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The Reach

All the latest information, news and stories to inspire and inform Phi Theta Kappa members

I AM PTK: Dr. Lillie McCain

I AM PTK: Dr. Lillie McCain

As students and advisors prepare to dive into PTK’s Leadership Development Studies curriculum at Honors Institute, meet one woman who has been instrumental in certifying instructors for the last 20 years.
How to Conduct Academic Research

How to Conduct Academic Research

As you begin working on your Honors in Action Project for the year, take a minute to brush up on your academic research skills.
Trustees Award Nominations Due Aug. 29

Trustees Award Nominations Due Aug. 29

Thank your college’s Board of Trustees for its support — nominate it for a Board of Trustees Hallmark Award by August 29.
PTK Offers Second Chances, New Opportunities for Incarcerated

PTK Offers Second Chances, New Opportunities for Incarcerated

In the year and a half since Phi Theta Kappa extended membership to those incarcerated and on parole, two chapters have been particularly successful in offering second chances and new opportunities to their newest members.
I AM PTK: Emily Froimson

I AM PTK: Emily Froimson

Phi Theta Kappa Foundation Trustee Emily Froimson has dedicated her life to helping nonprofit organizations give educational opportunities to students in need.
New Transfer Scholarship: St. Lawrence University

New Transfer Scholarship: St. Lawrence University

Check out this brief Q&A for details on the newest transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members: $5,000 per year to St. Lawrence University in New York.
Four College Fair Follow-Ups

Four College Fair Follow-Ups

Whether you’ve already attended a college fair or you’re preparing for one in the coming months, you’ll want to keep these four next steps handy.
What to Expect from Honors Institute 2018

What to Expect from Honors Institute 2018

Honors Institute will have an exciting new program this year. Read on to see what this means for you.
WE ARE PTK: 2018-2019 International Officers

WE ARE PTK: 2018-2019 International Officers

Meet the five students elected during PTK Catalyst 2018 to lead Phi Theta Kappa into its next century.
Meet the 2018 Most Distinguished Chapter

Meet the 2018 Most Distinguished Chapter

The Omicron Psi Chapter from Grayson College in Texas finally took the top title at PTK Catalyst 2018, and it was an honor nearly 10 years in the making. See how they did it.