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ALUMNAE

     Despite graduating and continuing on in their journey, our alumnae are still very much part of the sisterhood. Whether it be using the skills they've gained through their past positions, continuing to give back to their communities, or keeping in touch with sisters and their lineage, alumnae continue to represent the pillars and values of Kappa Phi Lambda. Being a part of Kappas means a lifetime of friendship, and our alumnae are the greatest example of that! 

     As the history and legacy of Psi Chapter, the active house wants to thank each and every sister that contributed to the growth of our chapter and the bonds that have created this sisterhood. 


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CLASS OF 2022

CLASS OF 2022

#𝟏𝟐𝟖 𝐀𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐚 *𝐨𝐢𝐚** 𝐊𝐢𝐦
𝐒𝐏'𝟏𝟗 | 𝐏𝐬𝐢 𝐂𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬
𝐃𝐞𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐞: B.S. in Marketing + Information Systems

𝐏𝐨𝐬𝐭-𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐝 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐬: move back to la & relax & make money 

𝐅𝐚𝐯 𝐊𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐚 𝐌𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐲: becoming Katie Chai's line sister 

𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐞 𝐀𝐝𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞: going out of your comfort zone presents you with new opportunities & a hundred more possibilities than not doing so - college is what you make of it so make the best of it 

#𝟏𝟏𝟑 𝐂𝐫𝐲𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐥 *𝐐𝐮𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞* 𝐇𝐚𝐥𝐥
𝐒𝐏'𝟏𝟖 | 𝐏𝐡𝐢 𝐂𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬
𝐃𝐞𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐞: Bachelors of Music Education

𝐏𝐨𝐬𝐭-𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐝 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐬: I will be teaching K-5 general music in Naperville!

𝐅𝐚𝐯 𝐊𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐚 𝐌𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐲: Getting picked up by my big, spending many sleep deprived nights with my line, and dancing with Kappas even though I cannot dance to save my life <3

𝐂𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐞 𝐀𝐝𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞: Work and study hard in school, but make sure you’re having fun and spending time with your friends. College goes by so fast and it’s important that you spent it making good memories with those around you! ALSO: make sure you’re sleeping enough!!!!

 
 
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Alumna Spotlight

Current Occupation: 

Licensed Esthetician, Lash Extensions, Permanent Makeup Artist, and Educator 

 

Founder of Esthetically Carmen, LLC

Prior to pursuing her passion in 2019, she held a full-time job as a Business Development Executive 👩🏻‍💻 Then in February of 2021, she established Esthetically Carmen. Becoming her own boss was always a dream of hers but she never knew it could happen in a span of just two years 💖

Crossed Spring 2015

Carmen Chen

*Avisé*

How has joining Kappas impacted you and your career?

My experience being in Kappa Phi lambda has pushed me to explore my boundaries, challenged me to take charge, gave me an opportunity to be a leader (previous chapter president, publicity chair, recruitment chair, fundraising, etc.) Additionally, being in Kappas has given me lifelong friendships, networking opportunities, and taught me how to interact and work with a diverse group of people.

 

Advice:

Never allow waiting to become a habit. Live your dreams and take risks. I encourage all my sisters at UIUC Kappa Phi Lambda to follow their dreams!

"Find your niche, be true to yourself, be confident, and don't let any obstacles stop you from your goals!"

Advice as an Alumna

Chapter Advisors

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Learn 

about our chapter advisors below

Chapter Advisors are an extremely important asset to a chapter’s success and provide guidance and support to the chapter and our chairholders. It is important that advisors foster the development of the chapter as a whole as well as individual chairholders and members. An advisor should be familiar with the policies and regulations of the chapter, our national organization, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Chapter Advisors:

  • Provide guidance and support to the chapter and chairholders of operation

  • Foster development of the chapter and individual members

  • Discuss important chapter issues with chapter’s executive board and minor board

  • Be knowledgeable about policies, regulations and procedures of that chapter

  • Attend chapter meetings when needed or as expected

  • Serve as a positive role model to chapter members

  • Respond to questions and help from members in a timely manner

Our Chapter Advisor

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Current Occupation:

Grad Student

Crossed: 

Fall 2018 | Chi Cascade

Big:

Gina *Joyeux* Groesbeck

Little:

Danielle *alita⋆* Heo

Previous Positions as an Active: 

President, Vice President External, Fundraising

RACHAEL

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RACHAEL *INDUS⋆* KU  │ CHAPTER ADVISOR

Why did you decide to become a chapter advisor?

Although I graduated, I still wanted to contribute to the sisterhood and strengthen the chapter by being a resource for sisters and the chair holders. I felt that becoming chapter advisor would be an amazing opportunity to use the knowledge and skills I've gained from being active and from taking on positions during my undergrad. 

What are your goals as chapter advisor?

Ultimately, I want to help the sisters improve themselves and their relationships with one another, whether that be giving advice or just answering any questions they have. I truly believe that strengthening the sisterhood starts with empowering the sisters and giving them the tools to do so. 

 

Favorite Memory as a Kappa:

There are definitely a lot to choose from, but one of them would be picking up my little, Dani. The experience of picking her up and seeing her being revealed to the greek community made me feel so much pride and joy in knowing that she was going to do amazing things for Kappas. I would also say that another memory was going through the process and crossing with my line sisters. I loved every moment I spent with them, and I wouldn't be where I am today without them!