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GEICO Baccalaureate Scholars Receive $3,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi - Early on, financial difficulties convinced Jenny Maique that a college education was out of reach. As a child, she dealt with her parent’s divorce, her mother’s layoff from her job, a house fire, and a car accident.

Phi Theta Kappa and GEICO Present $5,000 in Master’s Degree Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi - Born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, Oluwadamisi Atanda saw his fair share of poverty and extreme government corruption. It cemented his desire to commit to a career of public service, fostering a more democratic and peaceful world.

Alumni Members/Associations Recognized, AAC Representative Elected at NerdNation

Jackson, Mississippi - Alumni awards for individuals and chapters were presented at NerdNation 2015, Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18.

Phi Theta Kappa Remembers Kentucky Regional Coordinator Margo Hamm

Jackson, MS - Margo Hamm, Kentucky Regional Coordinator and Associate Dean of Library & Learning Resources at Somerset Community College, died May 5 in Portsmouth, Ohio.

Five Phi Theta Kappa Advisors Named 2015 Advisors Emeriti

Jackson, Mississippi – Five advisors have been named Advisors Emeriti by the Phi Theta Kappa Foundation and were recognized during the Advisors Luncheon at NerdNation 2015, Phi Theta Kappa’s annual convention, in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18

Twenty-three College Presidents Receive Shirley B. Gordon Awards

San Antonio, Texas – Twenty-three college presidents/campus CEOs received 2015 Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction at NerdNation, Phi Theta Kappa's 97th Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18.

All-USA Community College Academic Team Awarded $100,000 in Scholarships

San Antonio, Texas - Twenty two-year college students have been named to the All-USA Community College Academic Team, honored for their outstanding intellectual achievement and leadership with $100,000 in scholarships.

Florida Member and Advisor to Serve on Phi Theta Kappa Board of Directors

Jackson, MS — Yanik Etan, Phi Theta Kappa’s 2015-2016 International President and a student at College of Central Florida in Ocala, has been appointed to serve on Phi Theta Kappa’s Board of Directors and Dr.

Seattle Student Chosen as Pierce Scholar Recieves $1,000 Scholarship

Jackson, MS –  All-USA Community College Academic Team member David Michael Patrick Yama, a biology major at South Seattle College in Washington, was selected as the recipient of the David R. Pierce Scholarship of $1,000 for completion of an associate degree.

Phi Theta Kappa Board of Directors Provides New Statement

A recent news article and ongoing internet and social media postings have called attention to allegations of personal misconduct by Phi Theta Kappa Executive Director Dr. Rod Risley, made by two former international officers, Toni Marek and Rachel Reeck.

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