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Annual Report 2013-14

Omicron Alpha Omega 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:

Human Environmental Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Stephan Jorgensen, Dean

Chapter Vice President:

Kimberly Walleck

Name of Adviser:

Victoria Shahan

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 53, including 20 initiate members.

Omicron Alpha Omega held 9 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

September 17th: Resumes
September 22nd: Initiation
October 8th: Applying to Grad School
November 12th: Undergraduate Research and Elections
December: End of Year Social
February 18th: Service Learning
March 18th: Benefits of being a KON Member
April 15th: Interviews
April 29th: End of Year Social

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

We are continuing to work on our mentoring program, where are members serve as a mentor to freshmen in the College of Human Environmental Sciences. As well we are continuing the Kids N' Careers project and giving presentations to local middle schools.

This year we have the privilege to take part in HES week. We hosted the HES Alumni President to speak to students about leadership and how to translate your experiences in college to the "real world." We hope to continue this event in the future.

3. Tentative plans for next year

We are continuing to improve the structure of the organization and updating the Bylaws. As well, we are continuing to look for programing that will benefit our members. Finally, we hope to work on ways to help the members bond and create lasting friendships. We hope to have members start bonding before they are even initiated.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 4
Participation in institutional training for student groups: 5
Procedures for election of officers: 4
Officer training plan: 4
Structure for selection and initiation of members: 3
Structure for member input into setting goals for chapter activities: 4
Process for planning annual activities to respond to goals: 4
Participation in national conference: 1

Learning Benchmarks
Co-curricular activities that enhance academic goals: 4
Activities respond to shared goals: 4
Participation in National Required Program initiative: 3
Effective leadership: 4
Social Responsibility: 5
Sense of Civic Responsibility: 4

Faculty Support Benchmarks
Value for student organizations: 4
Professional/technical support to student organizations : 3
Faculty Participation in chapter activities : 5

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

Intrapersonal Benchmarks
Realistic self-appraisal, self-understanding, and self-respect: 4
Commitment to ethics and integrity : 5

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: 4
Collaboration: 5