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DiversiFive Files: Three Members on Why You Should Join PTK Today

DiversiFive Files: Three Members on Why You Should Join PTK Today

At one point, all 3.5 million-plus members of Phi Theta Kappa had to decide if membership was worth it. Here, three members share why it was for them.
DiversiFive Files: We are PTK

DiversiFive Files: We are PTK

Division 2 International Vice President Jay Fritts shares the stories of three different students with three different college experiences and one common thread: they are PTK.
DiversiFive Files: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Student Populations

DiversiFive Files: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Student Populations

To increase access and opportunities for everyone on your campus, you must first identify the needs of everyone on your campus, especially among the most diverse student populations.
DiversiFive Files: Voting Rights & Responsibilities

DiversiFive Files: Voting Rights & Responsibilities

International President Amanda Karpinski shares how a chapter in Oregon used the rights and responsibilities of voting to ensure the voices of even the most marginalized students on campus were heard in the 2016 presidential election.
Why an Active Alumni Association Matters

Why an Active Alumni Association Matters

Upon transferring to the University of Mississippi, three former International Officers saw the value of an active alumni association — and quickly got to work reviving the one on their campus.
5 Tips to Help Veterans Succeed in College

5 Tips to Help Veterans Succeed in College

In honor of Military Service Appreciation Month, 2016-17 International President and Army veteran Andrew Porter offers advice to fellow veterans on succeeding in college.
People of PTK: 2017-2018 International Officers

People of PTK: 2017-2018 International Officers

During PTK Catalyst 2017, attendees elected five members to the highest level of student leadership in Phi Theta Kappa. Learn more about them and how they’ll spend the next year.
V.A.L.U.E. Leadership

V.A.L.U.E. Leadership

A year as International President can teach you a lot about leadership. As his term comes to an end, Andrew Porter shares what he’s learned and leaves you with an acronym for leadership he’s developed.
Advice for the 2017-2018 International Officers

Advice for the 2017-2018 International Officers

Division 4 Vice President Alexa Greer has learned a lot this past year. As her time as an International Officer ends, she has some valuable advice for her successors.
Meet the International Officer, ACA Candidates

Meet the International Officer, ACA Candidates

Learn more about the 29 students seeking International Office and the two advisors nominated for the Association of Chapter Advisors Secretary for Division 4.