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Upcoming Member Meeting Dates 2018

All meetings will be held from 12n - 1pm

  • Thursday, May 3 in the Manitowoc County Training Room (L243)

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society is the only honor society serving two-year colleges offering associate degree programs. It has become one of the largest and most prestigious honor societies in higher education.

Membership into LTC's Beta Lambda Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is
based primarily on academic excellence and is extended by invitation only.

LTC's goal is to expand our students' learning opportunities. We're also committed to extending learning beyond the classroom and throughout life–Phi Theta Kappa is one of these opportunities.

Becoming a member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society provides more than a certificate. It offers you opportunities for personal and intellectual development as well as a valuable network of connections involving careers, scholarships and other success-oriented benefits.

Mission Statement

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

PTK Officer Team for 2017-18

Phi Theta Kappa Officer Team 2017-18 (Pictured Left-Right)

  • Michelle Sanders- Vice President of Administration 
  • Betsie Anderson- President
  • Allen Vang -Former Officer 
  • Alexis Kramer- Vice President of Membership (not pictured)
  • Kelly Heard - Vice President of Fundraising (not pictured) 

Chapter Advisors

Sue Kinneston, Testing Services Manager
sue.kinneston@gotoltc.edu / 920.693.1224

Mary Kultgen, Instructor
mary.kultgen@gotoltc.edu / 920.208.5885

Chapter Administrative Support

Nikki Korinek, Testing Services Specialist
nicole.korinek@gotoltc.edu / 920.693.1174

 PTK Induction Ceremony April 20, 2017

Phi Theta Kappa Fall Induction Ceremony held on November 9, 2017 at the Lakeshore Culinary Institute

FAQ

How do you become a member of Phi Theta Kappa?
The local chapter extends an invitation to students who meet the eligibility requirements.

How much are membership dues?
It’s a one–time $75 fee. The membership fee benefits national, regional and local chapters.

What criteria are used to determine membership eligibility?
Phi Theta Kappa membership is based on academic achievement. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credits of associate degree coursework and must have a cumulative 3.5 grade point average.

What is required to maintain membership?
Members must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Why Join?

  • PTK members wear a special graduation regalia. Gold stoles are provided for purchase at $20 or rented for free (with a $20 refundable deposit). A gold seal appears on PTK member's diploma and referenced on LTC transcripts.
  • Prestige and Honor
  • Scholarship Opportunities
  • Friends and Fellowship
  • Leadership Development
  • Personal Growth
  • Resume Enhancement
  • Service Involvement
  • Travel Opportunities

Is participation a requirement?
Participation in chapter activities is not a requirement for membership. Phi Theta Kappa’s constitution requires only that a member make and maintain a certain grade point average. However, you will certainly want to consider the benefits of participating in the many programs available through Phi Theta Kappa membership. Benefits include personal growth, leadership enhancement and resume enhancement.

Left, PTK Officers - Top Right - PTK with Paul, Bottom Right - PTK at Graduation

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