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Phi Theta Kappa September 16th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minute Meeting September 16th, 2014

Meeting Time: 3:06 p.m.- 4:21 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (3:06 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Updates
    • Dates for the upcoming College Project-Club Week- are to be determined by the end of the week.
    • There is going to be a Skype meeting with the Regional team, Tuesday, September 16th, at 3:30 in CC117.
  • Member Recruiting
    • Vicky and Richard are offering extra credit to their students for completing a summary that reflects our Honors in Action topic. This will increase our number of summaries to choose from when we write our Hallmarks.
    • Another way that it has been decided to get more members is to just talk to people in the classes that you are taking!
    • There is also discussion on making a YouTube video that will “promote”/”inform” people about PTK and why they should join!
  • Website
    • Debra will be updating the website with current information and anything fun and exciting!
  • Advertisement for Honors in Action Research
    • Christy will be doing the advertisement for getting people to help write some summaries!
  • College & Career Day – Friday, October 24th
    • Students from Rosemount are coming to IHCC to gain more information/benefits of a two year college.
    • There will be a PTK table. If you anyone wants to help out, don’t hesitate!
  • Skype Meeting with Regional Team at ~3:30 p.m.
    • We talked about many different topics/events that will be happening in the near future!
    • Going to the Devil’s Lake Conference is up in the air.
    • Prepared and straighten out any issues for the Fall Conference coming up. We went over the food, who is going to be presenting and when, and finalized any other lose ends!
  • Adjourned (4:21 p.m.)

People Present: Nicki, Jackson, Elena, Vicky, Christy, Nestor

Phi Theta Kappa September 9th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minute Meeting September 9th, 2014

Meeting Time: 3:08 p.m.- 4:06 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (3:08 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Regional Update
    • The Region is looking to put up an alumni table up. If you have any ideas, throw them out there! They are also prepping for a Regional slideshow that would play at Conferences, possibly while people register etc.
    • An idea that was thought of was doing what is called “100 ideas in 100 seconds”. This would showcase ideas from other chapter on how they have been successful, which could help those chapters struggling.
    • Since there is no continental breakfast at the hotel for the Fall Conference, we will be providing a breakfast on Saturday morning. We looked at ordering assorted fruit bowls, assorted muffins, and getting some whole fruit like apples and bananas.
    • There is going to be a Skype meeting with the Regional team, Tuesday, September 16th, at 3:30 in CC117.
    • It was decided that the haunted house is going to be a fellowship activity. This will take place on October 3rd from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. More details/specifics to follow!
  • A letter was sent to Tim Wynes and Christina Royal about attending the Fall Conference. There will also be another meeting with Tim Wynes about the College Project.
  • The specific dates on when Club Week is going to be happening are in the works. We are looking at the week before Thanksgiving!
  • Induction
    • We are hoping to have a slideshow playing during Induction, and also the video concerning Richard and PTK.
    • We need to find some more people to help out with this event! If you know anyone, let us know! We could use them!
  • Distribution of Honors in Action Articles
    • Vicky handed out articles to all the officers at the meeting. These articles will help us keep the ball rolling on our research for our Honors in Action Project!
  • Recruiting new members
    • We discussed new ways that we can get people to come to the meetings! Tabling, talking to people in our classes, writing something on Facebook etc.
  • Deciding who presents on Student Success Day
    • Nicolette will be doing a session on SSD in the evening, and Christy will be covering the morning session. The topics of these sessions are still being discussed!
    • SSD is on Tuesday, September 23rd. Don’t forget!
  • Adjourned (4:02 p.m.)

People Present: Nicki, Nicolette, Jackson, Elena, Vicky, Christy, Nestor

Phi Theta Kappa September 2nd Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minute Meeting September 2nd, 2014

Meeting Time: 3:04 p.m.- 4:05 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (3:04 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Regional Update
    • Not much to report. Regional is getting ready for the Fall Conference held at IHCC.
  • T-shirts -> have arrived! If you’re an officer, they are in the PTK Office.
  • Club Fair Tabling
    • PTK tables during Welcome Week, from 11 to 1. Jackson and Christy will be present to answer any questions.
  • College Project Vote
    • Chapter voted on if we want to have a combination of all 3 of the College Project ideas. Voted: doing a combination of all 3.
    • Nicolette will be sending out an invite for Tim and Christina.
  • Fall Conference Food Vote
    • The Chapter discussed what food to order for the upcoming Fall Conference, October 4th & 5th.
    • The Region wanted to keep the meals to about $10 per person. After much discussion and weighing all our options, it was decided that we would have BBQ sandwiches and salad for people that are vegetarians etc. The next day will include a Macaroni & Cheese Bar and, again, salads for vegetarians etc. We are still working out the final details and hope to submit the order soon!
  • Devil’s Lake Conference and Fall Conference
    • Jackson and Christy showed interest in the out of state Conference. More details to follow.
    • The Fall Conference is right around the corner! We have about 4 to 5 people wanting to attend.
    • The chapter is looking for keynote speakers for this event! If you know of anyone, please let us know! We are also looking for a keynote speaker for the Fall Induction in October.
  • Fall Conference Workshops
    • Linda, Amanda and Vicky are doing workshops for the upcoming Fall Conference!
  • Student Success Day
    • SSD is on Tuesday, September 23rd. We will be having two session times, one in the morning and one in the evening! Exact times to follow!
  • Looking Forward
    • The Chapter discussed creating a PTK Promotional Video. This video would let people know about PTK and the Officers could speak about how PTK has impacted them and how people can benefit from joining!
    • Another video that the Chapter wanted to create was for Richard. This video would be played at Induction and would highlight the ways that Richard has impacted all of our lives!
  • Adjourned (4:05 p.m.)
  • People Present: Nicki, Nicolette, Jackson, Elena, Vicky, Christy, and Mitch

Phi Theta Kappa August 26th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minute Meeting August 26th, 2014

Meeting Time: 3:09 p.m.- 4:02 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (3:09 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda and Meeting Minutes –>APPROVED!
  • Kick-Off
    • Kick Off went really well! Got many people to up for information.
  • HIA and College Project
    • Jackson said he could lead the College Project. He brought up splitting up into “teams” like last year. We have made progress on both projects, but more is to follow!
  • Scrapbook Update
    • The group discussed making a scrapbook, that it would be about half professional, and the other half fun.
  • Upcoming Fall Conference
    • The group went over the schedule and discussed ideas for this Conference. Nicki suggested us to start checking out food and fellowship options now, so we have time to decide.
    • The conference is Friday, October 3rd and Saturday, October 4th. Times and schedule to follow.
    • Richard’s Farewell Dinner is on Friday, September 5th, starting at 6 p.m.
  • Welcome Week and C4 Banner Placement
    • Welcome Week is right around the corner! The group discussed hanging the C4: Commit to Complete Banner up on this week. We also talked about having the Banner available whenever we table in the future.
  • Bios and “Family Tree”
    • Nicolette brought up the idea of having our pictures/bios about each of the officers somewhere, either on campus or on the website.
  • Position Notebooks
    • Each officer is asked to put together a position notebook, displaying what the duties of that officer position are. You can see Nicki, Nicolette, or Christy for an example!
  • Student Success Day
    • SSD is on Tuesday, September 23rd. We will be having two session times, one in the morning and one in the evening! Exact times to follow!
    • Looking Forward
    • The group discussed some future events, including a Research Conference, doing the Polar Plunge, working with Student Senate, and using Google Docs.
  • Adjourned (4:02 p.m.)

People Present: Nicki, Nicolette, Jackson, Elena, Vicky, Christy