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Kappa Kappa Gamma

Friendship, leadership and scholarship...an opportunity and experience for a lifetime

Full Chapter Name The Epsilon Chi chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority
Kappa Kappa Gamma Logo
Nickname Kappa, KKG
Sorority Nationally affiliated sorority
Street Address 24 East Wheelock Street, Hanover, NH 03755
Mailing Address Hinman Box 5215, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755
Email Address Kappa.Kappa.Gamma@Dartmouth.EDU
Website

http://chapters.kappakappagamma.org/epsilonchi/

Further information

http://en.wikipedia.org/

National headquarters

Kappa Kappa Gamma 530 East Town Street, P.O. Box 38 Columbus, Ohio 43216 

phone: 866 KKG 1870 or 614 228 6515  

https://www.kappakappagamma.org/kappa/

Mission Statement  
Motto Friendship, leadership and scholarship...an opportunity and experience for a lifetime
Chapter colors Dark blue and light blue
Council membership Panhellenic Council
AXiS Score 2014: 94%
Minimum GPA Required for Membership Dartmouth Panhellenic Council requires a 2.50 minimum GPA for the term prior to recruitment and Kappa Kappa Gamma national hq requires a potential member to have attained at least a "C+" for the previously completed term as a full-time college student
President
Awards

GLOS Awards 2014

Achieving Excellence in Standards Award for Outstanding Performance

Brotherhood/Sisterhood Program Award for the 'Hike for Mental Health Event'

GLOS Awards 2013

Sarah Wildes '13, Panhellenic President and member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, won a Kaiser Award, given to students who have most exemplified the ideals and principles of Dartmouth College.

History The Epsilon Chi chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma was founded at Dartmouth on December 30, 1978, and was the second sorority at Dartmouth College.
Philanthropy

As individuals with time, talents and treasures, Kappas first support our sisters; second, we participate in local service projects; and third, we serve the greater good. Epsilon Chi has long made philanthropy a key priority of our chapter. Individual members participate in a wide variety of campus volunteer programs, including, but not limited to: LEAD, WISE @ Dartmouth, Money Smart, DREAM, North Country Weekend, OLE, as well as Alternative Spring Breaks and the Cross Cultural Education and Service Program (CCESP). As a sisterhood, we host fundraising events to support breast cancer research/Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and volunteer regularly at David's house. During Sophomore Summer, we participate in the annual Prouty to raise money for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), our official philanthropic partner, has been supported through the donation of books and materials from our chapter. Most recently, we organized a bookmark-making session at the Alpha/Rho Province meeting.

More information about us

We’re a women’s organization. It starts with that. But where we go from there is up to the woman. Kappa Kappa Gamma offers a member experience ranging from friendship to mentoring, from leadership to service and from campus activities to a lifetime of community involvement. Kappa is one of the oldest and largest women's fraternities in North America. Founded in 1870, it now boasts 136 collegiate chapters and nearly 300 active alumnae associations. More than 230,000 Kappas have been initiated since the fraternity's founding. Kappas supports and promotes various aspects of the college experience, including scholarship, philanthropy, inter-personal relationships and self-growth. Dartmouth Kappa exemplifies commitment to these ideals both within the chapter and as members of the Dartmouth community. Our members excel in the classroom, on the playing fields, in their extracurricular pursuits, and in professional world after they leave Hanover.

Last Updated: 8/6/14