Fun Facts About Phi Kappa Theta

Every fraternity thinks they have the best; the best Intramural sports team, the best-looking group of guys, the best parties, and now, as alumni, the best stories to share. What are some fun facts you remember about Phi Kappa Theta? 

Take a look at some history facts below: 

Phi Kappa Theta was established in April 1959.  

Phi Kappa Theta was founded by Dennis Joseph Holland, Joseph Mary Killelea, James Martin Gillrain, Edward DeVallie O’Connor, James Edward Brennan, Arthur Francis McGinn, James Edward Smith, and Edward Francis Cunningham. 

The Phi Kappa Theta flower is the red tea rose.

The Phi Kappa Theta motto is, “Give, expecting nothing thereof.” 

The most famous alumni from Phi Kappa Theta are:

  • John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States
  • Bob Hope, Actor/Comedian 
  • Gene Kelly, Actor 


Can you remember your fraternity history? How about some unknown secrets that bring back memories of the good ‘ole days? We want to know about them! CLICK HERE and tell us your fun facts! 

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