Child Development / Student Resources
Meredith Advocates for Young Children
Meredith Advocates for Young Children (MAYC) is an organization devoted to helping shape the future, development, and education of young children. MAYC gives students the opportunity to become involved in the community and develop a professional network. The group’s monthly meetings feature guest speakers or workshops that focus on working with young children and their families and careers related to child development. The organization also conducts one service project per year.
Kappa Omicron Nu
Kappa Omicron Nu is a national Honor Society for students seeking a major in the human environmental sciences or nutrition, health, and human performance. Majors at Meredith that are eligible for membership in the society are:
- Child development
- Fashion merchandising and design
- Family and consumer sciences
- Interior design
- Exercise and sports science
- Food and nutrition
Students are chosen from the sophomore, junior and senior classes for this honor. To be admitted as a member, a student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (overall and at Meredith) and be in the upper 25 percent of her class, declared a major, completed 45 semester hours and shown evidence of superior personal qualities and leadership potential. Students join Kappa Omicron Nu by invitation only.