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Social Media: The Top 3 Social Media Platforms That You Should Be Using?

Social Media: The Top 3 Social Media Platforms That You Should Be Using?

Did you know that 90% of young adults (18-29) use this form of social media according to research performed by the Pew Research Center 2015? With statistics like this you should focus more on posting on this communication platform. Facebook is more than just staying connected with friends and family, in fact, you can use this communication medium to promote yourself or your business.
Annual Illinois Regional Convention

Annual Illinois Regional Convention

Next week is the annual Illinois Regional Convention – June 1-3, 2018. This year it will be held at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, IL and College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL. The alumni have a full slate of activities and we would love it if you could attend. All weekend we will be selling raffle tickets for a painting from Katrina Case-Soper, a fellow PTK alumna. Tickets are $2/each or 3 for $5. The proceeds will benefit IRAA and HQ’s Golden Opportunity Scholarship Fund.
PTK Catalyst 2018 Recap

PTK Catalyst 2018 Recap

It’s been exactly one month since PTK Catalyst 2018 wrapped up, and people are still talking about it. If you ask me, Catalyst 2018 was one of the most fun International Conventions we have had in a long time! Catalyst this year featured plenty of the usual, including great education forums, phenomenal speakers (Susan Cain, Amy Cuddy and the wildly entertaining Daveed Diggs), Hallmark Awards (man oh man the awards!!) and convention competitions. However, this year also included a number of special events and programming, in celebration of Phi Theta Kappa’s 100th anniversary.
Traveling Tips for Work and Personal

Traveling Tips for Work and Personal

I have been traveling for my job for over a year now, and it involves either driving or flying. I want to share some of the tips and practices I use when traveling for my job, in the hopes that it may help you, as well. I will go down a list with some things that I would recommend for travel - whether for work or personal reasons.