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."
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.