1. K-State home
  2. »College of Human Ecology
  3. »News
  4. »James Monk awarded Kappa Omicron Nu fellowship - College of Human Ecology News

College of Human Ecology

James Monk awarded Kappa Omicron Nu fellowship

Monday, June 6, 2011

James Kale Monk has been awarded the Eileen C. Maddex Fellowship, a $2,000 grant to complete a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy at K-State. The award from Kappa Omicron Nu recognizes high quality of scholarship and potential for leadership.

Monk graduated magna cum laude from K-State in 2010 with degrees in family studies and human services and psychology.

He studied conflict resolution in Ireland and marriage and family therapy education in China. A member of Mortar Board, Phi Kappa Phi and other honor organizations, he is student founder and program coordinator for the K-State Volunteer Center of Manhattan.

He worked with AmeriCorps and the Hurricane Katrina Disaster Relief Team in 2005.

Monk is from Bennington.

Kappa Omicron Nu is represented by more than 115 campus chapters throughout the United States and 150,000 members worldwide. The mission of the organization is empowered leaders through scholarship, research, and leadership.

Prepared by Human Ecology communications

This article was posted on Monday, June 6, 2011, and is filed under Family Studies & Human Services.