19 December PTK Announces 2018/2019 Faculty Scholars Tweet December 19, 2017 Press Room advisors, Faculty Scholars, Honors Institute, Alumni 0 Jackson, Mississippi — Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) has selected 30 chapter advisors, advisors emeriti and alumni to serve as Faculty Scholars and lead groups of students and advisors at the 2018 and 2019 Honors Institutes. Faculty Scholars serve as seminar leaders during Honors Institute, Phi Theta Kappa’s annual summer conference held on a four-year college campus. The event brings nearly 500 associate degree-seeking students and PTK chapter advisors together for a week each June. The 2018 Honors Institute will be held at Villanova University in Pennsylvania. For the first time, Honors Institute will focus on Phi Theta Kappa’s Leadership Development curriculum. Faculty Scholars will be certified to lead the curriculum, which has been hailed by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation as one of eight exemplary leadership development programs in the country. Among those serving as Faculty Scholars are members of PTK’s Honors Program Council. This group of volunteer chapter advisors develops the Society’s Honors Study Topic, which serves as the focus of Phi Theta Kappa’s Honors in Action program. Honors in Action guides chapters in a research-based, action-oriented project on their campuses and in their communities. The 2018/2019 Honors Study Topic is Transformations: Acknowledging, Assessing, and Achieving Change. The Faculty Scholars are: (* indicates Honors Program Council members) Sal Addotta, Santa Ana College, California Dr. Sara Banfield, Raritan Valley Community College, New Jersey Heidi Boring, McHenry County College, Illinois Madelyn Bowman, Tarrant County College, South Campus, Texas Michelle Coach, Asnuntuck Community College, Connecticut Barbara Ebert, Alumna, Virginia Dr. Melissa Fulgham, Northeast Texas Community College, Texas* Angie Goldszmidt, Bergen Community College, New Jersey Rahul Kane, Century College, Minnesota Dr. Patty Hall, Cañada College, California* Vicky Knickerbocker, Inver Hills Community College, Minnesota Connie Lamarca-Frankel, Pasco-Hernando State College, Florida Ryan Martin, Paradise Valley Community College, Arizona Charles Myrick, Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma Patrick Nevins, Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus, Indiana Necia Nicholas, Calhoun Community College, Alabama Jackie Pierce, Lake-Sumter State College, Florida Cassandra Powell, Harry S. Truman College, Illinois* Julie Rancilio, Kapi’olani Community College, Hawaii Lara Roemer, Carl Sandburg Community College, Illinois* Glenn Rohlfing, Pikes Peak Community College, Colorado* Dan Rooney, Western Technical College, Wisconsin Richard Rouillard, Advisor Emeritus, Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma Steve Schroeder, College of DuPage, Illinois Lynnae Selberg, Grand Rapids Community College, Michigan Chris Solomon, Trident Technical College, South Carolina* Mitch Stimers, Cloud County Community College, Kansas Jon Wood, Ridgewater College, Minnesota Mary Ellen Young, Texarkana College, Texas Pepe Zerda, Alumna, South Carolina Comments are closed.