Student Spotlight: Benjamin Lee

Student Spotlight: Benjamin Lee

This month’s member spotlight is focused on Benjamin Lee of the Missouri Baptist University. Ben has a major in Exercise Science and anticipates graduating in the Spring of 2022. At the 2021 Kappa Omicron Nu Conclave Ben presented his research entitled “The Effects of...
Chapter Highlight: Omicron Theta

Chapter Highlight: Omicron Theta

The best recruitment number in KON for the 2020-2021 academic year is held by Omicron Theta at Kansas State University. They had 200 members at the end of the chapter year including 89 initiates. Omicron Theta’s students are under the College of Health and Human...
Who Were the First Home Economists?

Who Were the First Home Economists?

Were they credentialed teachers in the traditional K-12 systems? Or can some other group lay claim to the honor? Researching the life of Susan Angeline Collins and other missionaries in the 1880’s lends credence to the honor belonging to them. The result of the...
Member Memorial: Eileen Maddex

Member Memorial: Eileen Maddex

In 2009, upon the passing of Eileen Maddex, friends, family, and colleagues donated generously in her name to Kappa Omicron Nu. These gifts became the Eileen Maddex Fellowship that KON issued to support future KON students in her name. Please join us in taking a...
Member Highlight: Kitty R. Coffey, PhD, CFCS

Member Highlight: Kitty R. Coffey, PhD, CFCS

In my very first board meeting of Kappa Omicron Nu, I immediately took notice of Kitty Coffey. Kitty is a retired KON member. Once an interim chapter adviser, she is Professor Emerita for the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Carson-Newman University...