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Phi Theta Kappa, Beta Sigma Upsilon Chapter

To be eligible to join the UDC-CC Beta Sigma Upsilon Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, students must 1) attend UDC Community College, 2) have 12 credits, and 3) maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. Upon joining Phi Theta Kappa, students have access to $37 million dollars in scholarships. As a result of scholarships, campus involvement, and additional support, Phi Theta Kappa students are four times more likely to complete college.

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and encourages academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.

The Beta Sigma Upsilon Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society may be reached at udccc.ptk@gmail.com.  

To learn more about Phi Theta Kappa member benefits, go to http://www.ptk.org/become-a-member/benefits.

PTK Events

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society events:

April 10, 2015 - PTK Induction Ceremony on Friday, April 10th (5:00pm in the Multipurpose Room).

March 2015 - The Beta Sigma Upsilon chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society received high honors at the PTK Middle States Regional Convention. 

  • Our current chapter president, David Butler was elected as the new 2015-2016 DC/MD/DE Regional President! David is studying Early Childhood Education, and has been a member of Phi Theta Kappa since 2014.
  • Our chapter won the Middle States Five Star Level Gold Chapter Award (for the 2nd year in a row)! Our chapter was one of 17 (we have 78 chapters in the Middle States Region) to earn this distinction. All 5 of our officers have completed a series of workshops and activities through a national leadership program called Competitive Edge, and all 5 officers have earned a “five star status”.
  • Our chapter also won the Middle States Honors in Action Theme Award!  Our PTK chapter completed a “Honors in Action” research project on the topic: the Nature of the Quest last fall, and PTK headquarters voted our Beta Sigma Upsilon chapter as the best entry in this category.
Phi Theta Kappa Members
(Pictured L to R: Linda Campbell, David Butler, Carlos Granados, and Karen Fletcher)
Phi Theta Kappa Members
(Pictured L to R: David Butler and Carlos Granados)

If you see our officers (David Butler, Linda Campbell, Karen Fletcher, Ann-Sophie Kouadio IV, Izuchukwu Valentine Abel, and Carlos Granados) around campus, please congratulate them. 

Did you receive an invitation to join Phi Theta Kappa?

If you have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA and have completed at least 12 credits at UDC-CC you are eligible to join and should have received an email invitation to join.

Any Questions? Contact a Phi Theta Kappa Beta Sigma Upsilon advisor (Robyn Ellis, robyn.ellis@udc.edu) or Peter Ufland (pufland@udc.edu).


The current officers for PTK (2015-2016) are:

President  Alexander Turro
Vice President  Ebony Artu
Vice President of Fellowship  Dawn Nokoneczny
Vice President of Service   Joseph Artu
Vice President of Scholarship   Ruta Kidane
DC.MD/DE Regional President   David Butler

PTK News



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Admission Deadlines

Fall - May 15
Spring - October 15
Summer - April 15

International Applicant Deadlines

Fall - April 15
Spring - September 15
Summer - March 15

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