Beta Theta Omicron, the Skyline College chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, won the 2013 USA Today Case Study Challenge. USA Today sponsors a Case Study Challenge for Phi Theta Kappa chapters. Members develop a Case Study on a current event within the framework of the Honors Study Topic. The 2013 topic was The Culture of Competition. Beta Theta Omicron’s case study was “Will we have to compete for a place to live?” The winning case studies are published at www.usatodayeducate.com.
Case studies are intended to be used by students and faculty. The Case Study includes a 700-word explanation of a current issue, references, and study questions. Beta Theta Omicron has won eight of the 12 Case Study Challenges, including the first challenge in 2002. All of the Chapter’s case studies can be found online here.
Article by Christine L. Case