Parkersburg, W.Va. (February 12, 2021) – The WVU Parkersburg Sigma Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently invited 510 students to join its chapter this semester. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the official International Honor Society for two-year colleges. PTK recognizes the academic achievement of college students and provides opportunities for members to grow as scholars and leaders.
In the past, members of the Sigma Omega Chapter have participated in national and regional conferences, completed research and service projects and received awards for their work. Past chapter members have also been recognized as members of the West Virginia and All-American Academic Teams.
Eligible students must be currently enrolled in a college degree program, complete a minimum number of credit hours depending on their major and have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Prospective members were notified via their WVU Parkersburg student email with a letter from President Dr. Chirs Gilmer, and applications are due no later than Friday, March 26. The chapter is hosting a virtual information session, Jump Start with PTK, on Wednesday, March 10, at 7 p.m. New members will be inducted during a live virtual ceremony on Tuesday, March 30.