Professional and Alumni

KON Member Spotlight

This feature on the KON Website highlights an outstanding campus member or alumni member who has contributed to the chapter or community in a significant way. Share your recent accomplishments and honors and/or newsworthy activities and success stories.

The Member Spotlight is by invitation or by nomination and is selected by staff.

A picture and short bio should accompany the nomination. Submit to

Member Spotlight - 2015

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June 2015 - Elizabeth King

Elizabeth King Elizabeth King, winner of one of this year's Kappa Omicron Nu doctoral fellowships, is pursuing her doctorate degree in Human Development and Family Studies at The University of North Carolina Greensboro.  Her goal as a scholar is to teach and mentor future early childhood educators, and to serve as an advocate for children and teachers through research in early childhood education and service to her university and community.  Elizabeth's dissertation research focuses on teachers' discussions of emotions in toddler classrooms and toddlers' social emotional competence. 


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April 2015 - Md. Imranul Islam

Md. Imranul Islam Md. Imranul Islam is a 2nd year doctoral student at Kansas State University, majoring in Apparel and Textiles. Imran has been a member of Kappa Omicron Nu (KON) since 2014 and is currently awarded the 2015-2016 Omicron Nu Research Fellowship. Being native Bangladeshi, KON is the first honor society with which he has been involved. He has had industry, research, and teaching experiences both in Bangladesh and the US.


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January 2015 - Mardelyn Schultz

Mardelyn Schultz Mardelyn Schultz, KON's new graduate student blogger, is in this month's member spotlight! In addition to pursuing her Master's degree in the Great Plains Interactive Dependent Education Alliance Program through Kansas State University, Mardelyn works as a clinical dietitian for St. Joseph's Hospital in Bellingham and as a dietitian at the Women, Infants, Children Program for United District #304 in Sedro Woolley. She has been a registered dietitian for 10 years.

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