Our Mission

Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education subscribes to the four ideals of Fidelity to Humanity, Service, Science, and Toil. We strive to maintain professional fellowship, enhance professional growth, and honor achievement in the field of education and related helping professions.

Monday, September 10, 2012

New KDP Blog Address!

Attention KDP Xi Gamma Chapter Members!

We are moving/updating our blog to: http://kdpxigamma.blogspot.com/
Please note the new blog address as we will be deactivating this one shortly.  

Stay tuned!  After E-board elections this month, programming schedules will be posted on http://kdpxigamma.blogspot.com/ for Fall 2012.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Guest Speaker Tomorrow!

Milken National Educator of the Year, internationally renowned speaker & best selling author Principal Baruti Kafele will be featured at the Academic Expo Friday, April 20th at 2 PM in Jubilee Hall Auditorium . Check out how he is impacting student lives at Newark Tech High School:


5 Kappa Delta Pi Honor Stole Points Awarded for Attendance

Monday, April 16, 2012

Do you have an eye for fashion?

Would you love to see a young woman's face light up as you help her to look beautiful for an upcoming prom? Dress Extravaganza will take place on Sunday April 22nd. This event sponsored by both APO and KDP will focus on helping local high school women to find the perfect outfit for their upcoming prom or special event. We are still in need of gently used or new shoes and accessories. Please go through your closets and see what you can do to make this day successful. Personal shoppers to help these girls find the right look are also sought. If you are interested or can help in any way, please contact shu.kdp.xigamma@gmail.com or kdpxigamma@gmail.com

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

MLKSA Conference

Martin Luther King Scholarship Association is hosting a conference on Saturday March 24, 2012. The conference will take place from 9am-2pm on the campus of Seton Hall University in the Nursing Building. It is offered to students between the ages of 9-18. This event is completely free and will provide you with the opportunity to tour our campus and participate in workshops with amazing speakers within the community. Breakfast and lunch will be provided with no cost. Please encourage students to attend and rsvp/register by clicking this link and completing the survey http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GM8K2RL . Any questions? Please contact Delores Sarfo-Darko at Delores.sarfodarko@student.shu.edu
10 honor stole points awarded for volunteering or deciding to become a mentor on that day!

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Greetings Recent Undergraduate Teacher and 4+2 Alumni!

If you graduated from one of our teacher preparation programs between 2009 and 2011, please complete our SHORT, Anonymous, online alumni survey. Thank you! http://asset.tltc.shu.edu/servlets/asset.AssetSurvey?surveyid=5063

Monday, February 27, 2012

Here's What is Coming Up...

R U Digitally Aware?
This award winning and nationally acclaimed solution based live event will provide you with a greater awareness of negative, irresponsible, and malicious digital behaviors and trends ─ beyond the common issues of sexting, cyber bullying and sextortion ─ and the method to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of a cyber-crime, bullying, or digital exploitation.
5 Honor Stole Points will Awarded for Attending Want More Info? http://www.iroc2.org/Digital%20Safety%20Responsibility%20and%20Awareness http://www.iroc2.org/Nationally_Acclaimed_Live_Events
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
7:00 pm
Jubilee Atrium 4th Floor
Hope to see you there!! :)

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Next Program - February 16th!

Improving Communicatin and Collaboration with Parents of Children with Special Needs

Presenter: Dr. Stanley Klein
Editor of Reflections from a Different Journey

Date: Thursday, February 16
Time: 5:30-7 PM

Walsh Library
1st floor Beck Rooms

Friday, January 20, 2012

Blue Crew Applications

SHU Admissions Office is now accepting Blue Crew applications for the 2012-2013 school year. If you are interested in being a tour guide for the Admissions Office, applications are due on Wednesday, February 1st.

Information Sessions for the position will be held on Wednesday, January 25 at 12pm and 5pm in Bayley Hall.

KDP Interest Meeting!

Come meet the KDP Executive board and fellow members or stop by and learn how to join KDP. Upcoming programs and service will be discussed.

Wed, February 1st
Jubilee Hall, 4th flr lounge

Pizza and refreshments will be served!

5 Honor Stole Points for Attendance

Thursday, December 1, 2011

RSVP for KDP's Holiday Celebration

Xi Gamma Members,

Don't forget to RSVP for KDP Holiday Celebration on December 8th at 7pm in the Chancellor's Suite.

RSVP by either sending an e-mail to kdpxigamma@gmail.com or via facebook at www.facebook.com/kdpxigamma

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Volunteers Needed for H.S. Visits

A few undergraduate education majors are needed for Thursday, December 1st and Friday, December 2nd to talk about their SHU/CEHS experience with high school seniors over lunch at the buffet section of the cafeteria.

If interested, please contact Omayra Arocho at omayra.arocho@shu.edu and refer to this post. Please include your major/program, contact number, and e-mail address as well.

5 Honor Stole Points Awarded

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Undergrad Volunteers Needed

A few undergraduate education majors are needed for Friday, May 18th to talk about their SHU/CEHS experience with high school seniors over lunch.

If interested, please contact Omayra Arocho at omayra.arocho@shu.edu and refer to this post. Please include your major/program and contact number as well.

5 Honor Stole Points Awarded

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Need Volunteer Hours & Want to Help?!? Become a Tutor!

Tutors Needed! KDP Service Honor Stole Hours Awarded!

For more information, contact Peter Hynes, Director of Seton Hall's Academic Resource Center at peter.hynes@shu.edu .

Monday, October 24, 2011

Xi Gamma Meet & Greet/Fundraiser at Stony's

Xi Gamma will be hosting a Meet & Greet/Fundraiser at Stony's so treat yourself to dinner at Stony's! Be sure to mention Kappa Delta Pi's name and 15 % of your purchase will go to our chapter!

5 KDP Honor Stole Points will be awarded for participation. Please be sure to sign in to receive credit if you so wish.

Date: Thursday, November 17th
Time: 5:00 - 9:30 PM
Location: Stony's Restaurant, 10 Sloan Street, South Orange, NJ

Check out Stony's Website: http://www.stonysburgers.com/index.html

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Volunteers Needed!

The College of Education & Human Services-Dean's Office is looking for volunteers to assist with putting together give-aways/info cards for Open House. KDP Honor Stole Service pts will be offered. Please contact Omayra Arocho at omayra.arocho@shu.edu if you are interested.

Monday, October 3, 2011

KDP Program - 5 Honor Stole Pts

Author Robin Rosenberg will present her children's book, Brookie Cookie Bookie, and how it can be used in the elementary classroom to discuss and celebrate diversity.

Date: Wednesday, October 5th
Time: 7 PM
Location: Chancellor's Suite, University Center

Refreshments will be served and book purchase available. KDP Xi Gamma T-shirts will also be available for purchase ($15)

5 KDP Honor Stole Points and Professional Development Hours available for full attendance

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Civic Engagement & Community Service Opps at SHU

Dr. Laura Pallitto - Center for Community Research & Engagement & Mr. Thomas Russomano – Division of Volunteer Services (DOVE)

9/22 - Chancellor’s Suite @ 8:30 pm – University Center Lower Level

Refreshments will be served. COMPASS CREDIT and 5 KDP HONOR STOLE PTS OFFERED! Sponsored by: The Center for Multiculturalism & Civic Engagement

For more info: rosario.reyes-urbina@shu.edu

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

New Xi Gamma Website!

Our Xi Gamma Chapter has a new website. Please be sure to save it on your favorites for future reference: http://kdpxigamma.org

For instant updates on upcoming events, service opportunities, resources, etc. join our FB page at www.facebook.com/kdpxigamma and follow us on twitter @kdpxigamma !

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Hello Facebook, Hello Twitter!

Hello Xi Gamma Members!
Hope that you are all enjoying your summer! We just wanted to inform all of you that Xi Gamma has made it's entrance into the Facebook and Twitter World. We are very excited about these advances and hope you are too. By "liking" our Facebook Page and following us on Twitter, you will be able to get the most up to date information about our Chapter and stay informed about what is happening next. Below you will find the links for both.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

NJ Distinguished Student Teacher Kathleen Rathgeber

Congratulations to Kathleen Rathgeber, May 2011 graduate of our Elementary/Special Education program, for being recognized as one of the 15 New Jersey Distinguished Student Teachers! Kathleen also majored in English, actively participated in Kappa Delta Pi and completed her studies at Seton Hall with a 4.0. Kudos!

Tuesday, May 24, 2011


Greetings Everyone! We hope that you had a successful end of the semester and that you have been enjoying some time off. We are very excited for this upcoming year and have some great events that you will not want to miss. Keep checking our blog for updates on events and other exciting news! We hope that everyone has a wonderful Summer.

Our chapter is being featured for the second time on the KDP national website in “Chapters Out Front”. This section showcases the exceptional activities and accomplishments of a chapter and its members. Check it out at: http://www.kdp.org/recognition/

Sincerely, Kathryn Becker Historian