Barnes Receives Scholarship for PTK Conference

Published: March 6, 2019

Dr. Yolonda Barnes, Advisor for College of Western Idaho’s (CWI) chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society, Beta Sigma Pi, has been selected from a pool of more than 200 applicants to receive an Advisor Convention Scholarship to the 2019 PTK International Catalyst Conference this April in Orlando, Florida. Also included in her award was a scholarship for Elizabeth Carter, President of Beta Sigma Pi. John Nahlen, Vice President of Fellowship for Beta Sigma Pi, will also attend the conference representing the College.

As part of the conference, Barnes will be discussing the importance of soft skills in career success during her workshop, “Soft Skills. The Total Package!”. Barnes will present the same workshop at CWI on Thursday, March 21, along with a mini-workshop on conflict styles and the workplace by Co-Advisor, Dr. Liza Long, at 10:30 a.m. at the Nampa Campus Academic Building in room 107F. The workshop is open to all Beta Sigma Pi honor students.

For more information about CWI's Beta Sigma Pi Honor Society, contact Dr. Yolonda Barnes,, or Dr. Liza Long,

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