Phi Theta Kappa
Phi Theta Kappa, established in 1918, is the oldest international honor society of the two-year college. The local chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Rho Upsilon, was chartered in May 1990. May 1st shall be celebrated as Founder’s Day for the chapter and November 19th shall be celebrated as Phi Theta Kappa Founder’s Day. The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa is to recognize and encourage scholarship among associate degree students.
To qualify for membership, a student must have good moral character, be enrolled in an Associate degree, Diploma, or Certificate program (curriculum students only), have accumulated at least 6 credit hours from Blue Ridge Community College, and possess a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.50. Phi Theta Kappa conducts numerous service projects during the year; members are NOT required to participate.