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The Reach

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

51 Certified to Teach PTK’s Leadership Program

51 Certified to Teach PTK’s Leadership Program

As leadership abilities grow increasingly important among today’s employers, a new set of college leaders will bring PTK’s award-winning leadership curriculum to students on their campuses and, along with it, the tools they need to impact their societies.
The ABC’s of Fundraising for Convention

The ABC’s of Fundraising for Convention

Registration for the Party of the Century, PTK Catalyst 2018, is now open, so how will your chapter raise funds to get there? We don’t quite have a tip for every letter of the alphabet, but we have a lot.
Using ‘Zoom’ to Grow Your Chapter

Using ‘Zoom’ to Grow Your Chapter

Recruitment emails and letters going unanswered? It’s time to meet students where they are: online (but not in their inboxes).
Chapter Uncovers HiA Success

Chapter Uncovers HiA Success

The Beta Lambda Delta Chapter won an Honors in Action Project Award and placed seventh during PTK Catalyst 2017. Here, we break down what it takes to put an award-winning project together.
People of PTK: Willie Chavez

People of PTK: Willie Chavez

Seven years ago, the birth of a brown-eyed boy named Julian changed the course of this Illinois member’s life, pulling him away from gang violence and incarceration and pushing him toward a college education and a better life for them both.
Why Soft Skills are Essential to a Successful Career

Why Soft Skills are Essential to a Successful Career

Your college education may help you land a job, but you’ll need soft skills to truly excel. Five Star member Stephen Twum Barimah explains.
3 Ways to Recruit More Members

3 Ways to Recruit More Members

This spring the Iota Zeta Chapter at Northeast Mississippi Community College received the greatest amount of free graduation regalia in Phi Theta Kappa’s REACH Rewards program. Here’s how they did it.
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.