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The Reach

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

Give the Gift of Membership

Give the Gift of Membership

Does your chapter or college offer membership fee assistance for eligible students who can’t afford to join? If not, consider creating one like Beta Pi Rho, and don’t forget to nominate students for the Golden Opportunity Scholarship, open through March 15.
5 Tips for International Officer Candidates

5 Tips for International Officer Candidates

International Officer Sara Hwang offers campaigning tips for 2017-18 candidates and reflects on the goals she and her team have accomplished.
People of PTK: Christina Boyce

People of PTK: Christina Boyce

Meet Super Alumna Christina Boyce, and don’t forget to nominate alumni like her for Alumni Awards of Appreciation, due February 15. By day Phi Theta Kappa alumna Christina Boyce works at a law firm in Edwardsville, Illinois—but she also doubles as a chapter advisor and secretary of the Illinois Regional Alumni Association (IRAA).
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.