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Report for 2014-15 Print E-mail

Kappa Pi has completed the annual chapter report for 2014-15. Chapter Report B outlines chapters activities completed during the academic year.

This chapter report outlines chapter activity for the year 2014-15

Name of Human Sciences Unit:

Name of Administrator:

Chapter Vice President:

Karla Puariea

Name of Adviser:

Carole Conn

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 25, including initiate members.

Kappa Pi held 5 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

1. September 2, 2014- Recruitment meeting- We identified eligibility requirements and discussed our tentative plan for all volunteering events for the year.
2. October 24, 2014- Initiation- We had our initiation ceremony along with a short meeting in which we discussed the Seed2Need event that had already occurred and the upcoming Ronald McDonald event.
3. December 5, 2014- Hanging of the Greens- During this meeting we decorated our campus for the Holiday season and also had a short meeting regarding our raffle fund raiser and our plan for the Spring semester.
4. February 4, 2015- Spring Semester- We discussed who would be the volunteer event leader for our Meals on Wheels event. We also discussed the plan for our Spring bake sale that we held on April 6th.
5. April 22, 2015 - New Officer Meeting- This meeting was held for the new officers for the 2015-2016 school year. All officers (old and new) discussed responsibilities and expectations for our chapter, along with the tentative plan for next year.

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

During this past year our Chapter participated in many community based activities. The first semester of the year our Kappa Pi harvested over 618 pounds of food from a local farm that gives all of it's produce to food pantries. We also volunteered at a local food bank named Road Runner Food Bank. Here we distributed produced and packaged foods into boxes which later were delivered by the nonprofit. Another activity we participated in was cooking dinner for sixty people at our local Ronald McDonald House. To end the semester we participated in a community based activity held by the University of New Mexico every year called Hanging of the Greens. During this event we decorated our assigned area of the campus so that the community could come and enjoy the campus for the holidays. During the Spring semester our chapter helped to clean the kitchen for our local Meals on Wheels kitchen. Finally, an activity that we participated in all year was collecting box tops for education. Our chapter delivered all that we had collected throughout the year to Atrisco Elementary School.

3. Tentative plans for next year

The tentative plan for next year is to continue and participate in local hunger programs like that ones that we volunteered with this year. We want to help places like Road Runner Food Bank, Meals on Wheel and Seed2Need gardens because food insecurity is such a big issue within our community. We also plan to partake in decorating the campus again for Hanging of the Greens so that our community can enjoy a festive campus environment.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 3
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 2
Procedures for election of officers: 1
Officer training plan: 4
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: 4
Activities respond to shared goals: 5
Participation in National Required Program initiative: 4
Effective leadership: 3
Social Responsibility: 5
Sense of Civic Responsibility: 5

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

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

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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Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2015 08:37