The Rose McGill Impact
The Rose McGill Fund originated with a plea for help at the 1922 Convention to provide for a young Kappa, Rose McGill, Toronto, who was ill and in need of support. Over the years, grants from the fund have provided financial assistance to Kappas experiencing a need.
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When she was growing up, Megan Mosiman, Pepperdine, spent five years in a back brace due to scoliosis. Megan also supported her sister after she too underwent treatment for scoliosis. Now an aspiring surgeon, Megan hopes to improve treatments for scoliosis and provide support for children who endure such hardship. She’s one step closer to this goal thanks to a Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation scholarship.Read More
Sometimes, in life, we hit an unexpected curve. After a divorce, Wendy Turrell, Allegheny, had to figure out how to navigate her new reality. In the fallout of the divorce, many of Wendy’s plans had fallen through. Her house needed refurbishing and she was pursuing a master’s degree at night while working full time. Despite her efforts, she could not afford both tuition and home refurbishing. Wendy felt vulnerable, yet her dream of completing a master’s degree drove her to work harder than ever.Read More
Emily sounds bubbly. It’s no surprise she was the recruitment chair for her chapter when she was in college. But being bubbly and upbeat has not negated the mental health challenges she’s faced after graduating. Almost a decade later and through much self-work, Emily has learned to recognize when stress and anxiety start to build tension in her body: Her shoulders feel like they’re by her ears. Her chest feels tight. For Emily, these physical manifestations may mean a more serious mental health episode is looming.Read More