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Phi Theta Kappa chapter elects new officers

The 2017-2018 Phi Theta Kappa – Omega Sigma officers. From left to right is Sarah Stockman, Glory Tomi John, Jennifer Soto, Elisa Cardenas, Emona Hyensi, Hasfa Arshada, Adela Zyda, and Advisor Dr. Gisela Ables. Image courtesy of Omega Sigma / Zohair Mirza.

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

July 2, 2017

Seven Houston Community College students are taking the reins of Omega Sigma, HCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for two-year college students and HCC’s chapter ranked in the top 100 this past academic year. The honor society boasts $90 million in scho...

Honor society wins at regionals

Omega Sigma Chapter advisors and student officers poise with awards won at the Texas Regional Convention. From left to right: Advisor for Northwest and Coleman Colleges Nicolas Rangel; Advisor for Central and Southeast Colleges Gisela Ables; Advisor for Southwest and Northeast Colleges Nichole Boutte-Heiniluoma; Vice President of Service Nhu Le; Public Relations Officer Rebecca De La Cruz; VP of Administrative Service Tazeen Fatima; VP of Leadership Furqan Khan; President Josue Rodriguez; VP of Scholarship Jamie Manaay; not present VP of Membership Thao Nguyen.

Alyssa Foley, News Editor

March 22, 2017

Houston Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter won multiple regional distinctions. Competing against nearly 50 other chapters, HCC’s Omega Sigma Chapter took home an Honors in Action Award of Distinction, a College Project Award of Merit and the Texas Top Chapter award. The Phi ...

HCC honor society ranks as one of the best in the world

Members and advisers of HCC's Omega Sigma receive one of their four Hallmark Awards at Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society's annual international convention on April 9 in National Harbor, Maryland. Left to Right: International VP Joe Spieldenner, Public Relations Officer Angie Chacko, VP Jessica Nguyen, Adviser Eunice Kallarackal, President Ivan Lopez, Adviser Dr. Gisela Ables, VP Carina Watson, member Alyssa Foley, VP Alexandre Soares, Adviser Dr. Minh He, International President Yanik Etan.

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 21, 2016

Houston Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is now ranked as the seventh most distinguished chapter in the world out of 1,285 chapters. “All the work that we did paid off, and that feeling was incredible,” said Angie Chacko, the group’s public relations officer. She said that wi...

Phi Theta Kappa inducts new members

A new Phi Theta Kappa member signs the official membership record at the society’s spring induction ceremony on April 1.

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

April 13, 2016

About 60 of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s new members were inducted into the organization in a ceremony on April 1. Maria Straus, HCC’s Dean of College Readiness and former Phi Theta Kappa adviser was the keynote speaker. “This is what Phi Theta Kappa is all about, the community of scholars,” sa...

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