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The Reach

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

‘If You Want to Lead, You Need to Serve’

‘If You Want to Lead, You Need to Serve’

We’ve got 53 new certified faculty members for our Leadership Development Studies curriculum, and they aren’t all advisors. See the full list, and read why one college president chose to participate.
Best Practices for College Projects

Best Practices for College Projects

Get the tips and best practices you need for a successful College Project, and find a webinar and presentation on this topic to share with your chapter.
Give Your College President a (figurative) Gold Medal

Give Your College President a (figurative) Gold Medal

If the support of your college president is worthy of an Olympic medal, take advantage of this special opportunity to name him or her an honorary member at no cost to you.
Support Free Community College, Invest in the Future

Support Free Community College, Invest in the Future

2016-17 International President Andrew Porter explains how free community college isn’t a handout; it’s an investment in our country’s students to do more and to be more.
Webinar on Aug. 19: International Honors Certificates

Webinar on Aug. 19: International Honors Certificates

Advisors, this informative webinar will give you a closer look at the International Honors Certificates program and explore why your college should offer it to students.
First Person: “It’s always about expectations.”

First Person: “It’s always about expectations.”

A four-year college transfer recruiter shares the one question he hopes you’re asking representatives at college transfer fairs.
Rocket Science, Soap and Everything in Between

Rocket Science, Soap and Everything in Between

Meet George Pandya, a member from Colorado who has worked in rocket science, published a paper through Cornell and co-founded a non-profit. Oh, and he’s only 18.
First Person: Leadership Seminar Promotes “the Best in All of Us”

First Person: Leadership Seminar Promotes “the Best in All of Us”

As an advisor, Dr. Aldena Harris hopes to groom her members to be student leaders. Here, she shares how her recent attendance of Phi Theta Kappa’s Leadership Instructor Certification Seminar is the first step in doing just that.
How You Can Increase Member Involvement

How You Can Increase Member Involvement

International President Andrew Porter has learned some great ways to increase member participation, and he’s sharing them with you.
When Changing a Story Changes a Family

When Changing a Story Changes a Family

At 20, member Ebony Nava was a homeless, single mother with a second-grade education and custody of her six younger siblings. Today, she’s at Wellesley College.