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BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY


Sarah Hercules Position: President Year: Junior Major: Data Science Minor: Insurance I joined Alpha Lambda Delta in spring of 2015, and it has given me so many opportunities in just two years. My nana originally encouraged me to join because she was part of ALD while in college. Without further question I accepted my membership and applied to be on our executive board. I took my roommate along on this journey with me. We saw things that could be improved, and we wanted an opportunity to make a difference while improving our leadership skills. I was selected to serve as treasurer, and in October 2015 attended the annual conference in Orlando. Even today I use the things I learned during this conference. This year I had the opportunity to serve as president, which has been both challenging and rewarding. My favorite event this year was making fleece blankets for veterans. One goal I had for our organization was to improve the service component of our chapter, and events like the blankets help me to see the successes we have had throughout the year.


Taylor Watkins Positon: Vice President Year: Junior Major: Applied Health Science Career Goal: Pre-Occupatonal Therapy

I decided to join ALD-PES to become more involved on campus and to participate in more service/social events. I wanted to join the exec board to make ALD-PES more known on campus and to develop my leadership skills. My absolute favorite event this year was making tie blankets for homeless veterans!


Malika Day Position: Secretary Year: Junior Major: Biology Minor: Chemistry

I joined Alpha Lambda delta, because I believed their keys values of leadership, scholarship, and service coincided with what I believe is important in life. I also loved the idea of collaborating with others who shared common goals. In being the secretary for ALD, I hoped to motivate members to behold these values within them through becoming more involved on campus. My favorite event this school year would be passing out 'goodie bags' during finals week. Not only did it give students motivation to push forward and finish the year strong, but it was amazing to see that even a small gesture can turn an individuals mood around. I loved seeing ALD grow throughout the campus of BGSU this fiscal year!

I w p t a t h w u p t t


Katlyn Westhoven Position: Historian year: Junior Major: Media Production Minor: Computer Science

I joined Alpha Lambda Delta, because I thought it would be a great opportunity for me to meet new people and obtain leadership positions. During my time being a part of this organization I have served as social chair and historian. I have enjoyed getting to know and work with such awesome people. being historian has helped to me further learn the best ways of communication with others and how to best use different social media platforms. I love being a part of such an amazing organization and feel as though as an executive board we work as a great team and have accomplished so much this past year!


Hervin Singh Position: Secretary Year: Sophomore Major: Finance and Insurance

I joined the exec board because I wanted to be part of an amazing organization that does 3 things that I really like; Leadership, Scholarship and Service. My favorite events of the year were socials in both semesters.


Rebecca

Position: Social Chair Year: Sophomore Major: Communication Sciences and Disorder Career Goal: Speech Language Pathologist

I joined Alpha Lambda Delta, because I saw it as an opportunity for networking with other students on campus, volunteering within the community, as well as applying the pillars of the organization, scholarship, leadership, and service, which hold significant value to me. I chose to be the social chair of the executive board because I had a vision for the organization and wanted to implement my ideas of inclusion and involvement of the organization's members on campus. A goal of mine was to make the organization more well-known on campus, and I believe that goal was accomplished this year. My favorite event from this past year was planning the last social for the organization. It was one of the biggest turn-outs of the whole year with all of the members enjoying pizza, talking about their experiences throughout the year, as well as having fun painting and planting flower pots. I love being a part of ALD, and look forward to my future involvement!


Megan French Position: Community Service Chair Year: Sophomore Major: Pre-Med Neuroscience Minor: Public Health

I joined Alpha Lambda Delta, because of the career building aspects and opportunities. My favorite part of the organization is the community service opportunities, which lead me to apply to be community service chair. My favorite thing we did this year was make blankets for veterans.


Building Off Success of Last Year....

Winning Delta Award!

Featured in the FLAME Historian winning a study abroad scholarship!


New Affiliation with New Advisors!

being incorporated with the honors college gives us the ability to easily collaborate with other honors societies and put an emphasis on scholarship. -Katlyn

Kerry Klima

Dr . Simon Morgan-Russell


Executive Board Started Early.... After a strong year last year, we wanted to start planning early so we met on May 21, 2016 for a full day retreat. During this we bonded and started planning for the next school year!


Who's Who and What's What


First social event of the year! We had pizza, messy twister, and corn hole!


Campus Fest Campus fest is a campus wide event to promote students to get involved in college.

This was the first time in a while our organization took part in this. We got over 15 people to take interest in joining.


So You Think You Know Falcon Family Fun Facts!?

This event took place during Family Weekend. During this time families from all over visit their children in college. This was a great way to get our name out there.

It was the first time we did something like this and hope to do it again in the future!


Movie Night! Coming halfway through this busy semester we decided to have a nice relaxing movie night, with snacks!


Relay For Life

This was our first year taking part in this amazing event! We were able to raise over 500 dollars and had a lot of fun doing it!


Relay for Life


Survival Kits

During the weekend before finals week, we went around jerome library passing out kits with Post-Its or notecards, pencils, pens, highlighters, and tissues.


Blankets for veterans

In appreciation for the sacrifices they have made to protect and preserve the American Way of Life, the Lucas County Veterans Service Commission pledges to provide emergency financial and supportive assistance and VA Benefit advocacy to the veterans of Lucas County who have honorably served, or who are serving, in the military forces of the United States, to their spouses, and to their dependent children. Made ten fleece blankets to donate to Lucas County Veterans Services.


Stuffing Letters for Perspective Inductees!

As one of our meeting we had our organization work together to stuff envelopes with letters for perspective students!


induction 2017


Induction this year took place on March 19, 2017 at 12pm. We inducted 34 new members. It was a nice day filled with fun and optimism for the upcoming year!


Literacy in the Park

This was a unique opportunity for our organization to make reading fun for young children and to promote our organization!


Scavenger Hunt For our first meeting with all the new inductees, we wanted to have a little fun so we decided to send them on a scavenger hunt.

They went all over campus taking pictures and getting to know each other better!


End of the year party/raffle


The last meeting of the year, we decided to decorate mini flower pots and provide flowers to kick off spring. We also provided pizza and brought corn hole to play. To end the meeting we had our annual raffle, in which we handed out ALD sweatshirts.


Chapter Goals -Offer more service opportunities -become more involved on campus -more member participation

We feel as though we have been successful this year obtaining these goals and hope to continue it into the future!


Communication/Social

Our main form of communication was through Facebook and email! Through these media platforms we were able to actively communicate with our members


New Things This Year

New T-Shirts that were free to all new members and discounted for already

Se

L Raffle, in which each event a person attended they would earn a ticket and at the end we put all the tickets together an picked 2 winners.


ervice opportunities such as Relay for Life, Tie Blankets for Veterans, and Literacy in the Park

More active on campus such as Family Weekend and Campus Fest


Member accomplishments This was at the honors volunteer banquet with some new and current officers

President of our chapter , Sarah Hercules was featured on our University's webpage.


Executive Board For Next Year ... Taylor Watkins: President Rebecca Ebert: Vice President Hervin Singh: Treasure Megan French: Community Service Chair Alyssa Hulthen: Social Chair McKenzie Weaver: Historian Rebecca Wettstein: Secrectary

Best of luck next year and may our chapter continue to grow and thrive!!


Belong. Stand Out. Go Far -Bowling Green State University

Order of the Torch 2017 - Bowling Green State University  

Scrapbook from the Bowling Green State University chapter, a winner of Alpha Lambda Delta's 2017 Order of the Torch award.

Order of the Torch 2017 - Bowling Green State University  

Scrapbook from the Bowling Green State University chapter, a winner of Alpha Lambda Delta's 2017 Order of the Torch award.