Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Lincoln Land Community College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society club logo.

Phi Theta Kappa is the foremost honor society recognizing academic excellence in two-year college students. Its goals include promoting scholarship, leadership, fellowship and service amongst members. Benefits of membership include access to Phi Theta Kappa scholarships. Our LLCC chapter has a strong history of service projects benefiting both the College and the Central Illinois community.

The goals of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society are:

  1. To recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students.
  2. To provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship programming.

Club advisors

Gillian Bauer
217-786-2440

Don Ecklund
Honorary advisor

Club officers

  • President: Joshua Hughes
  • Vice President for Scholarship: AJ Colletti
  • Vice President for Service: Joey Gallo
  • Secretary: Jesse Dees
  • Treasurer: Luke Adams
  • Public Relations Officer: Dee Goings

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History of Honors in Action Service Project

Year Project (fall semester) Project Description Chapter
President
Advisors
2021-22 Organ donation On-campus event promoting organ donation with speakers from the Secretary of State, a transplant recipient and parents of a donor. Included registry signup. Sara Waller Claire Gordon, Don Ecklund
2020-21 Phoenix Center fundraiser Virtual event to raise awareness about issues facing LGBTQ youth and raise month for the Phoenix Center. Julia Kienzler Claire Gordon, Don Ecklund
2019-20 Habitat for Humanity Planned to donate patio tomato plants to interested Habitat homeowners. Postponed due to COVID-19. Meredith Niermann Claire Gordon, Don Ecklund
2018-19 Mini O'Beirne Crisis Nursery Diaper Drive to collect needed items and raise awareness about the nursery. Ryan Archibald Claire Gordon, Don Ecklund
2017-18 Organ donation On-campus event promoting organ donation with speakers from Secretary of State, transplant recipient, and parents of a donor. Included registry signup. Evon Dionne Claire Gordon, Tim Humphrey, Don Ecklund
2016-17 Portrayals of women in media Hosted screening of "Miss Representation" documentary and led post-film discussion and Q&A. Josie Smith Claire Gordon, Tim Humphrey, Don Ecklund
2015-16 Hope School Students and aides visited LLCC for Chem Lab demonstrations by Chem Club and PTK members. Keith Treadwell (fall 2015), David Western (spring 2016) Claire Gordon, Tim Humphrey, Don Ecklund
2014-15 Ronald McDonald House Officers and advisors prepared meals for guests. Melissa Plummer Claire Gordon, Tim Humphrey, Don Ecklund
2013-14 Henson Robinson Zoo fundraisers Three fundraisers in spring 2014. Major fundraiser in December 2013 canceled due to snow. Mary Flesch, Elizabeth M. Flesch David Laubersheimer (through 1/31/2014); Claire Gordon, Don Ecklund (as of 2/1/2014)