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What is Phi Theta Kappa?

Phi Theta Kappa, founded in 1918, is recognized as the official honor society for two-year colleges by the American Association of Community Colleges. Among the Society's distinguished alumni are the late Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick, astronaut Fred Haise, and journalist Jim Lehrer.  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 the PSI KAPPA CHAPTER of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at St. Philip's College.  We are a Five Star Chapter.  We earned this honor in March 2010 and have maintained our status for 4 years consecutively.  We welcome you to our Chapter and encouarge you to take advantage of all the opportunites, we salute our members for their your accomplishments, and charge them to explore always for truth and to dedicate themselves to the cultivation of the well-reasoned life, a prelude to service and honor!

 

Why do I want to be a member?

Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is a permanent recognition of your hard work and academic achievement. That is why membership in Phi Theta Kappa is a special honor.  Your membership will be recognized by colleges, universities, and potential employers.  Benefits include an exclusive professional development plan, leadership opportunities, 24/7 Transfer help, more than $37 million in scholarships from over 700 colleges and universities, and much more. 

Phi Theta Kappa provides unique opportunities for:

  • Leadership opportunities
  • Service to others
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Fun and fellowship!

What are the qualifications?

Membership is based on superior academic achievement and is conferred only by invitation of Psi Kappa Chapter of St. Philip's College.  You must have completed at least twelve college hours with a minimum
cumulative 3.5 grade point average. 

Outreach

The Chapter is very involved not only within the chapter but the college and community.  Below are a few agencies that the members of the chapter have given back. This Spring 2014 semester, the members provided a total of 1,585 hours of service. 

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Wounded Warriors
  • Davidson Respite House
  • Fisher House
  • Martin Luther King March
  • Spurs Sports & Entertainment
  • Animal Defense League
  • MDA Walk
  • Juvenile Diabetes Walk
  • Relay for Life
  • Susan G Komen
  • Meals on Wheels
  • CAMinistries
  • WNBA
  • Fishing Under the Bridge
  • AngelFood Ministries
  • SAMMinistries
  • Botanical Garden
  • MLK Park Clean-up

Announcements:

Congratulations to the Psi Kappa Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society for receiving several accolades during the Texas Regional Convention in Houston, Texas. Chapter awards included the College Project and Honors in Action Award and Yearbook Award. Several individuals were recognized as well. Erica Thompson, Naphtali Bryant, Aja Calderon, Kaiida Royer, and Co-Advisor Roy Ruiz were awarded the District V Hall of Honor. Naphtali Bryant was awarded the Hall of Honor for Outstanding Member. Lastly, the chapter is given an opportunity to nominate an individual who is not a member or advisor who demonstrated exemplary support of their chapter. Ms. Rita Armstrong was nominated and the recipient of the Friend of Texas Award.

Fall 2014 Activities

The Psi Kappa Chapter invites you to all of our activites for the Fall semester.  Our events are open to all students, faculty, staff, and the community.  View our Fall Calendar of Events 

Chapter Newsletter

The Psi Kappa Chapter invites you to read their monthly newsletter.  The content and information is related to member and chapter news.  We welcome your input as well.  Information should be emailed to Maria Botello at mbotello@alamo.edu and is due on the last working day of each month. 

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For more information, contact:

  • Advisor: Maria G Botello
  • E-mail: mbotello@alamo.edu
  • Location: Sutton Learning Center, Suite 102F
  • Phone: 210-486-2199