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The Reach

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

I AM PTK: Rahul Kane

I AM PTK: Rahul Kane

Chapter advisor Rahul Kane is creating courses to make his curriculum more affordable for students, and he recently received a $25,000 grant for his innovation.
3 Ways You’ll Benefit from the Five Star Chapter Plan

3 Ways You’ll Benefit from the Five Star Chapter Plan

It only took the Upsilon Delta Chapter a year to go from a One Star to a Five Star Chapter, but the benefits to its members will last a lifetime.
9 Keys to a Strong Transfer Application

9 Keys to a Strong Transfer Application

Increase your chances of getting admitted to the university of your dreams with these nine tips from four-year transfer admissions experts.
Reflecting on Honors Institute 2018

Reflecting on Honors Institute 2018

Division 4 International Vice President Philippe Schicker shares his perspective of Honors Institute 2018, held June 18-23 at Villanova University in Pennsylvania.
To Increase Membership, Communication Counts

To Increase Membership, Communication Counts

Through consistent communication, the Indiana Region saw an increase in membership and a record number of Five Star Competitive Edge completions among its members.
International Student Finds Family in PTK

International Student Finds Family in PTK

When international student Alessandra Chimienti left her family in Italy to have an adventure and pursue her education in California, she found a second family in Phi Theta Kappa.
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.