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Annual Report 2013-14

Kappa Delta Rho has completed the annual chapter report for 2013-14. Chapter Report B outlines chapters activities completed during the academic year.

This chapter report outlines chapter activity for the year 2013-14

Name of Human Sciences Unit:

Family & Consumer Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Diane Richardson

Chapter Vice President:

Hannah Moyers

Name of Adviser:

Debbie Kimberlin

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 44, including 28 initiate members.

Kappa Delta Rho held 7 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

9/13/14-officers meeting to discuss upcoming year & responsibilities
9/20/14-chapter meeting, discussed fall fundraiser and upcoming year activities
10/18/14-chapter meeting, discussed those invited to membership & decided on what month to have annual program
11/8/14-officers meeting to discuss informal new member fall initiation
11/18/14-chapter meeting, informal fall initiation and announcement of fundraising results; elected president-elect for 2014-2015 due to current president elect taking president role in spring 2014 (previous president had off campus internship)
1/21/14-officers meeting to discuss spring events and brainstorm ideas for required program, reviewed new member applications
1/24/14-chapter meeting to discuss spring events (including required program) and seniors ordered cords/medallions
2/18-portfolio workshop (required program)
2/28/14-chapter meeting where new members were introduced, feedback of required program shared from surveys
3/28/14-chapter meeting, 2014-2015 academic year election held
4/25/14-formal new member induction took place in Kelly Prayer Chapel

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

On 2/18/14 senior Kappa members gathered to share their e-portfolios (according to major) for all undergraduates in Family & Consumer Sciences. The portfolio workshop is designed to inform undergraduate students of the process of compiling a professional portfolio. Attendance records indicate that 3 freshman, 1 sophomore, 3 juniors, and 1 senior attended the event. There were 2 Dietetics majors, 3 Interior Design majors, 1 Fashion major, 1 Child Development major, 1 FACS Education major who attended. Feedback from the workshop evaluation surveys indicate that those who attended found it helpful or very helpful.

3. Tentative plans for next year

For the 2014-2015 academic year, we will participate in one fall fundraiser, will have our required program in Spring 2014 (preferably in the month of February), and will work on inviting a local community member to speak to the FACS department on leadership and possibly participate in a service project.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 1
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 2
Procedures for election of officers: 3
Officer training plan: 3
Structure for selection and initiation of members: 3
Structure for member input into setting goals for chapter activities: 3
Process for planning annual activities to respond to goals: 3
Participation in national conference: 0

Learning Benchmarks
Co-curricular activities that enhance academic goals: 4
Activities respond to shared goals: 3
Participation in National Required Program initiative: 3
Effective leadership: 2
Social Responsibility: 3
Sense of Civic Responsibility: 3

Faculty Support Benchmarks
Value for student organizations: 3
Professional/technical support to student organizations : 3
Faculty Participation in chapter activities : 4

Evaluation Benchmarks
Yearly evaluation of chapter activities: 4
Yearly evaluation of programming: 3

Intrapersonal Benchmarks
Realistic self-appraisal, self-understanding, and self-respect: 4
Commitment to ethics and integrity : 5

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: 5
Collaboration: 5

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