The purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. Phi Theta Kappa shall provide an 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.

Phi Theta Kappa’s mission is two-fold: To recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and to provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programming.

Our Chapter

The purpose of Alpha Lambda Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Asnutuck Community College shall be the promotion of scholarship, the development of leadership and service, and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students at this college.

We work alongside campus administration to support the college’s mission through project and service opportunities. PTK members get free access to all online tools such as PTK Connect, and PTK Edge, members have the chance to search for transfer scholarships, colleges, and career pathways. Members have the opportunity to build skills in different areas such as healthcare, employment, transfer, competitive, and research.

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“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  • Michelle Coach, Chapter Advisor
  • Heather D Orlando, Chapter Advisor
  • Susan Longo, President
  • Brianna Cruz, VP of Communications
  • Amana Mahamoon, VP of Fellowship
  • OPEN, VP of Fundraising
  • Ryan Tetrault, VP of Leadership
  • Renee Dupuis, VP of Membership
  • Alyssa Oesting, VP of Scholarship
  • Andrew St. Amand, VP of Service
  • Judy Crowningshield, Treasurer
  • Thayre A Trzepacz, Chapter Advisor
  • Michele L Howard-Swan, Chapter Advisor

Without their help and support, we wouldn’t achieve all that we have.

PTK 2022 Officers:

President: Sarai M Perez

Co-Vice President: Stephen Maytan

Co-Vice President: Gary Gendron

Reporter: David J Miller


Engage with members at our bi-monthly Chapter meetings hosted on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 3:30pm on Microsoft Teams. All members are welcome!

Upcoming Events:

  • March 26, 2022: New England PTK Spring Convention at ACC
  • March 30, 2022: Chapter meeting, important features of ptk.org with Alumni Alicia Valette.
  • 4/6, 4/20: April Meetings
  • 5/4, 5/18: May Meetings
  • May 4, 2022: Trinity College transfer opportunities with Jennifer Loscialpo


Past Events:

February 2, 2022: First chapter meeting of the year.

February 8, 2022: PTK team building from 6pm to 8pm

February 14, 2022: Virtual Club fair

Februrary 16, 2022: Second chapter meeting of the year.

March 1, 2022: PTK tabling event in the lobby.

March 2, 2022: Meeting with Administration for College Project

4/13, 4/20: April  Meetings

4/07-4/09/16: NerdNation 2016 was an amazing experience!  ALZ members celebrated their academic successes for 2015-2016 receiving several international awards.  They ranked in the top 100 chapters out of 1,285 chapters; they also claimed the Regional Milestone award; as well as, Hallmark awards for Most Distinguished Chapter, Distinguished Honors in Action project, Distinguished College Administrator: Dean Katie Kelley and Paragon Advisor Award for our fearless leader, Michelle Coach (aka Coach Coach)

Learn more at www.ptk.org.

4/1/16: Fall Induction Ceremony. Special thank you goes out to our special guest speaker, Professor Joe Finkel and the Administration for their continued support! President Lombella and Dean Stefanowicz delivered heartfelt speeches that really showcased their genuine passion for the campus and its students.

3/18-3/19/16: Spring Regional Convention at Community College of Rhode Island. Alpha Lambda Zeta swept the awards ceremonies and received special recognition for their hard work and dedication throughout the year.  ALZ walked away with numerous Hallmark Awards; including, most distinguished chapter member: Jason Moeck, most distinguished Chapter Officer, 2nd Place College Project, Tied for 1st place HIA, 2nd place Officer Team and the Paragon Award: Michelle Coach.

3/16/16: Meeting. Continue discussion on 2016-2017 HIA themes.  Trinity College representatives promoted their Independent Study Program.

3/2/16: Meeting. Introduced 2016-2017 HIA themes. Assigned roles for the upcoming Spring 2016 Induction Ceremony.

2/17/16: Meeting. Met our Division I International Officer Candidate, Christine Grant.

2/3/16: Michelle Coach announced we are officially a Five Star Chapter! Thank you, members, for all of your hard work and dedication! New Honors In Action booklets were distributed.

2/1/16: Club Recruitment Fair

1/29/16: New England Regional meeting. Road trip to Warwick, RI.  CCRI will be hosting our Spring Regional Conference.  Regional officers met to discuss this event and finalize the program.



Annual Events:

October 2016: Commit to Complete Week. Follow @C4atACC for the latest updates. #CTC4 #C4PledgeWeek

November 2016: Loaves and Fishes Turkey Drive. Let’s beat last year’s 71 donated turkeys!!  Volunteer drivers are needed.



Phi Theta Kappa offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree scholarships.  As a member, you already qualify to receive transfer scholarships to participating schools.  With over $90 million in scholarships for eligible members, Phi Theta Kappa helps you finish the dreams you’ve started.

Change your story. Your Legacy. Your Life.

Spring Scholarship Opportunities:

  • May 1st is the deadline to complete the Phi Theta Kappa Spring Scholarship application.
  • CollegeFish.org is a FREE tool for both community colleges and their students.


Learn more about Phi Theta Kappa at www.ptk.org.