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About:

The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize academic achievement, leadership, service, and to encourage scholarships among our NVC Beta Lambda Upsilon members. Phi Theta Kappa provides these opportunities for its members in order to assist with gaining a competitive edge in both their academic and professional journeys!

 

History:

- In 1910, PTK began as a society originally named Kappa Phi Omicron at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. 

  - In 1918 the name of the organization was changed to Phi Theta Kappa.  

  - In 1975 the first transfer scholarship was established. Currently, approximately 735 colleges and universities offer over $37 million in transfer scholarships for PTK members. 

   - In 1988 Phi Theta Kappa reaches all 50 states and in 1994 Phi Theta Kappa celebrated its 75th anniversary and inducted its 1 millionth member. 

                                                                                                   

  Today we have over 2.5 million members!  


Eligibility for NVC Beta Lambda Upsilon Membership

  • Currently enrolled at NVC and pursuing an associate degree program through the institution;
  • Completed at least 12 hours of college level coursework that may be applied to an associate degree (part-time students may be eligible);
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.25 from college level credit courses (developmental course grades cannot be applied towards this GPA);
  • Be in good standing with NVC and adhere to the moral standards of the society

 

FALL 2014 enrollment opens the 2nd week of Fall classes

 To apply please email the following information to : Marie Morgan mmorgan66@alamo.edu

First Name:

Last Name:

Banner ID:

Mailing Address:

Phone number:

Are you applying for FA14 graduation or transferring to another institution in SP15? (This is to assign you the appropriate PTK coach)

Will you be returning to NVC Spring 2015? (This is to assign you the appropriate PTK coach)

The Fall 2014 deadline to join NVC's PTK Chapter Beta Lambda Upsilon  is:   Friday November 14th, 2014. 

 

* All requests after that date will not be considered. 

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Optional  Leadership and Service certificate 

 

 

 

 

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This certificate is optional however, we strongly encourage all members to participate to gain that competitive edge with applying for transfer and applying for jobs!  

*NEW for Fall 2014 requirements:

-15 hrs of community service  ( This includes New Student Orientations, off campus opportunities located on the following site: http://www.alamo.edu/nvc/current-students/lts/ , or any service for a non profit organization 

-10 hrs of campus engagement  (This includes PTK campus events, fundraisers, PTK meetings, New Student Orientations, club/org meetings and activities (not limited to PTK), general campus events -  more info on campus events may be found below on this PTK webpage or at http://www.alamo.edu/nvc/current-students/lts/ 

-5 hrs of leadership and/or professional development training (This includes PTK trainings offered during meetings or in addition to meetings, employment professional development trainings, or any training from the Learning to Lead program-    http://www.alamo.edu/nvc/current-students/wellness-center/learning/ (skip to step 2 if you do not wish to register for entire program).

 

ALL HOURS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON TRACKING FORMS AND ANY COMMUNITY SERVICE MUST BE VALIDATED ON A COMPANY LETTERHEAD (CLICK HERE FOR FORMS)

 

* Due to changes, FA 13-SP14 requirements will be honored for returning students: (20hrs of community service,8 hrs of campus engagement, 2 hrs of leadership/professional  training)  

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS: 

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-Phi Theta Kappa offers both transfer and non transfer scholarship opportunities to members each semester.  Member are able to apply for over $87 million in scholarships opportunities from Phi Theta Kappa, partnering foundations. This includes yet is not limited to: GEICO Pathway for Completion, All-USA Community college Academic Team scholarship, Coca-Cola, and more.  For more information please visit: http://www.ptk.org/scholarships 

-Transfer scholarships are available for qualified members to 4 year institutions such as yet not limited to: UTSA, Post University, Schreiner University, Trinity Christian College

-NVC's PTK Beta Lambda Upsilon Chapter offers the PTK Leadership and Service scholarship each semester for certificate completers who are chosen by their peers.  FALL 2014 scholarship application deadline: Monday Nov 24th, 2014

For more PTK scholarship information please contact: Marie Morgan at mmorgan66@alamo.edu

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 Fall 2014 Calendar

 

General Meetings and trainings:     

  

Date

Time

Meeting/Training

Location

Comment

 Sept 2nd   (T)   

 

 

4:45pm to 6pm    

 

 

 1st PTK Meeting  

 

 

  HH 113    

 

 

 Meet and  Greet and overview of planned Fall events/activities/budget  

Sept 24th   (W) 

   

 

 

 4pm to 6pm 

 

 

 PTK meeting & Resume building training 

 

 HH 113 

 

 

 Join us for updates, reviews, and also a Resume building training. 

Oct 3rd 

 (F) 

 

 

 11am to 1pm 

 

 

 PTK Meeting: Team building 

 

 HH 113 

 

 

 Come join other members in a team building exercises! 

 Nov 5th      

 (W)  

 

 11am to 1pm 

 

 PTK meeting & Interview skills training

 

 HH 113 

 

 

 Join us for updates, reviews, and also an interview skills training. 

 

 Nov 5th

(W) 

 

 4pm to 5pm 

 

 PTK meeting &  Interview skills training 

 

 HH 113 

 

 

 Join us for updates, reviews, and also an interview skills training. 

 Nov 14th 

 (F) 

 

 11am to 1pm 

 

 

 PTK meeting & Money MGMT training

 

 HH 113 

 

 

 Join us for updates, reviews, and also a money mgmt. 

 

 Nov 17th  

(M) 

 

 4pm to 5:30pm 

 

 

 Training ONLY:

Team Building /Mission/Vision    

 

 CCC 122 

 

 

 This is the same training that was offered at the Oct 3rd meeting.   

 

 

 Nov 18th 

 (T) 

 

 

 5pm to 6pm    

 

 

Training ONLY:

 Leadership training  

 

 

 HH 109 

 

 

 Must RSVP limited to 15 students.  

Contact Alumni/Prof. Dev. Officer:  Hunter Hernandez  hhernandez139@alamo.edu 

 


 

FA 14 PTK Activities, Workshops, and Events (SIGN UP TODAY by emailing  jellis37@student.alamo.edu )

 

 

 

Date/Day  

Times  

Event/Meeting 

Location  

Comment 

 

Aug 27th (W) 

 

10am to 1pm 

Rockin’ Willie’s Wildcat Welcome Weenie Roast: PTK info table  

HH patio 

Stop by and meet other members and get a free Hotdog 

 If you volunteer for at least 30 minutes, you get a free shirt.  We have a new shirt design for previous volunteers.  Please email mmorgan66@alamo.edu if you can volunteer 

Aug 28th (R) 

 

 

10am to 1pm 

Willie’s RockFest: PTK info table 

CCC Lawn 

Stop by and meet other members  

 If you volunteer for at least 30  minutes, you get a free shirt.  We have a new shirt design for previous volunteers. Please email mmorgan66@alamo.edu if you can volunteer 

Sept 2nd   (T)  

 4:45pm to 6pm   

1st PTK Meeting:   

 HH 113   

We will be doing a Meet and  Greet and overview of planned Fall events/activities/budget 

Sept 10th

(Wed)

10:30am to 2pm

Involvement fair

CCC

Come help promote PTK!

 

Sept 10th    (R)

10:30am to 2pm

Involvement fair

CCC

Come help promote PTK!

Sept 24th   (W)

 

4pm to 6pm

PTK meeting: Resume building

HH 113

Join us for updates, reviews, and also a Resume building training.

Sept 25th    (R )

 

4:30pn to 5:30pm

PTK Mixer

 HH 113

Stop by for a few and meet other members and join the fun!

Sept 30th

(T)

10:15 to 1pm

Fundraiser

Tent outside Live Oak Hall

Set up is starts at 10:15am and event starts at 11am.  Selling hot dogs, chili dogs, frito pie, nachos drinks and chips.

Oct 3rd

(F)

11am to 1pm

PTK Meeting: Team building

HH 113

Come join other members in a team building exercises!

Oct 8th

(W)

10am to 2pm

PR Table

CCC Cafeteria Green wall

Come help us provide PTK program information to students

Oct 14th     (T)

5pm to 6:30pm

PTK meeting: Speaking Presenting

HH 113

Join us for updates, reviews, and also a speaking/presenting training.

Oct 22nd          (W)

9:30am to 2:30pm

Fundraiser

 

LOH lawn

Set up is starts at  9:30am and event starts at 11am.  Selling hot dogs, chili dogs, frito pie, nachos drinks and chips. Volunteers get a free shirt!

Oct 23rd        (R )

10am to 2pm

PR Table

CCC Cafeteria Green wall

Come help us provide PTK program information to students. Volunteers get a free shirt!

Oct 27th    (M)

4:30pm to 5:30pm

PTK Mixer

CCC Lago

Bring a friend if you want and stop by for a few and meet other members and join the fun! $25 raffle for a gift certificate: You may bring a friend if you would like!

Nov 4th        (T)

10am to 2pm

PR Table

CCC Cafeteria Green wall

Come help us provide PTK program information to students. Volunteers get a free shirt!

Nov 5th       (W)

 

11am to 1pm

PTK meeting: Interview Skills

HH 113

Join us for updates, reviews, and also an interview skills training.

Nov 5th     (W)

 

 

4pm to 5pm

PTK meeting: Interview Skills

HH 113

Join us for updates, reviews, and also an interview skills training.

Nov 11th     (T)

9am to 2pm

Veteran Day Lunch celebration

CCC Lakefront

Join us in showing our appreciation for our veteran and active members of the U.S. Armed forces.  We need several volunteers to set up, decorate, cook hot dogs, and serve food to the campus. Volunteers get a free shirt!

Nov 12th    (W)

9:30am to 2:30pm

Fundraiser

 

LOH lawn

(Pavilion if raining)

Set up is starts at 9:30am and event starts at 11am.  Selling hot dogs, corn in a cup, chili dogs, frito pie, nachos drinks and chips. Volunteers get a free shirt!

Nov 14th    (F)

11am to 1pm

PTK meeting: Money MGMT

HH 113

Join us for updates, reviews, and also a money mgmt.

Nov 17th            (M)

4pm to 5:30pm

Training:

Team Building

/Mission/Vision  

CCC 122

This is the same training that was offered at the Oct 3rd meeting. 

Nov 18th            (T)

5pm to 6pm  

Leadership training

HH 109

Must RSVP since seats are limited to only 15 students.   Contact Alumni/Prof. Dev. Officer:  Hunter Hernandez hhernandez139@alamo.edu 

Dec 2nd         (T)

9:30am to 2:30pm

Fundraiser:  BAKE SALE

 

CCC Green Wall

Set up is starts at 9:30am and event starts at 11am.  Members are asked to bake their favorite things and donate to the bake sell.  We will also be selling coffee, hot chocolate, chili, candy bags and drinks. If you would like to donate arts and crafts, please do! Volunteers get a free shirt!

Dec 9th       (T)

6pm to 8pm

INDUCTION CEREMONY

MUST RSVP through eventbrite

This is not required for membership but a great way to celebrate with loved one!

 Contact: Marie Morgan mmorgan66@alamo.edu

 

MORE TO COME! Interested in volunteering for any of the events listed above?  If so, email Jessica Rossler at:  jellis37@student.alamo.edu

 

 


NVC PTK Officers for 2014-2015: 

Officer

Contact 

President- Julissa Del Bosque  

jdelbosque8@student.alamo.edu

VP of Fellowship-Jessica Rossler  & Bryan Mccluggage

  jellis37@student.alamo.edu

bmccluggage@student.alamo.edu

VP of Public Relations - Nathalie Diaz 

 Ndiaz41@student.alamo.edu

VP of Public Relations-Michelle Hernandez  

 mhernandez1138@student.alamo.edu 

Secretary- Brittany Nash 

 bnash4@student.alamo.edu  

Treasurer- Jessica Rossler

 jellis37@student.alamo.edu

Alumni/Professional

 development - Hunter Hernandez

hhernandez139@student.alamo.edu

 

 

PTK Current Alumni List 

 Alumni

 

University

 

Major

 

Lorie A. Hidalgo Texas A&M University at San Antonio Communications/Journalism 
Jeanette Ilongo University of Texas at Austin Bio-Chemistry/Pre-Pharmacy
Shannon Velasquez UTHSCSA Nursing
Jennifer Dunnavant UTSA Accounting/Business
Jay Mejia UTHSCSA Nursing
Grace Morales Wayland University Nursing
Michael Schock Texas A&M University at San Antonio Business
Brian J. Henriksen St. Mary’s University Bio-Chemistry/Pre-Med
Caitlyn Pleake Texas A&M University  at San Antonio Biology and English
Ashey Valdez Texas A&M San Antonio A&M San Antonio
Delinda Moore University of Incarnate Word Bachelors Degree in Nuclear Medicine
Deandra Coats UTSA Bachelor's in Political Science
Travis Battle UTSA Marketing
Paloma Gonzlaez University of Incarnate Word Biology 
Rachel Perkins  UTHSCSA Nursing
Cydney Graves Abilene Christain University Education
Rochee Powell UTSA Health/Kinesiology
Leilani Souza North Lake College  History 
Samantha N. Estep  University of Texas at Austin  International Relations/Global Studies
Charlotte Sullivan Texas A&M San Antonio Psychology
Sharman Castillo St. Mary's University Theology

  

Are you a former NVC PTK member who is now attending a 4 year university and interested in assisting NVC PTK members with their transition to your university? If so, please email: mmorgan66@alamo.edu with your name, university, and major.

 

 


For more information:

PTK's website: http://www.ptk.org/

PTK Facebook:   NVC-PTK

Chapter Advisor, Marie Morgan, Director of Student Life, mmorgan66@alamo.edu, (210) 486-4009

 

Location

Student Life Center

Huisache Hall, room 109

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm

Contacts

Marie Morgan, Director of Student Life
(210) 486-4009
mmorgan66@alamo.edu 

Kelly Blanco, Coordinator
(210) 486-4010
kblanco@alamo.edu 

Kim Pinder, Admin. Svcs. Specialist
(210) 486-4004
kpinder@alamo.edu 

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