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 (ek806416@wcupa.edu) or Laura Kuntzmann at (lk801858@wcupa.edu) or Laura Sposato at (ls811234@wcupa.edu)  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 leadershipga@wcupa.edu   


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

http://orgsync.com/29326/forms/231366

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 jaliotta@wcupa.edu

Want to start a new Sports Club?  Email Michael Reno at mreno@wcupa.edu  


 


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.

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Ram Pride Spotlights

Congratulations to Quittich Club for becoming our newest student organization!

If you have club news you want to spotlight, please forward that information to Olivia Campbell at oc808916@wcupa.edu or Laura Sposato at ls811234@wcupa.edu


Important Forms for Student Organization Management 

STUDENT ORGANIZATION RE-REGISTRATION PROCEDURESStudent_Organization_Re_Registration_Instructions


 

Upcoming Events 
Title Organization Date/Time
WCU vs. University of Buffalo WCUWIH 3/4/17
6:00pm-8:00pm
Purim Carnival Hillel 3/8/17
10:00am-5:00pm
Shabbat Services and Dinner Hillel 3/24/17
6:00pm-9:00pm
Women's Water Polo Championship Women's Water Polo 4/8/17
All Day
Passover Seder Hillel 4/15/17
6:00pm-11:00pm
Philosophy Graduate Student Conference on Bioethics PGSA 4/22/17
10:00am-4:30pm