Epsilon Kappa, University of Wisconsin/Whitewater

Founded
September 16
1956
Total Members
98
Average GPA
3.15
Total Service Hours
2888

About Epsilon Kappa Chapter

Epsilon Kappa was founded on September 16, 1956 at University of Wisconsin/Whitewater in Whitewater, WI. We've been around 61 years and going strong!

Our chapter is a part of Delta Zeta Region 8. We currently have a total of 98 members in our chapter and our average GPA is 3.15! For the academic year Fall 2016 through Spring 2017 our chapter has donated 2888 service hours and $1498.20!

Heart for Hearing
School Year Total
$1,360
School Year Goal
$5,000
Total Raised
$5,308

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Chapter News

Epsilon Kappa Chapter has highest cumulative GPA and takes active part in Univ. of Wisconsin/Whitewater's 2017 Leadership Conference

In January, more than 75 percent of the Epsilon Kappa Chapter at the University of Wisconsin/Whitewater attended the university's 2017 Leadership Conference, Breaking Boundaries. At this conference, students participated in breakout sessions on the topics of Diversity, Inclusion, Career Readiness and Leadership Skills.

Epsilon Kappa’s cumulative GPA is 3.20, the highest on campus. Forty-three members were named to the Dean’s list, and three of those women had a 4.0 GPA.

On April 7, 2016 the chapter hosts its annual Hoops for Hearing event, a 5-on-5 basketball tournament to raise money for the Starkey Hearing Foundation.

Epsilon Kappa Chapter celebrates 60 years on the University of Wisconsin/Whitewater campus

The Epsilon Kappa Chapter was thrilled to have three members volunteer at The Painted Turtle camp in the summer of 2016: Abigayle Freidig, Sarah Kveton and Annie Siesennop. The women said that seeing the children participate in the fun-filled activities and their subsequent joy was inspiring and impactful.

Epsilon Kappa celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2016. Alumnae visited and discusses the chapter's past, present, and future with the collegiate members. The chapter displayed tables with information about sisterhood, retention, recruitment, campus involvement, socials and more at the event.These topics were discussed, and later, the collegians took part in valuable  networking sessions and received career advice.

"All of us had the pleasure of watching three alumnae who were recognized for 50 years of membership with the Order of the Golden Rose ceremony," said member Ciera  Samolinski.

A Heart for Hearing event gave alumnae the opportunity to walk across campus and see what the university looks like today. "Finally, we finished off the day at our beautiful home with house tours, cake and many memories. It was amazing seeing the past and present in one place" Ciera concluded.

Epsilon Kappa Chapter wins first place in spirit rally for Homecoming Week at University of Wisconsin/Whitewater

The Epsilon Kappa Chapter at the University of Wisconsin/Whitewater won first place for the spirit rally in the Greek Category for Homecoming Week. The chapter members are working hard to win first place for Homecoming overall as well. You can view their video here.

Two Epsilon Kappa members made the top ten for Homecoming Court: Brittany Moore and Kaylyn Larson.

Epsilon Kappa Chapter receives Chancellor's Achievement Award from Univ. of Wisc./Whitewater

The Epsilon Kappa Chapter received the Chancellor’s Achievement Award at the 2016 Campus Awards Banquet. The Chancellor’s Achievement Award recognizes an organization that has gone above and beyond the normal level of involvement, service and represents the best of what the University of Wisconsin/Whitewater exemplifies.

The Epsilon Kappa Chapter learns how to excel in life at University of Wisconsin/Whitewater

Epsilon Kappa Chapter participated in a learning event with the Whitewater Fire Department, which educated members on how to properly extinguish a fire, as well as how to change a tire and to do basic maintenance on their vehicles. The members were grateful for the opportunity to learn these valuable safety and practical tips.

"We also had a fantastic chapter retreat where we learned sign language," said Kaytlyn Larson, Vice President of Programs and Treasurer.