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Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Theta Kappa (ΦΘΚ) is the official international honor society for two-year colleges since 1929. Phi Theta Kappa has more than 2 million members in more than 1,200 chapters, in nations including the United States, Canada, Germany and Japan.

Mission Statement: 

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide 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.

Redlands's chapter -Alpha Beta Upsilon (ABY).

  • Scholarship Opportunities for Chapter Officers
  • Spring and Fall Induction Ceremonies
  • General Meetings
  • Social Activities
  • Community Service Projects
  • Travel Opportunities  

Membership Requirements

  • GPA 3.25 or higher
  • Completed 12 hours of credit at RCC
  • $75.00 one time membership fee with application

Scholarship Resources

  • $37 Million in Transfer Scholarships Offered to Members
  • $130,000 in Scholarships Awarded Annually by PTK
  • Automatic Inclusion in ΦΘΚ Comprehensive Preparation Program
  • Letters of Recommendation sent to College Admissions Counselors
  • Visit for Additional Information

Recognition Items 

  • Recognized in Commencement Program
  • Golden Key Membership Pin
  • Embossed Membership Certificate
  • Entitled to Wear PTK Regalia
  • Hometown Press Release Announcing Membership

International Convention 

Each year in the spring, Phi Theta Kappa holds an International Convention attended by approximately 4,000 chapter members, advisors, alumni, and college presidents. During the Convention, speakers of international renown address the Honors Study Topic and service program. Education forums are held on topics related to chapter programming, preparing members for transfer, and member motivation. Hallmark Awards are presented to individuals and chapters for distinguished accomplishment in Society programs. Immediately prior to the Convention, pre-conferences are held for chapter advisors and regional and chapter officers.





Membership Benefits 

 Application for Membership

Officer Application


Honors Program
Academic Team 
ΦΘΚ International
Oklahoma/Arkansas Region
 Brick Order Form
Application for Membership
Officer Application 

2013-2014 Chapter Officers

Fall 2013 Inductees


 Cherry Rain James Mauldin  

 Melissa Crouch

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