Nu Pi has a rich history with many successes to its credit.  Listed here are some recent accomplishments.


Hallmark Awards honor individual, chapter and region accomplishments in the disciplines of the Society's four Hallmarks: Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship.

International Level Awards

2005 in Dallas

Alpha Beta Continued Excellence Award
Scholarship Hallmark
Leadership Hallmark
Top 25 in Fellowship
Top 100 Chapter

2004 in Minneapolis

3rd runner-up to Most Distinguished Chapter
Alpha Beta Continued Excellence Award
Service Hallmark
Top 25 in Scholarship
Top 25 in Fellowship
USA Today Readership Program Participant

2003 in Anaheim

Leadership Hallmark
Most Distinguished Chapter
Top 25 in Leadership
Top 25 in Service
Top 100 Chapter

Individual Awards

Ned Sifferlen, Michael Bennett Lifetime Achievement in 2003

Advisor Award

Dr. Kathy Rowell, Paragon in 2003 and 2004

Outstanding Chapter Officer Award
Janie Fairley, 2005

Joanie Scott, 2004

George O. Bierkoe Outstanding Member Award

Janie Fairley, 2004

International Officers from Nu Pi :


Katie Fox, International Vice President of Division I

Ohio Regional Officers from Nu Pi :


                                                                     Jessie Thatcher

                                                                       Diane Kofoed


Dearlyn Rosenfelder


Lori Sedlak
Alicia Wagoner

Ohio Regional Awards


Most Distinguished Chapter
1st place, Leadership Hallmark
2nd place, Service Hallmark
2nd place, Scholarship Hallmark
3rd place, Fellowship Hallmark

The Five Star Chapter Development Program was designed to provide every chapter a step-by-step guide to optimizing the benefits and programs offered by Phi Theta Kappa.

Your chapter's last achieved level is the 5 star. Your achievement goal is the 5 star.


All-USA Academic Teams for Community Colleges recognize scholarly achievements and leadership accomplishments of students enrolled in community, technical and junior colleges.

2005 Chapter Nominees

Katie Fox

Jaine Fairley


2004 Chapter Nominees

Kristina Milentis
Alicia Wagoner


2003 Chapter Team Members
Melissa Nies, Team 2
Sandra Venable, Team 2

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, the American Association of Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa are pleased to announce New Century Scholars, an additional scholarship and national recognition opportunity available only to students nominated to the All-USA Academic Team. The highest scoring All-USA applicant from each of the 50 states will be named a New Century Scholar. Each New Century Scholar will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

2004 New Century Scholar
Kristina Milentis
2003 New Century Scholar
Melissa Nies

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, the American Association of Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa are pleased to announce Coca-Cola Two Year Scholars, a scholarship and national recognition opportunity for two-year colege students. Each Coca-Cola Scholar will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

2004 Coca-Cola Scholarship Nominees
Janie Fairley
Joan Scott

Guistwhite Scholar Program, a merit-based program, enhances Phi Theta Kappa members' attainment of baccalaureate degrees and serves to recognize the scholarly achievements of Phi Theta Kappa members.


2003 Chapter Guistwhite Finalist
Melissa Nies

All State Academic Teams are co-sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, two-year college presidents, and community college state associations. Students nominated to the All-USA Academic Team are automatically named to the All-State Academic Team. Ranking on the All-State team is determined by the student score in the national competition.

2004 Chapter Team Members
Kristina Milentis, Team 1
Alicia Wagoner, Team 2
2003 Chapter Team Members
Melissa Nies, Team 1
Sandra Venable, Team 1

Project Graduation encourages graduating students and their invited guests to bring children's books and non-perishable food items to their commencement ceremonies.

Nu Pi Chapter participated in 2004 and collected 450 cans and 50 books.

The Community College Readership Program will provide newspapers to colleges and their students. By participating in the Readership Program, Phi Theta Kappa chapters can provide a healthy supplement to the education of community college students.

Nu Pi Chapter participated in the Community College Readership Program in 2004.

The American Cancer Society is collaborating with Phi Theta Kappa for the International Service Program, Conquering Cancer: Continuing the Fight.  The program focuses on raising awareness through these four major areas: Prevention, Fundraising, Service and Advocacy.

Nu Pi Chapter's Areas of Focus for Conquering Cancer
Nu Pi Chapter has participated in the International Service Program.

The Honors Study Topic, Popular Culture, Shaping and Reflecting Who We Are brings important, current issues to the fore and encourages Phi Theta Kappans to examine how these issues affect their lives.

Nu Pi Chapter has participated in the Honors Study Topic.
Nu Pi Chapter attended Honors Institute previously.