Kappa Kappa Gamma
My name is Kelcee Greer and I am so excited and proud to say that I represent the Epsilon Psi chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma as the 2022 Chapter President. As a first generation college student, the UCSB community at first seemed incredibly large and daunting. However, after some time in the Greek community I came to absolutely love my new life at this school. The home-cooked meals on Monday nights, my big that soon became my best friend, and the many Greek community-wide activities were the best warm welcome to college life I could have asked for. My hope is that all of you going through recruitment this year will find your place in our community and make this campus feel more like a home, too!
In Kappa Kappa Gamma, we strive to cultivate a one-of-a-kind sisterhood that provides friendships that will last a lifetime. Almost all of my absolute favorite memories from my three years at college are with my sisters in Kappa! I’ll never forget our bid day for Winter MC’22 where we had a DJ in our backyard, or all the bus rides to date parties where we sang and danced the whole way. I’ll never forget coming to the chapter house all the time to hang out with my big, or carpooling to Indio for Coachella. A driving force within our sisterhood that truly makes our chapter a source of endless love, support, and motivation is our motto “dream boldly, live fully.” The women of Kappa constantly push one another to live a full, happy, vibrant life overflowing with memories that will last a lifetime. Not only this, but we strive for excellence in all things we do, whether it be academically or philanthropic. Looking back to three years ago as a freshman going through recruitment, I could never have imagined the growth my Kappa sisters would have inspired within me. From encouraging me to push myself out of my comfort zone, to supporting me as I take on leadership positions, I feel as though I owe who I am today to the women of this chapter. Because of all these developments, memories, and the women I share them with, Kappa has become so much more than a 4-year commitment to me, but is something that will stick with me for years and years to come.
Our organization has recently taken on a new philanthropic purpose nationally called Active Minds, which is a cause to educate, raise awareness, and reduce the stigma around mental health and well-being through fundraising and service. We also give to a local organization dear to us called the Ovarian Cancer Circle, which was inspired by our late sister Robin Babbini who lost her battle to ovarian cancer at just 20 years old. Each year we put on Kappa Kapture the Flag, a huge tournament between all the Greek houses at Storke Field. It is surely a favorite event of ours, as we get to get together with other chapters and cheer them on! This Fall we are looking forward to also putting on some smaller events that prioritize mental health awareness, like giving out flowers to strangers, journaling sisterhoods, and lots of sunset walks.
I am so honored to lead a chapter of such remarkable and authentic young women. My chapter will always be one of my strongest inspirations and favorite things to come out of UCSB. I truly hope that you too can find in the Panhellenic community what I found in Kappa Kappa Gamma.
Chapter President- Kappa Kappa Gamma
Philanthropy: Active Minds & The Ovarian Cancer Circle
House Capacity: 39
New Member Fees (Fall/Winter/Spring): $1337/$905/$895
Live In Member Dues (Fall/Winter/Spring): $4207/$3950/$3940
Live Out Member Dues (Fall/Winter/Spring): $1042/$785/$775
New Member Costs Include: Per Capita Fee and New Member Fee to Headquarters, all House Board Fees, contribution to House Corporation fund, all chapter dues, Monday night dinner.
Live In Member Costs Include: Per Capita Fee to Headquarters, all House Board Fees, all chapter dues, and 3 meals per day Monday - Friday(weekend snacks included). $500 refundable deposit paid during the fall/winter of previous year.
Live Out Member Costs Include: Per Capita Fee to Headquarters, all House Board Fees, all chapter dues, Monday night dinner.
Payment Methods: Billhighway: ECheck/ Debit/Credit Card/ Check
Payment Plans: In-housers are automatically on a payment plan of 3 installments. Other members can apply for installments of 2