Wednesday, March 27, 2013

March Scholar of the Month: Jenna Domann!

Congratulations to Jenna Domann, the Panhellenic Scholar of the Month!

Jenna is a senior Sigma Kappa from Nortonville, KS majoring in Human Biology with an emphasis in Applied Behavioral Science.  She is graduating KU this May and will be begin the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Washington University in St. Louis in August.  Congratulations to Jenna and Sigma Kappa!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

March Service Opportunities

Make sure to check out the awesome service opportunities this month!
       It's important to the Panhellenic Association that we provide our women, and charities in need of assistance, with the resources to connect and establish lasting relationships with each other.
       For more opportunities, or if you would like to be added to the following list, email our Director for Community Service and Philanthropy, Gretchen Beaver, at

The Willow Domestic Violence Center
This is a Lawrence-based agency that provides shelter and other services to survivors of domestic violence. As the first shelter established in Kansas, the Willow Domestic Violence Center has been helping women and children since 1976. To apply to volunteer, visit:

Health Care Access Clinic
Opportunities for Medical/Non-Medical/Special Projects Volunteers. Complete the application at

Midnight Farms
CLO's Midnight Farms is part of Community Living Opportunities (CLO). CLO's mission is to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and adults with special needs. CLO has residential programs, case management, day services, therapeutic riding and much more. To volunteer, complete the application at

Lawrence Humane Society
The first step to becoming a volunteer is to attend a Volunteer Information Session. To find out dates and times of sessions and to register for a session, contact the shelter by emailing or calling (785) 843-6835. More information can be found at

Lawrence Habitat for Humanity
You can:

Heartland Community Health Center
Volunteer at the clinic or Volunteer at the food pantry. As a volunteer at the food pantry, you work one Saturday morning of each month. Fill out the volunteer application at

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County
Volunteers should be at least 18 years old, have their own transportation and insurance, and be able to meet weekly for a couple of hours with their "Littles." Mentors in the Bigs in Schools program should also be 18 years old, and be able to meet weekly with the child at his/her school during the school year, usually during the lunch hour. Beyond that, the qualifications are quite simple: have a caring, friendly attitude and be willing to give time and attention to an at-risk child. Complete information is available at one of the Orientation Sessions. You can learn more at

Monday, March 11, 2013

And your 2013 Recruitment Counselors are...

Make sure to give a huge shout out to KU's recruitment counselors for 2013 Recruitment! These women were selected after a rigorous application process, and we're confident that they're going to do a fantastic job! Congrats, ladies! We're so excited to get Recruitment planning rolling!

Head Recruitment Counselors:
Cay Wittenberg
Sara Patrick

Recruitment Counselors:
Abbi Ingram
Abby Buchanan
Addison Hood
Alex Dakas
Amanda Winkler
Amilia Winter
Andrea Banner
Angela Gargaro
Angelique Short
Ashley Parks
Bailey Goldstein
Bailey Proctor
Bea Tretbar
Betsy Tampke
Britni Birkeland
Cali Brasseur
Caroline Nugent
Chelsey Burton
Courtney McDaniel
Crosby Cooper
Danielle DeShazer
Elisa Coffey
Elle Rose
Erin Goodman
Erin Keane
Fallon Scanlan
Gabrielle Grzyb
Gabrielle Guillory
Haley Streed
Hayley Laske
Jordan Johnson
Jordan Roane
Julia Chasen
Kaitlin Johnson
Katie Jacoby
Katie Schmidt
Kaylin Sangimino
Kelley Courington
Kelly Bayles
Kjersti Leigh Olsen
Kendall Kohnle
Kristen Fisher
Kylie Emerson
Lainie Jessen
Lauren Kats
Lindsey Bloom
Mackenzie Cody
Madison Crocker
Maggie Galle
Maggie Sloan
Maggie Young
Margo Weninger
Megan Lethbridge
Megan Nass
Nicole Nunes
Nikki Koppers
Paige Gundelfinger
Paige Martindell
Rachel Friedman
Sarah Lamphere
Sarah Vanlandingham
Shelley Mai
Stephanie Carnahan
Stephanie Hipp
Tansey Schoonover
Tara Cisneros
Tess Hoerle

Monday, March 4, 2013

February Scholar of the Month: Anna Scopp!

Congratulations to Anna Scopp, the February Scholar of the Month!

Anna is a sophomore Gamma Phi Beta studying Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Kansas.  She plans to be a Physician's Assistant.  She's involved in the Honor's Program and is a nanny for a 29-year-old woman with Down Syndrome.  Some of her favorite things to do at KU are eat Wheel Pizza, and sled down the JRP hill on snow days.  Congratulations again, Anna!  We're so proud of you!