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You know the story: Kappa was founded in 1870 in Monmouth, Illinois, when for the first time, six women proudly wore little golden keys, the badges of their new fraternity for women. Since you know the rest, let’s get to the good stuff: Kappa’s historian has uncovered lesser-known details about the founding of our sisterhood.Read More
$35,000 Gift Funds Speaker Series on the Connection Between Kindness and Mental Health and Well-Being
DUBLIN, Ohio (May 2, 2022) — Today, the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation announces a $35,000 gift from Kappa alumna Christina Eichler Bullock, UC Davis, which is funding a speaker series on the impact of kindness as it relates to one’s own mental health and well-being journey.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
5/1/2022 - Colorado - Beta Mu -
At a young age, Chiara “Kiki” Giannella, Colorado, faced mental health struggles, dealt with depression and navigated the stigma around going to therapy.
With therapy, Kiki got back on her feet and soon began to notice people around her who needed help too. It became her mission to create a safe space for those struggling so they too could focus on their mental health and well-being.Read More