Phi Theta Kappa Chapter at MCC Wins Awards

Manchester, CT – (May 9, 2012) . . . The Alpha Upsilon Alpha chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Manchester Community College (MCC) was recently recognized for outstanding achievement and earned three awards, including Distinguished Chapter Officer Team, at the annual Phi Theta Kappa New England Regional Convention held at Middlesex Community College in Bedford, MA.

The MCC chapter was presented the 2012 Distinguished Chapter Officer Team award for their ability to work cohesively to identify and implement the chapter’s goals and to support the mission of Phi Theta Kappa; was awarded Four Stars in the Five Star Chapter Development Program, which acknowledges a chapter’s college project in establishing a supportive relationship between the chapter and the college administration; and received the Pinnacle award for a membership increase of more than 58 percent. Natalie Inho, of Newington, currently serves as the MCC Chapter President.

Jesse Parrot, of Manchester, was elected to serve as President of the Phi Theta Kappa New England Region for 2012-13.

Phi Theta Kappa has recognized academic excellence in the two-year college since 1918. Membership is based primarily upon academic achievement. Invitation to membership may be extended only by the local chapter at the institution in which the student is enrolled.

Students of any age who possess the desire to pursue higher education are welcome at Manchester Community College. MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The college offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admissions programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.

News Item Posted On: May 09, 2012
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