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Annual Report for 2013-14

has completed the annual chapter report for 2013-14. Chapter Report B outlines chapters activities completed during the academic year.

This chapter report outlines chapter activity for the year 2013-14

Name of Human Sciences Unit:

Nutrition and Exercise Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Debra Barone Sheats

Chapter Vice President:

Katherine Thompson

Name of Adviser:

Debra Barone Sheats

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 43, including 21 initiate members.

held 10 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

9-17-13: Beginning of year welcoming, semester planning

10-3-13: National Food Day planning, Feed My Starving Children trip, That's My Pan Fundraiser

10-31-13: Complete That's My Pan, Begin Apple Pie Thanksgiving Fundraiser

11-18-13:Final details for Apple Pie Bake-night/sale

12-5-13: Bake Sale follow-up, Open Arms Cereal Drive

2-13-14: Welcome back to 2nd semester, New member initiation planning, preparation for National Nutrition Month

3-11-14: Welcome new initiates, National Nutrition Month planning, Feed My Starving Children trip

4-8-14: NNM recap, Final Stretch 5k Run Planning

4-29-14: Final Stretch 5k Run Planning, transitioning leadership, arrangements for ScholarCon in July.

5-15-14: End of year celebration, official transition of leadership

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

KON contributed to the community this year by participating in all sorts of events and projects. We visited Feed My Starving Children twice throughout the year, volunteering our time. We collaborated with students groups on campus to host the 4th Annual Open Arms Cereal Drive, as well as the Final Stretch 5K run in May. We celebreated National Nutrition Month in March by giving tabling multiple days in the main St. Catherine's atrium, and gave away prizes relating to nutrition and food. We hosted many successful fundraisers to raise money to send two KON officers to the national ScholarCon celebration in July this summer.

3. Tentative plans for next year

2-3 Fundraising projects (That's My Pan, Cub Food Grocery Bagging, Apple Pie sale)
3-4 Community Projects (Open Arms of MN cereal drive, Feed My Starving Children)
1-2 Special Events (Fall 5k Run, National Nutrition Month, etc)

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 5
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 5
Procedures for election of officers: 3
Officer training plan: 3
Structure for selection and initiation of members: 5
Structure for member input into setting goals for chapter activities: 5
Process for planning annual activities to respond to goals: 5
Participation in national conference: 5

Learning Benchmarks
Co-curricular activities that enhance academic goals: 5
Activities respond to shared goals: 5
Participation in National Required Program initiative: 5
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 : 5
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: 5
Commitment to ethics and integrity : 5

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: 5
Collaboration: 5