What is Kappa Omicron Nu? Presentation by Members of the Kappa Omicron Nu Board of Directors Kathleen O’Rourke, Joni Roh, Kendra Brandes, Bridgett Clinton, Bonita Manson, Grace Chew, Brittany Cowdery, Megan Jackson Mission of Kappa Omicron Nu The mission of Kappa Omicron Nu is empowered leaders who use an integrative approach to enhance quality of living through excellence in scholarship, leadership, and research. Kappa Omicron Nu values recognition, reward, advancement, and strong affiliation networks. These ends enhance the ability of the organization and chapters to prepare scholars and researchers as leaders for the 21st century. Benefits to You as Students: Beyond Recognition Scholar Program Grants Undergraduate Research Grants Publication of Undergraduate Research Fellowships for Graduate Study Internship Scholarships Preference for Federal Jobs with benefit of two pay grades higher than entry level Leadership Opportunities Leadership & Professional Development Benefits to You as Alums National Network of Colleagues Fellowship and Research Grants Publication Opportunities Subscription to FORUM and Dialogue Archived Articles and Manuscripts “Cutting Edge” Leadership and Mentoring Training Programs for Career Advancement Online Courses and Website Resources for Leadership and Professional Development New Directions Priorities for 2012-2016 •Social Responsibility •Undergraduate Research School Bullying http://chapters.kon.org/bullying/call-for-papersurjhs Undergraduate Research Conference at ScholarCon http://www.kon.org/CFP/cfp_urc.html Required Program Themes – choose at least one Kids & Careers - http://www.kon.org/kids/ Social Responsibility Taking It to the Streets - http://www.kon.org/obesity_activity-7wonders.doc Taking It to the Streets - http://www.kon.org/advocacy/financialimpact.doc Bullying Initiative - http://chapters.kon.org/bullying/Undergraduate Resources Kappa Omicron Nu Web Site www.kon.org Search by Using Menu on Home Page or Search Box National Kappa Omicron Nu Office 4990 Northwind Drive, Suite 140 East Lansing, MI 48823-5031 Telephone: 517.351.8335 E-mail: [email protected] What Could National Do to Help Your Chapter? Feedback is important to assure that member owners have input. Discuss this question in dyads Share ideas in the large group Record the ideas on a flip chart Vote on the two highest priorities Return feedback to [email protected] This information will be compiled nationally for use by the Board in making policy.