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        • Kappa's UConn Chapter

          Kappa works with university officials to investigate alleged hazing incident.

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        • Disaster Relief for Recent Tornadoes

          Emergency assistance is available to Kappa's in their time of need.

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        • University's Sanctions at Kappa's UConn Chapter

          Kappa is disappointed with the University's decision to ban its chapter from campus for four years.

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        • Loyalty Award Recipient Announced in Houston

          Linda Price Patton, Oklahoma State, is Kappa’s 2014 Loyalty Award recipient.

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        • Kappa's 2014-2016 Fraternity Council

          Proudly introducing our 2014–2016 Fraternity Council elected at the 70th Biennial General Convention in Houston, Texas.

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        • Kappa Recognized as RIF's Donor of the Month

          After ten years of partnership, Kappa and RIF have achieved so much!

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        • Loyalty Award Recipient Announced

          Kappa Kappa Gamma today announced the 2012 Loyalty Award recipient.

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        • Disaster Relief

          Kappa Kappa Gamma’s hearts are with our members and our NPC friends, living in the northeast who may be affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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        • Kappa Celebrates a Quarter of a Million Members

          Kappa reached a membership milestone over the weekend when 30 chapters conducted initiation, bringing the total number of initiated members to more than 250,000!

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        • Kappas Come Together in Time of Tragedy

          Kappa Kappa Gamma is accepting condolence cards, letters and notes of support so that we may pass them along to the Kappa families affected by the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, Dec. 14.

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        • The New Brand of Kappa Kappa Gamma

          Kappa Kappa Gamma unveiled a new brand identity at Convention 2012. Kappa’s new brand identity signifies our organization’s commitment to continue to move onward and upward.

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        • Kappa Installs Its 139th Collegiate Chapter!

          Kappa Kappa Gamma today announced the official installation of its 139th collegiate chapter, located at California Polytechnic State University, in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

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        • Expansion Continues for Kappa Kappa Gamma

          Kappa Kappa Gamma, one of the largest fraternities for women, is growing again. Wichita State University has invited Kappa to be its next National Panhellenic Conference partner on campus.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Will Suspend Its Chapter at the University of California, Irvine in June 2013

          It is with great sadness that Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity announces it will suspend operations of Zeta Eta Chapter at the University of California,Irvine, in June 2013.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Is Now 140 Chapters Strong

          It is with great excitement that Kappa Kappa Gamma announces the installation of its 140th collegiate chapter at Chapman University in Orange, Calif.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Suspends Its Chapter at Rollins College

          It is with regret that the Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity Council has voted to suspend the operations, effective immediately, of Delta Epsilon Chapter at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla.

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        • (Updated) Rose McGill Aid and the Oklahoma Tornadoes

          With the tragedies in Oklahoma, Kappa Kappa Gamma stands ready to help our sisters affected. Our thoughts and hearts are with our members and our NPC friends, living in Oklahoma who may have been affected by the devastating tornadoes.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Continues to Grow

          Kappa Kappa Gamma, one of the largest fraternities for women, is preparing for another new collegiate chapter at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Ill.

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        • The Fraternity Changes to a Regional Meeting Format for 2015

          Kappa's governing body, Fraternity Council, has recently voted to conduct province business in a regional meeting format for 2015.

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        • University of Alabama Recruitment

          Kappa is aware of the Membership Recruitment issues at the University of Alabama. Leadership has been in close communication with our chapter there to ensure our members are following all university and Fraternity policies and procedures.

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        • Eta Tau Chapter Installed in the Georgetown Community

          Kappa Kappa Gamma today announced its official installation of its 139th active chapter, Eta Tau, located in the Georgetown community in Washington, D.C.

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        • Disaster Relief after Midwest Tornadoes

          Scores of tornadoes that came through the Midwest over the weekend have left homes leveled and many without power. Kappa Kappa Gamma knows our sisters need help now more than ever.

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        • The Kappa Foundation Announces New Executive Director

          The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Beth Burkes as its new Executive Director.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Establishes Two New Chapters

          Kappa welcomes two new chapters to the sisterhood at Wichita State University and Elmhurst College.

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        • The Stewart House Museum Achieves National Standards of Excellence

          Kappa's Stewart House Museum has completed the Museum Assessment Program.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Will Pause Chapter Operations at the University of Miami in May 2015

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        • Update on Delta Kappa Chapter

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        • Alumnae Achievement Award Nominations Now Open

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        • Beta Nu Chapter Suspended

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        • NPC NEWS: Position Statement Against Sexual Assault

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        • Disaster Relief After Severe Flooding in South Carolina

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        • NPC News: National Panhellenic Conference Legislative Agenda

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        • The Key Magazine Receives National Recognition

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        • Kappa to Rejoin The Ohio State University's Greek-Letter Community

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        • NPC Applauds Anti-Hazing Legislation

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      • Founders Day

        In 1870, six exceptional women at Monmouth College in Illinois made the first step on their journey to impact the world.

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The Stewart House Museum Achieves National Standards of Excellence


COLUMBUS, Ohio (Dec. 10, 2013)– The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation is proud to announce The Stewart House Museum has completed the Museum Assessment Program, signifying its continuing efforts to meet national standards of excellence in museum practice.

The Stewart House was the childhood home of Mary Moore Stewart, one of Kappa’s six Founders, and is considered the birthplace of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Located in Monmouth, Ill., the house was later converted into a museum dedicated to educating members and the public about the heritage of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity and its importance to the women’s movement.

Completion of the program marks an important step toward The Stewart House Museum being among the best small- to medium-sized museums in the U.S.

 The Museum Assessment Program (MAP) is an initiative administered by the American Alliance of Museums and funded through the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Through a yearlong period of self-assessment and peer review, MAP provides participating museums with the opportunity to understand how their operations compare to the best practices in the field.

“MAP gave us the incredible opportunity to review everything we do at The Stewart House Museum,” said Kylie Smith, Archivist and Museum Curator. “Everything was on the table and open to professional scrutiny. The outcome was a strong affirmation of our mission and current efforts as well as a roadmap for future success.”

The Stewart House is a beautiful 1865 Victorian home situated on nearly two acres adjacent to the Monmouth College campus. The home is a historic place of remembrance for members of the organization. It is the site of both the writing of Kappa’s Constitution and signing of its Charter, and it was host to some of the earliest Kappa meetings.
 
The Stewart House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior in 1989 for its significance as the founding home of one of the earliest women's fraternities and its importance in the progression of the women's movement. The Stewart House Museum is now owned by the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation and guided tours are available to the public.

For more on The Stewart House Museum, visit www.stewarthouse.org.

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