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Chapter Report 2016-17

Omicron Alpha Nu 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:

Office of Academic Affairs

Name of Administrator:

Dr. Susan Hubbard

Chapter Vice President:

Nicole Fowler

Name of Adviser:

Linda Bruner

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 70, including 32 initiate members.

Omicron Alpha Nu held 5 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

September 1st, 2016: Informational Meeting
October 25th, 2016: Fall Meeting (Networking & Visioning for year) divided up into committees
January 26,2017: Graduate Mentor/Mentee Q & A
February 21, 2017: Research Panel
March 28, 2017: E-portfolio Presentation/Scholar Award Announcement

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

Table at Welcome Week Event handing out brochures and T-shirt drawing

Started a graduate and undergraduate mentor program, added Graduate Chair officer position

Hosted an undergraduate research panel for all College of Human Science students which included a raffle with door prizes

3. Tentative plans for next year

We plan to continue to have a table to pass out information about KON so students in the college are aware and know it is a legitimate honor society.

We will continue the undergrad/graduate mentor program while improving on it by better pairings and an increased graduate member recruitment.

We will continue to hold the research panel and have date coincide with "This Is Research" student symposium.

Our fall meeting will include members from each major displaying their strengths or skills for other members to observe, learn about, and interact with in a marketplace atmosphere.

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: 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: 1

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: 3
Sense of Civic Responsibility: 3

Faculty Support Benchmarks
Value for student organizations: 5
Professional/technical support to student organizations : 5
Faculty Participation in chapter activities : 4

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