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Co-Host Chapter Advisors M. Nakano and B. Dimopoulos, Fall 2015

The Beta Theta Lambda Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Merritt College was charted in April 1999. Since that time 450+ students have accepted membership into this prestigious organization. Phi Theta Kappa’s hallmarks are: Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship. Its mission is to recognize students for their outstanding academic achievements and to provide opportunities for service and leadership in their communities and around the globe. Students who accept the invitation to membership receive access to scholarships and other benefits not open to other students in the two-year college. A permanent notation of membership is printed on each student’s college transcript. This notation is recognized by institutions of higher learning throughout the world. For more information about membership email: or go to the official Phi Theta Kappa website:

MC PTK Constitution

Notice to Merritt Family: Our chapter is on temporary hiatus until we are able to regenerate student interest in becoming active participants. However, eligible students are encouraged to accept the invitation to membership sent out via email by Phi Theta Kappa Headquarters in September. Students who did not receive this invitation through their PCCD email may contact the chapter advisor via email at We apologize for this inconvenience.

Organization: Beta Theta Lambda Chapter
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
Meeting Dates/Time: Fall 2015: Fridays, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. (TBA – bimonthly)
Meeting Location: P-305

New/Prospective Member Orientation: Friday, November 13th 12 pm to 1:30 pm, P-305, RSVP Advisor

PTK-Calendar – Fall 2015 (Meetings and induction cancelled for Fall 2015)

Northwest District Summit at Merritt College

Click here to watch the video of the Phi Theta Kappa International Convention in San Jose, CA on April 4 -6, 2013