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Phi Theta Kappa - Nu Lambda Chapter

Mission Statement            

Mission Statement:  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 for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.             


  • You must be enrolled in a regionally accredited institution offering an associate degree program.
  • You must have completed at least 12 hours of coursework that may be applied to an associate degree.
  • You must hold a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
  • You must receive an invitation to membership from the chapter at the college where presently enrolled.
  • You must adhere to the standards of the society and be a student in good standing.

Benefits of Membership             

Membership in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society guarantees you access to benefits that will recognize your outstanding academic accomplishments and provide you with the competitive edge that helps ensure future success. These benefits are unmatched by any other collegiate honor society and include the following:           

  • The Phi Theta Kappa Golden Key Membership Pin
  • A Phi Theta Kappa Membership Certificate and ID Card
  • Recognition during college induction ceremony
  • Notation of membership on your college transcript along with much, much more benefits.

For more information, please contact the Nu Lambda Chapter Faculty Advisors:           


      Dr. Kelly O'Malley

           Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences Department   


      Phone: (773) 907-4719    

      Room: 1341    


          Dr. Sabrina Mendez-Escobar

           Assistant Professor, Education & Human Development and Family Studies  


      Phone: (773) 907-4891   

      Room: 2810   


You may also visit the Phi Theta Kappa Official website (www.ptk.orgfor more information on the organization.        


President Osmary Calderon A​
VP of Fellowship Dulce Rendon​
​VP of Scholarship Khaoula Benkharraz​  ​
​VP of Service ​Claudia Carreto ​
​SGA Liaison ​Samira Ali​
​VP of PR/Communications Maria Gabby Pinto​​​​

​Do you want more information?  Check out this FAQ sheet!   
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