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Annual Report 2012-13

Nu Delta 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:

Beth Wilson

Chapter Vice President:

Brittany Cowdery

Name of Adviser:

Beth Wislon

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 24, including 16 initiate members.

Nu Delta held 8 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

September: Get Acquainted and Program Planning
October: Katie Cullum, Organ Wise Guys, Childhood Obesity Prevention
November: Dr. Peggy Sissel-Phelan, Using Books to Promote Heathy Eating and Physical Activity, Childhood Obesity Prevention
December: Service Project for children at local church outreach for at risk and low income families, Children's class teaching healthy eating and physical activities, Childhood Obesity Prevention
February: AAFCS Bullying Webinar AND Black Out Bullying Day Campus Involvement Anti-Bullying Initiative
April: Induction and speaker, Ms. Lisa Miller, High School Bullying, Anti-Bullying Initiative
April: Service Project, "Be Kind" Program for local after school program, Anti-Bullying Initiative
April: New Officers Training and Planning

March:

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

During the fall semester, programs and service projects centered around childhood obesity prevention with speakers and an educational program for about 75 children as a part of a community outreach program of a local church. Two speakers gave presentations to KON members and invited guests.

During the spring semester, the KON members completed a grant funded Anti-Bullying program which was launched by participating in the Black Out Bullying Day (a national initiative)and asking all faculty, staff and students to join them by wearing black and being kind one to another on that day. KON members and invited participants viewed the AAFCS Bullying Webinar with follow-up discussion. A speaker from a local high school spoke to the members on high school bullying and programs to reduce or eliminate the problem. To end the year, the members conducted a "Be Kind" program to 40 students in a local after school program. The final meeting was new officer training and program planning for the coming year.

3. Tentative plans for next year

The new officers selected Prosperity for their program speakers. Speakers were identified from the Hunger Coalition of Arkansas, Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, Head Start, a local homeless shelter and a local domestic violence shelter.

Head Start was selected for our service projects, with the Education theme of social responsibility. In the fall semester, the members will host a campus-wide drive for children's books to be donated to the Head Start Lending Library for White County. In the spring semester, as a part of a University-wide day of service (Bisons Day), the members will go to one or more of the local Head Start centers to help the teachers with lessons and do any cleaning projects needed inside and outside the facilities.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks

Participation in institutional training for student groups: 3
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 5
Procedures for election of officers: 4
Officer training plan: 4
Structure for selection and initiation of members: 4
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: 5

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

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

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