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Report for 2012-13

Kappa Delta Rho has completed the annual chapter report for 2012-13. Chapter Report B outlines chapters activities completed during the academic year.

This chapter report outlines chapter activity for the year 2012-13

Name of Human Sciences Unit:

Family & Consumer Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Diane Richardson

Chapter Vice President:

Samantha Lewis

Name of Adviser:

Catherine Anstrom

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 18, including 9 initiate members.

Kappa Delta Rho held 7 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

2/9/13-new Kappa member induction
3/1/13-discussion of: the need for officers, portfolio workshop (required program), next year's fundraiser, cords & medallions for graduates, and member dues
4/19/13-portfolio workshop (required program)
4/20/13-portfolio workshop (required program)

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

On 4/19/13 senior Kappa members gathered to display (according to major) their professional portfolio for all undergraduates in Family & Consumer Sciences. The purpose of the portfolio workshop is to inform undergraduate students of the process of compiling a professional portfolio. Attendance records indicate that 4 freshman, 1 sophomore, 9 juniors, and 1 senior attend this event. In addition, 1 FACS education major, 2 Fashion Merchandising majors, 1 FACS general major, 2 Interior Design majors, and 8 Dietetics majors attended. There were no Child Development majors in attendance. The gathering on 4/20/13 was a pilot program to allow underclassmen to begin the compilation process for their portfolios.

3. Tentative plans for next year

For the 2013-2014 academic year, a new adviser was appointed. Catherine Anstrom stepped down as Kappa adviser and gave the responsibility to Debbie Kimberlin. The annual fundraiser will be conducted during the fall semester and the required program will be the portfolio workshop which will take place in February 2014.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 1
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 1
Procedures for election of officers: 2
Officer training plan: 3
Structure for selection and initiation of members: 3
Structure for member input into setting goals for chapter activities: 3
Process for planning annual activities to respond to goals: 3
Participation in national conference: 0

Learning Benchmarks
Co-curricular activities that enhance academic goals: 4
Activities respond to shared goals: 3
Participation in National Required Program initiative: 3
Effective leadership: 1
Social Responsibility: 3
Sense of Civic Responsibility: 3

Faculty Support Benchmarks
Value for student organizations: 3
Professional/technical support to student organizations : 3
Faculty Participation in chapter activities : 4

Evaluation Benchmarks
Yearly evaluation of chapter activities: 4
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