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Annual Report 2014-15

Kappa Delta Rho 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:

Family & Consumer Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Diane Richardson

Chapter Vice President:

Marianne Hall

Name of Adviser:

Debbie Kimberlin

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 48, including 22 initiate members.

Kappa Delta Rho held 7 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

9/5/14-officers meeting to discuss upcoming year & responsibilities
9/19/15-officers meeting to review new initiate applications
9/26/14-chapter meeting, welcomed new initiates,discussed fall fundraiser and upcoming year activities
10/24/14-chapter meeting, discussed progress of fundraiser
11/21/14-chapter meeting, discussed outcome of fundraiser, voted on social event for finals week, discussed Spring meeting dates
12/7/15-social event
1/19/15-officers meeting, discussed new initiates, finalized date for required program, discussed Spring agenda/activities
1/23/15-chapter meeting, discussed agenda/activities for Spring, discussed date of required program
2/10/15-officers meeting to review membership applications and finalize plans for required program
2/17/15-Portfolio Workshop (required program)
2/27/15-chapter meeting, welcomed new initiates, discussed outcome of required program by sharing information from participant surveys
3/24/15-officers meeting to vote on scholar award winner
3/27/15-chapter meeting, 2015-2016 academic year election held
4/19/15-social event
4/24/15-formal new member induction took place in Weber Center

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

On 12/7/15 Kappa members got together to have a craft/movie study break as time of fellowship
On 2/17/15 senior Kappa members gathered to share their e-portfolios (according to major) for all undergraduate in Family & Consumers Sciences. The portfolio workshop is designed to inform undergraduate students of the process of compiling a professional portfolio. Attendance records indicate that 1 Freshman, 1 sophomore, and 9 juniors attended the event. There were 2 Fashion Merchandising majors, 2 Interior Design Majors, 1 FACS Education major, and 6 Dietetic Majors who attended. Feedback from the workshop evaluation surveys indicate that those who attended found it helpful or very helpful.

3. Tentative plans for next year

For the 2015-2016 academic year, we will participate in one fall fundraiser, will have our required program in Spring 2016 (preferably the month of February) and will continue to work on inviting local professionals to speak to the FACS department on leadership.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 1
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 2
Procedures for election of officers: 3
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: 2
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