2017-03-16 / Living

MCC VP recognized by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

FLINT — Dr. Amy Fugate, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Mott Community College (MCC), is one of 24 college administrators who will be honored with the 2017 Distinguished College Administrator Award, presented by Phi Theta Kappa during PTK Catalyst, the Society’s annual convention in Nashville, Tennessee, April 6-8.

The Distinguished College Administrator Award is given to college vice presidents, deans or directors who have demonstrated a strong level of support for Phi Theta Kappa during their tenure.

“I am truly honored to have been nominated and selected for this award. It is a privilege for me to work with and support the students and advisors for PTK,” said Fugate. “Through their commitment to academic excellence, leadership, and service, these students are building a strong foundation for a successful future.”

“I am especially proud of the work our PTK chapter has completed to reach the highest level and be recognized as a 5-Star chapter,” she added.

Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society of the two-year college.

Since 1918, Phi Theta Kappa has recognized academic excellence and more than 1.2 million members have been inducted into the society at 1200 colleges in the United States, Canada, U.S. territories and military installations abroad. Its mission is to recognize academic achievement of college students and to provide opportunities for them to grow as scholars and leaders.

Alpha Omicron Iota is the local chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Mott Community College. It was founded on April 10, 1989, by Dr. Gail Knapp. — G.G.

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