About Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society
- What are the benefits of membership in Kappa Omicron
- What is an honor society?
- Honor Societies exist for one primary purpose: to
encourage and honor superior scholarship and leadership
- What is Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society?
Kappa Omicron Nu is a
member of the Association of College of Honor
Societies (ACHS). The mission of ACHS is to build a
visibly cohesive community of national and
international honor societies, individually and
collaboratively exhibiting excellence in scholarship,
service, programs, and governance.
- What is Human Sciences?
- As an academic framework the Human Sciences provide
multidisciplinary education, research, and service
focused on individuals, families, communities, and their
health and environments for the purpose of improving and
enhancing the quality of living.
The Human Sciences signify a
commitment to improving social justice and developing
more desirable relations in communities, organizations,
and the wider society for the benefit of all.
Representing the Human
Sciences and a philosophy of improving the quality of
living, membership in Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society
is available to majors in academic programs including
(but not limited to) athletic training, design, education, exercise science,
family and consumer sciences, financial planning,
food science and
human nutrition, gerontology, health sciences,
hotel/restaurant management, human development, interior
design and human environment, kinesiology,
leadership, merchandising management, policy analysis
and management, social
work, textiles and apparel, and wellness.
What is the mission of KON?
- The mission of Kappa Omicron Nu is empowered leaders
who use an integrative approach to enhance quality of
living. The mission will enable the organization and
chapters to prepare scholars and researchers as
leaders for the 21st century.
- What are the membership requirements?
- Details of membership eligibility can be found here.
- How do I join?
- Potential members are invited to membership by existing
chapters. See the existing chapter list here.
Guidelines for the establishment of a new chapter may
be found here.
- How can I renew my membership?
- How can I contact KON?
Elsewhere on the website:
- Board of
Directors and Committees
- Board Policy
Handbook - Policy Governance
Award of Excellence - Annual Report Summaries of award
Petition and Guidelines
- Conclave - Information on
the KON biennial meeting, including registration forms
- KON constitution
for Chartering Chapters
- Handbook for
New Members - history, mission, membership
eligibility, membership fees, benefits of membership
- Scholarships available
- Leadership and Development resources
- Membership and
Chapter Information - Links to Handbooks, Forms, Chapter
List, Member and Chapter Services, Awards Programs, Grants,
Merchandise, Board Info, Chapter Programs
- Model Chapter
- News & Events
Awards - Descriptions of Chapter
applications for Program Awards in 2001 and 2005
Priorities for 2007-2009
- Links to KON publication archives, order forms, and guidelines
- Resources - Human Sciences-related resources for
members and chapters,
Scholarships, Fellowships, and Grants information, reading
list, PowerPoint presentations