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2015-16 Chapter Report

Kappa Chi 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:

Name of Administrator:

Chapter Vice President:

Abigail Kauffman

Name of Adviser:

Sister Denise M. Mollica, IHM

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 42, including 21 initiate members.

Kappa Chi held 9 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

9/10 - Officers' Meeting - discussed events planned for the year and results of best time for a meeting via Survey Monkey
10/14 - planned for Pillows for Cancer, a Nutrition Lesson,began making pillows
11/03 - Nutrition Lesson at STS. Peter & Paul Elementary School
11/12 - evaluated nutrition lesson & completed pillows
12/07 - planned for Hats for Children with Cancer, crochet lessons, Heart Healthy Dinner
12/31 - drop off pillows for Unite for HER - for cancer patients
2/16 - joined forces with other organizations for Heart Healthy Dinner
3/30 - planned for induction
4/22 - immediate preparation - food trays / PPT / rehearsal for Induction
4/24 - Kappa Omicron Nu Induction
4/25 - 29 - conducted elections via Survey Monkey
5/2 - new officers were announced; will plan first meeting in late August

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 Ss. Peter & Paul Elementary 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
- made crocheted/ knitted hats for children with cancer
- 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
March - Safe Harbor Dinner
April - Induction
Other possibilities
- Hats for children with cancer
- Camilla service

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