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Chapter Report 2016-17

Kappa Delta Rho has completed the annual chapter report for 2016-17. Chapter Report B outlines chapters activities completed during the academic year.

This chapter report outlines chapter activity for the year 2016-17

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: 36, including 13 initiate members.

Kappa Delta Rho held 8 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

9/23/16-Welcome and introduction of new officer, started with bingo networking activity. Discussed upcoming semester plans, especially fundraiser event. Informally inducted 3 new members, had them introduce themselves, and collected dues from new members.
10/28/17-meeting started with networking activity, review of fundraising activity and passed out booklets to sell.
11/18/17-announced fundraising results, discussed partnering with SUFACS or SDA for service event during spring semester, discussed moving meetings to Tuesday vs Friday am to increase member attendance
1/17/17-welcomed everyone back, discussed annual program (portfolio workshop) & had seniors sign up to volunteer to show their senior portfolios on Pathbrite.
2/21/17-portfolio workshop held and solicited members to sign up to be on the ballot, elections to take place at March meeting. Also reminded members of 2/24/17 talk on leadership as PDU event.
3/21/17-held elections, discussed April meeting and date for formal inductions in Kelly Prayer Chapel
4/25/17-wrapped up year with reflections and suggestions for next year, discussed time for formal induction on 4/28/17
4/28/17-held formal induction at Kelly Prayer Chapel, refreshments and socializing afterwards

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

On 2/21 senior Kappa members gathered to share their e-portfolios with underclassmen in the Family & Consumers Sciences department. This portfolio workshop is designed to inform undergraduate students of the process of compiling a professional portfolio. Attendance records indicate that 1 Freshman, 6 Sophomores, 11 Juniors & 1 Senior completed evaluations. Seven Child Development majors, 3 Fashion Merchandising majors, 1 Interior Design Major, 3 FACS General majors, and 5 Dietetics majors are on the attendance form. Feedback from the surveys indicated that those in attendance found the workshop helpful or very helpful and would recommend the workshop to other FACS students.
2/24/17-Kappa sponsored guest speaker (Dr. Jay Martinson) to discuss leadership. This event was open to all FACS students and provided one Professional Development Unit (PDU), which allowed the student to interact with Dr. Martinson.
3/24/17-Kappa members held a social with the Student Dietetic Association and Student Union of Family and Consumer Sciences (SUFACS) groups.

3. Tentative plans for next year

For 2017-2018 will plan fall fundraiser, 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: NA
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