The Five Star Program : Chapter Report

Better Essays
Building on a strong foundation, the chapter will work toward the four-star and five-star levels over time. Our aim is that the chapter is a four-star chapter by the end of year five of its establishment. Because we are mindful of over-programming and aware that academics should be a student’s first priority, chapters are expected to have no more than two events per week. With this in mind, we would work to meet the needs of the Five Star Program in conjunction with Kappa’s expectations for chapters. Below, we have outlined Kappa’s expectations for chapters that align with the standards within the categories of the Five Star Program. Scholarship
• All chapters, including new chapters, are expected to maintain a chapter GPA at or above the
…show more content…
An outlined curriculum is provided for facilitation as well as transition conversations. • The Vice President-Organization and the District Leadership Development Specialist coordinate the chapter’s strategic goal setting. Chapter members complete a chapter evaluation during elections. During officer transitions, the results are reviewed and goals are established. Chapter Council reviews the strategic goals at least three times during the calendar year. • The Vice President-Standards and the Standards Committee are responsible for recognizing and rewarding members and officers who go above and beyond in the chapter publicly and privately.
• The chapter Education Chairman, with support from her adviser and the District Programming Specialist, is responsible for chapter programming, including leadership development. Chapter leaders, campus professionals, local alumnae and professionals may be invited to facilitate programs on topics such as networking, stress management, and body image. Philanthropy and Service • Kappa’s philanthropic efforts are concentrated in three areas: local organizations, Reading Is Fundamental and the Kappa Kappa Gamma
Foundation. In addition to supporting RIF — our national philanthropic partner — and the Kappa Foundation, we encourage our chapters to assist local organizations that hold special meaning for them. • Chapters are expected to host at least one Reading Is Key event each year as well as one additional philanthropic event
Get Access