Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society designed to recognize excellence and encourage scholarship among students attending two-year colleges. Phi Theta Kappa, established in 1918, is the largest honor society today in American higher education with more than 1.5 million members and 1200 chapters located throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, and Germany. In 1929, The American Association of Communication Colleges recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the official honor society for two-year colleges, and in the year 2000 the American Association of Communication recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the general scholarship honor society serving associate-degree granting institutions.
Phi Theta Kappa's mission:
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.
We are dedicated to:
- recognizing and encouraging the academic achievement of two-year college students
- providing opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programs