Making new friends on Friday (above), and learning about social media on Saturday (right)
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My Honor Society for Chapter Advisors Recruiting New Members Social Networking Career Development Social Programming for Chapters Officers and Advisors: BFF’s Advisors Only! Winning the Order of the Torch Winning ALD Scholarships and Fellowships Service to Others: Share Your Ideas
After lunch, participants were given some free time and bus rides to explore San Diego including Balboa Park, the
San Diego Zoo, Ocean Beach, and Old Town San Diego. Participants gathered later that evening for the formal National Awards Banquet at which the winners of the Trow Scholarships, Chapter Membership awards, and Order of the Torch and Maintaining the Flame were recognized. Ms. Lisa Ruch, faculty adviser for the IUPUI Chapter and this year’s Outstanding Advisor of the Year, was the featured speaker for evening. With lots of humor and insight, she spoke on the qualities of leadership and the importance of becoming a mentor.
A dance and karaoke night followed late into the night, and it was clear that ALD members are also talented singers and dancers. After a Sunday morning continental breakfast and evaluations of the Workshop, ALD members and their advisers said their goodbyes, exchanges addresses and promised to stay in touch with new friends before dashing to make airplane flights or start long car trips, leaving with new ideas and insights to make their chapters even stronger and more vital.
On Saturday afternoon, attendees enjoyed some San Diego sun (left). Saturday evening brought the awards ceremony (above) and a dance party (right). The Flame
Volume 52 - 2014