Thomas Nelson Community College will celebrate academic excellence on Tuesday, April 10 when its Phi Sigma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society hosts an induction ceremony at the Hampton campus.
The ceremony takes place at 7 p.m. in Templin Hall’s Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium.
The largest honor society in American higher education, Phi Theta Kappa has 1,280 chapters at two-year and community college campuses in 50 states, Canada, Germany, the Republic of Palau, Peru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, the British Virgin Islands, the United Arab Emirates and U.S. territorial possessions, according to its website.
More than 2.5 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with roughly 135,000 students inducted annually. Thomas Nelson students eligible for Phi Theta Kappa membership must have completed 12 credit hours of associate degree coursework with a 3.5 or higher grade point average.