The Experience

Florida Student Appointed to Phi Theta Kappa Board of Directors

Jackson, MS — Ebonee Carpenter, Phi Theta Kappa’s 2014-2015 International President and a student at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida, has been elected to serve on Phi Theta Kappa’s Board of Directors, Cha

Member Among 2014 Boren Scholars, Spending Year in Africa

Wade Southwell, a Phi Theta Kappa member from Ozarks Technical Community College in Missouri, is spending nearly a year in Africa as a 2014 Boren Scholar. He is one of 160 college students — and one of just two community college students — to receive the scholarship award.

2014 New Century Scholar Shares Scholarship Advice

Over the years, the Fall Scholarship Application has awarded millions of dollars in scholarships to hundreds of two-year college students — most of them Phi Theta Kappa members.

International Officer Named Illinois Student Laureate

Phi Theta Kappa’s Division III International Vice President Trevor Mileur has been named a 2014 Lincoln Academy of Illinois Student Laureate. He was the only community college student in his state selected for this honor.

Alumna Joanie Keller, Carolinas Regional Coordinator Emeritus, Dies

Jackson, MS – Joanie Keller, longtime educator, Carolinas Regional Coordinator Emeritus and recipient of the 2014 Board of Directors Alumni Achievement Award, died November 4 in Summerville, South Carolina, following a battle with cancer.

Key Qualities of an International Officer

Serving as an International Officer is the highest level of student leadership available within Phi Theta Kappa, and it no doubt requires a special kind of person to hold the office successfully.

Alum Does the Work, Reaps Big Benefits

Phi Theta Kappa alumna Sara Oswald received the email on April 1, 2011. She was convinced it was an April Fools’ Day prank, but it wasn’t. An admissions advisor from Harvard University’s Extension School had in fact emailed her and was urging her to transfer there.

GEICO: More than Just Car Insurance

You know its mascot, and you know its tagline. But did you know that GEICO has given more than $1 million to support scholarships and programs for Phi Theta Kappa members?

Transfer Opportunities Lead Husband-Wife Alumni to Ole Miss

Among the college students returning to class in the coming weeks are Stephanie and Ian Rogers, a wife-husband team of Phi Theta Kappa alumni from Delgado Community College in Slidell, Louisiana, who worked with college advisors to meet their specific transfer needs and allow them both to continu

Honors Institute Changes Lives in Many Ways

In the months leading up to the 2014 Honors Institute, first-time Faculty Scholar Kari Kahler, who serves as Michigan Regional Coordinator, wondered how she would create a meaningful experience for her seminar group, composed of regional officers from around the world.


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