Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Chapter at LSU was chartered on March 26, 2017. PTK is a honor society for transfer students.
Stephen Mark Martinez - was born in Ponce Puerto Rico and moved to Baton Rouge at the age of three. Martinez attended East Baton Rouge public schools from kindergarten to 12th grade. During his senior year, he dropped out of school due to poor grades and obtained his GED a year later. In 1996, he began his career in law enforcement in the Baton Rouge area and found his calling as a public servant.
Baton Rouge, La - April 11, 2016 - Louisiana State University was recognized on Phi Theta Kappa's Transfer Honor Roll as one of 40 colleges with dynamic transfer pathways.
On February 18, 2016, more than 20 LSU transfer students were inducted into Tau Sigma National Honor Society. Tau Sigma is a national honor society that recognizes and promotes academic excellence, as well as the campus involvement of transfer students. Students, who are members of Tau Sigma, are recognized for their academic achievement and provided with opportunities to get connected to their campus and community and to gain leadership experience. All of the following inductees are ranked in the top 20 percent of their transfer class, or have earned a GPA of 3.5 or above.