Welcome to the Office of Student Leadership & Involvement!
Welcome to the official umbrella website of all student organizations at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. With 299 registered campus organizations, West Chester University provides a goldmine of opportunity to grow as an individual, to develop teamwork and leadership skills, and to network with other students and faculty in a variety of interest areas. This website features a database of all student organizations as well as various resources for leaders, advisors, and members of student groups. If this is your first time to the site, you should begin to explore the wide range of student organizations on campus by visiting the organizations page or if you are interested in one of our leadership programs utilize the leadership button.
West Chester University prides itself on its active student population.
Uphold the Purple & Gold
WCU Students: Do you want to be the first to know when we open registration for different leadership development opportunities on campus? If so, please complete this brief form to make sure that you are always in the know with what's going on in the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement!
Follow this link to complete the form: https://orgsync.com/29326/forms/215532
Emerging Leadership Series
Would you like to learn more about leadership skills and how to get involved on campus? Would you describe yourself as an emerging leader? Well, sign up for the FIRST ever Emerging Leadership Program series to find out! The series will be a five-week long series that hones in on leadership skills and expertise. There will be tons of opportunity for networking and discussion and you will be recognized at the Spring Leadership Awards Ceremony with a certificate. The series will start February 9, 2017 at 7:30-8:30 and will meet every Thursday for five weeks, with each week being a new topic. Hope to see you there!
Fill out registration form: http://orgsync.com/29326/forms/225790
Surviving Life After College (S.L.A.C.) Registration 2017
Sponsored by The Office of Student Leadership & Involvement, Twardowski Career Development Center & L.E.A.D. Student Organization
“I've graduated...now what?!”
Friday, March 31, 2017 / Sykes Student Union
Surviving Life After College, or SLAC, is a new leadership experience open to graduating seniors from either May, August or this coming December 2017. It's purpose is to help you prepare for the next steps after graduation. With the assistance of mentors, alumni and faculty members, the many questions of becoming truly independent will be answered! And yes…..the whole Experience is FREE (including dinner) AS LONG AS YOU SHOW UP!!! SLAC kicks-off at 4:00 p.m. in Sykes Union Theatre. Event finishing roughly around 8:30PM. Dress is casual (please no sweatpants, sweatshirts, etc.).
For more information, please contact Elyse Kistler at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Laura Kuntzmann at (email@example.com) or Laura Sposato at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit the LEAD Office in Sykes 217. Once you have registered, additional information will be sent to you regarding the schedule of events for the program.
***If you need to cancel your attendance, you must do so no later than 4:30PM on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 to ensure that you are not billed. Should you fail to cancel your attendance, the cost for your attendance at this event is $20.00.
***Registration for this event will take place only online. Please ask for assistance if needed!
DON’T HESITATE! THERE ARE LIMITED NUMBER OF SPACES AVAILABLE - - - - REGISTER TODAY!!!! Register here: http://orgsync.com/29326/forms/245603
Women Leading Up Leadership Series
Sponsored, in part, by Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Spring 2017 Schedule
March 24, 2017 (Friday) starting at 3:00 p.m. in Sykes Union Ballrooms
April 28, 2017 (Friday) starting at 3:00 p.m. in Sykes Union Ballrooms
Any questions, please contact the Graduate Assistant at email@example.com
Interested in becoming an LC or an IC for 2017-18?
The 2017-2018 Leadership Consultant/Involvement Coordinator Search has started. We are looking for involved student leaders with a track record of success leading clubs, participating in leadership programming, and who enjoy helping fellow students succeed.
You can apply by going to the following link: http://orgsync.com/29326/forms/239342
10th Annual Student Leadership Awards process has begun! Who will win this year's awards. Use this link
To submit information for one or more of our awards. Awards will be given out at our annual awards ceremony on Sunday, April 23, 2017 for the following categories:
Best Student Club Collaboration * Most Improved Student Organization * Matthew J. Bricketto Organization of the Year * Organization Program of the Year * Community Service Leadership Award * Citizen Leader of the Year * Madeleine Wing Adler Emerging Leaders * Diane Devestern Ethical Leadership Award * Beverly A. Domenick Award for Leadership * Thomas J. Purce Organization Advisor of the Year * People's Choice Award * Senior Leaders * WCU Leaders * Golden Ram Award * Outstanding Graduate Student Award * Leadership in Sustainability Award * Outstanding Mentoring Award.
Thanks for nominating a group, program, or student leader
Please see listed below the Leadership Consultants and the clubs they are working with this academic year. The Leadership Resource Center is located in the Center for Student Involvement on the second floor of Sykes Student Union
Olivia Campbell - Religious & Service Organizations
Joshua Dandridge - Political & Activism Organizations, Academic Clubs from Accounting to English
Mohammad Farooq - Special Interest Organizations
Angelique Geronimo - Musical Organizations
Elyse Kistler - Media & Publication Organizations, Academic Clubs from Environmental Health to Philosophy
Laura Kuntzmann - Social Equity & Diversity Organizations
Maddy Shaak - Leadership in Varsity Athletics
Reggie Smith - Governing Organizations, Academic Clubs from Political Science to Women in Science
Laura Sposato - Honor Societies
Sami Stalford - Sports Clubs
Gabby Terry - Greek Letter Organizations
For general "How to Get Involved" questions, please contact anyone of our Involvement Coordinators found in the Center for Student Involvement on the second floor of Sykes Student Union.
Natalie Brodine - Ashley Cifarelli - Mackenzie Grogan - Karli Hisler
Want to start a new club? Email Jackie Aliotta at firstname.lastname@example.org
Want to start a new Sports Club? Email Michael Reno at email@example.com
New to ORGSYNC?
OrgSync is the way that all student organizations are managed at WCU. Everything you need to know about managing your OrgSync account can be found under the resources page. You can click the graphic below to be directed to the resources page.
Ram Pride Spotlights
Congratulations to Quittich Club for becoming our newest student organization!
Important Forms for Student Organization Management
STUDENT ORGANIZATION RE-REGISTRATION PROCEDURES - Student_Organization_Re_Registration_Instructions