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Chapter Report 2015-16

Kappa Alpha Tau has completed the annual chapter report for 2015-16. Chapter Report B outlines chapters activities completed during the academic year.

This chapter report outlines chapter activity for the year 2015-16

Name of Human Sciences Unit:

Dept of Family & Consumer Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Dr. ChangOk Choi

Chapter Vice President:

Kaela Giles

Name of Adviser:

Kendra Brandes

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 26, including 15 initiate members.

Kappa Alpha Tau held 8 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

Board Meetings
- 8/25/15
- 9/9/15
- 10/14/15
- 11/11/15
- 11/18/15
- 2/5/16
- 2/12/16
- 3/30/16
- 5/9/16
General Meetings
- 9/9/15
- 10/14/15
- 11/11/15
- 3/2/16
- 3/30/16
- 4/6/16

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

- Welcome Back Meeting 9/9/15
Students from the different majors within the department share summer
experiences (internships, co-op, classes, study abroad) with incoming
- Fright & Fun on Fredonia 10/29/15
Healthy snacks during a Halloween event for children in the community
- Stocking Stuffers 11/30/15 - 12/4/15
Donations for teachers for a local school
- Poster contest (Anti-Bullying Initiative) 2/22/16 - 5/12/16
Anti Bullying Poster Contest with 7th and 8th graders
- Initiation 4/3/16

3. Tentative plans for next year

We have tentative plans to continue with similar activities as the previous year. After meeting, tentative ideas have spurred about incorporating multiple required programming initiatives throughout the coming school year. Examples of initiatives include:
- how to buy healthy food on a budget
- obesity
- bullying (continuation of the poster project)

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 5
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 4
Procedures for election of officers: 1
Officer training plan: 3
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: 3
Participation in national conference: 3

Learning Benchmarks
Co-curricular activities that enhance academic goals: 4
Activities respond to shared goals: 3
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 : 5
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: 5
Collaboration: 5