Mentoring Seminar and Induction
This Saturday, from 9 to 1, there will be a mentoring seminar for anyone whowants to help newer members. There will be a $50 budget for food and drinks
for anyone attending the seminar. It’s not open to new members, however,
since the mentors will be mentoring those new members.
The induction is on October 16
. There will be approximately 75 new membersbeing inducted. All leaders are required to help. The Saturday afterwards is theluncheon. Officers should arrive at 11 while the luncheon lasts from 12:30-2:30.
Setup is at 7:30 this Sunday. Whoever is coordinating the book sale gets fundsfor coffee and food. Use the faculty lot entrance to get into the college onSunday. Breakfast will be here while the book sale will be setup up right outsidein the hallway. Reminders will be sent by email.
The storage room used to hold all of the books is located behind the mainlecture hall. Because our supply is overflowing, we need to contact better world
books as soon as possible. They’ll sell our excess books and the proceeds will go
Adopt a Chapter
Mercer Community College has a very active Phi Theta Kappa chapter
. They’vebeen with us on most projects. If we follow the twin rivers system, we’d need toraise their star level, attend each other’s events, and help them plan event if
they need the help. Their new officer team has a lot of great stars. We want toinvite them to the next meeting.
The 5 star system is an award system. Each chapter has steps they need to taketo achieve each star. Our chapter has been a 5 star chapter for over 29 years. Sofar we are a 3 star chapter only half way through the year.
NJ Leadership Conference
is the NJ Leadership Conference. It’s in Raritan Valley and it’s the
same day as the luncheon. 7 of our members are attending and the trip will be
paid for by our chapter’
s scholarship. Let us know if you get an email for theconference. Everyone attending should either keep a journal of the event orpost a blog on the website. We will be carpooling.
Sign Up For Hallmarks
There are 3 hallmarks to submit: scholarship, leadership, and service. These aredue Friday, February 3, 2010. Entries for the four Administrator Award entries
must be received by Friday, December 1, 2009. We’re starting a committee for
the hallmarks and need good writers to join. We also need members to keep journals of every event. Formal writing is unnecessary for the journals but there