Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
SCHOLARSHIP -- LEADERSHIP -- SERVICE -- FELLOWSHIP
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the international honor society of two-year colleges. It is the largest honor society in American higher education with over two million members and more than 1,200 chapters in all 50 states and abroad. PTK recognizes and encourages scholarship while promoting leadership, service and fellowship.
Alpha Theta Omicron Chapter
Alpha Theta Omicron is the Rio Salado College chapter of PTK. Chapter members meet regularly while actively promoting scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship. Active involvement in the chapter is encouraged, but not required. The chapter has an award-winning tradition.
The many benefits of PTK membership, include:
- Membership in a prestigious organization
- The right to designate membership on job and college applications
- Scholarship opportunities
- PTK Connect -scholarships, college transfer planning and career pathways
- PTK Edge (Requires PTK Login) -Competitive Edge, Employment Edge and Transfer Edge
- Community service opportunities
- Fellowship and interaction with other college students
- Membership certificate, pin and identification card
- Gold seal on diploma, notation on transcript (with a Rio Salado degree) and the opportunity to purchase a PTK stole and tassel for graduation
- Letters of recommendation to potential employers and college admissions counselors
To be eligible for PTK membership, you must have:
- A cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher
- Completed a minimum of 12 college credits in 100-plus level classes and current enrollment in at least one class with Rio Salado College
- Pay a one-time membership fee of $95 that helps with operating costs of Alpha Theta Omicron (Rio Salado's PTK chapter), the PTK Arizona region and Phi Theta Kappa International
If you think you meet the above criteria, email Rio Salado's PTK advisor PTK@riosalado.edu or call 480-517-8050. We can help you enroll online or provide you with an application.