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Chapter Report for 2013-14

Omicron Alpha Upsilon 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:

College of Education and Human Development

Name of Administrator:

Christina Johnston

Chapter Vice President:

Jennifer Lease

Name of Adviser:

Barbara Settles

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 31, including 19 initiate members.

Omicron Alpha Upsilon held 4 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

October 4, 2013 Initiation Ceremony and Reception
We inducted 19 new members and had a keynote address from our dean, Dr. Lynn Okagaki, a KON alum. We were joined by several faculty members and many families of the newly inducted members.

October 19, 2013 Regular Meeting
The membership became acquainted through introductions and ice breakers. Dr. Settles spoke about the KON organization and members were introduced to the KON website and the required program was discussed and resources presented. Members brainstormed ideas on service projects and decided to do a food drive at the November meeting.

November 19, 2013 Regular Meeting
We hosted a speaker, Janice Barlow, director of KIDS COUNT in Delaware. Ms. Barlow spoke about trends in child and family health and well being in the country and in our state, plus where data could be obtained for use in classwork and research projects. Fourteen pounds of food was collected and donated to the Food Bank of Delaware.

March 17, 2014 Regular Meeting
A service opportunity with Meals on Wheels Delaware was introduced. Ms. Cindy Holland from the Career Services Center spoke about how to present yourself in your resume, having a positive and professional online presence, and tools available for resume writing, job and internship searches for University of Delaware students.

May 7, 2014 Regular Meeting
Honor Cords were presented to seniors and the group did some planning for next year. The graduating members were given our well wishes as they prepare for their next adventures. Dinner was served.

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

November 19, 2013. Food drive to benefit the Food Bank of Delaware. Fourteen pounds of food was donated.

May 12, 2014: Alex's Lemonade Stand to support the fight against childhood cancer was held on campus. The group raised $26.98.

3. Tentative plans for next year

The chapter plans to do many of the same activities but will also take into account the preferences of new members.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

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

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

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

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

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

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: NA
Collaboration: NA