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      • PCI: Frequently Asked Questions by Alumnae

        Frequently Asked Questions by Alumnae I received an email postcard phone call from a company asking for my personal information. They said they were working on a directory for Kappa Kappa Gamma. Is this a legitimate project or is

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      • Latest information on upcoming Kappa events

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      • An Open Letter from Fraternity Council

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      • Kappa Kappa Gamma Elects International Officers During First-Ever Virtual Business Meeting

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      • Kappa Kappa Gamma Achieves Historic Milestone

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      • Kappa Kappa Gamma introduces enhanced member education program, Kappa Edge

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      • Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation Announces New Board of Trustee Member

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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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        • Disaster Relief for Recent Tornadoes

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

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        • Kappa's UConn Chapter

          Kappa works with university officials to investigate alleged hazing incident.

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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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        • 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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        • 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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        • (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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        • 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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        • 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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        • 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 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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        • 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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        • 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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        • 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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        • 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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        • 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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        • 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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        • The Stewart House Museum Achieves National Standards of Excellence

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

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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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        • Update on Delta Kappa Chapter

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

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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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        • Official statement from Kappa Kappa Gamma regarding our chapter at Harvard University

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma launches historical digital project

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma to open three new collegiate chapters in 2018

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Joins It’s On Us Greek Leadership Council

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        • Delta Kappa Chapter Operations

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        • NPC Releases Statement for NHPW

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        • First Greek-letter organization at Pfeiffer University

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        • An Update on Disaster Relief

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        • Disaster Relief for Hurricane Harvey

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        • A message from Fraternity Council regarding the events in Charlottesville

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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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        • Sororities, Fraternities, Students File Federal and State Suits that Challenge Harvard’s Ban on Single-Sex Organizations

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        • Leading fraternal organization and liberal arts college embark on scholar-in-residence program

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        • Kappa announces new National Panhellenic Conference Delegate

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Is Bringing New Educational Series to Members

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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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      • 2018 General Convention

        2018 General Convention
        Denver, CO
        6/20/2018 8:00:00 AM

        Join us for the 2018 General Convention in Denver! For more information, visit https://blue.kappakappagamma.org/2018convention.

         

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      • An Open Letter from Fraternity Council

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KAPPA KAPPA GAMMA ACHIEVES HISTORIC MILESTONE

Kappas around the globe celebrate 150 years of sisterhood

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Oct. 14, 2020) — On Oct. 13, 2020, Kappa Kappa Gamma marked its 150th Founders Day, concluding a yearlong celebration of its Sesquicentennial.

"One hundred fifty years ago, our Founders started Kappa to gain the equal right to engage in scholarship, leadership, philanthropy, social life, and, later, professional association,” Fraternity President Gail Owen said. “The Monmouth bridge was the birthplace of our journey, the starting point of a voyage of discovery. It’s a journey we’re still on today. Only 150 years of Kappa history has been written. The story of Kappa is still young. As we reflect on where we began, what we have done with all that was given to us, most important is how we, together, intend to build a bridge to Kappa’s next 150 years of empowering women."


Kappa was founded in 1870 at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois, by six women: Anna Willits, Jennie Boyd, Lou Stevenson, Lou Bennett, Minnie Stewart, and Sue Walker. Together, they believed in women’s potential to positively impact the world — a belief that lives on today in the organization’s tagline: “Dream Boldly. Live Fully.” Since then, Kappa has grown to be an international organization comprised of 145 active chapters across North America and 240 alumnae associations around the world. Over the last 150 years, more than 300,000 individuals have joined in the bonds of sisterhood to live Kappa’s shared values of truth, connection, respect, optimism, trailblazing and knowledge.
“These six women were among the earliest women to enroll at Monmouth College and were intent on leaving a lasting legacy,” said Kylie Smith, Kappa’s Archivist and Museum Director. “Their legacy has grown far beyond. Our members have contributed to women’s rights, fought for women’s suffrage, led governments and businesses, discovered scientific breakthroughs and more.”


Kappa’s Sesquicentennial kicked off on Founders Day last year, Oct. 13, 2019. Over the last year, Kappa has celebrated with a mobile museum tour (with virtual tours occurring this Oct. 18 and Oct. 20), an original song competition, a commemorative jewelry line, and a special edition of its award-winning magazine, The Key.


To mark this year’s historic Founders Day, Kappas across the globe gathered together virtually for a special Founders Day event, which featured remarks from Owen and Clarence R. Wyatt, President of Monmouth College, and concluded with several Kappa traditions. Additionally, the Kappa Foundation hosted its second Founders Day Giving Challenge, with over 3,000 donors participating. These gifts will continue Kappa’s legacy of investing in members and fulfilling their evolving needs.

For more information about Kappa’s Sesquicentennial, visit www.kappaturns150.org and read The Key magazine’s 150th-anniversary issue.


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About Kappa Kappa Gamma
For 150 years, Kappa Kappa Gamma has provided leadership opportunities, educational programs, and, most importantly, the unwavering support of loyal sisters to help members dream boldly and live fully. With 145 active chapters in the U.S. and Canada, more than 240 alumnae associations around the world, and more than 300,000 initiated members since its founding, Kappa empowers women to pursue their potential. The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation delivers educational and leadership training, preserves the Fraternity’s heritage, provides scholarships, and offers financial assistance to members in need. For more information about the Fraternity or its Foundation, visit www.kappa.org.

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