Events & Awards

77 Phi Theta Kappa Members are 2015 Jack Kent Cooke Scholars

Teri Jones grew up on a rural farm in Ohio in a family who determined a person’s value by the “sweat involved in one’s own labors” — it was presumed that only “rich” people could afford college.

Alpha Epsilon Nu Wins's FishFanatic Photo Contest

The Alpha Epsilon Nu Chapter at Bishop State Community College in Mobile, Alabama, submitted the winning photo in’s FishFanatic Photo Contest, sponsored by Civitas Learning®. Honors 2015 Transfer Triumph Award Winners hosted its second annual Transfer Triumph Awards during NerdNation 2015, April 16-18 in San Antonio, Texas, showcasing the best and brightest in community and four-year college transfer initiativ

GEICO Baccalaureate Scholars Receive $3,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi - Early on, financial difficulties convinced Jenny Maique that a college education was out of reach. As a child, she dealt with her parent’s divorce, her mother’s layoff from her job, a house fire, and a car accident.

Phi Theta Kappa and GEICO Present $5,000 in Master’s Degree Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi - Born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, Oluwadamisi Atanda saw his fair share of poverty and extreme government corruption. It cemented his desire to commit to a career of public service, fostering a more democratic and peaceful world.

Alumni Members/Associations Recognized, AAC Representative Elected at NerdNation

Jackson, Mississippi - Alumni awards for individuals and chapters were presented at NerdNation 2015, Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18.

Five Phi Theta Kappa Advisors Named 2015 Advisors Emeriti

Jackson, Mississippi – Five advisors have been named Advisors Emeriti by the Phi Theta Kappa Foundation and were recognized during the Advisors Luncheon at NerdNation 2015, Phi Theta Kappa’s annual convention, in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18

Twenty-three College Presidents Receive Shirley B. Gordon Awards

San Antonio, Texas – Twenty-three college presidents/campus CEOs received 2015 Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction at NerdNation, Phi Theta Kappa's 97th Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18.

Maximize Your Momentum in May, Phi Theta Kappa's free online transfer and completion planning tool, is hosting a series of webinars throughout the month of May aimed at helping you Maximize Your Momentum!

All-USA Community College Academic Team Awarded $100,000 in Scholarships

San Antonio, Texas - Twenty two-year college students have been named to the All-USA Community College Academic Team, honored for their outstanding intellectual achievement and leadership with $100,000 in scholarships.


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