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Report for 2013-14

Omicron Beta Gamma 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:

School of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Dr. Thomas Pavkov

Chapter Vice President:

Demi Pelsor

Name of Adviser:

Dr. Mary Pritchard

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 45, including 17 initiate members.

Omicron Beta Gamma held 7 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

-First organizational meeting September 24th, 2013
-First Executive Meeting to set up the year and talk about the initiation ceremony October 13th, 2013
-Meeting for all members November 20th, 2013
-Program on Hunger
-Exec. Meeting for Spring initiation planning January 21st, 2014
-Meeting for all members February 25th, 2014
-Program on Disabilities in Society
-Meeting for all members March 18th, 2014
-Program on Mentoring or Bullying (*Required Program)
-Last meeting of the year for all members April 15th, 2014
-Program on Healthy Eating, Guest Speaker Ellen Pudney

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

New member fall initiation ceremony November 10th, 2013
Can Food Drive to Support Feed'em Soup November 20th, 2013
Initiation for all new members April 6th, 2014
Participation in NIU Cares Day on April 12th, 2014
-President's Picture was in two newspapers
Fashion Industry Organization's Kohl's Fashion Show April 24th, 2014

3. Tentative plans for next year

Tentative Programs:
-Social Responsibility: Nutrition Education through Entertainment
-(*Required Program)
-Disabilities In Society
-Speaker Dr. Long
-Healthy Eating
-Deaf Awareness Month
-National Eating Disorder Awareness Week
-Child Abuse
-Autism Awareness

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 5
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 1
Procedures for election of officers: 5
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: 4
Participation in national conference: 5

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

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: 5
Yearly evaluation of programming: 5

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

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: 4
Collaboration: 5

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