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The Reach

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

“PTK Changed Everything for Me”

“PTK Changed Everything for Me”

PTK alumna Rashida Jones was told she wasn’t smart enough for college, so she turned to selling drugs and was arrested. Almost 10 years later, when she knew she needed to change the direction of her life, she found a more positive support network in Phi Theta Kappa and achieved more than she’d ever thought possible.
How to Make Your Relay For Life a Success

How to Make Your Relay For Life a Success

Take a look at these tips for fundraising and getting members involved in your chapter’s next Relay effort.
Tailor Your Training at the Center for Excellence

Tailor Your Training at the Center for Excellence

No one-size-fits-all training here! When you visit at Phi Theta Kappa’s Headquarters, you set the agenda, and you decide what training your group gets.
Honors Institute Gives Glimpse of Grad School

Honors Institute Gives Glimpse of Grad School

Thinking about graduate school? You’ll get a good preview of the experience at Honors Institute.
People of PTK: Dr. Aldena Harris

People of PTK: Dr. Aldena Harris

As an advisor, Dr. Aldena Harris hopes to groom her members to be student leaders. Here, she shares how attending Phi Theta Kappa’s Leadership Instructor Certification Seminar is the first step in doing just that.
Grow Your Chapter This Summer

Grow Your Chapter This Summer

Our Summer Enrollment Option keeps your chapter growing all year long.
Secrets of Success from the 2017 Most Distinguished Chapter

Secrets of Success from the 2017 Most Distinguished Chapter

During this year’s Hallmark Awards Gala at PTK Catalyst in Nashville, the Beta Lambda Mu Chapter at Lone Star College-CyFair Campus took home the top prize — learn how they did it.
Rights, Responsibilities, and The IF Project

Rights, Responsibilities, and The IF Project

A Washington chapter seeks to show its campus and community how one tiny word — “if” — is changing the lives of incarcerated women in its state.
5 Tips to Help Veterans Succeed in College

5 Tips to Help Veterans Succeed in College

In honor of Military Service Appreciation Month, 2016-17 International President and Army veteran Andrew Porter offers advice to fellow veterans on succeeding in college.
People of PTK: Andrew Kirkpatrick

People of PTK: Andrew Kirkpatrick

This welding student from Missouri has proven a lot of people wrong, and he’s just getting started.