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Chapter Report 2016-17

Kappa Chi has completed the annual chapter report for 2016-17. Chapter Report B outlines chapters activities completed during the academic year.

This chapter report outlines chapter activity for the year 2016-17

Name of Human Sciences Unit:

Fashion-Family&Consumer Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Lina Castro

Chapter Vice President:

Abigail Kauffmman

Name of Adviser:

Sister Denise M. Mollica, IHM

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 48, including 22 initiate members.

Kappa Chi held 9 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

10 / 11 - Overview of the 2016-17 school year; Night in Italy details
10/25 - follow-up meeting for Night in Italy
11/22 - evaluate Night in Italy event and plan Winter Soup Kitchen
01/17 - details for Winter Soup Kitchen
01//31 - evaluate Winter Soup Kitchen and plan for Heart Healthy Dinner; partnered with Physical Education department's making hearts for moms with children in the NIC Unit at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia
02/07 - evaluate NIC project and last minutes for Heart Healthy Dinner
03/14 - evaluate Heart Healthy Dinner; plan for Make a Pie activity
04/04 - evaluate Make a Pie activity; plan for Induction and election of officers
04/14 - prepare food,arrange merchandise, etc. for induction

2. Campus or community projects, activities, or events:

11/07 - Night in Italy - Italian Dinner open to campus - canned good donation given to the Family Literacy Center in Coatesville
12/06 - Cookies for Camilla - members joined forces with FCS club to bake cookies for the Sisters at Camilla Hall Infirmary
01/21 - Winter Soup Kitchen - members joined forces with FCS club and Chester County FCS Association to prepare meals for Safe Harbor Shelter in West Chester, PA
02/21 - Heart Healthy Dinner - members joined forces with FCS club, Fashion club, and Student Dietetic Association to prepare an Italian dinner - canned donations were given to Family Literacy Center in Coatesville as done before with Night in Italy
03/23 - Make a Pie - demonstration and pie making - members joined forces with FCS club and Fashion club - for a lecture and fun
04/23 - Induction of new officers
04/26 - Election process

3. Tentative plans for next year

Since the Nutrition lesson for the elementary school students fell by the wayside this year, we definitely wish to include it next. Also, since this year's activities were successfuln, we would like to repeat them next year.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 3
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 4
Procedures for election of officers: 4
Officer training plan: 3
Structure for selection and initiation of members: 5
Structure for member input into setting goals for chapter activities: 4
Process for planning annual activities to respond to goals: 4
Participation in national conference: 0

Learning Benchmarks
Co-curricular activities that enhance academic goals: 5
Activities respond to shared goals: 4
Participation in National Required Program initiative: 3
Effective leadership: 4
Social Responsibility: 5
Sense of Civic Responsibility: 4

Faculty Support Benchmarks
Value for student organizations: 4
Professional/technical support to student organizations : 4
Faculty Participation in chapter activities : 5

Evaluation Benchmarks
Yearly evaluation of chapter activities: 4
Yearly evaluation of programming: 5

Intrapersonal Benchmarks
Realistic self-appraisal, self-understanding, and self-respect: 5
Commitment to ethics and integrity : 5

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: 4
Collaboration: 5

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