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Our Report for 2013-14

Omicron Gamma 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 Human Sciences

Name of Administrator:

Pam White

Chapter Vice President:

Natalie Hoefing

Name of Adviser:

Krista Van Hooser-Perin

Number of Kappa Omicron Nu student members at end of academic year: 41, including 24 initiate members.

Omicron Gamma held 6 meetings this year.

1. Meetings for the year, identifying Required Program:

Sept. 17,2013: Getting Acquainted & Planning for the Year
Oct. 15, 2013: Bullying - Understanding & Prevention (REQUIRED PROGRAM)
Nov. 12, 2013: Violent Incident Response Training
Jan. 28, 2014: Teen Maze - Strengthening Self-Esteem
Feb. 18, 2014: The Internet & the Professional
Apr. 15, 2014: Presenting Yourself Well in the Professional World

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

December 2013 - organized department-wide food drive for Ames Food Pantry
March 2014 - participated in Teen Maze, a week-long event sponsored by Youth & Shelter Services to prevent delinquent behaviors in juvenile populations

3. Tentative plans for next year

Continued involvement in raising bullying awareness & preventative programs for juvenile populations. We anticipate partnering again with Teen Maze in Spring of 2015.

We plan to hold 6 chapter meetings and 3 officer meetings (including an officer's initiation meeting). Our annual pinning and initiation ceremonies will take place in April of 2015. We will participate in VEISHEA, a campus and community tradition, with a table display for visitors as well as by having members represent our group in the parade.

Student Organization Effectiveness Rubric

Chapter Effectiveness Benchmarks
Registration with appropriate institutional office: 5
Participation in institutional training for student groups: NA
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: 3
Process for planning annual activities to respond to goals: 3
Participation in national conference: 3

Learning Benchmarks
Co-curricular activities that enhance academic goals: 3
Activities respond to shared goals: 3
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: 5
Professional/technical support to student organizations : 5
Faculty Participation in chapter activities : 2

Evaluation Benchmarks
Yearly evaluation of chapter activities: 3
Yearly evaluation of programming: 3

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

Interpersonal Benchmarks
Meaningful Relationships: 5
Collaboration: 5