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The Reach

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

5 Tips for Conducting an Effective Meeting

5 Tips for Conducting an Effective Meeting

Don’t make your meeting an event to dread. Use these five tips to plan and conduct an effective meeting that respects your audience’s time and takes care of business.
New Transfer Scholarship: The University of Alabama

New Transfer Scholarship: The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama is the latest four-year college to offer a transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members — and this one is especially for out-of-state students: $6,000 a year for two years.
Everything You Need to Know About Writing a Speech

Everything You Need to Know About Writing a Speech

You’ll likely be asked to write and give at least one speech in the year ahead. This piece from our Competitive Edge curriculum breaks down the key elements a good speech should contain so you can prepare with confidence.
I AM PTK: Jazzmin Mitchell

I AM PTK: Jazzmin Mitchell

Tennessee member Jazzmin Mitchell is heading to Lipscomb University this fall with a full ride — and it wouldn’t have happened without the Golden Opportunity Scholarship.
Land Your Dream Job with Employment Edge

Land Your Dream Job with Employment Edge

PTK’s new Employment Edge curriculum is here to help you chart your career path, nail the interview, and get the job of your dreams.
5 Ways to Create a More Inclusive Chapter

5 Ways to Create a More Inclusive Chapter

As you recruit new PTK members this fall, make sure you’re emphasizing diversity and creating an inclusive environment.
I AM PTK: Taylor Kim

I AM PTK: Taylor Kim

After graduating in 2018, California member Taylor Kim needed a gap year to figure out her next move. An internship with Snapchat and an apprenticeship with Nike helped her focus — and made her fearless.
New Transfer Scholarship: Eastern Oregon University

New Transfer Scholarship: Eastern Oregon University

Learn more about the newest transfer scholarship exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members: $1,000 to Eastern Oregon University in La Grande, Oregon.
8 Easy Ways to Connect with Your College PR Department

8 Easy Ways to Connect with Your College PR Department

A key part of promoting your chapter is getting some publicity for your events and activities. Make this easier by building a good relationship with your college’s public relations department.
3 Things That Surprised Me About Honors Institute

3 Things That Surprised Me About Honors Institute

Colorado member Mariah Mayhugh blogs about her first Honors Institute, sharing some of her favorite experiences and the three things that surprised her most about the event.