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The Reach

All the latest information, news and stories to inspire and inform Phi Theta Kappa members

Take a Global Leap! Apply for the Gilman Scholarship by March 7

Take a Global Leap! Apply for the Gilman Scholarship by March 7

The benefits of study abroad experiences to personal, academic, and career success are significant. Yet a very small percentage of community college students participate in study abroad programs – less than one-tenth of one percent.
Why You Should Run for Regional Office

Why You Should Run for Regional Office

Regions will elect officers at their upcoming spring meetings. We’ve got a few reasons why you should start campaigning.
Mosal, Marshall Awards Fund Personal Growth for Advisors

Mosal, Marshall Awards Fund Personal Growth for Advisors

Two advisors share how the Mosal and Marshall Awards have allowed them to pick up old dreams, shake off the dust and turn them into realities. Applications for the awards are due February 17.
Meet Me at the Center for Excellence

Meet Me at the Center for Excellence

One of our newest staff members, Dr. Aariel Charbonnet, is starting a new monthly column to share best practices for membership support and outreach. Her first topic is an invitation to you.
Meet the Speakers for PTK Catalyst 2017

Meet the Speakers for PTK Catalyst 2017

PTK Catalyst 2017 is just around the corner – see who will be speaking, how you can participate through convention competitions and how you can score the best registration and hotel rates.
College Admin Shares PTK in High School Outreach

College Admin Shares PTK in High School Outreach

When Hinds Community College administrator Dr. Norman Session visits high school students, he makes it clear that two-year colleges and Phi Theta Kappa are one big win-win for their future.
Don’t Miss Your Chance to Achieve Five Star Success

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Achieve Five Star Success

Remember to report your chapter’s Five Star Chapter Plan activities by midnight January 25 to receive recognition at spring regional meetings and PTK Catalyst 2017.
Why You Should Study Abroad & How You Can Get There

Why You Should Study Abroad & How You Can Get There

It’s more than a stamp on your passport; it’s an opportunity for you to expand your academic, personal and professional life. And it’s absolutely within reach.
People of PTK: Mohamed Abdelghany

People of PTK: Mohamed Abdelghany

"In my profession, I'll be creating more public service leaders. I want to do something that will bring about change."
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.”