Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished Alumna and Pulitzer Prize-winner Mirta Ojito, who credits her community college and Society membership for helping her achieve success, has written a new book to be released by Beacon Press on October 15.
The Ohio and Virginia Regional Alumni Associations have taken a leadership role among alumni associations with recent and generous donations for the Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship Challenge, citing the need to “pay it forward” to today’s members in gratitude for th
Water. It’s something many Americans take for granted; but, in most underdeveloped countries, it is a valued resource that, in a clean form, is often difficult to attain. One Phi Theta Kappa alumnus wants to change that.
Jackson, MS – Connie Myers-Kerr, a student and public relations consultant of Grove City, Ohio, was elected to serve on Phi Theta Kappa’s Alumni Advisory Council during the Society’s 2013 Annual Convention in San Jose April 4-6.
Jackson, MS – The Phi Theta Kappa Foundation has named Dr. George Boggs, former American Association of Community Colleges President and CEO, and Cassius O. Johnson, Program Officer for the Carnegie Corporation of New York, as members of the Board of Trustees.
Jackson, MS – Middle States Regional Coordinator Pattie Van Atter, Coordinator of Instructional Support Services at the Wilmington Campus of Delaware Tech & Community College, has been chosen as Phi Theta Kappa’s 2013 Board of Directors Alumni Achievement Award winner
Jeremy Mathis, who served as 2011-2012 International Vice President – Division IV, recently returned to Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado to deliver a speech on a topic he’s come to know well: college completion.
Phi Theta Kappa alumnus and former International President Cassius O. Johnson has joined Carnegie Corporation of New York as a Program Officer, continuing years of service in education that began with him accepting membership into the honor society.
Jackson, MS – Candace Eldridge, a speech communications professor at Collin College and Tarrant County College in Texas, was elected to serve on Phi Theta Kappa’s Alumni Advisory Council during the Society’s 2012 Annual Convention in Nashville April 12-14.
Phi Theta Kappa alumnus H. Ross Perot joined thousands of high school and college students, faculty, administrators and community leaders at his alma mater, Texarkana College in Texas, recently at a rally supporting the college and college completion.
Phi Theta Kappa Distinguished Alumna and Pulitzer Prize-winner Mirta Ojito, who credits her community college and Society membership for helping her achieve success, was the keynote speaker at the recent Freshman Convocation at the Bronx Community College, City University of New York.