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About Kappa Epsilon

Kappa Epsilon purpose is to promote Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer Awareness and bring pharmacy students together. The Mission of Kappa Epsilon is to unite pharmacy students, faculty, and alumni dedicated to empower its members to achieve personal and professional competence, to develop leaders within the profession and community, and to provide professional and philanthropic services.

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First year member $165; current member $155

KE: Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I join KE?
    Participation in the recruitment process in the fall and payment of dues.
  • What are my responsibilities as a member?
    Attend chapter meeting (once every month) as well as required events dedicated to service to community, women’s health, networking throughout the year.
  • How much of a time commitment is KE?
    The time commitment depends on organization involvement. Mandatory events are chapter meetings every month and about 6 events in total throughout the year and social events. If you are on the executive board, you are required to attend exec meetings on alternating weeks.
  • What happens at KE chapter meetings?
    Make announcements about upcoming events, share good news for the week, and unwind from school and bond over a little game together.
  • What would I benefit from being a part of KE?
    Kappa Epsilon is a smaller and close-knit fraternity with many leadership opportunities. KE is a positive and uplifting environment. We connect with alumni as well as PY4 to offer networking opportunities to our sisters and brothers. You are also going to be part of dedicated student pharmacists nation-wide.


  • Recruitment Events
  • Flock the Yard for ovarian cancer
  • October Breast Cancer Awareness Event Series
  • Red Dress Cocktail for the American Heart Association
  • Caring Community Foundation Run/Walk
  • Pediatric Playroom volunteering
  • SECU house volunteering
  • Cancer Care Bags

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Caring Community 4K Run/Walk: Every year in the Spring, Kappa Epsilon organized a 4K run/walk benefiting the Caring Community Foundation. The Caring Community Foundation is a local charitable organization that financially supports cancer patients and their families in the Triangle area by providing assistance with rent, utilities, treatment or other expenses that become difficult to manage during cancer treatment. This is an event that we host annually and all of the profits are donated to this organization. Our goal is to raise money to aid their effort in providing financial support to local patients during a difficult time.

Red Dress Cocktail: Every year in February, Kappa Epsilon collaborates with CAPS to organize the Red Dress cocktail. All profits from the event benefits the American Heart Association.

Chapter Leadership

Mckenna Knock

Vice President
Nina Inayan

Sydney Bradshaw

Brooke Jordan-Brown

Katelyn Witherspoon

Eun Bin Lee

New Member Educator
Rachel Lowe, Class of 2024

Recruitment and Education Coordinator
Julia Mesawich

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Heidi Anksorus


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