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The Reach

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

Regions Put Grant Funds to Use

Regions Put Grant Funds to Use

From motivational speakers to experiential learning and a drummer's cafe, $110,000 in grants from the Center for Excellence strengthened local programming in 22 regions this fall.
Middle States Completes!

Middle States Completes!

More than 3,000 students participated in the Middle States Community College Completion Challenge Week October 17-21, with all states in the region taking part in the event for the first time.
Finding Self-Worth Through Free Membership

Finding Self-Worth Through Free Membership

International Officer Sara Hwang shares how the gift of a sponsored Phi Theta Kappa membership helped rebuild her confidence after struggling with poverty and homelessness.
The Motherland and The Second City

The Motherland and The Second City

Two advisors share how the Mosal and Marshall Awards have allowed them to pick up old dreams, shake off the dust and turn them into realities.
Scholarship Recipients Announced

Scholarship Recipients Announced

More than 200 scholarships are being awarded to Phi Theta Kappa members for completion of associate degrees, with recipients receiving scholarships between $1,000 and $5,000 each.
An Insider’s Look at Running for International Office

An Insider’s Look at Running for International Office

Thinking about a run for International Office? Let International President Andrew Porter share a little about what you can expect.
Hey Phi Theta Kappa — It’s Time to FAFSA!

Hey Phi Theta Kappa — It’s Time to FAFSA!

Nearly $3 billion in federal grant aid for college went unclaimed last year alone. The FAFSA can help you get your share, but there’s also much more to it than money.
New Scholarship to Cover Member Fees

New Scholarship to Cover Member Fees

A new scholarship is giving hundreds of students the golden opportunity of joining Phi Theta Kappa by covering their membership fees.
Ed Forum Proposals Due Nov. 4

Ed Forum Proposals Due Nov. 4

Advisors — here’s your chance to share your expertise: proposals for PTK Catalyst 2017 Educational Forums are now being accepted.
Members Win #FreeCommunityCollegeStory Competition

Members Win #FreeCommunityCollegeStory Competition

Both first and third place in Heads Up America’s video competition went to Phi Theta Kappa members in Florida and California, respectively.