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Chapter Report 2016-17

Kappa Alpha Tau has completed the annual chapter report for 2016-17. Chapter Report B outlines chapters activities completed during the academic year.

This chapter report outlines chapter activity for the year 2016-17

Name of Human Sciences Unit:

Family and Consumer Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Dr. Choi

Chapter Vice President:

Megan Price

Name of Adviser:

Kendra Brandes

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 28, including 10 initiate members.

Kappa Alpha Tau held 15 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

Board meetings:

General meetings:

Program date:

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

Fright and Fun on Fredonia (10-26-16) - organized, but cancelled on day of event due to weather. Planned healthy snack options for neighborhood children on Halloween.

Blessed Dress Project - Winter 2016; Collected clothing items and craft materials to donate to a FCS student project for a global initiative to provide dresses for girls in need.

Financial Initiative Project (2-22-17); Developed an interactive and informational display in a high traffic area on campus to engage students about financial responsibility pertaining to healthy/cost-effective meal planning and clothing sustainability.

3. Tentative plans for next year

Tentative plans include planning a program that deals with either interpersonal communication or bullying. We would also like to continue with some of the programs that we have done in the past, including the Fright and Fun on Fredonia.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

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

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