Monthly Archives: July 2007

Kappa Omicron Nu Internships

Now is the time to invest in your FUTURE! You are invited to consider the internship programs available to Kappa Omicron Nu members through the Association of College Honor Societies.  Students have told us that their semester in Washington was a life-changing experience. One of our Summer interns said, “My summer internship was the most fulfilling experience. Working through WII gave me the extra guidance I needed to make the most of my opportunity.”

Washington Internship Institute   http://achsnatl.org/wii_index.asp

The Fund for American Studies   http://achsnatl.org/tfas_index.asp

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars http://achsnatl.org/twc_index.asp  

Announcing Expansion of Marjorie M. Brown Fellowship Program

Four Classifications of Awards Are Available to continue Brown's philosophical work using critical social theory

  • Dissertation Award
  • Award to Tenure Track Assistant Professors to support research agenda
  • Award to Associate Professors or Professors seeking support for the design and implementation of a a graduate course that teaches a critical science research approach
  • Distinguished Professor Award that recognizes and rewards the use of critical social theory in scholarship and research See Fellowship and Grants

Publication – Qualities of Living: A Platform for Progress

Qualities of Living: A Platform for Progress – Author Barbara S. McFall offers an approach for defining and measuring quality of living for the purpose of expanding the focus on quality of living as the desired outcome of practice. This monograph describes a matrix that includes physical, mental, and emotional well-being and dimensions of intellectual, organizational, social, material, natural, and financial satisfactions. This approach could position Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences at the center of key societal issues involving quality of living, creating value among interested stakeholders. An annual measure of quality of living developed from this understanding would reliably identify emerging and met needs, establishing control of the quality-of-living agenda. More