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The Reach

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

New Transfer Scholarship: Roanoke College

New Transfer Scholarship: Roanoke College

See details on the newest transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members to Roanoke College in Virginia.
A 4-Day PTK Crash Course

A 4-Day PTK Crash Course

Officers of the Alpha Zeta Eta Chapter in Texas share a look at the four-day Phi Theta Kappa training course that has prepared them to lead in the year ahead.
People of PTK: Michael Husser

People of PTK: Michael Husser

From playing bass for Little Richard and working on NBC’s The Tonight Show to teaching high school students, California alumnus Michael Husser has led one interesting life.
5 Ways to Maximize Your Headquarters Visit

5 Ways to Maximize Your Headquarters Visit

Want to come visit us at the Center for Excellence? Here are five tips that will help you get the most out of your trip.
How to Bring Honors Institute to Your Chapter

How to Bring Honors Institute to Your Chapter

The 2017 Honors Institute is behind us…so, now what? How do you take what you learned back to your chapters? Florida member Michael Onuchovsky has some ideas.
Centennial Reflections

Centennial Reflections

As a result of the expanding mission of community colleges over the past 100 years, Phi Theta Kappa has active chapters at institutions that call themselves community colleges, junior colleges, technical colleges, colleges and even universities.
People of PTK: Valerie Castrillon

People of PTK: Valerie Castrillon

Alabama member Valerie Castrillon came to Jefferson State Community College lacking confidence, struggling with English and taking lower level classes. But joining Phi Theta Kappa and meeting alumnus and Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise changed her life and set her on a different path.
Honors in Action Research Made Easy

Honors in Action Research Made Easy

Overwhelmed at the thought of conducting research for your Honors in Action Project? This guide makes it easy.
Membership Invitations Change Lives

Membership Invitations Change Lives

Phi Theta Kappa's new REACH Rewards program is about so much more than free stoles and tassels — increasing access to membership is changing lives.
The Two Things That Changed Everything

The Two Things That Changed Everything

For guest blogger and Texas alumnus George Melchor, Phi Theta Kappa and a scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation opened the door to an amazing future.