LCCC Dean of Students Receives PTK Award in 2016  

published Friday, February 12, 2016

Schnecksville, Pa., Feb. 12, 2016 –Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) Dean of Student Development, Peggy Heim, has been selected to receive Phi Theta Kappa’s prestigious Distinguished College Administrator Award. College administrators (vice presidents, deans, etc.), nominated by their Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter, are selected for this international distinction based on outstanding support they provide to PTK.

Dean Heim has been at LCCC since 2003 and is responsible for the college’s student affairs, advising, athletics, public safety and career development areas, providing leadership for both students and executive leaders at LCCC, while encouraging a college wide support system. She has been particularly involved in encouraging students to complete their degree, and involved faculty and staff to also commit their support to ensure student success. She will be honored at the PTK 98th Annual Convention, held on April 7 through 9, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.  Nearly 4,000 students, chapter advisors and college presidents will be present.

Phi Theta Kappa is the only national honor society serving two-year colleges. For more information on this honor society, visit