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CCAC Phi Theta Kappa chapters receive recognition during regional and international conventions

Phi Theta Kappa students win awardsPITTSBURGH–The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Phi Theta Kappa chapters were recently honored during the organization’s regional and international conventions.

Students from CCAC Boyce, North and South campus chapters attended the Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Regional Convention in Absecon, New Jersey, at the Seaview Dolce by Wyndham resort. During the event, CCAC chapters and students received the following recognitions:

Sigma Omicron Chapter, CCAC Boyce Campus, received Four Star Chapter status, and Brandon Cunningham was named Hall of Honor Officer.

Alpha Lambda Nu Chapter, CCAC North Campus, received Five Star Chapter status. The chapter’s project, “Increasing Awareness Surrounding Mental Health at CCAC,” placed in the Top 10 Most Distinguished College Projects (ranked No. 8).

Alpha Mu Theta Chapter, CCAC Allegheny Campus, received Five Star Chapter status. Nicole Galla and Brandi Walls were named Hall of Honor Officers. The chapter was named 14th Distinguished in the region, and the “Honors In Action” research project was named a distinguished project.

Alpha Iota Eta Chapter, CCAC South Campus, received Five Star Chapter status and was designated a Middle States Hot 35 Chapter and fourth Most Distinguished Chapter in the region. Erin McClain and Hannah Fisher were named Hall of Honor Officers, and Taylor Nagle was named Hall of Honor Member. The chapter received an award for Distinguished Honors In Action research project. The college project, “Technology and Student Success Quick Guide Series,” was named second Most Distinguished College Project in the region.

In addition, students from CCAC South, Allegheny and Boyce campus chapters attended the Phi Theta Kappa Catalyst International Convention in Denver, Colorado, at the Gaylord Rockies Resort. During the event, the CCAC South Campus chapter was named in the Top 100 and designated an International Distinguished Chapter, ranking in the top 40 of nearly 1,300 chapters worldwide. The chapter’s college project also received a Distinguished College project award.