Hulon to receive Phi Theta Kappa Paragon Award
February 10, 2020
Co-Lin President Dr. Jane G. Hulon is one of 28 college presidents that will receive the Paragon Award for New Presidents during Phi Theta Kappa’s Catalyst 2020, the society’s annual convention, April 2-4 in the Greater Dallas Area in Texas.
The awards are given to new college presidents who have shown strong support of student success by recognizing academic achievement, leadership, and service among high-achieving student at their college. Recipients were nominated for the award by the students on their campus.
PTK students have a 91 percent student success rate, and research has shown that strong presidential leadership and support of PTK increases member success and the depth of their college experience.
More than 500 college presidents were eligible to receive this award. Dr. Hulon began her tenure as Co-Lin’s first female president on July 1, 2018.
Phi Theta Kappa is the premier honor society recognizing the academic achievement of students at associate degree-granting colleges and helping them to grow as scholars and leaders. The society is made up of more than 3.5 million members and nearly 1,300 chapters in 11 nations, with approximately 240,000 active members in the nation’s colleges.