What is Phi Theta Kappa?

Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society for associate degree-granting colleges. National Park College's chapter of PTK is Alpha Beta Psi. To be invited for membership, a student must have completed 12 or more semester hours in a degree program or 6 or more hours in a certificate program at NPC with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. PTK allows students the chance to develop skills in leadership, scholarship, fellowship, and service. Please visit www.ptk.org for more information from the international office.

Mission

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 between scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

2021-2022 Officer Team

  • President, Vacant
  • Vice-President (VP) of Fellowship and Fundraising, Jessica Gobel
  • VP of Scholarship, Jonah Jericho
  • VP of Service, Jaclyn Jasnocha
  • VP of Communications and Records, Vacant
  • Advisor, Dr. Rebekah Robinette

Our Chapter

Our chapter here at National Park College is Alpha Beta Psi. During the Spring 2021 Regional Convention, Alpha Beta Psi won six awards and recognitions. 

Alpha Beta Psi won second place in the Top Five College project and the Top Five Honors in Action project. The chapter was recognized as a Top Five Distinguished Chapter, while also receiving the award for being the Most Distinguished Chapter out of the region's 43 chapters. They also received an award for Top Honors in Action for Theme 1.

Service to NPC and the Community

College Service Project

The College Project is devised to create a positive relationship between PTK and the administration of NPC. The project is designed to specifically assist the administration in any project that supports our college.

Honors in Action

The Honors in Action is an Honors Program which allows members the chance to learn and practice problem-solving skills. The project requires academic research on various themes related to the Honors Study Topic, collaborative meetings, and an action project based on a need that arises during the research and meetings.