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Twenty-three Named Distinguished College Administrators

Jackson, MS - Twenty-three college administrators will be honored with 2015 Distinguished College Administrator Awards, presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during Nerd Nation, the Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April16-18.

Sixteen College Presidents to Receive Bennett Lifetime Achievement Awards

Jackson, MS – Sixteen retiring college presidents/campus CEOs will be honored with the Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement Award during NerdNation 2015, Phi Theta Kappa's Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18.

Guistwhite Scholars Awarded 75,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi - Fifteen Phi Theta Kappa members have been selected as 2015 Guistwhite Scholarship recipients and will be honored at a special reception during Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18.

Phi Theta Kappa CEO Receives International Leadership Award

50 New Century Scholars Receive $100,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi – Fifty community college students from the United States and American Samoa have been named 2015 New Century Scholars – receiving a total of $100,000 in scholarships.

Pearson to Provide $250,000 in New Scholarships and Mentorship Program for Phi Theta Kappa Members

Scholarship designed to help Students complete Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees and will match each Scholar with a Pearson Professional Mentor for ongoing support

Phi Theta Kappa Foundation Trustee, Hites Scholarship Benefactor Remembered

Jackson, MS – Phi Theta Kappa Foundation Trustee Ray Hites, who helped establish the Hites Transfer Scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa members, died in Savannah, Georgia, on February 18.

Phi Theta Kappa/IPSLEI Award $2,000 in Public Safety Scholarships

Jackson, MS – Two criminal justice majors from York County Community College in Maine and Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical Campus have each received $1,000 scholarships from Phi Theta Kappa and the International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute (IPSLEI).

Phi Theta Kappa Members Boast 91 Percent Success Rate

Numbers don’t lie: a recent study of Phi Theta Kappa members shows that members have an overall student success rate of 91 percent, compared to a national success rate of just 38 percent.

Alabama College President Funds New Advisor Leadership Scholarship

Jackson, Mississippi - Dr. Andrea Mayfield, President of Shelton State Community College in Alabama, was looking for a way she could make a difference for Phi Theta Kappa and found a way to do just that – by creating the Advisor Leadership Development Scholarship.


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