Daily Archives: April 21, 2016

Students Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Students at PTK eventWith friends and family in attendance, 79 Skyline College students, 20 CaƱada College students, and 50 CSM students were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society for the Spring 2016 semester.

On April 15, Beta Theta Omicron hosted the Induction Ceremony for new members at Skyline College. It is the tradition of these three chapters to rotate hosting the induction. Professor Tadashi Tsuchida gave the keynote address to introduce the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Study Topic, How the World Works: The Global Perspective, to new members. Mr. Tsuchida talked about education in South Asia and encouraged the audience to contribute to the betterment of their communities, country, and beyond. Professor and Phi Theta Kappa advisor, Paul Spakowski, called each inductee to the stage to sign the roster.

Did you know:*

  • Phi Theta Kappa member is four times more likely to complete college than an average student.
  • A member is 44% more likely to complete when compared to students with similar GPAs (3.5 or higher).
  • Data from National Center for Education Statistics Completion Survey for the Integrated Post and Secondary Education Surveys and National Student Clearinghouse Degree Completion/Transfer Verification.

Article by Christine Case