Great Basin College enriches people's lives by providing student-centered, post-secondary education to rural Nevada. Educational, cultural, and related economic needs of the multicounty service area are met through programs of university transfer, applied science and technology, business and industry partnerships, developmental education, community service, and student support services in conjunction with certificates and associate and select baccalaureate degrees.
GBC is a comprehensive community college that provides educational opportunities to over 3,800 students across 86,500 square miles, in ten of Nevada's largest counties bordering five states. The main campus in Elko is home to an educational community that attracts students interested in a residential college experience. Satellite facilities are located in over a dozen communities across the college's service area.
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Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is an international honor society of two-year colleges, and two-year academic programs. It's the largest honor society in American higher education, with more than 1.5 million members and 1,200 chapters located in all 50 states and abroad. PTK is also one of the largest collegiate honors societies world-wide.
Phi Theta Kappa offers its members scholarship, leadership, fellowship and service opportunities. Members are acknowledged for their outstanding academic achievement at graduation as well as having their membership notated on their transcripts and diploma. For more information about membership benefits and to find out if Phi Theta Kappa is right for you, visit the Phi Theta Kappa International Web Site at www.ptk.org
Phi Theta Kappa provides an intellectual climate for the exchange of ideas, ideals, opportunities for the development of leadership and service, lively fellowship of scholars, and stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
Phi Theta Kappa is built on four pillars, or hallmarks that each chapter strives to capture in each of its activities:
Phit Theata Kappa is represented at Great Basin College by the Beta Beta Epsilon Chapter. Our chapter's Faculty Advisor is Carrie Bruno Meisner
Earth/Physical Sciences Professor.
President: Amie Shields
Vice President: Jillian Pfarr
Treasurer: MacKenzie Carson
Historian: Kacie Ortiz
Winnemucca Representative: Shae Cary
YES! Benefits of membership include:
Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is by invitation only. All eligible students receive an invitation to join once each spring. Invitations are sent out the semester following when criteria are met.
Carrie Bruno Meisner
Earth/Physical Sciences Professor
Advisor, Beta Beta Epsilon Chapter
Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!
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