Lincroft, NJ, September 14, 2010 – Brookdale Community College president Dr Peter Burnham welcomed Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) students and faculty advisor, Dr Shahin Pirzad, at a luncheon reception in the President’s office September 14.


From left to right are: Dr Pirzad, Colleen Roberts-Tinton Falls, Danielle Sammut-Middletown, Marissa Brodzick-Wall Township, Ashley Bonefont-Hazlet, Michael Geraci-Manalapan, Sarah Sakowski-Morganville and Dr Burnham.

PTK is a national honor society/service organization that recognizes achievement among two-year college students who have a 3.7 or higher GPA. Alpha Pi Theta, the Brookdale PTK chapter, with over 100 active members, is concerned not only with academic achievement, but encourages the four Phi Theta Kappa hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship through club-sponsored activities and programs including, regional/national workshops and conferences.