Phi Theta Kappa

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What is Phi Theta Kappa?

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society (or PTK for short), is an honor society that recognizes academic excellence at the Community College level. According to the Phi Theta Kappa website, the organization, founded in 1918 seeks to achieve the following mission: to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders.

Guttman students in front of building hosting Phi Theta Kappa Conference

What are the benefits of joining Phi Theta Kappa?

Joining Phi Theta Kappa is a great way to be recognized for your contributions to the Guttman academic community, and opens the door to opportunities for scholarship, leadership, and professional development. Members can apply for more than $37 million in transfer scholarships, take part in volunteer events, become certified in leadership skills through Five Star Competitive Edge, or take part in one of PTK’s many national programs. To learn more about the benefits of joining PTK, visit the PTK website or attend one of our on-campus info sessions.

How do you join Phi Theta Kappa?

To be eligible to join Phi Theta Kappa at Guttman, you must have completed at least 12 credits and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5. There is a one-time $70 membership fee to join, and a limited number of scholarships are available for students. Please email for more information!

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Phi Theta Kappa at Guttman Community College

The Phi Theta Kappa chapter at Guttman Community College is the Beta Phi Gamma Chapter. The chapter advisors are Dr. Samuel Finesurrey and Diana Zechowski. You can email them at

Current Beta Phi Gamma Executive Board:

Isabella Degracia

Kristian Caraballo
Vice President

Daina Best

Elhadji Diagne

Holliday Senquiz
Public Relations Officer

Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony at Guttman Community College
2018 Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony
2018 Guttman Community College Phi Theta Kappa Inductees
2018 Phi Theta Kappa Inductees