu would like to invite you to Chili for the Children, our philanthropic tailgate benefiting Children's Miracle Network, and more specifically, East Tennessee Children's Hospital. Located at Fiji Island from 4 PM-7 PM. For $5, you will get a bowl of chili and a baked potato (catered by O'Charleys), some awesome desserts, drinks, and entertainment provided by Q93. The radio station will be broadcasting live from our event! It will be a great time to hang out, listen to music, play a game of cornhole and grab some great food before the Vols take on the Gamecocks! Please join us and support the kids. Tickets will be sold at the event or you can purchase a ticket from any Phi Mu. Hope to see you there :) Read more
We love our beautiful new sisters!
Kappa chapter had our initiation on Friday October 14! We welcomed all 50 Phi's into our amazing sisterhood! Read more
Phi Mu takes home the win from OcTAUfest!
Alpha Tau Omega created its first Philanthropy week called OcTAUfest to support their Philanthropy, the Jason Foundation. Throughout the week there were events such as flag football games, a brother auction, a pumpkin carving contest, and an afternoon of field games! Phi Mu is proud to announce that WE are the winners of the first OcTAUfest! Way to go girls! Read more
Phi Mu is so excited for Recruitment 2011!
After many, many weeks of planning the time has finally come. The Phi Mu sisters are currently at their annual recruitment retreat to plan for the exciting week ahead! We are all so excited about Recruitment and meeting all of the wonderful new girls! Recruitment begins with Go Greek round on Sunday August 14 and finishes with Bid Day on August 21 at the Hunter Valley Farms! We are so excited to welcome our new sisters! Read more
Phi Mu wins Derby Days!
Our chapter won Sigma Chi's Derby Days! This was a week long competition between all of the Sororities. Phi Mu and Sigma Chi share the same Philanthropy, the East Tennessee Children's Hospital! Read more
Greek Awards 2011!
This year at the Greek Awards Phi Mu took home two very honored awards! Our chapter received the Volunteer Achievement Award! Also, one of our freshmen received Panhellenic Freshman of the year! So proud to be a Phi Mu! Read more
Greek Week 2011 Winners!
Phi Mu has taken the gold again! For the second year in a row, we are Greek Week Champions! This year we partnered with Sig Ep and Farmhouse! Thanks for all of your hard work Alicia Smith! Read more
Groundbreaking for our new Phi Mu Kappa Chapter House!
It is finally here! We are about to break ground on our house in Sorority Village! We are all so excited! The Housing Committee of Phi Mu Kappa Chapter Cordially invites you to attend the University of Tennessee Soroity Village groundbreaking. UT Welcome Center on Neyland Dr. Parking available at the Ag Campus with free shuttle. Sunday, May 1, 2011 From 2-4 pm (This is a construction site, heels are discouraged) Rsvp to Suzanne Caruthers at suzannewilliamscaruthers@utalum.org by April 25th. Also, please LIKE our Facebook page so we can keep you updated! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Phi-Mu-Kappa-Chapter-House/124054291003761 Read more
Phi Mu Wins Beach Week!
Congratulations to us for winning Pi Kappa Phi's Beach Week! Way to go girls! Read more
Model For A Miracle and Mr. Phi Mu!
This year Phi Mu brought back an old Philanthropy event, Model for a Miracle. Model for a Miracle is a mens pageant! 11 Sororities paired with their Fraternity for Homecoming 2011. Two fraternity members represented their Fraternity on stage. These two members were required to dance in an opening act, a swimsuit competition, a talent competition, a formalwear competition, and a question and answer session. There were four judges who judged the pageant to see who fit the qualities of being Mr. Phi Mu! And the winner goes to...Andrew Hale from Pi Kappa Alpha! PIKE was paired with Kappa Delta! Andrew won a brand new Wii, and the Kappa Delta girls won Coach products and over $300 in Sephora beauty products! The winners also received a portion of our ticket sales to go towards their own Philanthropic event! Model for a Miracle was a HUGE success! Thank you LIndsey Reeves for all of your hard work! Read more
Phi Mu welcomes six new Phi's!
Amy Letendre Bailey DuMont Brittany Rogers Laura Potts Natalie Pierce Savannah Brackman We LOVE our Spring 2011 Pledge Class! Read more
Hooray for Marguerite Zayas!
Marguerite was chosen to be on Panhellenic Judicial Board! We are so proud of you! Read more
Congratulations Brittany Rogers and Arie Mansolino!
Brittany and Arie were chosen to be members of the Student Alumni Association! We are so proud of you both! Read more
Congrats to our 2010 pledge class!
Our 2010 pledge class had the highest grades for the fall semester in all of Panhellenic! Way to go girls! Read more
Congrats to Miss Chelsea Jensen on being crowned Miss Nashville 2011!
Chelsea competed this past weekend and was crowned Miss Nashville 2011! We are all so proud of her! Miss Nashville is sponsored by the Miss America Organization. Chelsea will go on to compete in Miss Tennessee 2011! Read more
Phi Mu WINS Intramural Volleyball!
Congrats to the ladies who participated in Indoor Volleyball this year! Kelly McIntosh, Millie Leach, Amy Metcalfe, Kristen Hall, Brynn Atchley, and Courtney Wild We are so proud of ya'll! Read more
Phi Mu wins Panhellenic Involvement Banner!
Phi Mu has been working very hard to be involved in Panhellenic and it has paid off! Phi Mu won the Panhellenic Invovlement Banner tonight at the Progressive Dinner! The banner will hang in front of Phi Mu's suite for the next semester! Also, one of our freshmen was named the new Panhellenic Council Campus Liason! and Erin Kelp was recognized as a Woman of the Semester! Congratulations Ladies! Read more
Great Homecoming Week for Phi Mu!!!
Phi Mu had a great time during this past Homecoming Week! We placed 1st in the Window Painting Competition, 1st in 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, and 2nd in Smokeys Howl! Thanks to our Homecoming Chairs Abby Heard and Amanda Betts for all their hard work! Read more
We love our 43 wonderful new Phi Mus!
Kappa Chapter had initiation October 29th and welcomed all 43 Phi's into our sisterhood! We love all the new ladies! Read more
Congrats to Miss Callie Atkins for being crowned Miss Tennessee Collegiate America!
Miss Callie Atkins, a junior in business administration and our wonderful Phi Trainer, was recently crowned Miss Tennessee Collegiate America! We are so proud of you Callie! Read more
Congrats to Miss Amanda Betts on being named Miss Football Time in Tennessee!
Congrats to senior Amanda Betts on being named Miss Football Time in Tennessee! This is such a big honor and we are all so proud of you, Amanda! Read more
Family Weekend
Phi Mu is so excited to celebrate Family Weekend this weekend in Knoxville! We can not wait for all of our family members to arrive and for an amazing brunch at Calhoun's on the River planned for Sunday afternoon! Be safe on your travel's to Knoxville! Read more
Congrats to Katie Cawrse for making Freshman Council!
Congrats to one of our wonderful new Phis, Katie Cawrse, for making Freshman Council! We are all so proud of you! Read more
Phi Mu is so excited for Recruitment 2010!
After many, many weeks of planning the time has finally come. The Phi Mu sisters are currently at their annual recruitment retreat to plan for the exciting week ahead. We are all so excited about Recruitment and meeting all of the wonderful new potential members! Recruitment begins with Go Greek round on August 15 and finishes with Bid Day on August 22nd at the L & N Station! Read more
College of Business Administration Student Spotlight on former Phi Mu-Kappa Chapter President, Julia Hunt
Congrats to former Kappa Chapter President Julia Hunt! View the Article Here: http://bus.utk.edu/eperspective/summer2010/student.htm Read more
Congrats to our 4.0 ladies for Spring 2010!
We are so proud of the ladies who achieved a 4.0 for the Spring 2011 Semester! Erika Bowen, Pledge Class 2009 Rachel Dix, Pledge Class 2009 Ashley Dobbs, Pledge Class 2009 Laurel Beth Hamby, Pledge Class 2009 Emily Hunt, Pledge Class 2007 Chelsea Jensen, Pledge Class 2009 Ali Karpenko, Pledge Class 2009 Rachel Lusk, Pledge Class 2008 Ali Martin, Pledge Class 2009 Kelly McIntosh, Pledge Class 2007 Lydia Watson, Pledge Class 2008 Read more
Phi Mu Announces House Design
Phi Mu is happy to announce that the University of Tennessee Knoxville will soon have its own Sorority Village! The infrastructure for the village should be completed by mid-July with ground breaking for many of the homes in early Fall! Phi Mu is scheduled to be in the first group to break ground and we are very excited for our dream of having a Phi Mu house come true! Please check out the Phi Mu House page under Campus Life for more details! Read more
We are so proud of all our Seniors!
You all have done amazing things while at UTK. Our chapter has been blessed to have such wonderful ladies to be a part of it. Thank you for all your years of dedication and leadership for our chapter. We all look up to you and what you brought to Phi Mu. We wish you luck in all your endevours after college and in your new part of life as a Phi Mu alumni. We hope that you will come back and visit us! Love you all! LIOB, Phi Mu- Kappa Chapter Pledge Classes 2007, 2008, and 2009 Read more
Phi Mu Wins Greek Week 2010!
The University of Tennessee recently held its annual Greek Week. Phi Mu participated in the All Greek Worship, Greek Picnic, and a build for Habitat for Humanity! The sisters of Phi Mu also collected can food for the Second Harvest Food Bank and gave blood during the Medic Blood Drive! We also had a team participate and WIN the All-Greek Volleyball Tournament! From all the hard work and participation Phi Mu took FIRST place during the week! It's great to be greek and a Phi Mu on UTK's campus! Read more
Congrats to Our Newly Transitioned Executive and Elected Officers!
Executive Committee President- Erin Kelp First Vice-President- Stevie Hoey Second Vice-President- Rachel Lusk Vice-President of Recruitment- Lynn White Provisional Member Director- Callie Atkins Recording Secretary- Angelica Amicucci Social Chairman- Kristen Hall Philanthropy Chairman- Whitley Atkins Panhellenic Delegate- Jen Alcala Sisterhood Development Chairman- Millie Leach Elected Officers Parent and Alumni Relations- Genna Rossi Public Relations- Alex Kleto Reference Chair- Valerie Mondelli Assistant Treasurer- Margaret Ross Corresponding Secretary- Amanda Betts Scholarship Chairman- Kaley Pennington Read more
Founders Day 2010
Kappa chapter celebrated another great Founder's Day! We were able to celebrate three 50 year members and their time in Phi Mu! Thanks to Genna Rossi for planning such a great event! Read more
Phi Mu Takes First Place in All-Sing!
Congrats to all of the ladies who participated in All-Sing! We are so proud of you all! Read more
Congratulations To The Newly Appointed Positions!
Laurel Representative- Laurel-Beth Hamby Ritual Chair- Tara Scobey Ritual Assistant- Jessica Lampley Doorkeepers- Rachel Cobb, Katie Wyant Chaplain- Kristen Kerr Intramural Chair- Krista Lindahl Song Leader- Jen Alcala Homecoming Chair- Abby Heard Homecoming Assistant- Krista Lindahl Smokey's Howl Chair-Tara Scobey Smokey's Howl Assistant- Courtney Counce All Sing Chair- Kelly McIntosh All Sing Assistant- Jen Alcala Dance Marathon Chair- Lynn White Carnicus Chair- Tara Scobey Vol Challenge- Katie Wyant Assistant Provisional Membership- Evan Berres KROP- Gamma Chi, Ali Purvis, Ali Karpenko, Rachel Dix Bopp Chair- Margaret Ross T shirt Chairs- Genna Rossi, Mallery Hamill Lipsync Chair- Elayna Schranz Relay for Life Chair- Callie Farmer Assistant Scholarship- Jessica Lampley Webmaster- Lauren Bellamy Room Chairs- Chelsea Lewis, Celia Moorman Banner Chair- Anna Vaughn Parliamentarian- Celia Moorman Read more
Phi Mu has Successful Homecoming
Congrats to Phi Mu Ladies who worked hard homecoming week! Phi Mu took home 1st place AGAIN in the Smokey's Howl Competition and placed in the the small float division. Phi Mu Member, Jessica Fuller, also worked hard as the ACE Miss Homecoming Chair! Read more
Phi Mu Takes 3 Wins!
Congrats to Phi Mu ladies who have worked hard participating in philanthropic competitions. This year Phi Mu won ATO Viking Week; Lamba Chi's Watermelon Bust and ATO Pumpkin Carve. These ladies are on a roll! Keep up the good work! Read more
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