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Chapter Report for 2015-16

Kappa Delta Rho 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:

Family & Consumer Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Dr. Diane Richardson

Chapter Vice President:

Rachel Fosdal

Name of Adviser:

Debbie Kimberlin

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 47, including 15 initiate members.

Kappa Delta Rho held 5 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

9/25/15-Welcome & introduction of new officers, reviewed Kappa Omicron Nu mission. Discussed fundraising event, had members sign card for Dorothy's family, discussed future guest speaker ideas.
10/30/15-informally initiated new fall members and introduced officers, new members for fall 2015 introduced themselves, review of fundraiser, announced guest speaker on leadership for spring would be PDU event, collected dues from new members
11/20/15-reported fundraising event totals, discussed partnering with student dietetic association for possible service project
1/22/16-discussed annual program (portfolio workshop) and solicited seniors to volunteer to show their senior department portfolio. Discussed upcoming order for cords/medallions for seniors, discussed April formal induction, showed kon website.
2/9/16-Annual Required program where seniors showcased their department portfolios for underclassmen. Participants filled out evaluations regarding the program.
2/26/16-Spring new member introductions, discussed upcoming officer ballots and solicited for 2016-2017 officers, seniors signed up for cords/medallions, discussed 3/22 guest speaker event for PDU, discussed formal induction on 4/22
4/22/16-2015-2016 Formal Induction

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

On 2/9/16 senior Kappa members gathered to share their e-portfolios for all undergraduates in Family & Consumer Sciences. This portfolio workshop is designed to inform undergraduate students of the process of compiling a professional portfolio. Attendance records indicate that 1 Freshman, 0 Sophomores, 7 Juniors completed evaluations. Three dietetic majors, 1 FACS Education 1 Fashion Merchandising, and 5 Child Development majors on on the attendance form. Feedback from the surveys indicate those who were in attendance found it helpful or very helpful and would recommend the workshop to other FACS students.
3/22/16-Kappa sponsored guest speaker on leadership took place and allowed all Family & Consumer Sciences students to obtain professional development unit (PDU) for attending.

3. Tentative plans for next year

for 2016-2017, will invite fall members during early September so they can participate in September or October meeting. Will plan fundraiser for fall semester. Annual program in February, officer elections in March, formal induction in April.

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: NA
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