Phi Theta Kappa March 30th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minute Meeting March 30th, 2015

Meeting Time: 2:03 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (2:03 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Membership Recruitment
    • The chapter decided that doing the graduation picture activity would be a great opportunity for new students to learn about PTK and join!
    • The chapter discussed in great detail some ideas to increase membership for next semester. Some of those ideas included:
      • Going to classes and speak for 5 minutes on PTK.
      • Making a Youtube Video on what PTK is all about!
      • Meeting with Admin/teachers about PTK benefits.
      • Talking to people that you know around campus.
      • Doing a graduation picture activity
      • Online advertisement (Facebook etc.)
      • Alumni Testimony
      • Creating a myths & facts sheet about PTK
  • Multiple Tabling Opportunities
    • Over the next couple of weeks, there are going to be various tabling events happening for PTK.
    • We are looking for volunteers to help with any of these tabling events, so please see an advisor or Officer if you would like to help!
  • New Officer Voting
    • Every spring semester, new or existing officer positions are voted upon. This voting is going to be taking place in the Monday, April 27th
    • If you would like to become active in PTK, please come to the meeting before and that meeting so you can potentially be voted in!
  • Future events and announcements
    • Tabling for Faculty of the Year is going to be soon! Also, there will be an online version to nominate a special faculty member! Please stay tuned for details!
    • On Thursday, April 23rd from 4:30 to 6:00, there is going to be a Norwegian-Jewish Holocaust Celebration. PTK is considering tabling at this event.
    • On April 29th, the Spring Fling is happening at Inver Hills! Go check it out!
    • PTK regalia is going to start being sold or rented on Tuesday, May 5th and continue on Thursday, May 7th.
    • Adjourned (2:50 p.m.)

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

Phi Theta Kappa March 23rd Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minute Meeting March 23rd, 2015

Meeting Time: 2:07 p.m. – 2:58 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (2:07 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Many of the items below are review from the March 16th meeting!
  • Fellowship
    • Some more fellowship ideas were discussed such as bowling, archery, rock climbing etc. Please let an advisor or officer know if you have any other ideas!
  • Nota Bene Deadline
    • This is a publication through PTK and the deadline is Friday, April 3rd!
  • Project Ideas
    • The chapter would like to start thinking about some ideas for the next College Project and Honors in Action that will be conducted during the summer and fall time.
  • Membership Recruitment
    • The chapter’s main goal for this semester is to increase membership participation at meetings and events! Come join the chapter on Mondays @ 2:00 p.m. in CC117
  • Things to be purchased by the fundraising account
    • The chapter would like to purchase several things with the money in the fundraising account, these items include shelving in the office, a steamer, tablecloths, stage decorations etc.
  • Future events and announcements
    • The chapter is going to start the process of voting for the teacher of the year. More details to follow in the next couple of weeks.
    • On Thursday, April 23rd from 4:30 to 6:00, there is going to be a Norwegian-Jewish Holocaust Celebration. PTK is considering tabling at this event.
    • Graduation is right around the corner! PTK is going to need some volunteers to help Debra sell graduation regalia on Thursday, May 14th.
  • Adjourned (2:58 p.m.)

People Present: Elena, Nicolette, Christy, Olga, Danielle, Oke, Kayla, Jackson and Nicki

Phi Theta Kappa March 16th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minute Meeting March 16th, 2015

Meeting Time: 2:05 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (2:05 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Induction
    • Some of the inductees shared their opinions on what they thought could be changed for next Induction.
    • Christina Royal mentioned that she liked the way that the stage and other decorations were set up.
  • Fellowship
    • Some more fellowship ideas were discussed such as bowling, archery, rock climbing etc. Please let an advisor or officer know if you have any other ideas!
  • Nota Bene Deadline
    • This is a publication through PTK and the deadline is Friday, April 3rd!
  • Project Ideas
    • The chapter would like to start thinking about some ideas for the next College Project and Honors in Action that will be conducted during the summer and fall time
  • Membership Recruitment
    • The chapters main goal for this semester is to increase membership participation at meetings and events! Come join the chapter on Mondays @ 2:00 p.m. in CC117
  • Things to be purchased by the fundraising account
    • The chapter would like to purchase several things with the money in the fundraising account, these items include shelving in the office, a steamer, tablecloths, stage decorations etc.
  • Future events and announcements
    • The chapter is going to start the process of voting for the teacher of the year. More details to follow in the next couple of weeks.
    • On Thursday, April 23rd from 4:30 to 6:00, there is going to be a Norwegian-Jewish Holocaust Celebration. PTK is considering tabling at this event.
    • Graduation is right around the corner! PTK is going to need some volunteers to help Debra sell graduation regalia on Thursday, May 14th.
  • Adjourned (2:55 p.m.)

People Present: Elena, Nicolette, Christy, Vicky, Olga, Danielle, Bayardolgor, Oke, and Mandkhai

Phi Theta Kappa March 2nd Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minutes March 2nd , 2015 Meeting

Meeting Time: 2:07- 2:57 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (2:07 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • Induction
  • Regional Conference
  • Welcome new members!
    • There were more new members that joined the meeting! The chapter took the time to explain many of the things that happen when joining PTK.
  • Fellowship
    • A few fellowship ideas were tossed around!
    • It was discussed that St. Paul Community College was going to host a fellowship event with other local chapters, to watch the film “Slavery by another name” and after that, play some games!
    • Another idea was to go and see a play, which with some help, can be free to students.
  • Adjourned (2:57 p.m.)

People Present: Elena, Nicolette, Vicky, Nicki, Olga, Danielle, Bayardolgor, Oke, Mandkhai

Phi Theta Kappa February 23rd Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minutes February 23rd, 2015 Meeting

Meeting Time: 2:05- 2:53 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (2:05 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • Induction
  • Regional Conference
    • Discussed the order of the day’s events. Made sure that everyone knew what jobs they were responsible for.
    • Since we had so many new members, the chapter ran through how this event is going to work etc.
    • A couple of the “new” members signed up to attend this event
    • Attendees to this conference are to meet at school in the parking lot behind the Activities Building before 8 a.m.
  • Welcome new members!
    • This meeting was so great! The chapter had 5 new people attend this week’s meeting!
    • The chapter officers introduced themselves and told the new members about their positions
    • The chapter described what PTK is all about and how getting involved is super beneficial!
  • Fellowship
    • A few fellowship ideas were tossed around!
    •  Idealy, the chapter would like to have a fellowship event this semester, since we haven’t had one yet.
    • Some ideas that were thrown out there : the movie Selma, going to the MN History Center … and more
    • If anyone has any ideas for a great fellowship event, please let the chapter know!
  • Adjourned (2:53 p.m.)

People Present: Nicki, Jackson, Elena, Christy, Vicky, Olga, Debra, Elli, Danielle, Bayardolgor, Raquel, Anh.

Phi Theta Kappa February 9th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minutes February 9th, 2015 Meeting

Meeting Time: 2:04- 3:13 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (2:04p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • Induction
    • Induction is going to be on Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:00 p.m.
    • There is going to be a dress rehearsal on Tuesday, February 17th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • The keynote speaker is going to be from the Foundation.
    • The Chapter went over the order of the event and assigned roles to officers to help with this event.
    • The process of updating the application to reflect how many College level credits a potential member needs has begun! See Nicki or Vicky for more details!
  • Student Success Day
    • SSD is on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015. PTK will be having two sessions available that day, one in the morning, and one in the later afternoon. These sessions will cover the basics of PTK and ways that getting involved can be of benefit. Feel free to check these sessions out! There will be advisors and PTK officers available to answer any questions!
    • Jackson and Christy will be available at the afternoon session and Nicki is going to be available at the 1 p.m. session.
  • Regional Conference
    • The Regional Conference is coming up. The Chapter is finishing up all of the forms to get a vehicle for this event.
    • The members that are attending this event are Elena, Christy, Debra, Nestor, Jackson and Olga.
  • Orientation Meetings
    • New PTK Membership Orientation meetings will be held on various days at the beginning of this semester. Some days that we have picked out are February 12th and February 17th. See Nicki or Vicky for more details and times. Hope to see you there!
  • Fellowship
    • The Chapter wants to start thinking of ideas for a Fellowship event. If anyone has any ideas, please let us know!
  • Adjourned (3:13p.m.)

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

Phi Theta Kappa February 2nd Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minutes February 2nd, 2015 Meeting

Meeting Time: 2:05- 3:02 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (2:05p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • Induction
    • Induction is going to be on Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:00 p.m.
    • Options for having a dress rehearsal were discussed and more details are to follow on when that will be happening.
    • Any ideas for who the keynote speaker is going to be will be greatly appreciated.
    • The Chapter is going to formally invite Tim and Christina to this event.
    • The Chapter also discussed making some changes to the set-up. The Chapter discussed buying shorter roses, making the cost of this event much less.
  • Student Success Day
    • SSD is on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015. PTK will be having two sessions available that day, one in the morning, and one in the later afternoon. These sessions will cover the basics of PTK and ways that getting involved can be of benefit. Feel free to check these sessions out! There will be advisors and PTK officers available to answer any questions!
  • Regional Conference
    • The Regional Conference is going to be held on February 27th and 28th. The Chapter is sending a team of 5 people to this event. We will be sharing information that is obtained from this conference in the future!
    • The Chapter discussed what time everyone needs to be at school so we can leave on time and when we will be getting back. See Christy for more details.
  • Orientation Meetings
    • New PTK Membership Orientation meetings will be held on various days at the beginning of this semester. Some days that we have picked out are February 12th and February 17th. See Nicki or Vicky for more details and times. Hope to see you there!
  • New Members
    • The Chapter had two new members join in the meeting! Thank you to Olga and William for coming to their first meeting!
  • Adjourned (3:02p.m.)

People Present: Nicki, Jackson, Elena, Christy, Nicolette, Olga and William

 

 

 

Phi Theta Kappa December 9th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minutes Meeting December 9th , 2014

Meeting Time: 3:10- 4:02 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (3:10p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • Regional Update
    • The Regional Honors in Action Project is coming along just fine!
  • Hallmark Awards
    • The Chapter voted for Richard to be nominated for the Continued Excellence Award and Nestor was voted to be nominated for the other Distinguished Officer Award. The Hallmark Paragraphs will be completed in the near future.
  • Meeting Times
    • The Chapter decided to have a meeting over break, to discuss and continue/finish up the Hallmark Awards.
  • Options for Meeting Times next semester
    • Some ideas were discussed and are still being voted on! If you have a preference, let us know!
  • Important for Eligible/New Members
    • The Chapter voted and we will be sending out letters to students that are eligible to apply to become a PTK member. We are also going to be holding orientation sessions that new members will go to and get more information about what the chapter has done and what PTK is all about!
  • Fellowship
    • If anyone has an fellowship ideas, please contact Debra and she will gladly accept your ideas!
  • Meeting with Tim Wynes
    • There will be a meeting with the College President and we will be updating him on all the things the Chapter has been doing.
  • International Conference
    • The International Conference is Wednesday, April 15th – Sunday, April 19th, 2015. Anyone wanting to attend this conference is encouraged to send a Letter of Intent to the Co-Presidents and Advisors.
  • Looking Ahead to Next Semester
    • Welcome Week is the second week after we get back from break.
    • We will be having new member meetings this upcoming semester! Stay tuned for details!
    • Our hope is to visit some local high school and talk to them about our Honors in Action Project that we did.
    • Induction is fast approaching! Induction will be held on Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:00 p.m. Mark your calendars!
    • Graduation is also right around the corner! Graduation will be held on Thursday, May 14th, starting at 7:00 p.m.
  • Adjourned (4:02p.m.)

People Present: Nicki, Jackson, Elena, Vicky, Christy, Nicolette, Debra and Nestor.

 

Phi Theta Kappa November 25th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minutes Meeting November 25th, 2014

Meeting Time: 3:10 p.m.- 4:12 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (3:10 p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Regional Update
    • The Spring Conference is going to be held in Wilmer, MN, February 27th – 28th .
    • Christy is going to be giving a presentation at this conference about getting more involved in the community.
  • Leadership Event
    • Derrik is going to hosting a Leadership Event on December 2nd from 3pm to 4:30pm in CC117.
  • A resolution meeting is going to be held on December 9th at 2pm in HH313.
  • Review of Projects
    • The College Project is going to be happening tomorrow from 10am to 3pm in the Green Room!
    • The Honors in Action Project is going to be held on December 2nd and December 4th in the Green Room.
  • Some fellowship ideas were tossed around with the chapter. More definite decisions will be announced!
  • International Cost Overview
    • The Chapter discussed what is going to happen since the budget for the International Conference has been reduced.
    • The Chapter had a discussion on who wants to go to this conference and that they will need to write a Letter of Intent.
  • Hallmarks
    • The deadline for these Hallmarks is starting to come up.
    • The Chapter is going to start working on these write-ups from each of the Projects, and have them completed by January 28th, 2015.
  • Vicky expressed writing a letter to the Dry Cleaning Company about the destruction of property and what we want to do about that.
  • Membership Fee has changed. The new price increased from $70 to $75.
  • The Chapter voted on who they wanted to nominate for the Individual Awards to be written to the International Headquarters.
  • Debra was nominated to change her position from Publicity to Fellowship. Mitch seconded this motion.
  • Adjourned (4:12)

People Present: Elena, Nicolette, Christy, Debra, Vicky, Nestor, Nicki and Mitch

 

Phi Theta Kappa November 18th Meeting Minutes

Phi Theta Kappa Minutes Meeting November 18th , 2014

Meeting Time: 3:11- 4:06 p.m. in CC 117

  • Call to Order (3:11p.m.)
  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • Regional Update
    • A newsletter is going to be released soon! More details to follow!
  • New Member Meetings
    • The Chapter wants to have new member meetings on various Tuesdays throughout the remainder of this semester and into the next semester. We were looking at doing an informational session from about noon to 1 on those days.
  • College Project
    • Got moved to November 26th, just about all day, where there is going to be presentations about various topics! Check it out!
  • International Conference
    • People that are interested in going to the International Conference are asked to write a Letter of Intent, written to the Advisors and Co-Presidents.
  • Fellowship Ideas
    • Some fellowship ideas were discussed and we will be voting on which one we want to partake in. More details to follow!
  • Honors in Action
    • The Chapter had a very nice discussion on what each of the officers that are helping with this project are going to do. We also narrowed down times and are working on getting any speakers that we can!
    • This Honors in Action Project is going to be taking place over the course of two days, Tuesday, December 2nd, starting at 10:30ish and finishing up on Thursday, December 4th. Look for more details around!
  • Leadership Event
    • Derrik will be putting on a Leadership Event on Tuesday, December 2nd from 3pm to 4:30pm in FA292.
  • Adjourned (4:06p.m.)

People Present: Nicki, Jackson, Elena, Vicky, Christy, Nicolette, Derrik, Debra and Mitch