Source: Deana Core, 785-532-6318
MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has been recognized as a member of Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll for providing exemplary programs, initiatives and benefits for community college transfers.
“As a former community college transfer before coming to K-State, I am thrilled by our university's designation to the honor roll,” said Dr. Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and dean of students. “Helping students meet their educational needs and make a smooth transition to the university is a proud part of K-State’s heritage. Our success in helping transfer students connect with and succeed at K-State would not be possible without the strong partnerships we have with our state's community colleges. We will continue striving to provide opportunities and academic support for transfer students, who are a vital part of our K-State community and tradition.”
The award identifies four-year colleges and universities that support community college transfer through partnerships, academic and support programs, admissions outreach, scholarships and financial aid, and student engagement opportunities.
K-State, one of 65 honorees in the nation, was recognized for promoting engagement, collaboration, impact and achievements related to the transfer of community college students.
“I have always been involved in many extracurricular activities throughout high school and college. During my time at Kansas State University, I have been pleasantly surprised to find that even as a transfer student, K-State allows me opportunities to get involved on campus,” said former Barton County Community College student Hannah Maddy. “PTK students are not ones to just excel academically, but who recognize that service and extracurricular activities are a necessary part of a successful college experience.”
Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society that recognizes students pursuing a two-year degree. Headquartered in Jackson, Miss., it has more than 3 million members worldwide and nearly 1,300 chapters in nine nations.