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Alpha Gamma Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa in Ark City

The Mission

PTK Alpha Gamma Upsilon Chapter News & Events"The Purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership nd service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence."

Chapter By-Laws Revisions

Visit us on FacebookMember. In addition to meeting membership eligibility requirements as stated in Article IV and Chapter 1 of the Phi Theta Kappa Constitution and Bylaws,* each candidate for membership must have completed 12 hours of associate degree course work, (none of which is developmental course work) with a Grade Point Average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, and adhere to the school conduct code which includes no outstanding financial obligations to the college, in addition to demonstrating recognized qualities of citizenship. Grades for courses completed at other institutions will not be considered when determining membership eligibility. A cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.35 must be maintained to remain in good standing. Failure to maintain the required cumulative Grade Point Average will result in the member being removed from good standing as stated in the Phi Theta Kappa Constitution and Bylaws,* Chapter 1, Section 3. Failure to meet good standing requirements as stated in the Phi Theta Kappa Constitution and Bylaws* will cause membership and all membership privileges to be revoked.

This is a nationally recognized honor society which emphasizes leadership and service. Students must be selected for this group by invitation only.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Application FormPTK Cowley College Foundation Scholarship

Fill out the application for a Cowley College Foundation Scholarship to pay for membership dues.

The fall deadline for submission is October 1st and the spring deadline is March 1st each year. The recipients will receive notification by the end of those months.


Arkansas City Campus
Phi Theta Kappa Chapters have monthly meetings. Click here for dates and times.

News & Events:

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PTK Officers — 2022–2023

Shaybree Hanes
Daria Shchukina


Deborah Layton
Humanities Instructor, Arkansas City

Julianna Smarsh
Mulvane/Wellington Advisor

Janet Davidson
Arkansas City Advisor