Monthly Archives: October 2015

Call for Undergraduate Student Research Papers for presentation at ScholarCon

Undergraduate students are eligible to submit research manuscripts, papers, and reports for presentation at the 2016 Research Session at ScholarCon, sponsored by Kappa Omicron Nu. (Orlando, FL, June 9-12, 2016)

Research not only bridges the gap between knowledge and experience but has the benefit of laying the groundwork for career exploration and development. The opportunity for undergraduates to participate in a national conference is an added value to the overall educational experience and to the process of self-discovery.

Read more at www.kon.org/CFP/cfp_urc.html

Call for nominations: Kappa Omicron Nu Election, 2015-2016

Nominations are now being accepted for the following Kappa Omicron Nu Board of Directors and committee positions. Candidates will be voted upon by the full membership in November/December, and new Board members will be seated at the 2016 Board meeting being held January 15-17, 2016.

  • Chair, 2017-2018 (to serve as Chair-Elect during 2016)
  • Vice Chair, 2016-2017
  • Nominating Committee, 2016-2017
  • Editorial Committee, 2016-2018

Qualified candidates will have maintained active membership status in Kappa Omicron Nu for at least the preceding 12 months.

Service to Kappa Omicron Nu offers:

  • Leadership opportunities.
  • Involvement with leaders in the field of family and consumer sciences.
  • Opportunity to promote Kappa Omicron Nu and the holistic nature of the profession.
  • Opportunity to enhance scholarship, research, and leadership in the profession.
  • Networking with chapters and members nationwide.
  • Flexible time commitment as determined by individual interests.
  • Support by National Office staff to carry out responsibilities.

Nominations should include name, contact information, and the position being nominated for, and should be submitted to members@kon.org no later than October 30, 2015.