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Annual Report 2014-15

Omicron Alpha Psi 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:

Family Consumer Science

Name of Administrator:

Dr. Wendy Reiboldt

Chapter Vice President:

Joey Medestomas

Name of Adviser:

Dr. Richard Tuveson

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 200, including 55 initiate members.

Omicron Alpha Psi held 8 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

This chapter report outlines chapter activity for the year 2014-15
Chapter title: Alpha Psi (Cal State University Long Beach)

Name of Administrator:
Chapter President: Guy Denton Jr. (Fall 2014-Spring 2015)
Name of Adviser: Richard Tuveson
Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 200 +, 41 new initiates. Kappa Omicron Nu held 5 meetings this year.
1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:
Fall 2014:
September 9, 2014: First meeting was a Professional seminar on the topic of “Professional behavior in and out of academia.” The talk was presented by chapter president Guy Denton and fulfilled the professional meeting criteria for KON.
September 26th, 2014: Fall Initiation ceremony inducted new Kappa Omicron Nu members and was attended by President, Vice-president, Secretary, Treasurer, and Student-relations chair. Approximately 40 new members were initiated.
November 10th, 2014: End of school year mixer was hosted where students of all studies in the Family and consumer affairs program were able to unite, network, and converse in a structured environment. The theme was “network for a brighter tomorrow.”
Spring 2015:
March 16th, 2015: First meeting of the school year. The Professional seminar was orchestrated in order that it met the KON requirements. Conducted by President Guy Denton on the topic of business professional attire and etiquette as well as what is expected in the workplace.
April 13th 2015: KON Spring initiation ceremony hosted by President and Adviser. Initiated 20 new KON members and elected 2 new officers.
April 27th 2015: End of the semester mixer created in order to have a final networking experience for graduating seniors as well as all students.

--4 Cabinet meetings were held alongside the regular meetings.

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

1. Relay for Life – KON members participated in the relay at CSULB. KON registration was conducted before the relay.
2. Community garden project on campus was orchestrated by member Elizabeth Flores and assisted by various members.
3. Beach clean-ups were attended by many members.

3. Tentative plans for next year

3. Tentative plans for next year
TBD- By new Chapter President

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 3
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 3
Procedures for election of officers: 5
Officer training plan: 2
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: 2
Participation in national conference: 1

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

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

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

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

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: 5
Collaboration: 2

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