Several personaly, electronic, print, and media resources are available to assist and provide information and tips how to ensure organizations and students achieve success.
Ice breakers and teambuilders are some of the best ways to get an organization, team or work group to communicate, get to know one another, and create memories based on a similar experience. Browse the Leadership Resource Center, a new online resource for clubs and organizations to find tips, ice breakers and teambuilders for any situation!
The XCEL Newsletter, our departmental newsletter, serves as a vehicle to communicate information to organizations and students about organizational functioning and upcoming dates. Check out the past issues:
XCEL Point sheets are located outside the Student Activities Office and serve as a resource for everyone from students interested in getting involved to the most advanced student leader. These points cover various topics from delegation and event planning to time management and leadership. You can also find XCEL Points online.
Enhance your skills with new titles, which are available from the Campus Center and Student Activities Department on the third floor of the Campus Center. Topics include management leadership, achieving buy-in, leadership theory, diversity and leadership, as well as teambuilders and icebreakers. The library also includes archives of Programming Magazine, a publication of the National Association of Campus Activities. Browse the titles online, or come into the office to check out a book for up to a term.
Project Adventure Teambuilding Supplies
Student organizations can reserve and use the extensive collection of teambuilding tools used for activities developed by Project Adventure. To learn more, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Retreats for Clubs and Organizations
Throughout the year, Campus Center and Student Activities Department staff work with student leaders to plan and facilitate weekend retreats. Staff members support students in development of the agenda, facilitating activities that encourage teamwork and goal setting. To schedule a meeting to discuss your organization retreat, contact one of our staff members.
The Leadership Development Committee
The Leadership Committee, composed of staff and student members, who support and develop leadership opportunities for students. The committee is also a learning opportunity for students who serve on the committee. They are exposed to leadership theory and strategic planning used in developing leadership curriculum. These students also assist staff in presenting workshops for the Leading Edge Series.