Complete College fair guides grads to universities

By Marisa Caban Chief Photographer– Students at the Complete College Fair speaking with various universities about their graduation and transfer plans (Photos By Marisa Caban)     The Phi Theta Kappa international honor society and Rose State College Graduation Services collaborated on March 9-10 for the first ever Complete College fair. The event featured admissions representatives […]

Phi Theta Kappa hosts art drive

Christian Tabak Volunteer Reporter —     Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society held an art supply drive for the RSC adopted elementary schools, Telstar and Willow Brook, Nov. 17-20. PTK invited students to contribute to the educational enrichment of the adopted schools by accepting donations of crayons, activity books and coloring books as part […]

Phi Theta Kappa inducts Rose State students

Alex Roberts Assistant Editor– RSC students were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Tom Steed Community Learning Center for their exceptional academic achievements. Guest speaker Omar Vazquez, president of the Oklahoma/Arkansas region of Phi Theta Kappa, congratulated the inductees and gave them advice. “Let passion be the […]

Weeklong Fall Fest presents contests, creativity

Pumpkin Painters

Marisa Caban Chief photographer —   The second annual Fall Fest, sponsored and hosted by Student Activities, held a slew of contests and activities for students and staff to enjoy Oct. 20-23. Monday, clubs participated in coloring the sidewalks near the Student Center in chalk. Phi Theta Kappa won third place with their light bulb, […]

Conference encourages C4, awards professors

C4 conference Rose State

Jessica Phillips Editor-in-Chief — RSC Social Sciences professors Misty Engelbrecht and Richard Wedemeyer were two of several professors of community colleges to receive the Great Ideas for Teaching Award during the Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges conference on Oct. 10. “I think it’s fantastic,” said Juanita Ortiz, dean of Social Sciences. “I’m really proud,” excited […]

Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society initiates new members

PTK New Inductees

Jennifer Byrd Editor-in-Chief   Alpha Eta Alpha, the RSC chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, inducted nine new members April 5 at the Tom Steed Building. The chapter also named their advisers as honorary members. Chapter President Tammie Sharp presented framed certificates to professors Suzanne Thomas and Caryl Gibbs, thanking them for their service […]

PTK feeds the need

Story submitted by Phi Theta Kappa Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two year institutions, challenges its members to live by four hallmarks:  Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship.  And our local chapter, Alpha Eta Alpha, is up to the challenge. Last academic year, while researching an annual project, the chapter realized that there were […]

Phi Theta Kappa Awards Scholarships

Dennis Gosnell Assistant Editor Phi Theta Kappa, the national honor society, gives its members opportunities and scholarships which encourage them to excel beyond the average. This year Cherlynn Bowlan, nursing student, was awarded the Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarship, given to PTK members who are nationally recognized for the achievements in academics and leadership, according to […]

Phi Theta Kappa Induction

The newest members of the RSC Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa were inducted November 3 in the Professional Training and Education Center.

Get Involved

  Phi Theta Kappa Advisors:  Caryl Gibbs  (733-7508) Suzanne Thomas (733-7515) Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society based on GPA. The Rose State Chapter’s name is Alpha Eta Alpha. To qualify, students must have completed 12 hours of coursework and achieved a 3.5 GPA.  The qualifying student will receive an invitation to join. […]