2018-2020

Chapter, Association and Foundation Recognition

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020

Rheva Ott Shryock Chapter Assistance Award | Association

This award was first presented at the 1962 Convention by the Philadelphia Alumnae Association in honor of Rheva Ott Shryock, Pennsylvania, Grand President from 1936–40, Fraternity Parliamentarian from 1950–70, and recipient of the Loyalty Award in 1968. Awards are presented to associations in each of the five membership categories for outstanding service to chapters.

Associations with fewer than 40 members:

Honorable Mention: 

Akron

Winner:

Stillwater

Associations with 41–60 members:

Honorable Mention: 

Northwest Suburban

Winner:

Colorado Springs

Associations with 61–100 members:

Honorable Mention: 

Cleveland

Winner: 

Palo Alto

Associations with 101–250 members:

Honorable Mention: 

Tucson

Winner:

Albuquerque

Associations with more than 251 members:

Honorable Mention: 

Fort Worth

Winner:

Austin

 Patsy Bredwick Levang Philanthropy   Award | Association 

In 2002, this award was established to recognize associations that demonstrate the spirit of giving. The criteria include a well-rounded philanthropy program(s) that develops membership awareness and a commitment to a chapter, the community, and/or the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation. It is given in honor of Patsy Bredwick Levang, North Dakota State, Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation President from 1997–2004. Her outstanding service to the Fraternity, Foundation, and both local and state communities sets forth a true example that we should strive to emulate.

Associations with fewer than 40 members:

Honorable Mention: 

Stillwater

Winner:

Fort Lauderdale

 

 

Associations with 41–60 members:

Honorable Mention:

Jacksonville

Winner:

Northwest Suburban

Associations with 61–100 members:

Honorable Mention:

Palo Alto

Winner:

Milwaukee

Associations with 101–250 members:

Honorable Mention:

N/A

Winner:

Sarasota-Manatee Counties

Associations with more than 251 members:

Honorable Mention: 

Denver

Winner:

Dallas

 Membership Growth Award |   Association 

This award is given to associations that have experienced the highest membership growth for each year over the biennium through outstanding programming and recruitment.

Associations with fewer than 40 members:

Honorable Mention: 

Central Florida

 

Winner:

Charleston, SC

Associations with 41–60 members:

Honorable Mention:

Mobile

Winner:

Jackson, MS

Associations with 61–100 members:

Honorable Mention:

Washington DC-Sub. Maryland

Winner:

Portland

Associations with 101–250 members:

 

Honorable Mention:

Little Rock

Winner:

Northwest Arkansas

Associations with more than 251 members:

 

Honorable Mention:

N/A

Winner:

Denver

 Sally Moore Nitschke Lifelong   Education Award | Chapter 

Presented for the first time at the 1998 General Convention, this award honors Sally Moore Nitschke, Ohio State, Fraternity President from 1980–84. Sally valued learning as a lifelong process and exemplified this during her years serving the Fraternity in many capacities. This award goes to chapters and associations that effectively implement programming that enhances individual competencies, promotes life skills, and best utilizes available resources. 

Honorable Mention:

Beta Rho Deuteron, Cincinnati

Eta Lambda, Loyola

Winner:

Gamma Delta, Purdue

The Standards Award is presented to the chapters with the best overall comprehensive standards programming, including education for the development of positive Kappa attitudes, individual responsibility to the group, and maintenance of Fraternity standards.

Chapters with 91 or fewer members:

Honorable Mention:

Eta Delta, Valparaiso


Winner:

Alpha Deuteron, Monmouth

Chapters with 92–145 members:

Honorable Mention:

Epsilon Xi, Cal State Northridge

Eta Pi, NYU

Winner:

Delta Omicron, Iowa State

Chapters with 146–192 members:

Honorable Mention:

Eta Nu, Santa Clara

​Beta Rho Deuteron, Cincinnati

 

Winner:

Mu, Butler

Chapters with 193 or more members:

Honorable Mention:

Theta, Missouri

Epsilon Mu, Clemson

Winner:

Gamma Zeta, Arizona

 Excellence in Chapter Management   Award | Chapter 

The Excellence in Chapter Management Award is given to the chapters with the most efficient and effective chapter management, well-educated and informed officers, strong Advisory and House Board relationships, and excellence in performance.

Chapters with 118 or fewer members:

Honorable Mention: 

N/A

Winner:

Epsilon Xi, Cal State Northridge

Chapters with 119–179 members:

Honorable Mention:

Epsilon Omicron, UC Davis

Eta Omicron, Northeastern

Winner:

Eta Chi, NC State

Chapters with 180 or more members:

Honorable Mention:

Gamma Nu, Arkansas

Epsilon Eta, Auburn     

Winner:

Theta, Missouri

 Gracious Living Award | Chapter 

This award goes to chapters that best exemplify chapter graciousness and hospitality at the chapter facility and on campus, and whose members have best acquired the art of living and working together.

Honorable Mention (Housed Chapters):

Sigma, Nebraska

Beta Rho Deuteron, Cincinnati

Beta Theta, Oklahoma

Epsilon Xi, Cal State Northridge

Winner (Housed Chapters):

Beta Psi, Toronto

Honorable Mention (Unhoused Chapters):

Epsilon Eta, Auburn

Eta Iota, Creighton

Eta Sigma, Chapman

Winner (Unhoused Chapters):

Zeta Chi, Marist

 Panhellenic Award | Chapter 

This award goes to the chapters that best exemplify true Panhellenic leadership, participate in and support Panhellenic-sponsored events, and display a cooperative and responsible attitude in working with the administration and other Greek-letter organizations as the representative of Kappa Kappa Gamma.

4 or fewer Panhellenic groups:

Honorable Mention:

N/A

Winner:

Epsilon, Illinois Wesleyan

57 Panhellenic groups:

Honorable Mention:

Eta Alpha, Furman

Eta Delta, Valparaiso

Winner:

Eta Omega, Binghamton

811 Panhellenic groups:

Honorable Mention:

Beta Rho Deuteron, Cincinnati

Eta Chi, NC State

Winner:

Gamma Nu, Arkansas

12 or more Panhellenic groups:

Honorable Mention: 

Theta, Missouri

Epsilon Eta, Auburn

Winner:

Epsilon Mu, Clemson

 Recruitment Award | Chapter 

The Recruitment Award goes to the chapters in the following categories with the best overall Membership Recruitment and selection program and/or that have shown significant improvement or efforts under difficult circumstances, and that have submitted complete and timely reports.

4 or fewer Panhellenic groups:

Honorable Mention:

Gamma Beta, New Mexico

Eta Tau, Georgetown

Winner:

Epsilon, Illinois Wesleyan

5–7 Panhellenic groups:

Honorable Mention:

Mu, Butler

Eta Lambda, Loyola

 

Winner:

Eta Nu, Santa Clara

811 Panhellenic groups:

Honorable Mention:

Gamma Nu, Arkansas

Zeta Kappa, Bowling Green

Eta Omicron, Northeastern

 

Winner:

Beta Theta, Oklahoma

12 or more Panhellenic groups:

Honorable Mention: 

Beta Pi, Washington

Epsilon Rho, Texas A&M

Winner:

Epsilon Kappa, South Carolina

This award goes to the chapter with an outstanding public relations program that addresses its various constituents and includes an appreciation of alumnae, a yearly chapter new publication or social media communication that is informative and well-written, submission of chapter material to the Fraternity, and positive contributions to the institution and community.

Honorable Mention:

Epsilon Mu, Clemson

Epsilon Upsilon, Baylor

Eta Delta, Valparaiso

Eta Sigma, Chapman

Winner:

Eta Omicron, Northeastern

 Greatest Improvement Award |   Chapter 

This award is presented to the chapter with the greatest overall improvement during the biennium in all areas of programming.

Honorable Mention:

Epsilon Mu, Clemson

Epsilon Xi, Cal State Northridge

Winner:

Epsilon Phi, Florida

 Standards Award | Chapter 

 Sally Moore Nitschke Lifelong   Education Award | Association 

Presented for the first time at the 1998 General Convention, this award honors Sally Moore Nitschke, Ohio State, Fraternity President from 1980–84. Sally valued learning as a lifelong process and exemplified this during her years serving the Fraternity in many capacities. This award goes to chapters and associations that effectively implement programming that enhances individual competencies, promotes life skills, and best utilizes available resources. 

Associations with fewer than 40 members:

 

Honorable Mention: 

Wasatch Mountains

Winner:

Stars and Stripes

Associations with 41–60 members:

Honorable Mention:

Salt Lake City

Winner:

Hilton Head

Associations with 61–100 members:

 

Honorable Mention:

Desert

Winner:

Boston Intercollegiate

Associations with 101–250 members:

 

Honorable Mention:

Greater St. Louis Area

Winner:

Albuquerque

Associations with 251 or more members:

Honorable Mention: 

Austin

Winner:

Denver

 Public Relations Award | Chapter 

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