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The Reach

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

Finding Hope by Studying the Holocaust

Finding Hope by Studying the Holocaust

A journey to Jerusalem gave Alabama advisor Dr. Liesl Ward Harris a renewed sense of hope and a new drive for justice and peace. It was made possible by Phi Theta Kappa’s Marshall Award.
5-Step Prep for PTK Catalyst Speaker Jeff Henderson

5-Step Prep for PTK Catalyst Speaker Jeff Henderson

PTK Catalyst 2019 keynote speaker Chef Jeff Henderson went from cooking crack cocaine to cooking some of the most celebrated meals at renowned Las Vegas restaurants. Get to know him, and make plans now to see him in Orlando, Florida, in April.
You Can Be Someone’s Champion

You Can Be Someone’s Champion

After struggling with self-harm, Division 2 Vice President David Parker got a fresh start at his college. In his PTK family, he found the champions he needed to keep going.
I AM PTK: Josh Pickering

I AM PTK: Josh Pickering

Think transfer students can’t get into selective colleges? Meet PTK alumnus Josh Pickering, who is in his first year at Stanford University’s School of Medicine.
Your Prospective Transfer School Tracker

Your Prospective Transfer School Tracker

Having trouble keeping up with the many moving parts that come with transferring to a four-year college? Kaplan Educational Foundation has a free simple worksheet that will change your life.
New Transfer Scholarship: Salve Regina University

New Transfer Scholarship: Salve Regina University

Check out this brief Q&A for details on the newest transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members: up to $23,000 per year to Salve Regina University in Rhode Island.
I AM PTK: Walter Carr

I AM PTK: Walter Carr

After walking 20 miles overnight to work, Walter Carr was given a car in a story that went viral over the summer. He’s using his newfound fame to give back to those who made him who he is.
4 Basic Public Speaking Rules

4 Basic Public Speaking Rules

International Officer Won Joon Kang teaches public speaking and debate full time. Here, he shares his four rules for public speaking, so you can find your own voice.