EPCC inducts new Phi Theta Kappa members

March 5, 2019

 

Phi Theta Kappa, and honor society in EPCC has increased their membership by inducting new members and swearing in new officers. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honors society for two-year colleges, it’s one of the biggest societies in higher education with associations all along Canada, Germany, Peru and the United States.

 

El Paso Community College is home to the Omega Gamma Chapter, being in the society has helped students come together even though they have difference careers, cultures, ideas, and beliefs. 

 

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Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society aimed at creating change in the way students recognize their college by taking advantage of what the college has to offer. 

 

Phi Theta Kappa members have given back to the community by adopting a highway program and helping out the Child Crisis Center. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society that wants to create a change in the way students recognize their college by taking advantage of what the college has to offer. 

 

In order for students to be a part of Phi Theta Kappa, Students must obtain a 3.5 GPA while being full time at El Paso Community College, an application and payment of membership’s fees are included, students receive a letter of acceptance based on the met requirements.

 

As officer positions become available. Students must be voted in by chapter members according to accolades and services provided towards the chapter. Phi Theta Kappa provides scholarships to its members, gets members involved with their community and prepares them for the real world as a scholar and a leader. 

 

The average member receives $2,500 in transfer scholarships for two years to assist with degree completion.

The Honor Society has helped members become campus leaders, serve their communities and collect real-world experience-attributes employers want. 

 

The society offers conferences internationally, which gives the members opportunities to network and getting to know their community. 

 

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