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The Reach

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

We are PTK: The 2019-20 International Officers

We are PTK: The 2019-20 International Officers

Get to know the five students who were elected at PTK Catalyst 2019 to serve as International Officers for the next academic year.
New Transfer Scholarship: Bryant University

New Transfer Scholarship: Bryant University

Check out the newest transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members: $2,500 to Bryant University in Rhode Island.
Why I Consider the Orlowski Award to be PTK’s Highest Honor

Why I Consider the Orlowski Award to be PTK’s Highest Honor

Former International President Kevin Braden on the story behind the Orlowski International Officer Candidate Award and why he believes it’s the most important PTK award a member can receive.
Changing Lives, Giving Hope in an Alabama Prison

Changing Lives, Giving Hope in an Alabama Prison

James Elliott shares his first experience as an International Officer: chartering PTK’s first chapter solely for those incarcerated.
PTK Catalyst is over. Now What?

PTK Catalyst is over. Now What?

Here are a few things that you can do to use your PTK Catalyst experience to create change in your life and in the life of your PTK chapter.
The Alpha Chapter is Back

The Alpha Chapter is Back

Phi Theta Kappa’s 101st year will bring the first induction ceremony for the Alpha Chapter in more than 60 years.
I AM PTK: James Elliott

I AM PTK: James Elliott

Newly elected International President James Elliott shared his story at a breakfast for college presidents hosted by Phi Theta Kappa. Read his speech here.
2-Year Colleges Matter, and You are the Proof

2-Year Colleges Matter, and You are the Proof

Did you miss PTK President and CEO Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner’s keynote address at PTK Catalyst? Read the transcript now.
How One ‘Sketchy’ Class Changed My Life

How One ‘Sketchy’ Class Changed My Life

Illinois member Tyson Jenkins shares how Phi Theta Kappa erased the community college stigma in his mind and set him up for recognition, scholarships, and a family for life.
Achieve Your Goals with the Ellucian Pathways Scholarship

Achieve Your Goals with the Ellucian Pathways Scholarship

The 2019 Ellucian Pathways Scholarship will award a total of $100,000 to 20 students to help them complete their education. Learn more and apply today!