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2012-13 Annual Report Print E-mail

Kappa Gamma Sigma has completed the annual chapter report for 2012-13. Chapter Report B outlines chapters activities completed during the academic year.

This chapter report outlines chapter activity for the year 2012-13

Name of Human Sciences Unit:

Family and Consumer Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Dr. Ethel G. Jones

Chapter Vice President:

Cedar Lawrence

Name of Adviser:

Dr. Bonita Manson

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 6, including 8 initiate members.

Kappa Gamma Sigma held 5 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

September 17, 2012 - discussed changing banks of because of fee charges, initiation, fundraising idesa, and programs and services
October 15, 2012 - induction ceremony
October 29, 2012 - gneral meeting to review and receive copies of KON bylaws and national initiatives, plan projects for the academic school year, and fundraising
January 29, 2013 - mandatory student organization meeting to discuss hazing and the law, student policies, and facility usage - request and set-up
February 5, 2013 - discuss spring 2013 mandatory dates, book service project, adopt-a-highway, relay-for-life, and bullying initiative.

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

-Adopt-a-Highway - student member collected 6 bags of trash along College Street October 6, 2012
-Initiation ceremony - 8 new members were inducted into Kappa Gamma Sigma 10/15/12
-Coordinated collection of non-perishable food items and purchased perishable items with the Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) Student Unit to donate to two families in Orangeburg, SC for a holiday meal October 1 - November 22, 2012
-Adopt-a-Child for local community children. KOn student members presented gifts to two children (Reginae Youmans and Thomas B. Sims, Jr.) at the Adopt-a-Child Program on campus Deceber 5, 2012
-Relay-for Life of Orangeburg - Kappa Gamma Sigma and FCS Student Unit raised $1.045.00 to go toward cancer research and participated in the relay for life activites at the Orangeburg County Fairgrounds on April 26, 2013
-Bullying Initiative - 2 KON members provided an interactive workship for 10 children at the Child Development Learning Center at SC State University

3. Tentative plans for next year

- Increase student participation
-Continue to coordinated with other student organizations on campus to provide for services to the community
-Continue with Adopt-a-Highway (environment), Adopt-a-Family (health), Adopt-a-Child, and Relay-for-Life
-Do more with the bullying initiative and do programs with Kids & Career at the local schools in Orangeburg and the surrounding areas.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks

Participation in institutional training for student groups: 4
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 5
Procedures for election of officers: 3
Officer training plan: 3
Structure for selection and initiation of members: 5
Structure for member input into setting goals for chapter activities: 3
Process for planning annual activities to respond to goals: 2
Participation in national conference: 4

Learning Benchmarks
Co-curricular activities that enhance academic goals: 2
Activities respond to shared goals: 3
Participation in National Required Program initiative: 3
Effective leadership: 4
Social Responsibility: 3
Sense of Civic Responsibility: 5

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

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