Phi Theta Kappa

Founded in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the international honor society for two-year colleges offering associate programs. PTK has chapters in more than 900 two-year colleges, inducting more than 50,000 students annually.

PTK  bases all programs on its four hallmarks: Scholastics, Leadership, Service and Fellowship. In addition to recognizing and promoting scholastic achievement, PTK also provides members opportunities for leadership development; encourages members to conduct service projects for the benefit of the college and the community; and fosters an atmosphere conductive to scholarly fellowship.

Executive Board

Zeki Abulughod – President

Tyler Ross – Vice President

Calvin Brice – Secretary

Patrick Leonard - Treasurer

 

Membership Qualification Criteria:

Students enrolled in 12 or more credits at UW-WC during the semester they qualify must earn at least a 3.3 semester GPA and a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Any students meeting the above criteria for membership will be invited to attend informational meetings once classes begin.

How to join PTK? Questions?

To join PTK, pick up a membership form from the Student Services office. Complete the form and return to a PTK advisor, along with the one-time membership fee of $80 (payable to UW-WC). This fee includes national, regional and local chapter dues. The PTK advisor is Holly.Bigelow@uwc.edu.

Benefits of Membership

Each newly inducted member receives:

  • Golden Key of Phi Theta Kappa membership pin
  • Membership certificate and wallet identification card
  • Membership Manual
  • Scholarship Directory that includes a list of scholarship specifically designated for Society members
  • One year's subscription to the Golden Key newsletter
  • Automatic listings of the National Dean's List
  • Complimentary copy of 3.5 PLUS Annual Journal
  • UW-WC transcript stamped "Member of Phi Theta Kappa"