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The Reach

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

Veterans Day Lessons in Leadership

Veterans Day Lessons in Leadership

Three Phi Theta Kappa members who are also in the military share how their time in service prepared them for taking on leadership roles in their chapters.
Practicing What They Preach

Practicing What They Preach

Phi Theta Kappa has long advocated for student success and the finances to make that possible. Now, staff members are taking a more hands-on approach – by helping local students and their parents to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
Celebrate International Education Week - November 14 - 18, 2016

Celebrate International Education Week - November 14 - 18, 2016

Take advantage of a truly international experience without leaving home in a webinar with the Beijing Language and Culture University.
6 Tips for a Last-Minute Honors in Action Project

6 Tips for a Last-Minute Honors in Action Project

It is possible to plan and complete an Honors in Action Project at this point in the year, but you must act fast. Here are some tips to help.
Van Atter Inducted into Rowan College Alumni Hall of Fame

Van Atter Inducted into Rowan College Alumni Hall of Fame

Patricia (Pattie) Van Atter, who serves as Vice Chair of the Phi Theta Kappa Board of Directors and Middle States Regional Coordinator, has been inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame for her alma mater.
Virginia Member Takes Top Prize in Nota Bene

Virginia Member Takes Top Prize in Nota Bene

Twenty-three members were selected to have their works published in the 2016 issue of Nota Bene.
Regions Put Grant Funds to Use

Regions Put Grant Funds to Use

From motivational speakers to experiential learning and a drummer's cafe, $110,000 in grants from the Center for Excellence strengthened local programming in 22 regions this fall.
Middle States Completes!

Middle States Completes!

More than 3,000 students participated in the Middle States Community College Completion Challenge Week October 17-21, with all states in the region taking part in the event for the first time.
Finding Self-Worth Through Free Membership

Finding Self-Worth Through Free Membership

International Officer Sara Hwang shares how the gift of a sponsored Phi Theta Kappa membership helped rebuild her confidence after struggling with poverty and homelessness.
The Motherland and The Second City

The Motherland and The Second City

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.