Phi Theta Kappa October 28th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minutes Meeting October 28th, 2014

Meeting Time: 3:05 p.m.- 4:10 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (3:05 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Officer Reports
    • Nestor: He suggested giving him a little bit more notice when it comes to filling out forms/requests.
    • Elena : Nothing new to report. Asked for more clarification on what is happening with the College Project!
    • Nicolette: She talked about having Emily’s House come in and possibly use them for our Honors in Action Project. She also suggested having a meeting time for each of the projects so we can start moving forward with them.
  • College Project
    • There is going to be some tabling opportunities available during the week of November 17th – 19th. Stay tuned for more details!
  • Honors in Action
    • The chapter discussed having a meeting time next week to look at all of the summaries that have been done and try to find a common tread and figure out what direction we want this project to go in.
  • Induction reflection
  • The chapter discussed how the Fall Induction went. Discussed maybe doing ½ cookies, ½ cake, talking to Stan in the music department and seeing what kind of singers we can get for the Spring Induction.
    • Bob Iwan, a Biology Professor, thought that the Induction was a good one!
  • Next Semester meeting times
    • The chapter discussed possible meeting times for next semester! One possible option that will be discussed is having our meetings on Mondays @ 2 p.m. in CC117
  • Member thoughts/inputs
    • Nestor was wondering if there are ways that we can have more tabling opportunities.
    • Vicky brought up the idea that we should consider doing a video “promoting” PTK
  • Housekeeping items
    • Since one of our banners got damaged at the dry-cleaners, the chapter wants to look into purchasing a steamer/cleaner, also looking at what it would cost to just replace the banner instead.
    • Possibly getting a stand for our banners to hang from and look at what that would cost.
  • Charting the Future
    • Elena brought up what this is all about and how students can get involved and make a difference!
    • This event is taking place on Thursday, November 13th from 1p.m. to 4p.m.! See you there!
  • Adjourned (4:10 p.m.)

People Present: Nicki, Elena, Vicky, Nestor, Nicolette and Jamal

Phi Theta Kappa October 14th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minutes Meeting October 14th , 2014

Meeting Time: 3:08- 3:55 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (3:08p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Regional Update
  • Taking a look at the program for Induction
    • The program looked good! The printing is going start soon, any changes done by Friday.
  • Other Induction things
    • Nicolette is going to make the certificates over break, she will also be reading the bios for the speakers
    • Nestor agreed to reading the names of the Inductees
    • Danielle is going to be signing the school song as we walk into Induction
    • Duties were given out to the officers to be completed before/during induction.
    • Thursday is the last day to sign up for registration for this event.
  • Five Star Status
    • The Chapter went through the layout of each star and crossed off what we have already completed, and planned on completed other things on that list.
  • College Project Update
    • Jackson emailed Judy and discussed when the next meeting with Tim would be. The two options are October 28th at either 9 or 11 am, or October 30th at 4pm.
    • Student Senate was thrilled with the ideas of this college project
    • Talked about having 3 “projects”/workshops including, importance of clubs, having a student budget, and preparing for transferring. These workshops would be taking place during club week, and there will also be tabling available.
  • October 24th is College and Career Day
  • Looking at the Honors in Action Focus
    • Discussed what the focus of the Honors in Action Project is going to be, and how we can condense the articles that have been read to meet this focus.
  • Adjourned (3:55 p.m.)

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

Phi Theta Kappa October 7th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minutes Meeting October 7th , 2014

Meeting Time: 3:05 p.m.- 4:07 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (3:05 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Regional Update
  • Concerns that there aren’t enough members from IHCC
  • Discusses how the Fall Conference went … Ebony would like to come back for the Spring Conference, signs and accessibility was a little bit tricky.
  • Sociology Conference
  • Christy, Nestor, and Jackson are available for tabling during this event.
  • Induction
  • This was a large part of our meeting this week.
  • Invites are going to be sent to Inductees and Golden Apple Winners.
  • Certificates are going to need to be made.
  • Nestor is going to be ordering the flowers, cookies, cake, and drinks.
  • After the welcome from Tim, Richard is going to be honored à gavel/powerpoint
  • Vicky is going to be offering volunteer opportunities to help with induction since we are low on helpers!
  • Vicky is going to dry clean the banners for the table
  • Bios are needed for the Induction speakers
  • Possibly having a musical entrance à Choir?
  • Possibly having an introduction for the officers.
  • Duties are going to be divided up soon, so that everyone knows what they are going to be doing!
  • Adjourned (4:09 p.m.)

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

Phi Theta Kappa Meeting Minutes September 30th

Phi Theta Kappa Minutes Meeting September 30th, 2014

Meeting Time: 3:40 p.m.- 4:09 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (3:40 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Regional Update
    • The Devil’s Lake Conference could have gone better, technology wasn’t the greatest.
  • Conference Day of Duties Reminders
    • A sheet was passed around for people to fill in duties for the day of the Fall Conference.
  • College Project Update
    • Jackson is almost done with an email that will be sent out asking clubs if they want to help with this project. Some clubs will be asked in person.
  • Recap of Student Success Day
    • Went good. Christy posted information about the keynote speaker on D2L.
  • Induction
    • The Chapter voted on having Tom Reis as the speaker at the Fall Induction. An email has been sent out asking him if he can make it. Nestor motioned for this vote, Nicolette second it.
    • Considered sent out physical invites to people, instead of doing an electronic version.
  • Some new business discussed rather quickly
    • Sociology Conference is October 9th & 10th.
    • The Chapter voted on keeping the Adopt a Highway going. Nestor motioned for this vote and Christy seconded it.
    • The Chapter discussed having a president update with Tim, possibly having him come to one of the meetings.
    • The Chapter wants to start looking towards completing goals for the Five Star Status.
  • The first half of the meeting was designated in the library to focus on obtaining information on how we can find articles relating to our Honors in Action Topic.
  • Adjourned (4:09 p.m.)

People Present: Nicki, Jackson, Elena, Vicky, Christy, Nestor, Derrik and Sarah