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The Reach

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

I AM PTK: Elliott Tanner

I AM PTK: Elliott Tanner

Ten-year-old Elliott Tanner found that he fits in perfectly at Normandale Community College, where he’s four classes away from having two associate degrees.
Capturing Campus Diversity in Your Chapter

Capturing Campus Diversity in Your Chapter

As you recruit new members this fall, make sure you are building a diverse and inclusive chapter that reflects the student body on your campus. Read on to learn how.
4 Proven Recruitment Tips

4 Proven Recruitment Tips

Why does the membership acceptance rate at Onondaga Community College keep going up? Advisor Dr. Annie Tuttle shares what’s working for her chapter, including four tried-and-true recruitment tips.
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.
13 Ways to Reactivate Your Chapter

13 Ways to Reactivate Your Chapter

If you’re feeling discouraged about the current state of your PTK chapter, don’t despair. Two chapters share a baker’s dozen of ideas on how they went from inactive to incredible in a very short time.
Why Membership Really Matters

Why Membership Really Matters

The recognition that comes with joining an honor society is nice, but benefits shouldn’t stop there. Give students access to a proven path to success, and their lives will never be the same.
I AM PTK: Noah Miller

I AM PTK: Noah Miller

Texas Member Noah Miller started out as a mediocre student, became a PTK provisional member, and now he’s an academic star. Learn more about his transformation.
7 Ways PTK Boosts Your Resume

7 Ways PTK Boosts Your Resume

When you become a member of PTK, you might wonder whether you should get involved or just be satisfied with the recognition. Here are seven resume-building strategies that prove putting yourself out there pays off.
I AM PTK:  Molly Velbeck

I AM PTK: Molly Velbeck

When Molly Velbeck accepted her invitation to join Phi Theta Kappa she had no idea she was building a support system that would see her through one of the darkest times in her life.
Awareness Week Tips: Get Creative and Remember the Basics!

Awareness Week Tips: Get Creative and Remember the Basics!

Get ready for PTK Awareness Week with these best practices and resources.