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

Finish 2017 Strong -- Grow Your Membership This Holiday Season!

Finish 2017 Strong -- Grow Your Membership This Holiday Season!

Check out these five communication strategies to maximize membership at your local chapter this holiday season.
Want to Engage Your Members?  Try Canvas

Want to Engage Your Members? Try Canvas

Can technology increase participation in your chapter activities? Read on to find out.
I AM PTK:  Alumnus and Journalist John Sepulvado

I AM PTK: Alumnus and Journalist John Sepulvado

Phi Theta Kappa alum and award-winning broadcast journalist John Sepulvado tells us how questioning everything led to a career in public radio and saved his life.
What Should Happen in Your First 3 Chapter Meetings?

What Should Happen in Your First 3 Chapter Meetings?

Meetings are one important way your chapter connects with members, so what should you be doing in your first three? Our experts have a few ideas.
10 FAQ’s About PTK Membership

10 FAQ’s About PTK Membership

Believe it or not, most people ask the same questions about Phi Theta Kappa membership. We have the answers.
People of PTK: Dr. Rebecca Hernandez

People of PTK: Dr. Rebecca Hernandez

California alumna Dr. Rebecca Hernandez is living her dream while protecting the environment.
Boost Membership with High School Outreach

Boost Membership with High School Outreach

Many chapters are learning that you’re never too young to be a scholar, and their high school outreach programs are yielding big dividends — increased membership, stronger leadership, and service to the college and community.
Creative Ways Your Chapter Can Recruit Members

Creative Ways Your Chapter Can Recruit Members

The Alabama Region had the most chapters to hit the 15 percent member acceptance mark last year. Here, regional officers share some of their most creative and effective ideas, including discounting the membership fee and “pre-inviting” eligible students.
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.
People of PTK: Valerie Castrillon

People of PTK: Valerie Castrillon

Alabama member Valerie Castrillon came to Jefferson State Community College lacking confidence, struggling with English and taking lower level classes. But joining Phi Theta Kappa and meeting alumnus and Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise changed her life and set her on a different path.