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The Reach

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

Why We Offer Second Chances to Inmates

Why We Offer Second Chances to Inmates

As International President James Elliott attended a recent induction and graduation ceremony at Eastern Correctional Institution in Maryland, he was reminded yet again that he is not alone — that both an education and PTK membership can have a profound impact on an inmate’s life.
How to (and Why You Should) Recruit Career-Tech Students

How to (and Why You Should) Recruit Career-Tech Students

PTK isn’t just for transfer students! As you recruit new members this fall, make sure you understand how to target career and technical education students in your outreach — and why you should.
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.
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.
5 Reasons to Recruit PTK Members This Summer

5 Reasons to Recruit PTK Members This Summer

Learn how a summer recruitment campaign impacts your REACH Rewards score and start planning now to add new PTK members in June and July.
After Typhoon, Northern Marianas Chapter Sees Record Growth

After Typhoon, Northern Marianas Chapter Sees Record Growth

After being devastated by Super Typhoon Yutu in October 2018, Northern Marianas College and its Beta Lambda Psi Chapter are coming back stronger than ever, with more than 100 new members ready to be inducted.
Changing Lives, Giving Hope in an Alabama Prison

Changing Lives, Giving Hope in an Alabama Prison

James Elliott shares his first experience as an International Officer: chartering PTK’s first chapter solely for those incarcerated.
The Alpha Chapter is Back

The Alpha Chapter is Back

Phi Theta Kappa’s 101st year will bring the first induction ceremony for the Alpha Chapter in more than 60 years.
How One ‘Sketchy’ Class Changed My Life

How One ‘Sketchy’ Class Changed My Life

Illinois member Tyson Jenkins shares how Phi Theta Kappa erased the community college stigma in his mind and set him up for recognition, scholarships, and a family for life.
We Are PTK: Bermuda Chapter Advisors

We Are PTK: Bermuda Chapter Advisors

Meet the co-advisors of Phi Theta Kappa’s newest chapter, the Beta Chi Upsilon Chapter at Bermuda College.