Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

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 opportunities 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.

To be eligible for membership, a student must:

  • Be enrolled in a two-year college;
  • Have accumulated the number of credit hours used by that college to designate full-time status;
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above;
  • Have established academic excellence as judged by the faculty;
  • Be of good moral character and possess recognized qualities of citizenship.

Benefits of membership in PTK

  • Formal recognition of your hard work that tells peers, admissions counselors and future employers that you are an accomplished scholar and leader
  • The opportunity to apply for nearly $90 million in scholarships to continue your education
  • Access to more than $37 million in exclusive PTK transfer scholarships to more than 700 four-year colleges and universities
  • Renowned honors and leadership development programs that bring out and strengthen your true potential
  • An online transfer tool to connect you with your best-fit four-year college
  • Online opportunities to strengthen soft skills sought by today’s employers
  • A support system of like-minded two-year college students, faculty administration

CNCC has two chapters of PTK:

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PTK Advisor
Email: Jessica Hearns
Phone: (970) 675-3255
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Instructor of Psychology and Sociology
Email: Kathryn (Ryn) Deitz, Ph.D.
Phone: (970) 824-1117 kathryn.deitz@cncc.edu