Monthly Archives: August 2012

New KON Student Board Members

The Kappa Omicron Nu Conclave Assembly of Delegates elected the following student members for the next two years.

  • Grace Chee (Omicron Alpha Chapter) – doctoral student at Michigan State University – Human Development and Family Studies

  • Brittany Cowdery (Nu Delta Chapter) – undergraduate student at Harding University – FCS Education

  • Megan Jackson (Kappa Alpha Theta Chapter) – graduate student at Eastern Illinois University – Gerontology

Video Premiered at Centennial

The video, Omicron Nu: A Celebration of 100 Years, was shown to Conclave delegates at the Thursday, August 9, 2012 dinner to fulfill the theme of Honor the Past. The video was written by Lisa Wooten Booth and Dorothy I. Mitstifer and produced by Brian Booth of id2net.com. The video is available by clicking on the Centennial link on the KON Homepage, www.kon.org. Also available on that link are photo galleries of the Conclave events.

Bullying Initiative Launched

The Bullying Initiative: Service-Learning Project was launched at Conclave by Lorna Browne, Kappa Omicron Nu contractor for developing the project. The web site, http://chapters.kon.org/bullying, provides background information and resources for KON chapter service-learning programs related to the problem of bullying as it exists in schools throughout the United States. Other student and community groups are invited to use this resource.

Jump with Jill Show Featured at Centennial Conclave

Conclave delegates and elementary kids from the Lansing (MI) area had fun and learned about food and exercise for health with Jill Jayne, The Rockstar Nutritionist. Jill is a KON member from Omicron Tau Chapter. After the Jump with Jill Show, Jill shared her experience of developing her Note to Health business and instructed delegates regarding activities they might conduct in campus communities. A handout is available to KON members that describes nutrition education through entertainment.