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

Over 400 Chapters Earn REACH Rewards

Over 400 Chapters Earn REACH Rewards

The Alpha Theta Omega and Beta Rho Lambda Chapters had the highest member acceptance rates for 2016, and Phi Theta Kappa achieved its highest overall acceptance rate ever.
Back to the Basics of Recruiting … With Some New-School Swag

Back to the Basics of Recruiting … With Some New-School Swag

Dr. Aariel Charbonnet has 3 tips for recruiting prospective members based on old-school marketing but with a new-school twist.
Your PTK Catalyst Survival Guide

Your PTK Catalyst Survival Guide

International Officer Ashlynne Banks has prepared a guide for all you can expect at PTK Catalyst 2017 in Nashville.
Dr. Jennifer Arnold: Thinking Big

Dr. Jennifer Arnold: Thinking Big

Learn more about Dr. Jennifer Arnold, one-half of TLC’s “The Little Couple” who will take the stage at PTK Catalyst 2017.
Portraits of Power

Portraits of Power

Don’t miss PTK Catalyst 2017 speaker Platon, who will show his award-winning photographs of world leaders and tell the stories behind them.
People of PTK: Ekeme Ekanem

People of PTK: Ekeme Ekanem

The California member, actress and future linguist discusses the loves of her life and how Phi Theta Kappa helped her connect them all.
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.