Honors Societies

Become a student leader at the College and receive recognition for your academic excellence.

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society (PTK)

Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges. The College’s Rho Upsilon chapter is one of 1,200 chapters worldwide. Every semester, students are invited to become members based on their grade point average and the number of credits they have completed at the College. Phi Theta Kappa fosters self-development and encourages member involvement in leadership, honor studies and community-based activities.

Additional benefits include scholarship opportunities for bachelor’s degree programs, enrollment in CollegeFish.org, PTK’s comprehensive transfer preparation program, and letters of recommendation send to college admission counselors.

For more information about the College’s chapter, please visit the Clubs and Organizations section of this website.

Alpha Beta Gamma

Alpha Beta Gamma is an International Business Honor Society established in 1970 to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students in business curricula. To achieve this goal, Alpha Beta Gamma provides leadership opportunities, forums for the exchange of ideas and the stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence. The Eta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma was established at the Community College of Philadelphia in 2010. To be eligible, a student must be enrolled in an eligible program and demonstrate academic excellence by attaining a 3.0 GPA, among other requirements.

Benefits to students include recognition of individual academic achievement, leadership opportunities through chapter officer positions, networking opportunities with other business students and business leaders, enhancement of employment and transfer applications, scholarships to four-year colleges and more.

Visit the Eta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma blog to learn more.