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Sixteen College Presidents to Receive Bennett Lifetime Achievement Awards

Jackson, MS – Sixteen retiring college presidents/campus CEOs will be honored with the Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement Award during NerdNation 2015, Phi Theta Kappa's Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18.

Guistwhite Scholars Awarded 75,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi - Fifteen Phi Theta Kappa members have been selected as 2015 Guistwhite Scholarship recipients and will be honored at a special reception during Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, April 16-18.

Phi Theta Kappa CEO Receives International Leadership Award

50 New Century Scholars Receive $100,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi – Fifty community college students from the United States and American Samoa have been named 2015 New Century Scholars – receiving a total of $100,000 in scholarships.

Pearson to Provide $250,000 in New Scholarships and Mentorship Program for Phi Theta Kappa Members

Scholarship designed to help Students complete Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees and will match each Scholar with a Pearson Professional Mentor for ongoing support

Phi Theta Kappa Foundation Trustee, Hites Scholarship Benefactor Remembered

Jackson, MS – Phi Theta Kappa Foundation Trustee Ray Hites, who helped establish the Hites Transfer Scholarship for Phi Theta Kappa members, died in Savannah, Georgia, on February 18.

Phi Theta Kappa/IPSLEI Award $2,000 in Public Safety Scholarships

Jackson, MS – Two criminal justice majors from York County Community College in Maine and Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical Campus have each received $1,000 scholarships from Phi Theta Kappa and the International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute (IPSLEI).

Phi Theta Kappa Members Boast 91 Percent Success Rate

Numbers don’t lie: a recent study of Phi Theta Kappa members shows that members have an overall student success rate of 91 percent, compared to a national success rate of just 38 percent.

Alabama College President Funds New Advisor Leadership Scholarship

Jackson, Mississippi - Dr. Andrea Mayfield, President of Shelton State Community College in Alabama, was looking for a way she could make a difference for Phi Theta Kappa and found a way to do just that – by creating the Advisor Leadership Development Scholarship.

Phi Theta Kappa Joins AACC in Letter to Congress

Below is a letter written to members of the United State Congress by the American Association of Community Colleges and signed by community college leaders, including Phi Theta Kappa's Executive Director and CEO Dr. Rod Risley.


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