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The Reach

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

I AM PTK: Melinda Dourte

I AM PTK: Melinda Dourte

Guest blogger Melinda Dourte shares why she is PTK as we introduce a new membership recruitment toolkit and campaign, "I AM PTK."
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.
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.
People of PTK: Dr. Aldena Harris

People of PTK: Dr. Aldena Harris

As an advisor, Dr. Aldena Harris hopes to groom her members to be student leaders. Here, she shares how attending Phi Theta Kappa’s Leadership Instructor Certification Seminar is the first step in doing just that.
People of PTK: Andrew Kirkpatrick

People of PTK: Andrew Kirkpatrick

This welding student from Missouri has proven a lot of people wrong, and he’s just getting started.
People of PTK: Tiara & Tanishq Abraham

People of PTK: Tiara & Tanishq Abraham

Meet two of Phi Theta Kappa’s youngest members: Tiara and Tanishq Abraham. You won’t believe what this sister-brother child prodigy duo has already accomplished.
People of PTK: Jonelle Joiner & Her Competitive Edge

People of PTK: Jonelle Joiner & Her Competitive Edge

When Texas member Jonelle Joiner wanted to do more with her good grades, she turned to Five Star Competitive Edge. She’s now training both her fellow members and coworkers on the skills she gained.
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.
People of PTK: Mohamed Abdelghany

People of PTK: Mohamed Abdelghany

"In my profession, I'll be creating more public service leaders. I want to do something that will bring about change."