Phi Kappa Phi honoree

Dan DeMaiolo is a Love of Learning Award winner and YSU Student Success Story.

Dan DeMaiolo

Daniel DeMaiolo’s work as a Phi Kappa Phi member at YSU is now paying off and helping him earn financial help in grad school.

DeMaiolo was recently honored as a 2011 Love of Learning award winner. An advertising and public relations major while at YSU, he was among the 140 student recipients from across the country to be awarded. The Love of Learning awards are distributed annually to active Phi Kappa Phi members to help fund post-baccalaureate studies or career development. The money awarded can go to help fund graduate or professional studies, doctoral dissertations, continuing education or other professional routes.

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective collegiate society for all disciplines, and it awards more than $700,000 each year to its outstanding members through various awards and competitions.

At YSU, DeMaiolo was a Student Success Story and a member of the University Scholars program, earning his degree in advertising and public relations. He is now working toward a master’s degree in digital media arts and technology at Michigan State University.