Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society
CalU Captures Chapter Award of Excellence for 2008-09 and 2011-2012
Kappa Omicron Nu is a national honor society that represents specializations in the Human Sciences. KON is committed to recognizing and encouraging individuals seeking a lifelong commitment to an exceptional standard of ethics and scholarship. Kappa Omicron Nu consists of more than 100,000 members worldwide. The mission of the organization is to recognize and encourage excellence in scholarship, research, and leadership development in the human sciences. The men and women who qualify for membership in Kappa Omicron Nu have distinguished themselves with notable achievement. To be eligible for membership an individual must have made a distinctive contribution to the profession, earned one or more degrees in the health sciences, and maintained a minimum undergraduate and graduate 3.5 GPA. Membership into Kappa Omicron Nu recognizes the outstanding effort and dedication of such individuals.
The Nu Omicron chapter of Kappa Omicron Nu was established in the Spring of 2004 at California University of Pennsylvania. The inaugural induction ceremony was held on April 20, 2005 to recognize the charter members of the organization and welcome new members into the chapter, including four undergraduates, eight graduate students, 12 faculty members, and 18 members from 2004. We were honored to have President Angelo Armenti, Jr. and Dean Geraldine Jones speak on the importance of honor societies in the university. Special guest Dr. Dorothy Mistifer, Executive Director of Kappa Omicron Nu, presided over the induction of new members and recognized the charter members.
Newly elected officers for the 2012-2013 academic year are:
Rebecca (Becky) Barnhart – President (until December 2012)
Kirstie Pistner - President (December 2012 - June 2013)
Drew Slocum - President Elect
Kaleigh – Vice President
Nicole (Nikki) Gaton – Secretary/Historian
Aimee Thompson – Treasurer
Dr. Joni Roh - Faculty Advisor
Dr. Carol M. Biddington - Faculty Co-Advisor
Kappa Omicron Nu Induction Photos
View the Kappa Omicron Nu Induction Photos from years past (2005, 2006, 2007).
View the Kappa Omicron Nu By-Laws updated 2009.
Student Code of Ethics
View the California University of Pennsylvania Athletic Training Education Program Student Code of Ethics designed by the Athletic Training Members of KON and approved by the Program Director.
View our selection of Athletic Training related press releases.
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