Phi Theta Kappa

Alpha Kappa Tau Chapter of Hostos Community College

Mission of PTK – “The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.”

Membership requirements
  • Be enrolled in a two-year college
  • Have accumulated the number of credit hours used by Hostos to designate full-time status
  • Have a grade point average equivalent to not less than a "B.";
  • Have established academic excellence as judged by the faculty
  • Be of good moral character and shall possess recognized qualities of citizenship
  • Have received an invitation to become a member of Phi Theta Kapa via mail or email
Note: International students are welcome to apply

Benefits of membership
  • Exclusive access to the most comprehensive and extensive scholarship benefits for two-year honor students
  • Membership certificate, pin and ID
  • Transfer database
  • Opportunities for publication
  • National dean list
  • Academic all-state team

If any additional information is needed please contact:
Academic Program Coordinator-
Rocio Rayo, PTK Advisor
Room B-417
(718) 518-4161


Renee Etoty   
Jacqueline Lloyd
Vice President of Leadership
Fatimata Kafando
Vice President of Fellowship
Vice President of Fundraising
Taijah-Gae Thompson
Vice President of Service/Treasurer
Mame Bineta Mbengue
Vice President of Scholarship/Secretary
Elayne Blancas
Vice President of Communication

Fall enrollment in PTK begins in October and ends on December 31st.
Spring enrollment in PTK begins in February and ends May 7th.
Phi Theta Kappa is by invitation only.