The Official Honor Society for Two-Year Colleges


Phi Theta Kappa is the official honor society for two-year colleges. Founded in 1918 the Society’s mission is:

  1. Recognize and encourage academic achievement of two-year college students and;
  2. Provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming.


  • Access to over $87 million in scholarship opportunities
  • FREE enrollment in, a transfer and college completion planning tool
  • Membership credentials
  • Phi Theta Kappa graduation regalia
  • Gold Diploma Seal
  • Transcript Notification
  • Personalized letters of recommendation for scholarships and employment
  • Resume building & personal development through the Five Star Competitive Edge program
  • Access to Phi Theta Kappa’s Career Resource Center
  • Networking opportunities
  • Special benefits and offers from Phi Theta Kappa corporate partners

The Alpha Epsilon Phi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa was established at Bergen Community College in 1979. Members of our Chapter participate in a variety of activities inspired by the Society’s Hallmarks: Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship. Our goal is to provide our members with the resources and opportunities which will make their transition to four-year institutions easier. They also gain access to exclusive scholarships and receive preferential attention in their college transfer applications.

For additional information: Visit or call 201-879-8997

Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Advisors:

Faculty Advisor
Professor Lisa Mayer, Esq.
(201) 447-7472

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Kelly Keane
(201) 612-5566

Honors Programs Coordinator
Ms. Angie Goldszmidt
(201) 879-8983