The CSM chapter of the national Phi Theta Kappa honor society earned national recognition in 2019. The Honor Society achieved “Five Star” status, which is PTK’s highest level of club activity and engagement.

The Beta Xi Eta chapter won an Honors in Action Distinguished Theme award and a Distinguished Honors in Action Project. PTK Hallmark Awards are based on competitively judged applications. The awards recognize excellence in PTK’s areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship. Honors in Action Theme Awards are awarded to the top chapter projects submitted in connection with each theme.

Phi Theta Kappa is an International Honor Society focusing on recognizing the academic achievements of community college students. The society creates unique research and leadership opportunities for members through yearly projects and events.

To be eligible for membership in PTK, a student must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher and have completed 12+ units of associate degree coursework. For more information, visit the CSM PTK website.