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The Reach

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

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.
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.