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2014-15 Report

Kappa Chi 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:

Name of Administrator:

Chapter Vice President:

Kareemah Parker

Name of Adviser:

Sister Denise M. Mollica, IHM

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 41, including 19 initiate members.

Kappa Chi held 13 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

- September 30, 2014 - first meeting / discussed events planned for the year / focused on discussing the Heart Pillow meeting
- October 14, 2014 - created heart pillows to be donated to a local hospital for breast cancer patients
- November 4, 2014 - planned trip to Saints Peter and Paul School
- November 18, 2014 - nutrition presentation (read a story on nutrition and explained importance of nutrition) to first grade students at Saints Peter & Paul School
- December 2, 2015 - planning meeting for the Heart Healthy Dinner with presidents and advisors of KON, FCS Club, ADA Student Unit, and Nursing Student Organization who collaborated and participated in the dinner
- January 12, 2015 - planning meeting # 2 for Heart Healthy Dinner
- February 9, 2015 - Heart Healthy Dinner - students from KON, FCS Club, ADA Student Unit, Nursing Student Organization prepared and served the meal which was open to the entire School Community
- February 23, 2015 - follow-up meeting for the Heart Healthy Dinner / planned for Safe Harbor Dinner
- March 10, 2015 - prepared and delivered a nutrition for guests at Safe Harbor Homeless Shelter in West Chester
- March 30, 2015 - meeting to discuss KON induction ceremony
- April 12, 2015 - KON induction ceremony
- April 20, 2015 - final KON meeting / election of new officers / discuss preliminary plans for 2015-2016

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

- made pillows that were distributed to breast cancer patients at a local hospital
- planned the nutrition reading session with activities using MY Plate for the first grade class at Saints Peter and Paul School
- joined forces with FCS club, SDA student unit, and Nursing student organization to provide a Heart Healthy Dinner for the IU Community at large
- planned and prepared a nutritious dinner for the guests at Safe Harbor Homeless Shelter in West Chester
- planned and conducted the Kappa Omicron Nu Induction Ceremony

3. Tentative plans for next year

- October - Pillows for Breast Cancer
- November - Nutrition Lesson for Elementary School students
- February - Heart Healthy Dinner - possibly a fancy dinner with a RSVP
- March - Safe Harbor Dinner - join forces with Campus Ministry for delivering the food to the shelter
- other possibilities
- Camilla
- assemble bags for hunger

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

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

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

Faculty Support Benchmarks
Value for student organizations: 4
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: 4
Commitment to ethics and integrity : 5

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: 5
Collaboration: 5