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The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize academic achievement, leadership, service, and to encourage scholarships among our NVC Beta Lambda Upsilon members. Phi Theta Kappa provides these opportunities for its members in order to assist with gaining a competitive edge in both their academic and professional journeys!



- In 1910, PTK began as a society originally named Kappa Phi Omicron at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. 

  - In 1918 the name of the organization was changed to Phi Theta Kappa.  

  - In 1975 the first transfer scholarship was established. Currently, approximately 735 colleges and universities offer over $37 million in transfer scholarships for PTK members. 

   - In 1988 Phi Theta Kappa reaches all 50 states and in 1994 Phi Theta Kappa celebrated its 75th anniversary and inducted its 1 millionth member. 


  Today we have over 2.5 million members!  

Eligibility for NVC Beta Lambda Upsilon Membership

  • Currently enrolled at NVC and pursuing an associate degree program through the institution;
  • Completed at least 12 hours of college level coursework that may be applied to an associate degree (part-time students may be eligible);
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.25 from college level credit courses (developmental course grades cannot be applied towards this GPA);
  • Be in good standing with NVC and adhere to the moral standards of the society


FALL 2014 enrollment opens the 2nd week of Fall classes

 To apply please email the following information to : Marie Morgan 

First Name:

Last Name:

Banner ID:

Mailing Address:

Phone number:

Are you applying for FA14 graduation or transferring to another institution in SP15? (This is to assign you the appropriate PTK coach)

Will you be returning to NVC Spring 2015? (This is to assign you the appropriate PTK coach)

The Fall 2014 deadline to join NVC's PTK Chapter Beta Lambda Upsilon  is:   Friday November 14th, 2014. 


* All requests after that date will not be considered. 



Optional Service and Leadership certificate 







This certificate is optional however, we strongly encourage all members to participate to gain that competitive edge with applying for transfer and applying for jobs!  

*NEW for Fall 2014 requirements:

-15 hrs of community service  ( This includes New Student Orientations, off campus opportunities located on the following site: , or any service for a non profit organization 

-10 hrs of campus engagement  (This includes PTK campus events, fundraisers, PTK meetings, New Student Orientations, club/org meetings and activities (not limited to PTK), general campus events -  more info on campus events may be found below on this PTK webpage or at  

-5 hrs of leadership and/or professional development training (This includes PTK trainings offered during meetings or in addition to meetings, employment professional development trainings, or any training from the Learning to Lead program- (skip to step 2 if you do not wish to register for entire program).




* Due to changes, FA 13-SP14 requirements will be honored for returning students: (20hrs of community service,8 hrs of campus engagement, 2 hrs of leadership/professional  training)   




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-Phi Theta Kappa offers both transfer and non transfer scholarship opportunities to members each semester.  Member are able to apply for over $87 million in scholarships opportunities from Phi Theta Kappa, partnering foundations. This includes yet is not limited to: GEICO Pathway for Completion, All-USA Community college Academic Team scholarship, Coca-Cola, and more.  For more information please visit: 

-Transfer scholarships are available for qualified members to 4 year institutions such as yet not limited to: UTSA, Post University, Schreiner University, Trinity Christian College

-NVC's PTK Beta Lambda Upsilon Chapter offers the PTK Leadership and Service scholarship each semester for certificate completers who are chosen by their peers

For more PTK scholarship information please contact: Marie Morgan at 





 Fall 2014 Calendar


General Meetings and trainings:     






Sept 2nd (T) 

 4:45pm to 6:00pm  

Meet and Greet 

 HH 113  

 Sept  24thh (W) 

4pm  to 5:30pm 

 Resume Building 

 HH 113   

Oct 3rd (F) 

11am to 1pm 

Team Building 

HH 113   

 Oct 14th (T)   

 5pm  to 6:30pm 


 HH 113   

  Nov 5th(W)   

 11am  to 12pm       

 Interview Skills   

 HH 113 

Nov 5th (W)

4pm to 5pm

 Interview Skills 

 HH 113   

  Nov 14th (F)   

 11am to 1pm 

 Money MGMT

 HH 113   






FA 14 PTK Activities, Workshops, and Events (SIGN UP TODAY by emailing )










Aug 27th (W)  


10am to 1pm  

Rockin’ Willie’s Wildcat Welcome Weenie Roast: PTK info table   

HH patio  

Stop by and meet other members and get a free Hotdog  

 If you volunteer for at least 30 minutes, you get a free shirt.  We have a new shirt design for previous volunteers.  Please email if you can volunteer  

Aug 28th (R)  



10am to 1pm  

Willie’s RockFest: PTK info table  

CCC Lawn  

Stop by and meet other members   

 If you volunteer for at least 30  minutes, you get a free shirt.  We have a new shirt design for previous volunteers. Please email if you can volunteer  

Sept 2nd   (T)   

 4:45pm to 6pm    

1st PTK Meeting:    

 HH 113    

We will be doing a Meet and  Greet and overview of planned Fall events/activities/budget  

Sept 10th 


10:30am to 2pm 

Involvement fair 


Come help promote PTK! 


Sept 11th    (R) 

10:30am to 2pm 

Involvement fair 


Come help promote PTK! 

Sept 24th   (W) 


4pm to 6pm 

PTK meeting: Resume building 

HH 113 

Join us for updates, reviews, and also a Resume building training. 

Sept 25th    (R ) 


4:30pn to 5:30pm 

PTK Mixer 

 HH 113 

Stop by for a few and meet other members and join the fun! 

Sept 30th 


10:15 to 1pm 


Tent outside Live Oak Hall 

Set up is starts at 10:15am and event starts at 11am.  Selling hot dogs, chili dogs, frito pie, nachos drinks and chips. 

Oct 14th     (T) 

5pm to 6:30pm 

PTK meeting: Speaking Presenting 

HH 113 

Join us for updates, reviews, and also a speaking/presenting training. 

Oct TBA  

4:30pm to 5:30pm 

PTK Mixer 

HH 113 

Stop by for a few and meet other members and join the fun! 

Nov 5th       (W) 


11am to 1pm 

PTK meeting: Interview Skills 

HH 113 

Join us for updates, reviews, and also an interview skills training. 

Nov 5th     (W) 



4pm to 5pm 

PTK meeting: Interview Skills 

HH 113 

Join us for updates, reviews, and also an interview skills training. 

Nov 14th    (F) 

11am to 1pm 

PTK meeting: Money MGMT 

HH 113 

Join us for updates, reviews, and also a money mgmt. 

Dec 9th       (T) 

6pm to 8pm 



This is not required for membership but a great way to celebrate with loved one! 


Interested in volunteering for any of the events listed above?  If so, email your PTK president Julissa at: 





NVC PTK Officers for 2014-2015: 



President- Julissa Del Bosque 

VP of Fellowship-Matt Uresti 

VP of Public Relations - Nathalie Diaz 

VP of Public Relations-Michelle Hernandez  

Secretary- Brittany Nash  

Treasurer- Ada Turner 


 development - Hunter Hernandez 



PTK Current Alumni List 






Lorie A. Hidalgo Texas A&M University at San Antonio Communications/Journalism  
Jeanette Ilongo University of Texas at Austin Bio-Chemistry/Pre-Pharmacy
Shannon Velasquez UTHSCSA Nursing
Jennifer Dunnavant UTSA Accounting/Business
Jay Mejia UTHSCSA Nursing
Grace Morales Wayland University Nursing
Michael Schock Texas A&M University at San Antonio Business
Brian J. Henriksen St. Mary’s University Bio-Chemistry/Pre-Med
Caitlyn Pleake Texas A&M University  at San Antonio Biology and English
Ashey Valdez Texas A&M San Antonio A&M San Antonio
Delinda Moore University of Incarnate Word Bachelors Degree in Nuclear Medicine
Deandra Coats UTSA Bachelor's in Political Science
Travis Battle UTSA Marketing
Paloma Gonzlaez University of Incarnate Word Biology 
Rachel Perkins   UTHSCSA Nursing
Cydney Graves Abilene Christain University Education
Rochee Powell UTSA Health/Kinesiology
Leilani Souza North Lake College   History  
Samantha N. Estep   University of Texas at Austin  International Relations/Global Studies
Charlotte Sullivan Texas A&M San Antonio Psychology
Sharman Castillo St. Mary's University Theology


Are you a former NVC PTK member who is now attending a 4 year university and interested in assisting NVC PTK members with their transition to your university? If so, please email: with your name, university, and major.



For more information:

PTK's website:

PTK Facebook:   NVC-PTK

Chapter Advisor, Marie Morgan, Director of Student Life,, (210) 486-4009



Student Life Center

Huisache Hall, room 109

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm


Marie Morgan, Director of Student Life
(210) 486-4009 

Kelly Blanco, Coordinator
(210) 486-4010 

Kim Pinder, Admin. Svcs. Specialist
(210) 486-4004 

Student Activities Calendar