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Khan Academy Announces Winners in Phi Theta Kappa Tutoring Challenge

Six Phi Theta Kappa members have been named winners in the Khan Academy Tutoring Challenge. Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006 by educator Salman Khan to provide "a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere."

2014 Dr. Mary Hood Texas Region Scholar Receives a $1,500 Scholarship

Jackson, MS – Timothy West, a student at Weatherford College, has been selected by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society to receive a $1,500 scholarship as the 2014 Dr. Mary Hood Texas Region Scholar.

2014 GEICO Associate Degree Scholars Receive $2,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, MS – As the son of a single parent, Brandon Hayes set five goals for himself to break the stereotypes commonly associated with single parent families – achieve academic excellence; maintain a good reputation through strong moral values; give back to his community through volu

Phi Theta Kappa Awards Hites Scholars $75,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi – As a high school senior with a 4.3 grade point average, Jessie Warme was accepted to Yale and Stanford, among other universities. There was just one problem — she would be graduating college with $80,000 in student loan debt.

Alpha Beta Eta Chapter Receives 2014 Hallmark Awards, Top 100 Recognition

Jackson, Mississippi - The Alpha Beta Eta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Lurleen B. Wallace Community College in Andalusia, Alabama, is being recognized as a Top 100 Chapter, among nearly 1,300 chapters worldwide.

Ohio Regional Coordinator Carbone Accepts New Post in Michigan

Ohio Regional Coordinator Cindy Carbone has accepted a new position at Oakland Community College in Michigan and now serves as Dean of English and Communications. She will step down as Ohio Regional Coordinator, a post she has held since 2003.

Honors Institute Changes Lives in Many Ways

In the months leading up to the 2014 Honors Institute, first-time Faculty Scholar Kari Kahler, who serves as Michigan Regional Coordinator, wondered how she would create a meaningful experience for her seminar group, composed of regional officers from around the world.

Lecture Sponsors Make Honors Institute Possible

More than 500 Phi Theta Kappa members, advisors and alumni gathered June 16-21 at Washington University in St. Louis for the Society’s 2014 Honors Institute.

Phi Theta Kappa Appoints Five Faculty Members to Honors Program Council

Jackson, MS – Margo Hamm, Glenn Rohlfing, Dr. Christine Solomon, Dr. Melissa Weinbrenner and Dr. Johannah B. Williams have been appointed to Phi Theta Kappa's Honors Program Council. They will serve four-year terms on the council, effective July 1, 2014.

AACC Makes $10,000 Donation to New Pierce Scholarship Fund

Jackson, Mississippi – When Michelle Machado Davis was growing up in Brazil, she had to walk several miles to and from school every day — often in shoes that didn’t fit, either too small or stuffed with tissues so that she could grow into them.

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