Monthly Archives: January 2009

Star Students Honored by nuResume

Two Kappa Omicron Nu students, Amanda Beattie of Baylor University and Elizabeth Fegely of California University of Pennsylvania, were selected as winners of the First Star Student Contest conducted by nuResume. This career networking platform is an opportunity for students to market themselves online and network with employers. The awards for this contest are internship interviews with companies enrolled in the network. See http://www.nuresume.com/.

Amanda is a senior nutrition sciences major at Baylor Univeristy. She plans to pursue an internship in dietetics and possibly graduate school. Her career goal is to work in a long-term care setting. "I am currently a peer nutrition educator at Baylor University, and I spent last summer interning/shadowing a renal dietitian at a dialysis center. I am passionate about my major and look forward to growing my knowledge in the field."

Elizabeth is a junior at California University of Pennsylvania majoring in athletic training. She is a member in good standing if the honors college. She is originally from Allentow, Pennsylvania, and attended Parkland High School, graduating in May of 2006. "My future plans are to attend PA school and eventually work in orthopedics. My current clinical assignment is athletic training for the Division II National Quarterfinalist California football team. My main duties include preventative taping, evaluation and management of athletic injuries, rehabilitation practices, and administrative duties."

Congratulations Amanda and Elizabeth.

 

Global Principles for Social Responsibility

The Kappa Omicron Nu Board of Directors adopted the Global Principles for Socially Responsible Associations & Nonprofits at its meeting, January 17, 2009. These principles are an outcome of the Global Summit on Social Responsibility sponsored by the American Society of Association Executives and the Center for Association LeadershipThe principles include the following themes;

  • Responsible advocacy
  • Environmental and economics sustainability
  • Public protection
  • Diversity
  • Philanthropy/community service
  • Leadership.

Members, chapters, and other human sciences professional associations are invited to commit to these principles. See www.kon.org/Global_Principles.pdf.

Social Responsibility