Students Inducted to Honor Society
College of the Desert students will be inducted to the College’s chapter of Beta Rho Iota
Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on Monday, May 14.The ceremony will begin at
7 p.m. in the Cravens Student Services Center, Multipurpose Room.
At the same event, three COD students will be honored for their selection to the 2012 Phi Theta Kappa All-California Academic Team. The students were selected based on their
academic achievements. They were recognized at the luncheon and awards ceremony in
Sacramento sponsored by the Community College League.
For more than 80 years, membership in Phi Theta Kappa has signified a singular honor and a willingness to embrace the Society’s shared commitment to academic excellence. The College of the Desert students who will be inducted into PTK have earned at least 12 credit hours and achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 or above out of a 4.0 system.
Phi Theta Kappa’s mission is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and to provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programming.