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Kappa Omicron Nu Mission


The mission of Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society is empowered leaders who use an integrative approach to enhance quality of living through excellence in scholarship, leadership, and research.

Kappa Omicron Nu values recognition, reward, advancement, and strong affiliation networks.

These ends will enhance the ability of the organization and chapters to prepare scholars and researchers as leaders for the 21st century.

To accomplish this mission, Kappa Omicron Nu shall

Promote scholarship and encourage intellectual development, promote research and foster the spirit of inquiry, confer distinction for high achievement, promote leadership development, stimulate student and faculty dialogue, enrich the intellectual environment of higher education institutions, encourage high standards of practice and ethical behavior, and promote attitudes of professional responsibility for the public good.

Membership: Representing the Human Sciences, membership in Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society is available to majors in academic programs majors including (but not limited to) athletic training, design, education, exercise science, family and consumer sciences, financial planning, food science and human nutrition, gerontology, health sciences, hotel/restaurant management, human development, interior design and human environment, kinesiology, leadership, merchandising management, policy analysis and management, social work, textiles and apparel, and wellness.