2015 Denver Regional Summit

—This post was written by Billy Gurr, the Golden Key Council of Student Members representative for US Region 6 and a chapter president at Metropolitan State University of Denver, and Kellie Rollins, the Golden Key Council of Student Members representative for US Region 8 and officer at the University of California, Los Angeles chapter— Golden Key’s […]

New Associate Director Spotlight: Britt Kastner

We are excited to welcome a new Associate Director to the Golden Key team! Our Associate Directors are the liason between headquarters and the chapters on campus. Britt Kastner is the new Associate Director for US Region 3. Get to know her better with this Q&A. Where are you from/ where did you grow up? […]

Scholarship Winner Highlight: Sharon Drye

Sharon Drye, a graduate student member from the University of South Alabama, got a big surprise when she found out she was one of the recipients of Golden Key’s 2014 Education Debt Reduction Award for $5,000. Last month, she got an even bigger surprise… GEICO was doubling her scholarship amount and she was getting an […]

2015 Canadian Regional Summit

—This post was written by Jordan Yeo, co-president of the Simon Fraser University chapter— This year, Golden Key’s Canadian Regional Summit (or CANCON) was held from February 27 to March 1 at the Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel in the heart of beautiful downtown Vancouver, BC. Nearly 100 students, advisors and alumni members from throughout the country […]

Alumni Story – Linny Kimly Phuong

We’re all influenced by our parents to some degree, but Golden Key member from Monash University, Linny Kimly Phuong, has been inspired by her parents more than most. Her Vietnamese parents came to Australia in the 70’s as part of the United Nations Humanitarian Entry Program. Having grown up in a refugee family and witnessed […]

2015 Washington D.C. Regional Summit

—This post was written by Amanda Wilson, Stephanie Matro and Krystle Gladu, the chapter advisors at American Public University System — Golden Key kicked off its Washington, D.C. Summit on Friday, February 20th at the Embassy Suites, bringing together members from US Regions 1, 2, and 4. Regional Summit attendees enjoyed meeting new people, sharing ideas […]

SPARK a Change March 2015

As of 1 March, chapters have dedicated 10,624 hours, touched the lives of 7,929 people and raised $2,208.51 towards SPARK a Change since its launch in July 2014. These collective actions are impacting the lives of youth around the globe! (Chapter leaders, please remember to record your events on the Golden Key website promptly after […]