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We Are OMEGA

PTK Alumni @ The University of Texas Permian Basin

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes that Alumni have valuable contributions to make.

At the University of Texas Permian Basin, Omega Alumni of PTK acknowledges those contributions

while continuing to observe the traditions and values of the PTK Four Hallmarks:

* Leadership * Scholarship * Fellowship * Service *

Omega Alumni hosts several social, leadership, and service opportunities throughout the year.

The organization is open to students who were members of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at their

former institutions and welcomes "honorary members."

FALCONS UP, Y'ALL!

 

2021-2022 Leadership Team

OFFICERS

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President

Hi, I am Tracey Taylor. I was inducted into PTK in 2017 at Midland College, and I have been with PTK Omega Alumni at UTPB since Fall 2018. I was inducted into this organization in Spring 2019, and I served as Treasurer until I graduated with a BS in Geology in 2020. I'm still here to get a BS in Computer Science, and I'm happy to still be a part of PTK Alumni!

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Vice President

Hello my name is Etinosa Erhunmwuosere. I'm a transfer student from New Jersey. I graduated from Hudson County Community College with an Associate Degree  in Science on the Deans List as well. I came to UTPB to seek out a degree in Petroleum Engineering and currently a junior.

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VP of Treasury

Hello ! 
My name is Doreen Godia. I am a junior and a Computer Science Major at UTPB. Originally, I am from from an Island in the East of the Indian Ocean and My Passion is watching YouTube Videos about different Countries to learn about their cultures.

VP of Communication

To apply for the officer's position of

VP of Communication, please email: carey_d@utpb.edu

For more information regarding

the duties, view our Omega Google page

via the FORMS section

located at the bottom of the page,

OMEGA ALUMNI OFFICER'S RESPONSIBILITIES

ADVISORS

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Advisor/PTK Alumni

Dora is the Coordinator for Health and Wellness Promotion at UT Permian Basin. She received her BA in Psychology at UTPB,  

and is currently in the process of obtaining her MA in mental health counseling (LPC). She was inducted into PTK while attending Midland College. Dominguez-Carey helped establish the PTK Alumni Chapter at UTPB and has proudly served as president and co-Advisor.

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Advisor

Dr. Hughes is a social psychologist and chair of the psychology department. As a social psychologist, her research focuses on moral psychology and social justice issues. She also conducts research on the scholarship of teaching. She had been a co-advisor for Omega Alumni PTK since 2018.

2021-2022 Membership Roster

MEMBERS/HONORARY MEMBERS

Abibat Adeoye
Abibat Adeoye

Member

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Abisola Kowe
Abisola Kowe

Abisola kowe Is a Registered Nurse. I’m from Nigeria. I have my Bachelors in Nursing from UTPB. I’m a fun loving, Nature loving and very charismatic Nurse who has great passion in what I do. I like to read and do researches. I like to set goals and put in my best effort in achieving them. I strive for excellence.

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Amber Rudd
Amber Rudd

Member

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Amelie Saint-Dizier
Amelie Saint-Dizier

My name is Amelie Saint-Dizier, and I am originally from France. I came to the United States after graduating from high school. My opportunities were limited because I did not speak English; however, I was offered an Athletic Scholarship to play tennis. After completing my associate degree at Eastern Arizona College, I transferred and completed my bachelor's degree at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

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Brithany Cross
Brithany Cross

Member

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David Prieto
David Prieto

Member

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Erika Márquez
Erika Márquez

Member

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Gelila Kassaye
Gelila Kassaye

Member

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Jackie Lopez
Jackie Lopez

Member

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Kaleb Miles
Kaleb Miles

My name is Kaleb A. Miles, I am a senior-level student currently attending the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, where I will soon receive my bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering. I plan to obtain an E-MBA to complement my undergraduate degree. I grew up in Dallas, Tx, and have been afforded the opportunity to capitalize off the resources available in a large metropolitan area via internships and practicum experiences. I have extensive knowledge concerning leadership development

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Kaley Garren
Kaley Garren

My name is Kaley Garren I have lived in the Permian basin the last eleven years. I have two children Kembra and Kamdyn Garren, I graduated from UTPB in 2019 with my bachelors in multidisciplinary studies and will graduate with my Masters in Reading in 2022.

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Krishnaben Patel
Krishnaben Patel

Member

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Mariana Erazo
Mariana Erazo

Member

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McKenzie McBurney
McKenzie McBurney

Member

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Michael Valencia
Michael Valencia

Member

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Silvia Pena
Silvia Pena

My name is Silvia Pena, and I am originally from El Salvador. I came to the States when I was 14 and lived in California for some years. I graduated from UT Permian Basin where I received my BA in Business Administration in 2017.I am currently working in the Aerospace Industry and I am enjoying every single moment of it. I was inducted into PTK in 2016 while attending Midland College. I was honor to serve as the first Vice President of Treasury.

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Sugey Rios
Sugey Rios

Member

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Susan Bergquist
Susan Bergquist

Member

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Vanessa Armendariz
Vanessa Armendariz

Member

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Vassanth Mathan
Vassanth Mathan

Hello! I'm an international student from India. I'm a Molecular Biology major looking to graduate in 2024. I'm also part of the Men's Tennis team at UTPB.

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TBA
TBA

Member

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Our Omega Alumni Story

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2017 Fall

o   Mado Juarez, UTPB Transfer Admissions Counselor, started the procedures necessary to establish a Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Chapter at the University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB). Alumni member, Dora Dominguez-Carey, agreed to help create/co-found the chapter alongside Juarez. Scott Smiley (Admissions Director) acquiesced and approved that Admissions would officially sponsor and pay the PTK Alumni Charter dues

o   The first-ever Omega Alumni Constitution and Bylaws were created and approved by both PTK International and UTPB

o  Six Officers were elected: Dora D. Carey (Pres) Amelie Saint-Dizier (VP), Leigh McCallum (VP),

Silvia Pena (VP Treasury), Erica Garza (VP Secretarial Affairs), and
Jacqueline Nevarez (VP of Communications)

2018 Spring

o   UTPB officially approved the chapter

o   PTK International and PTK Alumni approved the Charter

o   On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, the Omega Alumni Chapter held its inaugural induction; Seventeen members were inducted

o   The rest is History … For more information on Omega Alumni’s history, visit our Google web pages

 

Inaugural Induction Spring 2018

Our First-Ever Induction

2018 Spring Induction
Guest Speaker:
Dr. Woodley UTPB President

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2018 Spring Induction
Vice President
Amelie Saint-Dizier

2018 Spring Induction
Vice President
Leigh McCallum

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VP of Treasury
Silvia Peña

2018 Spring Induction
Inaugural President
Dora Dominguez-Carey 

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THANK YOU, Omega Alumni Visionaries

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Mado A. Juarez
former UTPB
Transfer Admissions Counselor and Omega Alumni co-founder.
THANK YOU,
Mado, 
for believing in our Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Chapter and seeing it through to fruition!
We miss you.

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 Scott Smiley
UTPB Director of Admissions
Thank you, Scott, for sponsoring Omega Alumni and paying the initial Chapter dues.
We appreciate you for being our host/emcee at our induction ceremonies. We will miss you.

we Are still FQK

#PTKFamilyForever

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#IAmPTK

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THE PTK FOUR HALLMARKS

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Leadership

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Scholarship

Fellowship

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Service

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FALL 2019

  • Dr. Jamie Hughes, Associate Professor of Psychology, joined Omega Alumni as an advisor

  • On September 6, 2018, UT Permian Basin Omega Alumni officially changed the chapter’s name to

* Omega Alumni of Phi Theta Kappa at UTPB *

SPRING 2019

  • A new Advisor was introduced, Corey Benson, Associate Dean of Students 

  • On Thursday, April 18, 2019, the Omega Alumni Chapter inducted 12 members

For more 2019 Induction history & pics, click here

 
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2018 Spring Inaugural Induction

Watch Video on YouTube

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“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see”

Mark Twain

 
 

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4901 E University Blvd, Odessa, TX 79762

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