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

The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship: “It is possible.”

The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship: “It is possible.”

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation will award 55 scholarships of $40,000 each in 2017. One could be yours, but you have to apply for it.
$50,000 Grant = Membership Scholarships for 750 Miss. Students

$50,000 Grant = Membership Scholarships for 750 Miss. Students

Phi Theta Kappa and the Education Services Foundation announced the grant in a press conference Tuesday at the Center for Excellence.
400 Million People are on LinkedIn — Are You?

400 Million People are on LinkedIn — Are You?

Join LinkedIn guru and Career Strategist Coach Ron Nash for a webinar series as he outlines what LinkedIn can do for you — and why you should get started now.
Give Your College President a (figurative) Gold Medal

Give Your College President a (figurative) Gold Medal

If the support of your college president is worthy of an Olympic medal, take advantage of this special opportunity to name him or her an honorary member at no cost to you.
Rocket Science, Soap and Everything in Between

Rocket Science, Soap and Everything in Between

Meet George Pandya, a member from Colorado who has worked in rocket science, published a paper through Cornell and co-founded a non-profit. Oh, and he’s only 18.
When Changing a Story Changes a Family

When Changing a Story Changes a Family

At 20, member Ebony Nava was a homeless, single mother with a second-grade education and custody of her six younger siblings. Today, she’s at Wellesley College.
Inspired to Succeed: Noah Griffin

Inspired to Succeed: Noah Griffin

How a college fair at a Phi Theta Kappa convention set a member from a small town on a path to accomplish his big dreams.
Doing More to Help Latino Students Succeed

Doing More to Help Latino Students Succeed

Excelencia in Education’s President Sarita Brown on why colleges should be intentional in helping Latino students succeed and what programs are doing it well.
From DREAMer to Living Her Dreams

From DREAMer to Living Her Dreams

Despite the looming threat of deportation, Essex County College and Phi Theta Kappa helped Sofia Medina-Pardo get even closer to making her dreams a reality.
5 Ways to Achieve a School-Life Balance

5 Ways to Achieve a School-Life Balance

These 5 tips can help you complete your degree while keeping work, family and other responsibilities in check.