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Chapter Report 2016-17

Kappa Beta Theta 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 & Consumer Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Laurel Rugg

Chapter Vice President:

Amani El-Zereini

Name of Adviser:

Amy R. Shows

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 42, including 22 initiate members.

Kappa Beta Theta held 5 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

March 6, 2017 - Informational Meeting for Perspective Members
March 27, 2017 - Initiation Ceremony
April 17, 2017 - Executive Board Meeting: Reviewed OrgSync registration; Reviewed national office requirements; Set chapter goals for next year
April 26, 2017 - Executive Board Meeting: OrgSync registration; Sent updated chapter constitution to university Student Organization Office; Organized items collected for Boy's Haven Project
May 9, 2017 - Executive Board Meeting: Last meeting for year; brainstormed fund-raising ideas; discussed possible programs and services projects for 2017-18

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

1) Boys Haven Service Project - President collected a list of items needed by this facility including clothing, toiletries, school supplies, etc. Members donated items and President delivered the items to Boys Haven.

2) Family & Consumer Sciences Fun Fest - Members assisted the Lamar University Department of Family & Consumer Sciences Faculty in a recruitment effort. High school students (and their parents or teachers) visited the department to learn about careers in Family & Consumer Sciences. Kappa Beta Theta members assisted in registration, promotion, and engagement with the high school students.

3. Tentative plans for next year

Tentatively, plans for next year include bullying grant award program, guest speaker(s), and volunteer community opportunities.

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: 5
Officer training plan: 5
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: 0

Learning Benchmarks
Co-curricular activities that enhance academic goals: 3
Activities respond to shared goals: 3
Participation in National Required Program initiative: 2
Effective leadership: 5
Social Responsibility: 4
Sense of Civic Responsibility: 4

Faculty Support Benchmarks
Value for student organizations: 4
Professional/technical support to student organizations : 5
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: 4
Commitment to ethics and integrity : 5

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: 5
Collaboration: 5