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.
Phi Theta Kappa’s 95th Annual Convention in San Jose, California, culminated Saturday, April 6, with the presentation of the 2013 Hallmark Award Winners, including Most Distinguished Chapter to Alpha Zeta Iota from Northwest Shoals Community College in Phil Campbell, Alabama.
Jackson, MS - Twenty-five college administrators will be honored with 2013 Distinguished College Administrator Awards, presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during the Annual Convention in San Jose, California, April 4-6.
Jackson, MS –Eight retiring college presidents/campus CEOs will be honored with the Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement Award during Phi Theta Kappa's Annual Convention in San Jose, California, April 4-6.
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
Jackson, MS – The Citation Award for the best entry in Phi Theta Kappa’s annual Nota Bene literary competition has been renamed the Nell Ewing Citation Award in honor of Nell Ewing, who retired December 31, 2012, after serving on the staff for 26 years.
Phi Theta Kappa recently recognized and honored staff members who have reached milestone years of service with the Honor Society, including Executive Director Dr. Rod A. Risley for 35 years of service.
Phi Theta Kappa has received the prestigious Achievement of Excellence Award from the National Council on Student
Development (NCSD), in recognition of the Society's cumulative contributions over many years.
JACKSON, MS - Dr. E. Ann McGee, President of Seminole State College in Florida and a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Foundation Board of Trustees, received a 2012 Fulbright Community College Administrator Seminar Program Award that recently took her to Russia for meetings with higher education administrators to determine opportunities for partnerships with U.S. community colleges.
JACKSON, MS - The Phi Theta Kappa Foundation has named former METI CEO Lou Oberndorf as a member of the Board of Trustees. The Foundation was created to direct the Society's fundraising and development programs.
Jackson, MS – Twenty students have been named to the 22nd annual All-USA Community College Academic Team, honored for their outstanding intellectual achievement and leadership. Each team member will receive a $2,500 scholarship.
Jackson, MS – Phi Theta Kappa members and advisors from the three campuses of Holmes Community College in Mississippi were honored on the floor of the legislature at Mississippi's State Capitol recently for their accomplishments at the Society's Annual Convention in Nashville April 12-14.
Jackson, MS – Outgoing Phi Theta Kappa Regional Coordinators Kay Helms, Dr. Nancy Woods and Dr. Dan Houghtaling were honored for their service during the Society’s 2012 Annual Convention April 12-14 in Nashville.
Jackson, MS – Dr. Peggy Lee LePage, a biology professor at North Hennepin Community College in Minnesota, has been selected to receive a 2012 Mosal Award, which carries a stipend of $5,000 for personal professional development.
Jackson, MS - Twenty-five college administrators were honored with 2012 Distinguished College Administrator Awards, presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during the Annual Convention in Nashville April 12-14.
Jackson, MS – Dr. Nancy McCallin, President of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), was presented with the Distinguished State Community College Director Award during Phi Theta Kappa's 2012 Annual Convention in Nashville April 12-14.
JACKSON, MS – The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) has received the 2012 Alliance for Educational Excellence Award, presented by Phi Theta Kappa to organizations providing exceptional support for higher education.
Jackson, MS – Fifty-one community college students from the United States, Canada and Guam have been named 2012 New Century Scholars – receiving over $100,000 in scholarships. The New Century Scholars Program is sponsored by Coca-Cola Refreshments, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundat
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has received the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Commission for Student Development Award for “Outstanding Use of Technology” for the organization’s combined completion initiatives – including CollegeFish.org, C4 (Community College Completion Corps) and
Twenty advisors have received 2012 Annual Convention Scholarships, covering registration for them and a chapter member. The member’s registration in the pre-Convention Phi Theta Kappa Academy is also included (advisors pay no Academy registration fees).
Online applications for Phi Theta Kappa’s Hallmark Awards must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. CST February 1– less than a month away. The 2012 Hallmark Awards will be presented at Phi Theta Kappa's Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, April 12-14.
Phi Theta Kappa Headquarters staff members were recognized for outstanding leadership, dedication and service in recent ceremonies at the Center for Excellence, which also celebrated Society achievements in 2011.
Two very important changes to Phi Theta Kappa's scholarship opportunities have been announced: In 2012, $50,000 in Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarships will be awarded, doubling the amount available; and all Society-administered scholarships will now use a common application with two application per