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The Kappa Foundation equips women with the resources to spark change and preserves values established by our beloved founders. Since 1989, we’ve been working with the Fraternity to keep Kappa moving in a positive direction.


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Bold Beginnings

1/6/2020 - Monmouth - Alpha Deuteron -

“On a little wooden bridge spanning a small stream that flows through the northeastern corner of the campus, two college girls one day held a schoolgirls’ conversation out of which grew the Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity.” That’s how Thomas H. McMichael, president of Monmouth College from 1903–36, described Kappa’s earliest days. It was the late 1860s and that now-famous conversation between Mary Louise “Lou” Bennett and Hannah Jennette “Jennie” Boyd was more than a passing fancy. It was the start of something big.

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The Beginning of Something Big

10/13/2019 - Monmouth - Alpha Deuteron -

Kappa’s Founders believed women had vast worth. They sparked a movement that has guided generations of women, enabling them to forge their own paths. Today, we honor our Founders’ courageous spirit by creating enduring relationships, achieving personal growth and taking meaningful action.

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McLamore Family Foundation Creates Scholarships with $500,000 Gift

2/8/2022 - Cornell - Psi Deuteron -

In honor of their late mother, Nancy Nichol McLamore, Cornell, the McLamore Family Foundation established a scholarship fund with a generous $500,000 gift over 10 years. The gift will create two annual $25,000 need-based scholarships for Cornell Kappas.

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