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Chapter Highlight: Omicron Mu

What Kappa Omicron Nu chapter is the busiest? The gold medal this year goes to Omicron Mu at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. With 41 options, there’s something for everyone on their schedule. The adviser at Omicron Mu is Amanda Gonzalez-Rashkin M.Ed., GCDF,...

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Member Highlight: Annie Frazier

This month’s highlight focuses on Annie Frazier, initiated in March 2022 with Omicron Alpha Delta at the University of Utah. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Human Development & Social Policy, with anticipated graduation in the summer of 2022....

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Chapter Highlight – Kappa Chi

When it comes to service, we can all take a minute to appreciate the efforts of KON Kappa Chi, at Immaculata University. The Chapter Adviser there is Sister Denise Mollica, and I reached out to her to learn more about her chapter’s service efforts this year. Their...

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Member Highlight: Leah Krauskopf

This month’s member spotlight is focused on Leah Krauskopf from the University of Delaware. Leah has a major in Human Services with a concentration in Clinical Services and a minor in Dance and anticipates graduating in the year of 2022. At the 2021 Kappa Omicron Nu...

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Chapter Highlight: Nu Alpha Iota

Who is small but mighty? Nu Alpha Iota at Missouri Baptist University. Missouri Baptist is a small private school in St. Louis, Missouri. This chapter has inducted 7 student initiates this past spring. Their unit is Health and Sport Sciences. The Chapter Adviser is...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Chapter Highlight: Kappa Alpha

When it comes to programming, KON’s Kappa Alpha chapter can teach us all a thing or two. Recently I spoke with Karen E. From MS, RD, LD, who is the Chapter Advisor of Kappa Alpha at Northwest Missouri State University, School of Health Science and Wellness about the...

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Chapter Highlight: Kappa Alpha Tau

We are all faced with the need for social distancing for safety during the current pandemic. But that hasn’t deterred KON’s Kappa Alpha Tau chapter at Bradley University in their Department of Family & Consumer Sciences. For their program activity for the year, they...

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Member Highlight: Amber Roth, Ph.D., CFCS

Amber is KON’s new President of the Board of Directors. She is the chapter adviser for the Kappa Beta Xi chapter at Carson-Newman University. I was able to spend some time with her recently for an interview to get to know her better. Here are some bits from that...

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Member Highlight: Amber Roth, Ph.D., CFCS

Amber is KON’s new President of the Board of Directors. She is the chapter adviser for the Kappa Beta Xi chapter at Carson-Newman University. I was able to spend some time with her recently for an interview to get to know her better. Here are some bits from that...

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