About Phi Theta Kappa

About Us

Phi Theta Kappa is the oldest International Honor Society for two-year colleges, and the largest honor society for higher education in the United States. The goal of this organization is to encourage scholastic achievements as well as personal growth and development among two-year college students. Phi Theta Kappa uses a combination of Leadership, Honors and Service programs and activities to help stimulate growth and opportunity, while also encouraging fellowship among organization members and the community. Phi Theta Kappa opens many doors, which aids in success and future achievements in the lives of its members.

At the Beta Gamma Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, we combine scholarly endeavors, social activities, and community service to encourage creativity and stimulate the minds of the members of our chapter. Here, we are devoted to personal enrichment and academic achievements to foster life-long learning. At the Beta Gamma Eta chapter, we are here to have fun, build friendships and define our place within the college campus and the local community.

A member of the Beta Gamma Eta chapter can take pride in knowing that they are developing skills that will help them throughout their lives, while utilizing resources that will enhance their future and personal success. Here, we make a difference, whether it is by raising money for local charities, engaging in service activities on campus or in the community, or promoting fellowship among fellow Olympic College students; we know that we are making an effort to not just better ourselves, but to better the lives of those around us, through the campus as well as the community.

Phi Theta Kappa members are easy to spot: they are hard-working individuals always striving for the best within themselves. They are proactive, goal-oriented people who love conquering new challenges. Phi Theta Kappa members are very active in all aspects of their lives and usually participate in multiple activities. Some are athletes, musicians, artists, parents, journalists, dancers, actors, or participants in various other on and off-campus activities. You can find a Phi Theta Kappan anywhere, including in you.
For more information about joining and how to unleash your inner Phi Theta Kappan, please visit our
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Our Purpose

We are an organization devoted to being the best we can be. Being a member of Phi Theta Kappa is an honor offered only to students with the finest scholastic achievement record. Being a member offers many advantages that you will carry through the rest of your life. Phi Theta Kappa is an organization for which you will be proud to be a member of, not just for the prestige and accomplishment for qualifying, but also because of the personal satisfaction and enrichment that the organization offers. Through participation in the various activities offered, you will develop new skills while helping to give back to the college campus and community through our continued philanthropy. Experiences like these will not only prove to be very rewarding, but will often uncover a side of yourself you had yet to discover. Just remember, Phi Theta Kappa does not create leaders, but rather helps to provide the tools to unleash the leader within all of us.

About the Beta Gamma Eta Chapter

The Beta Gamma Eta chapter at Olympic College is an active chapter that works hard to support Phi Theta Kappa, the Olympic College campus, and surrounding communities. We are active in fundraising, charity drives, encouraging fellowship among college students, taking leadership roles on and off campus, continuing our education and scholarly endeavors, and above all, we are committed to having fun.

The Beta Gamma Eta chapter is a 5-Star Chapter, and has been nearly every year since our chapter was first founded. We maintain our status by continually encouraging membership, active participation in Regional and International studies and activities, partnering with the college campus for a year-long Comprehensive Service Project, participating in other philanthropic activities, and achieving all of the expectations set before our chapter.

The Beta Gamma Eta chapter has seven officers, including a Chapter President, a Treasurer, a VP of Service, an Alumni Assistant Advisor, a VP of Public Relations, and a VP of IT and Design. The chapter is also accompanied by a Chapter Advisor to help facilitate our activities and meet our goals and deadlines. Each of the chapter VP's tackle one of the four hallmarks of Phi Theta Kappa: Leadership, Service, Scholarship and Fellowship. These VP's help coordinate and facilitate various activities that coincide with each hallmark and ensure that the chapter is on track for fulfilling the expectations of these hallmarks.

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