Kappa Omicron Nu

Kappa Omicron Nu

East Lansing, Michigan / Kappa Omicron Nu is the leading honor society for students and professionals in the human sciences. More information is available at http://kon.org/aboutkon.htm
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January 19-23, 2015 is National No Name Calling Week sponsored by GLSEN and its partnering organizations.

January 2015 is National No Name Calling Week sponsored by GLSEN and its partnering organizations.

Discussion of research published in the journal, Aggression, that indicates that male student bullying may be at least as significant as mean girls' aggression.

Most women with painful high school memories know: There's little worse than a mean girl.

Weeks of bullying a child with special needs escalated into violence at a local middle school. That little girl is now in a hospital recovering from a concussion.

Bullying Turns To Physical Violence Against Special Needs Girl

Teenagers from 20 Connecticut towns gathered in Newington Thursday morning with the goal of stopping bullying and breaking down stereotypes …

Connecticut teens team up to combat cyber-bullying among their peers

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boy on cheerleading squad commits suicide over anti-gay bullying – LGBTQ Nation

Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Why Teaching Kindness in Schools is Essential to Reduce Bullying. Oct Practicing kindness has proven health and psychological benefits, and teaching kindness contributes to behavior patterns that counteract the impulse toward bullying.

Image is from a webinar which the authors of the text, Starting Strong (Zachary & Fischler, 2014), conducted regarding ways to work with a mentee effectively during the first 90 days of a mentoring relationship.  Information is of value to mentors in a variety of situations.  Suggestions for reflective action fit well with Kappa Omicron Nu's goals.

Jossey-Bass Higher & Adult Education: Starting Strong: A Mentoring Fable - Lois J. Zachary, Lory A.

Video from Conscious Discipline that presents a process of a bully's development.

Take a walk down the life-path of both a bully and a victim with Dr. Becky Bailey, a renowned developmental psychology and early childhood expert, and the founder of Conscious Discipline.


School bullying is a constant issue that never seems to go away. This infographic from RomanticFrugalMom gives us some insight into the statistics of bullying in schools, and the impact of cyber bullying.