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

After Typhoon, Northern Marianas Chapter Sees Record Growth

After Typhoon, Northern Marianas Chapter Sees Record Growth

After being devastated by Super Typhoon Yutu in October 2018, Northern Marianas College and its Beta Lambda Psi Chapter are coming back stronger than ever, with more than 100 new members ready to be inducted.
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.
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.
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.
We Are PTK: Bermuda Chapter Advisors

We Are PTK: Bermuda Chapter Advisors

Meet the co-advisors of Phi Theta Kappa’s newest chapter, the Beta Chi Upsilon Chapter at Bermuda College.
5 Easy Ways to Convert Eligibles to Members

5 Easy Ways to Convert Eligibles to Members

Hundreds of thousands of students have been invited to join Phi Theta Kappa so far this year. How can you turn them into actual members? We have five easy ideas.
I AM PTK: Natalie Seales

I AM PTK: Natalie Seales

Natalie Seales joined PTK for the scholarships, and while she certainly benefited from them, it’s the communication and organization skills she gained that she keeps reaching for as she navigates her first year of law school.
Why Your Chapter Should Induct Incarcerated Students

Why Your Chapter Should Induct Incarcerated Students

Advisor and alumna Jessica Supinski offers her perspective on a recent induction ceremony for incarcerated students and asks you to consider opening your chapter — and your heart — to eligible students like this near you.
PTK Makes History at Hawaii High School

PTK Makes History at Hawaii High School

Phi Theta Kappa recently chartered its first chapter at an Early College high school, bringing opportunities to an underserved population and changing the landscape of what the community previously thought was possible.
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.