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Melissa Mayer
Melissa Mayer
Melissa Mayer's Blog
Online Membership = Less Work, More Members for Your Chapter

Online Membership = Less Work, More Members for Your Chapter

Since making online membership acceptance available several Oregon chapters have seen a significant increase in membership and ease of payment/application for invited students. “Advisors are spending much less time on applications and making more time available to spend with members and officers.”
16 New Chapters Chartered in 2016

16 New Chapters Chartered in 2016

Congratulations to the 15 new chapters and one new alumni association chartered in 2016. Welcome to the Phi Theta Kappa Family!
A Career Tech Educator Shares her PTK Experience

A Career Tech Educator Shares her PTK Experience

“My role in Kappa Alpha presented me with opportunities to help me develop both as a person and a scholar. It laid the foundation for my leadership skills. I am a proud alumna, and I share that with students every chance I get!” – Amy Whittington
The Key to Completing Hallmark Awards Entries? Teamwork.

The Key to Completing Hallmark Awards Entries? Teamwork.

So the countdown is on… Chapter Hallmark Awards applications are due in 20 days. Don’t panic – divide and conquer with teamwork!
And the Winners Are…

And the Winners Are…

At PTK Catalyst 2017, the annual convention April 6-8 in Nashville, Tennessee, we are offering more opportunities than ever for you and your chapter to be recognized! Winners have already been announced in two PTK Catalyst competitions, and there’s still time to participate in several other contests.
This Holiday Give Your College President the Perfect Gift

This Holiday Give Your College President the Perfect Gift

Don’t miss this chance to present your college president with honorary membership in Phi Theta Kappa for free!
Phi Theta Kappa Receives Staples Grant

Phi Theta Kappa Receives Staples Grant

Phi Theta Kappa has been awarded a grant by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., to support the new Golden Opportunity Scholarship.
Read This Before You Submit Hallmark Award Entries

Read This Before You Submit Hallmark Award Entries

The Hallmark Awards chapter awards deadline is just around the corner on January 25, so this is a great time to review these handy tips for preparing your Hallmark Awards applications.
A Golden Opportunity for Giving Tuesday

A Golden Opportunity for Giving Tuesday

This year on Giving Tuesday alumni have an opportunity to change the lives of current students eligible for Phi Theta Kappa who cannot afford the membership fees.
Make Sure Your Scholarship Application Shines

Make Sure Your Scholarship Application Shines

Apply now for multiple scholarships; don't miss the December 1 deadline.