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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.

Three Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Associations Chartered in 2014

JACKSON, MS – Alumni associations of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society were chartered in three states during 2014.

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

Phi Theta Kappa Charters Nine New Chapters in 2014

Jackson, MS - Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chartered nine new chapters in eight states during 2014.

Staff Members Recognized for Years of Service, Planned Giving

Phi Theta Kappa recently recognized staff members who have reached milestone years of service with the honor society during a year-end All-Staff Meeting at the Center for Excellence.

Baldwin, Froimson Join Phi Theta Kappa Foundation Board of Trustees

Jackson, MS – The Phi Theta Kappa Foundation has named alumna Valerie Baldwin of Washington, D.C., and Emily Froimson of Virginia, as members of the Board of Trustees.

Thousands of Students Commit to Complete in Statewide C4 Events

Jackson, Mississippi – Over the past month, more than 16,000 students pledged to complete their college credentials through statewide Community College Completion Corps (C4) initiatives held in Mississippi and New Jersey.

Administrative Support Important to Chapter Success

Members and advisors from some of Phi Theta Kappa’s top chapters may bring different strengths to achieving success, but they all agree on one thing: support from their college presidents and administrators is crucial in reaching their goals.

Phi Theta Kappa/AACC Award $50,000 in Frank Lanza Healthcare Scholarships

Jackson, MS — Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), with the generous support of CAE Healthcare and L-3 Communications, Inc., have awarded $50,000 in scholarships to the 2014 Frank Lanza Scholars.

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.


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