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The Reach

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

From Minnesota to Harvard: “It’s been an incredible journey.”

From Minnesota to Harvard: “It’s been an incredible journey.”

In 2011, Michael Dwyer-Clonts enrolled at his local community college in Minnesota and joined the Beta Xi Gamma Chapter; five years later, he’s published a book and will graduate from Harvard.
Tincher-Ladner Receives Two National Appointments

Tincher-Ladner Receives Two National Appointments

Phi Theta Kappa’s President and CEO has been asked to serve on committees related to student development and engagement.
Need to Recruit New Members? Start with Your Faculty

Need to Recruit New Members? Start with Your Faculty

Ideas to borrow from the Alpha Lambda Zeta Chapter: give college faculty an FAQ sheet on Phi Theta Kappa so they can encourage their students to join, and have a marketing class adopt your chapter to evaluate your recruitment materials.
Lessons from the NEW Leadership Program

Lessons from the NEW Leadership Program

International Vice President Sara Hwang shares her recent experience at the NEW Leadership New Jersey Summer Institute.
Honors Institute is Over — Now What?

Honors Institute is Over — Now What?

Let the weeks following Honors Institute lead your chapter into a solid Honors in Action Project. Here’s how.
Inspired to Succeed: Noah Griffin

Inspired to Succeed: Noah Griffin

How a college fair at a Phi Theta Kappa convention set a member from a small town on a path to accomplish his big dreams.
5 Big Training Tips for Regional Officers

5 Big Training Tips for Regional Officers

We’ve compiled the top tips and best practices covered during the Regional Officer training track at Honors Institute so you can put these skills to use.
Honors Institute Previews the Grad School Experience

Honors Institute Previews the Grad School Experience

An Honors Institute first-timer shares how, from her perspective, the event serves as a good glimpse into graduate school.
From Iowa to Haiti, With Love

From Iowa to Haiti, With Love

The small Beta Zeta Mu Chapter in Iowa is using its Honors in Action Projects to have a global reach, most recently in Haiti.
First Person: “Phi Theta Kappa Changed My Life”

First Person: “Phi Theta Kappa Changed My Life”

Texas alumna Katrina Gibson shares how Phi Theta Kappa gave her a community, a sense of purpose and an open door to the University of North Texas.