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
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.
Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter was installed May 10, 2012 at Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, GA by Board Chair, Deborah Tippett. The chapter is housed in the School of Science and Technology discipline of Exercise Science. Dr. Karen Perell-Gerson is adviser.
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.
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.
Jenna Sethi (National Alumni Chapter) – University of Minnesota – Family, Youth, and Community – “Co-Creating Community Change: A Critical Examination of Media, Youth, and Violence.”
Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head – (Omicron Gamma) – South Dakota State University – “Developing Financial Capability for Native American College Students.”
K. Lanae Ball (Omicron Alpha Kappa) – UNC-Greensboro – Human Development & Family Studies – “To What Extent Changes in Lifestyle and Food Environment Affects Food Insecurity among Recently Arrived Refugees in the U.S.”