Kappa Delta Foundation Funds Educational Opportunities
MEMPHIS, Tennessee – The Kappa Delta Foundation will provide funding for 10 Kappa Delta collegians to participate in leadership training and educational internships in summer 2017. Opportunities include attending the Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) and interning at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee.
The foundation will sponsor six Kappa Delta collegians to attend UIFI, an annual five-day institute for fraternity men and sorority women to explore, define and improve their leadership skills, personal awareness and commitment to their fraternity or sorority. They are:
- Savannah Fraser, Gamma Omicron-Wayne State
- Michelle Kocela, Beta Psi-Arizona State
- Stefanie Milovic, Eta Chi-Elon
- Christen Snyder, Alpha Phi-Westminster
- Laura Springer, Pi-Nebraska
- Aryanna Thuraisingam, Beta Psi-Arizona State
The Kappa Delta Foundation will sponsor two Kappa Delta collegians to serve as interns for more than 100 adolescent girls, ages 11-13, at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s Art and Leadership Program for Girls. The 2017 interns are:
- Katherine Bennett, Nu-Oklahoma State
- Sophia Fishkin, Eta Beta-Bradley
Additionally, the foundation will provide funding for two interns to receive hands-on training in orthopaedic research at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The 2017 interns are:
- Alexis Hill, Alpha Mu-Mississippi
- Kimberly Huskey, Epsilon Alpha-Missouri Science & Technology
“The foundation is thrilled to give Kappa Deltas across the country the opportunity to develop and enhance their leadership abilities, positioning them to be the best leaders possible for their chapters and the greater community,” said Kappa Delta Foundation Chairman Bonnie Warren. “These opportunities allow members to develop life skills that build confidence and inspire members to action.”
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CONTACT: Katie Boyd, Programs Manager
Established in 1981, the Kappa Delta Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to secure funds for the educational, leadership and charitable purposes of Kappa Delta Sorority, a national organization for women with more than 250,000 members, 164 active collegiate chapters and more than 500 chartered alumnae chapters nationwide. The foundation is supported by member donations and bequests that fund programs and initiatives including scholarships, internships and grants. Kappa Delta National Headquarters is in Memphis, Tennessee. For more information, visit www.kappadelta.org/foundation.