Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Region
Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Region

New Jersey

Building a Culture of College Completion

NJC4 Kick Off Week- Oct. 14-19, 2013

All 19 NJ Community Colleges and Phi Theta Kappa Chapters pledged to Building a Culture of College Completion and participated in the first ever coordinated Statewide Event-The New Jersey C-4 Statewide Community College Completion Kick-off week! 




C4 Completion Kickoff Week Events
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Online Student & Faculty Pledge

Students taking online courses may not visit their campuses regularly and not be aware of the C4 Challenge!  Encourage your online students to commit to complete by directing them to the following online pledge cards.


Administrators, Faculty and Staff may also commit to be a completion champion for their students online by clicking below!


Building a Culture of Completion-Student Commitment Pledge


Building a Culture of Completion-Adminstration, Faculty and Staff



Media Coverage

Check here for the latest news regarding Completion Events in New Jersey


NJ Council of County Colleges


New Jersey Education Association


Raritan Valley Community College-Hunterdon County News


Burlington, Camden, Gloucester County Colleges-Philadelphia Inquirer


County College of Morris


Atlantic City Press-Dr. Rod Risley


Union County College


Cumberland County College


Inside Higher Education



Mercer County College


Burlington County College


Middlesex County College


Atlantic Cape Community College/Cumberland County College




New Jersey Honors in Action Conference Focuses on Competition and Completion

The Middle States Region New Jersey Honors in Action Conference hosted by the Alpha Nu Mu Chapter at Camden County College will be held on October 19th.  


Lou Venturelli, Coordinator of Student Success from the New Jersey Council of County Colleges will recap NJ C4 Events held during Kick Off Week


Dr. Rod Risley, Executive Director & CEO of Phi Theta Kappa will be the keynote speaker.  His presentation, "Why Completion Matters" will address the importance of degree and certification completion on many levels.


Jesus Garcia, Division I Vice President will deliver the Fall Headquarters Update 


Sounds of Baseball: A Culture and Competitive Composition Location: 
Presented by Rob Smith, Adjunct Instructor, Camden County College
In the spirit of Baseball, bring a pair of old sport shoe or sneakers to donate to the Alpha Nu Mu Shoe Recycling Drive. Don’t have any old sport shoes…? Then, just bring an old pair of your own shoes or those of your brother’s or your sister’s or any family member’s – Be sure to get their permission, of course!
Educational Forums to be presented include Honors in Action Planning, College Fish and Five Star Competitive Edge, Five Star Chapter Development Plan, Hallmark Awards 2014

NJ C-4 Statewide Completion Initiative Advisory Team

Dr. Rod Risley

Executive Director

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society


Dr. Lawrence Nespoli


New Jersey Council of County Colleges


Lou Venturelli

Coordinator-Center for Student Success

New Jersey Council of County Colleges


Pattie Van Atter

Phi Theta Kappa Middle States Regional Coordinator


Jeffrey Lee

Advisor-Alpha Theta Theta, Essex County College


Lisa Moorman

Advisor-Alpha Upsilon Pi, Sussex County Community College


John Ortiz

Advisor-Alpha Psi Pi, Gloucester County College


William Whitfield

Advisor-Chi Iota, Burlington County College


Megan Giles

MS Regional President


Felix German Contreras

NJ State President


Sofia Medina

Student Member, Alpha Theta Theta, Essex County College


Derya Demirtas

Student Member, Alpha Upsilon Pi, Sussex County Commuity College