Category Archives: Conclave

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.

Conclave Resolution

The 2007 Assembly of Delegates approved a resolution on leadership. In summary, KON chapters are expected to
– Collaborate with unit administrators and faculty and/or with other honor societies on campus to determine ways to promote leadership during 2007-08 and 2008-09;
– Develop an action plan to promote leadership;
– Institute activities to promote leaderhsip, evaluate them, and revise to enhance their effectiveness; and
– Publicize accomplishments and recognize participants.

Undergraduate Research Awards

2007 Council of Administrators of Family and Consumer Sciences Undergraduate Research Awards

Mary Ellen Herndon – Baylor University The Effect of Using an Egg White Based Egg Substitute in Muffins

Ayisha Thompson – University of Maryland-Eastern Shore College Student's Perception of Clothing that Projects a Professional Image

2007 Emerging Scholars Awards Jessica Erin Davis – Auburn University – Human Science Award Curcumin Down-Regulates Key Gluconeogenic Gene Expression in Hep3B Human Hepatoma Cells

Amy Hendricks – Michigan State University – Global Research Award Preparation of an Extruded Bean-corn Mixture to Rehabilitate Malnourished Children in Tanzania

Sarah Maurer – Eastern Illinois University – Social Justice Award Social Disadvantage and Child and Family Resilience in South Africa These awards were granted for presentations at the 2007 Kappa Omicron Nu Leadership Institute and Undergraduate Research Conference, Dallas, Texas.

Other Presenters: Lauren Darr – Baylor University The Darr Family: Family Genogram Analysis Paper

Molly Hammar & Rachel Rogers – Bradley University Influences on Cookware Choices of Young Adults

Jennifer Marquez – Baylor University The Effect on Quality Characteristics in Yeast Bread Rolls When Substituting Rice Flour for All-purpose Flour at Two Levels

Elizabeth McCallum – University of Maryland-Eastern Shore Leaving a Lasting Impression on the Lives of Elementary School Students at the Seton Center After-School Program: A Service Learning Project

Chapter Award of Excellence


First Place – Kappa Beta Xi Chapter, Carson-Newman College

Second Place – Omicron Tau Chapter, Penn State University

Third Place – Kappa Beta Phi Chapter, Mississippi State University


First Place – Kappa Alpha Chapter, Northwest Missouri State University

Omicron Alpha Beta Chapter, University of Maine

Third Place – Omicron Tau Chapter, Penn State University