Manchester, CT –December 2, 2005 . . . Phi Theta Kappa, the oldest and largest honor society serving two-year colleges, inducted 30 students from Manchester Community College as members into its international honor society this fall. The new inductees are:
Students who have established a GPA of 3.75 or above and have earned 12 credit hours at MCC are extended an invitation to join Phi Theta Kappa. Phi Theta Kappa is the only internationally acclaimed honor society for colleges offering associate degree programs.
Membership in Phi Theta Kappa offers students opportunities for leadership, fellowship, scholarship, and community services, as well as providing an intellectual climate for continued academic excellence. The winter 2005 induction at MCC recognized 54 new members.
Phi Theta Kappa has recognized academic excellence in the two-year college since 1918. Membership is based primarily upon academic achievement. Invitation to membership may be extended only by the local chapter at the institution in which the student is enrolled.
Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The College offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.