Phi Theta Kappa – Beta Gamma Xi Chapter at MxCC

PTK Induction Ceremony 2019

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PTK Induction Ceremony 2019

PTK is the largest international honors society for two-year colleges. It prides itself on fellowship, leadership, service, and scholarship.

The mission of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders.

MxCC’s Beta Gamma Xi is an active chapter that has received Five-Star Status.

Membership to PTK

Eligible students receive invitations twice a year: once in the fall semester and once in the spring semester.

Minimum Eligibility for MxCC Students

12 credits/3.65 GPA

PTK Induction Ceremony

Qualifying students who opt to join PTK may participate in an induction ceremony in the spring semester at MxCC.

2019 Induction Ceremony

Points of Pride

Club

Five-Star Status

Regional PTK Award Recipients for College Projects, Honors in Actions Projects, Officer Team, Officers, and Advisor Work

Regional and National Representation

Scholarship Recipients

John Guillamon

PTK Student Earns Leaders of Promise Scholar Award

MxCC student John Guillamon of Deep River has received the Leaders of Promise Scholarship, sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. The award recognizes Phi Theta Kappa members who are selected based on outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated leadership potential. John plans to use the $1,000 scholarship to support his studies in electrical engineering.

 

 

Volunteerism and Fundraising

  • All-Connecticut Academic Team 2019
  • All-Connecticut Academic Team 2019
  • All-Connecticut Academic Team 2019
  • All-Connecticut Academic Team 2019
  • All-Connecticut Academic Team 2019
  • All-Connecticut Academic Team 2019

We congratulate Phi Theta Kappa members York Clement and Jacob Murphy who were recognized as part of the All-Connecticut Academic Team for their academic achievement, scholarship, and leadership. They received medallions that can be worn at graduation along with certificates, including one signed by Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz. Nearly all of the community colleges were represented at the April 12 ceremony held at the state capitol.

  • Over 100 attended the MxCC Beta Gamma Xi chapter hosted New England Regional PTK conference for PTK students and advisors. Oct. 25 and 26.

  • Over 100 attended the MxCC Beta Gamma Xi chapter hosted New England Regional PTK conference for PTK students and advisors. Oct. 25 and 26. International PTK President James Elliot spoke.

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    Over 100 attended the MxCC Beta Gamma Xi chapter hosted New England Regional PTK conference for PTK students and advisors. Oct. 25 and 26. Billy Blanks, Jr., provided motivational presentation

  • Over 100 attended the MxCC Beta Gamma Xi chapter hosted New England Regional PTK conference for PTK students and advisors. Oct. 25 and 26. Dr. Minkler gave welcome.

  • PTK Expressive Painting Activity

    PTK Expressive Painting Activity

  • PTK 2019 Group

    PTK 2019 Group at Commencement

  • Induction Ceremony March 2019

    Induction Ceremony March 2019

  • Induction Ceremony April 2018

    Induction Ceremony April 2018

  • Alan Marshall, Induction Ceremony 2018

    Alan Marshall, Induction Ceremony 2018

  • May 2018 PTK Graduation Speaker Brittney Cotrona

    May 2018 PTK Graduation Speaker Brittney Cotrona

  • Messanvi Amenounve, National PTK Convention, Spring 2017

    Messanvi Amenounve, National PTK Convention, Spring 2017

  • New England Regional Conference March 2019

    New England Regional Conference March 2019

  • New England Regional Conference March 2019

    New England Regional Conference March 2019

  • New England Regional Conference March 2019

    New England Regional Conference March 2019

  • New England Regional Conference March 2019

    New England Regional Conference March 2019

  • New England Regional Conference March 2019

    New England Regional Conference March 2019

  • New England Regional Conference March 2019

    New England Regional Conference March 2019

  • PTK Graduates 2018

  • PTK group
  • PTK awards on table
  • PTK group
  • PTK group
  • MxCC Graduation Spring 2017

    MxCC Graduation Spring 2017

  • Honors in Action Fall 2017 Courageous Conversation

    Honors in Action Fall 2017 Courageous Conversation

  • Honors in Action Conference Oct. 2018 MA

    Honors in Action Conference Oct. 2018 MA

  • Honors in Action Conference Oct. 2018 with speaker

    Honors in Action Conference Oct. 2018 with speaker

PTK Awards

2019

  • Most Distinguished Chapter Officer Team Award (first place)
  • Five-Star Level Award for Five-Star Chapter Plan
  • Five-Star Chapter Advisor Plan Recognition
  • REACH Reward Chapter

2018

  • Most Distinguished Chapter Officer Team Award (First Place)
  • Most Distinguished Honors in Action Project Award (Second Finalist)
  • Most Distinguished Chapter Award (Second Finalist)
  • Honors in Action Distinguished Theme Award  (Theme 4 – Peace and War)
  • Five-Star Level Award for Five Star Chapter Plan

2017

  • Distinguished Officer Team (second finalist)
  • Most Distinguished Officer Team (second runner up)
  • Honors in Action Distinguished Theme Award
  • Five-Star Level Award for Five-Star Chapter Plan

2016

  • New England Region Horizon Award
  • Honors in Action Distinguished Theme Award
  • Connecticut C4 Participation Recognition
  • Five-Star Level Award for Five-Star Chapter Plan

Co-Advisors

Dr. Lin Lin

Professor & Program Coordinator of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology 
Phone: 860-343-5763
Email: llin@mxcc.edu
Office Location: Wheaton 313
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Landi Hou

Computer Support Specialist
Phone: 860-343-5771
Email: lhou@mxcc.edu
Office Location: Wheaton 313

Dr. Donna Bontatibus

Professor, English
Phone: 860-343-5802
Email: dbontatibus@mxcc.edu
Office Location: Snow 520
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