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2013-14 Annual Report

Kappa Pi 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:

Name of Administrator:

Chapter Vice President:

Bryn Smith

Name of Adviser:

Carole Conn

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 20, including initiate members.

Kappa Pi held 9 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

August 29th: Introduction, discussion of requirements, overview of year’s projects, Initiation ceremony pot luck sign up and detail discussion, funds and budget budget overview, announcements about opportunities around UNM.

September 19: Discussion of required program volunteer event: Equipment drive for children to help combat obesity and get kids active in low income communities.
Canned food drive set up for donation before thanksgiving so the homeless have food on the holiday
Hanging of the greens introduction and date set up

October 25th: INITIATION ceremony:

November 14th: canned food drive update and final push, hanging of the greens discussion,

December 6th: Hanging of the greens, end of year wrap up party, officer elections

February 4th: reminder of requirements, upcoming events, graduating seniors

Marth 26th: Wellness day prep and short meeting discussing spring storm and end of year activities.

April 3rd: Spring Storm, Bake Sale, Officer Announcement, End of the Year party, Honors cord hand outs

May 2nd: end of the year party

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

Canned food drive initiative was to collect food items that would be donated to a food bank and kitchen so that the homeless would have a meal over the Thanksgiving Holiday.
The Equipment Drive was part of the required program to help combat childhood obesity by collecting exercise/field game equipment and was donated to a local recreational service in the south valley so that children in low income communities could use the equipment to become more active.
Hanging of the greens is a campus activity that KONu participates in every year at UNM. We decorate UNM campus as a holiday tradition and have a small end of semester party.
Wellness Day is a UNM campus event put on by the Nutrition Club and KONu helps with. It is to promote healthy lifestyle habits and inform the public and college students how to make small changes in their habits for better quality of life.
Spring Storm is a UNM campus initiative to provide community service volunteers to local businesses or communities who want extra help providing service or cleaning up Albuquerque.

3. Tentative plans for next year

Wellness day, Hanging of the Greens and Spring storm are events KONu will participate in next year. Tentative plans have been made for volunteering in the Ronald McDonald House to serve food to low income and homeless families. The Canned Food drive will most likely be done again as it was very successful. The scholarship that we received was not given this year and will be given to the most active member in December.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 4
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 4
Procedures for election of officers: 4
Officer training plan: 5
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: 3

Learning Benchmarks
Co-curricular activities that enhance academic goals: 5
Activities respond to shared goals: 5
Participation in National Required Program initiative: 4
Effective leadership: 5
Social Responsibility: 5
Sense of Civic Responsibility: 4

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

Evaluation Benchmarks
Yearly evaluation of chapter activities: 4
Yearly evaluation of programming: 4

Intrapersonal Benchmarks
Realistic self-appraisal, self-understanding, and self-respect: 5
Commitment to ethics and integrity : 5

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: 5
Collaboration: 5