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The Current

Outstanding Member Recognition

Submitted by Suzanne Brown, National Treasurer

 

                                                    

Delta Iota~Texas A&M International University

Laredo, Texas

Article submitted by Dr. J. Elizabeth Casey,  South

Regional Director

 

Coming Soon: Delta Iota Chapter

In fall of 2017, a new Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) chapter of Kappa Delta Epsilon, the Delta Iota Chapter, will be chartered. Information about the new chapter is being promoted, across campus, and we have quite a few students interested in the organization. Applications will be accepted during August and September of 2017, and students who meet all requirements will be admitted in a ceremony in October.

           Charter members will meet shortly thereafter to elect officers.  The College of Education at TAMIU is pleased to be able to offer this opportunity to students seeking certification.  TAMIU is a Hispanic serving institution, and I believe  the experiences afforded through KDE will  enrich their lives  in new ways.  I also feel that the bilingual and bicultural backgrounds of many students in the soon-to-be-established Delta Iota chapter will  be beneficial when they present at regional and national conferences. I look forward to chartering this new chapter and providing support for the  advisor and co-advisor in the upcoming academic year.

 

 

 

The Current~Spring, 2016

Welcome to Omicron!

 

     October 15th, 2016 was a special day for our chapter.  We had a beautiful initiation at the historic Irondale Café with the sound of the train’s whistle in the background.  We initiated Judy Casey, who has attended the last several meetings.  She received a BS in Elementary Education from Spring Hill College in Mobile.

     Our sister chapter, Beta Omega, meets with us and initiated UnaKing

Currier’s granddaughter, Brettlyn Currier.

     After a delicious lunch of Southern foods, most members were ready for an afternoon of college football! 

 

Omicron– Birmingham Area Alumni Chapter

Birmingham, Alabama

Article submitted by  June Griffin, National Secretary

Beta Rho-Judson College

Marion, Alabama

Article submitted by Micaylee Clayton, Member of Beta Rho Chapter

A Smile a Slice

             The Ronald McDonald House Charities has been keeping families of sick children together since 1974. For over forty years, the Ronald McDonald House has provided families in need with access to health care and residency in order to ensure that families will be able to stay together while their child is ill. On February 13th, the Beta Rho chapter of Kappa Delta Epsilon from Judson College was presented with the unique opportunity to collaborate with the Birmingham location of the Ronald McDonald House to provide residents with a freshly prepared meal.

             Using the kitchen provided by the Ronald McDonald House facilities, chapter members Brittany Johnson, Sara Alsabrook, Katie Allen Etheridge, Micaylee Clayton, and Tori Hatfield came together to prepare a lunch of pizza, tea, salad, and cookies for approximately thirty residents. As the meal was prepared, Beta Rho members interacted and conversed with many parents and children, all of whom expressed their gratitude for the food; perhaps the most touching was seeing the faces of some of the children light up with joy at the sight of cookies.

             For many families, a sick child becomes the basis for which they structure their everyday lives; everything they do centers around them, and often even a task seemingly as miniscule as preparing a meal becomes an arduous challenge. The Beta Rho chapter at Judson College was honored to be given this chance to provide the families of the Ronald McDonald House with a meal so that they might not be burdened with the task and could have more time to spend with their children. It was truly moving to witness the amount of appreciation expressed by the families; it served as a humbling reminder that we often take for granted the little things in life – like where our next meal will come from. To be able to look at a child and know you made their day seem a little bit brighter, well…let’s just say it’s worth more than a thousand slices of pizza.