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Our Programs

Phi Theta Kappa members may participate individually in a variety of personal and professional development initiatives or participate in activities on the chapter, regional and/or international levels. You choose the level of engagement that fits you best.

The Plan

  • Five StarCompetitive Edge

    For Members:

    Five Star Competitive Edge

    Learn life skills and develop an online portfolio to showcase your accomplishments when transferring, applying for scholarships or starting your career.


  • Five Star Chapter Development Plan

    For Chapters:

    Five Star Chapter Development Plan

    A blueprint for building and maintaining a successful chapter


The Program - Honors in Action

  • Honors Study Topic

    Honors Study Topic
    A timely, interdisciplinary and issue-driven subject chosen to promote discussion and to inspire individual, chapter and regional Honors in Action Projects

    • Honors Case Study Challenge
      An academic research competition based on the Honors Study Topic, includes cash awards and online publication of winning entries, open to individuals and chapters
    • Honors Institute
      A five-day summer conference examining the Honors Study Topic using speaker presentations and small group discussions
  • Leadership Development

    Leadership Development Studies
    A humanities-based course using great works of literature, film, speeches, biographies and experiential learning in the study of leadership

  • Facebook Study Group

    Facebook Leadership Development Study Group
    An online dialogue exploring leadership topics with interested members, alumni or prospective members

The Recognition

  • Hallmark Awards

    Hallmark Awards
    Competitive awards recognizing outstanding Honors in Action by individuals, chapters and regions; applications due in February

  • Note Bene

    Nota Bene Anthology
    A literary competition for members, includes cash awards and publication opportunities, submissions due in December

Special Initiatives

  • Community College Completion Corps

    Community College Completion Corps
    A student-led initiative to raise awareness of the importance of college completion not only for students but for colleges and the communities they serve

  • Relay for Life

    Relay For Life
    An annual fundraising event for the American Cancer Society in which chapters regularly participate