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Phi Theta Kappa: Did You Know?

February, 2017

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Here are some facts regarding Phi Theta Kappa that you may not know.

There are 3,101,624 members worldwide since 1918, the average graduation rate is 91 percent, average GPA is 3.8. There are more than $90 million in scholarship opportunities available!

We grow leaders and innovators, explorers, risk takers, problem solvers, researchers, critical thinkers and pioneers. The Phi Theta Kappa Office, Alpha Zeta Theta Chapter, recently sent out 889 new invitations this semester alone.

If you are a faculty member or advisor, please inform your students of the bountiful benefits membership affords. Membership is by invitation only, in order to be invited the student must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 with 16 college credits earned at Quinsigamond Community College.

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa provides opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

 Phi Theta Kappa’s mission is two-fold:

  • Recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students.
  • Provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.

If you have any questions regarding our distinguished Five-Star Chapter, please feel free to stop by the Phi Theta Kappa Office, Room 349A, or by email faculty advisor Bonnie Coleman at bonniec [at] qcc.mass.edu or call 508.854.7412.