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

Phi Theta Kappa April 30th Meeting Minutes

Meeting Time: 3:06 p.m.- 4:13 p.m. in HH 313

        I.            Call to Order (3:06 p.m.)

      II.            Roll Call

    III.            C4 –Commit to Complete Banner

  • The chapter decided that we are going to be purchasing the C-4 banner and showcase an “event” at the campus. The chapter will be including it when we table at school activities.

    IV.            International Conference Update

  • Vicky won an International Award and was honored at the International Conference.
  • The six students that attended international shared what they enjoyed about the experience with the chapter.

      V.            Co-officer vote

  • The chapter voted to keep Co-Officer Positions.
  • The Chapter has decided that work plans are required now for all future Officers and co-officers. Christy made the motion and Nestor second the motion.

    VI.            Summer Conference

  • The summer conference will take place at Century College Friday, May 30th and Saturday, May 31st. Attending are Brittany, Elena, Debra, Nicolette, Christy, and Jackson

  VII.            Faculty of the Year Winner

  • Pat Lawton! Congratulations!
  1. VIII.            By-laws
  • The chapter will use the following :

Co-Officer procedure for the 2014-2015 academic school year

And will be revisited no later than spring 2015

Co-officer Position will only be allowed when:

-Two people have agreed to work as Co-Officers and have created a work plan.

-The Officer already serving the position creates a work plan with their incumbent Co-Officer. This is dependent on a vote by the chapter-excluding the fellowship position.

Adjourned (4:13 p.m.)

People Present: Nicki, Nick, Nicolette, Jackson, Elena, Brittany, Richard, Debra, Derrick, Vicky, Nestor, Christy

Learn about the International Officers!

Each year five students are elected to serve as international officers during the Society’s Annual Convention. View International/National Officer History.

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Phi Theta Kappa’s International Officers include a President and four Vice Presidents, representing four geographic Divisions. Find out more about the regional alignment of Phi Theta Kappa’s four divisions.

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Founded in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa is the official community college honor society with over 90 years of dedication to recognizing academic excellence.

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes and rewards high-achieving students and provides scholarships for continued studies as well as opportunities to develop such critical leadership skills as problem solving, project planning, team building, effective communication and conflict resolution.