Sunday, August 05, 2012

Updates

Hello members!

First, I would like to extend congratulations to all of our members that were recent graduates at the Chicago Commencement Ceremony.  Hopefully many of you got to meet your Kaplan Chapter Vice President, Christine Slominski while receiving your honor cord.  I would also like to congratulate and thank Christine for traveling to Chicago and bestow such an honor upon our members. 
For many of us, we are in the final throws of summer and others yet have already ushered their children back to school in the south.  We here at the Kaplan Chapter of Golden Key have been working all summer to ensure the best possible experiences for our members.  We had two of our members, Mandy Wright and Lyann Valadez, attend the International Summit and will provide us with a wealth of information.  We have also begun revamping our chapter dedicated website as well as maintaining all of our other social media outlets. 
On August 27, 2012 at 8 PM Eastern we will be holding our first ever New Member Recognition Event.  We will feature several speakers including Nate Daigle of Student Life and Fabeanne Collins, who is our regional representative at Golden Key.  We will be able to welcome and congratulate our newer members for achieving the requirements of membership and honor Dean Boyd who is being inducted as an Honorary Member.  This should be a great event and a way for new members and old, to become familiar with the benefits of Golden Key and involvement in our chapter.  The web link for attending this meeting and all of our meetings is https://khe2.adobeconnect.com/r33289196/  Enter as a guest, use your name, and you will be brought into the meeting. 
Please also take note of the following addresses to partake in our social media and be able to receive updates and news regarding your chapter.  This is also a great way for Alumnus to remain involved in the chapter and for any member to be able to reach out to your executive board when necessary. 

•    E-mail: KUGKHS@gmail.com
•    Blog: http://kugoldenkey.blogspot.com/
•    Official Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/KUGKHS
•    Website: http://kaplan.goldenkey.org/index.php?page_name=start
•    Unofficial Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/KUGKHS/
•    Twitter: http://twitter.com/kugkhs

Please make sure you avail yourself of the above links.  We have a lot of exciting events and projects coming up and would love to give everyone the opportunity for involvement.  Our next service project, Better World Books, will kick off in September where at the general membership meeting on September 24, 2012 at 8 PM Eastern, we will have a representative from that great organization as a guest speaker. 

Sincerely,
George Pammer, President
Kaplan University Chapter
Golden Key Honor Society

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically... Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.” MLK

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