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Title: Good as Gold


1
Good as Gold
Phi Theta Kappa
  • An Invitation Thats

2
WELCOME
  • Welcome to the Phi Theta Kappa online orientation
    meeting. Today we are excited to tell you about
    an invitation that is Good as Gold.
  • We want you to know all about the golden
    opportunities that lie ahead for you as a member
    of this prestigious Society.

3
Benefits of Membership
  • You probably have lots of questions mainly,
    How will Phi Theta Kappa membership benefit
    you?

4
Membership Benefits Phi Theta Kappa is
known as the honor society with more benefits
than any other student organization. The
organization offers you a wealth of benefits
designed to meet Phi Theta Kappas purpose of
recognizing two-year college students for their
academic achievements.
  • Recognizing Your Achievements

5
Membership Benefits
  • Phi Theta Kappa is known as the honor society
    with more benefits than any other student
    organization.
  • The organization offers you a wealth of benefits
    designed to meet Phi Theta Kappas purpose of
    recognizing two-year college students for their
    academic achievements.

6
Your Opportunities for Recognition
  • Golden Key Membership Pin
  • Membership Certificate
  • Membership Identification Card
  • Diploma Seal

7
Your Opportunities for Recognition
  • Membership Notation on College Transcript
  • Distinctive Graduation Regalia
  • National Deans List Nomination
  • Letters of Recommendation

8
Scholarship Opportunities
  • 36 Million and Growing
  • offered by over 600 colleges and universities
  • Some of the most valued benefits of membership
    are the scholarship opportunities exclusively for
    members.
  • Phi Theta Kappas scholarship opportunities
    include transfer scholarships offered by over 600
    colleges and universities, scholarships offered
    by Phi Theta Kappa and scholarships offered by
    corporate sponsors.

9
Transfer Scholarships
  • More than 36 Million in Scholarships
  • Over 600 Colleges and Universities
  • Ivy League Colleges Including
  • Harvard University
  • Cornell University
  • Columbia University
  • University of Pennsylvania

10
Local Scholarships are available for you at these
institutions in Arkansas
  • Arkansas Tech University Hendrix College John
    Brown University Lyon College Ouachita Baptist
    University University of the Ozarks Williams
    Baptist College
  • A list of scholarships is available at
    www.ptk.org.

11
Connect to Scholarships
  • eScholarship Directory at www.ptk.org
  • New Scholarships Added Daily
  • Transfer Database
  • 500 Monthly Online Scholarships

12
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships
  • Leaders of Promise Scholarships
  • 30,000 Awarded Annually
  • Associate Degree Studies
  • Guistwhite Scholarships
  • 100,000 Awarded Annually
  • Baccalaureate Studies

13
More Scholarship Opportunities
  • All-USA Academic Team
  • 50,000 Awarded Annually
  • Phi Theta Kappa, USA TODAY, American
    Association of Community Colleges
  • Winners Featured in USA TODAY
  • All-State Academic Teams

14
  • Arkansas does not participate in the
  • All-State Academic Team Competition however,
    you can apply for the Arkansas Association of
    Two-Year College (AATYC) Academic All-Star
    Competition. Application are available now, the
    Awards are announced in May and the scholars are
    formally recognized in October at the Arkansas
    Association of Two Year Colleges Conference.

15
More Scholarship Opportunities
  • New Century Scholars Award
  • 100,000 Awarded Annually
  • Funded by the Coca-Cola Foundation and the
    Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
  • Top All-USA Nominee From Each State

16
More Scholarship Opportunities
  • Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
  • Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships
  • Up to 60 Scholarships Awarded Annually
  • Scholarships Vary Up to 30,000 Yearly
  • www.jackkentcookefoundation.org

17
More Scholarship Opportunities
  • Coca-Cola Two-Year College Scholarships
  • 350,000 Awarded Annually
  • Leadership, Academic Success Community Service
  • www.coca-colascholars.org

18
Academic Benefits
  • Opportunities to be Published

19
Academic Benefits
  • Nota Bene Honors Anthology
  • Nationally circulated two-year college academic
    journal
  • Professional publishing opportunity for two-year
    college authors
  • 3,000 awarded annually

20
Academic Benefits
  • USA TODAY Case Study Challenge
  • Scholarly Research
  • Four Case Studies Published
  • USA TODAY Collegiate Website
  • 2,000 Awarded Annually

21
Get Connected to Phi Theta Kappa
Benefits http//getconnected.ptk.org is your
clearinghouse for membership benefits. Here you
can update your membership profile and access an
abundance of benefits that will help you reach
your educational and career goals.
22
Member Benefits http//getconnected.ptk.org
  • Newspaper Press Release announcing your induction
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Phi Theta Kappa Partners

23
Phi Theta Kappa Partners
  • Answer Financial
  • Avis
  • Books-a-Million
  • Choice Hotels
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Dell
  • GlobalFit
  • Kaplan Test Prep
  • MBNA
  • monsterTRAK.com
  • The Princeton Review
  • Women for Hire

24
Phi Theta Kappa Programs In addition to
recognition of academic excellence, Phi Theta
Kappa offers members opportunities to become
involved in Society programs. Programs include
community service, academic study, leadership
development and networking that will strengthen
your college experience and prepare you for the
future.
  • Endless Opportunities

25
Scholarship First
  • Membership is Based on Academic Performance.
  • Participation in Activities is Not Required, but
    Expands Your Experience.

26
International Service Program
  • A Network of Thousands Making a Difference!
  • Service partners have included
  • Keep America Beautiful
  • American Cancer Society
  • Americas Promise
  • National Mental Health Association

27
Honors Programming
  • Honors Study Topic
  • Honors Satellite Seminars
  • International Honors Institute

28
Meetings and Fellowship
  • Chapter Meetings and Activities
  • Regional Meetings
  • Leadership and Life-Skills Development
  • International Convention
  • Celebration of Phi Theta Kappa Hallmarks

29
Building Leadership
  • Leadership opportunities abound in Phi Theta
    Kappa.
  • In Your Chapter
  • On the Regional Level
  • Internationally

30
Membership Eligibility Membership in Phi Theta
Kappa is a special honor available only to a
small group of outstanding scholars.
  • Making the Grade

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Eligibility Requirements
  • 3.5 Cumulative GPA
  • 12 Hours of Associate Degree Coursework
  • Possess all Rights of Citizenship
  • 3.25 Maintenance GPA

32
Accepting the Invitation It is easy to see
that membership in Phi Theta Kappa is Good as
Gold. Heres what you need to do to take
advantage of this golden opportunity.
  • You Belong

33
Making Membership Official
  • Complete and return Membership Application and
    fees to the NPCC Business Office by 21 March 2008
  • To Receive Scholarship Offers Benefits, Members
    Must Provide
  • Major
  • Expected Graduation or Transfer Date
  • Current Email Address

34
Making Membership Official
  • 65.00 One-Time Membership Fee
  • Induction Ceremony (Attendance is optional)
  • Friday, 18 April 2008
  • 700 p.m.
  • NPCC Gym Complex
  • Invite family and friends to the Induction
    Ceremony to join in this special celebration

35
Accept the Invitation
  • Its Good as Gold!

www.ptk.org
36
Application Packet
  • Membership Application packets are available at
    the Business Office located on the third floor of
    the Gerald Fisher Campus Center Building.
  • Complete and return with 65.00 payment
  • by Friday, 21 March 2008.

37
  • Thank you for giving us this time to share the
    golden opportunities that Phi Theta Kappa
    membership offers.
  • We hope that you will accept the invitation to
    become part of this dynamic society.
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