As a college student, Virginia Logan ’81 Kappa Kappa Gamma encountered the rich connection between art and nature in a 19th-century gristmill in the Brandywine Valley. The Brandywine River Museum sparked her lifelong interest in the region and its influence on the area’s cultural heritage. Now, as the recently named executive director of Brandywine Conservancy, Logan hopes “to raise the conservancy’s profile.” Read the full story…..
Kappa Kappa Gamma Purpose: Kappa Kappa Gamma (“Aspire to Be”) a collegiate women’s fraternity, founded at Monmouth College, in Monmouth, Illinois, USA. Kappa Kappa Gamma one of the oldest women’s Greek-letter societies in existence today. Kappa Kappa Gamma is a women’s fraternity, because it was founded before the term “sorority” came into use. However, because it admits only women, it is usually referred to as a sorority. Lafayette College hosts the Zeta Beta Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma, which was founded in February of 1980.
Significant elements emerge as integral to the statements, and they are the essence of the ideals of Kappa: Friendship, Love and helpfulness, Intellectual excellence, and Moral and social integrity
Kappa Kappa Gamma supports a three-part Philanthropy program, often referred to as “Philanthropy 1-2-3″.
The contentment of friendships, but never the complacency of the clique. The encouragement of individual development, instead of strict conformity to the group. The curiosity to learn and to achieve, not limited to the quest for grades nor to a special time of life. The joy of serving others without the smugness of the do-gooder. The pride in a great heritage of a sound organization, but never the self-satisfaction of the status quo. Finally, Kappa is the ability to build on yesterday while doing today as a preparation for tomorrow.
– The History of Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity, 1870-1930