Minutes of Alpha Chi meeting held on Tuesday April 13th in D403


Book Reading Alpha Chi and Sigma Alpha Iota, professional music sorority for women, will be conducting a book reading together at Barnard-Brown Elementary School on Wednesday the 28th at 10:30am. The book reading is a great way of giving back to the community. The books to be read can be obtained from the library. Sign up sheets were passed around for those interested in signing up.

Colloquium The Undergraduate research colloquium will be held on Monday the 19th of April from 2:00 to 6:00pm at the Magnet School. Volunteers are needed to help out with registration and other things during the colloquium. Sign up sheets were passed around for those interested in helping to sign up for 30-minute slots.

Community Service An idea that was raised was Project Horizon which is a community service project in which volunteers go and help out at soup kitchens, homeless shelters etc. Also, collaborating with Habitat for Humanity to work on houses in the Hartford area sometime next semester, late September/ early October (I'm waiting to hear back from my contact in Habitat concerning this).

T-shirts The T-shirts will be available by the 9th of May, at the picnic, at a price of $7.

Lecture First Alpha Chi lecture will be held on the 28th of April from 4-5pm in Wilde Auditorium. Dr. Tom Eppes from the Ward College of Technology will be conducting a presentation called 'Distance Laboratories'. The event is free and is open to everyone so please come and support our guest speaker and Alpha Chi.

Spring fling We will have a table set up during spring fling on the 1st of May and will be giving out ice cream and lemonade. This will start at 1pm and volunteers are needed to sit at the table during the day and also to help with setting things up. Sign up sheets were passed around for those interested in signing up.

Honors Chords For members that are graduating and need to purchase the honors chords, contact Prof. Shattuck (Shattuck@hartford.edu) for information on how to obtain the chords.

Alumni Outreach Ellen will be out Alumni contact member. We are trying to stay in touch with the Alpha Chi Alumni and be updated on what is going on with the Alumni chapter.

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