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 296 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


Thanks to the students who attended our inaugural Global Engagement Leadership Conference.  


Registration for the Spring Student Organization Fair is now open.

use this link to register your organization:

http://orgsync.com/29326/forms/228017


Thanks to everyone who attended the 2nd Annual Women's Leadership Conference


Registration is now open for the
*30th Annual Student Leadership Experience*

Sponsored by State Farm Insurance,
Division of Student Affairs, Office of Student Leadership & Involvement, & L.E.A.D. Student Organization 

Traditions. Transitions and Transformation”: 30 Years of Leadership”
Friday, February 17, 2017 
- Sykes Student Union
(Snow Date: Friday, Feb. 24, 2017) 

The 30th Annual Student Leadership Experience, is a fantastic opportunity for you to prepare yourself to be a great leader and to fine-tune your leadership skills. You will have a chance to interact with leaders from the most influential groups on campus, participate in some great conversations, learn what other leaders know and have a great deal of fun!!! And yes…..the whole Experience is FREE AS LONG AS YOU SHOW UP!!! The 30th Annual Student Leadership Experience kicks-off at 4:15 p.m. in the Sykes Theatre of Sykes Student Union. Event finishing at around 9:00 p.m.

Here’s your incentive to register soon…
**Register by December 9, 2016 AND attend the event to be enrolled to win an 
APPLE WATCH at the Leadership Experience!**

*FREE FOOD, FREE SWAG, PRIZES…come celebrate the 30th anniversary of this great WCU tradition!
Follow this link to go directly to the Registration Form: https://orgsync.com/29326/forms/220869

*If you need to cancel your attendance, you must do so no later than 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 to ensure that you are not billed. Should you fail to cancel your attendance, the cost for your attendance at this event is $36.00. If event is re-scheduled because of snow to February 24th, then you must remove yourself by Monday, February 20, 2017.

1/3 of available spaces are already taken. Do not wait if you want to come!


Women Leading Up Leadership Series  

Close to 300 women participated in our Women Leading Up Leadership Series this past fall. We are looking forward to providing more programming for women leaders this upcoming semester.  Any questions, please contact the Graduate Assistant at leadershipga@wcupa.edu   


Global Leadership Series - Spring 2017

The Global Leadership Series, entering its sixth year, is a program series being offered in Spring 2017 for West Chester University students who are actively interested in global issues.  You have made your impact on the university community now it is time to learn how to use your leadership skills to better the GLOBAL community!

 Apply for the chance to attend four sessions held on the dates below. Each session will help you develop your leadership skills in a global context. Focus will be on how to become an active citizen through knowledge, advocacy, civic engagement, and service.

SPACE IS LIMITED (Only 30 spaces available) – DO NOT WAIT TO SIGN UP!
Apply by filling out this form! Application deadline is November 23rd.

Dates of the series:  January 27th, February 3rd, February 10th, and March 3rd (snow date March 24th) 2017

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Sykes 115

You must be available to attend ALL sessions to be an eligible candidate for this series. Once completed you will be a graduate of the series and receive a free sweatshirt!

APPLY HERE: http://orgsync.com/29326/forms/226765


Cultural Immersion Trip - Italy (Spring Break 2017)

Come to Italy with the Office of Student Leadership & Involvement during Spring Break 2017. Our cultural immersion trip in 2017 will visit Verona, Venice, Florence and Rome on a whirlwind tour of Italy during Spring Break 2017. You won't miss any classes and you will have the time of your life as you travel with fellow WCU students through this beautiful part of Italy. The trip cost is all-inclusive. If you are interested, please email Charlie Warner at cwarner@wcupa.edu and he will send you details. Need to sign up by end of November to get the best price.


EXPLORE RESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP SERIES

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Explore Residential Leadership Series this fall. We had a great time working with you. Be looking for announcements for new programs in spring 2017.       


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 - Tyler Zellner


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  


Congratulations to September's Ram Pride Rock Star - Angiliska Morell

Congratulations to September's RAMdom Excellence: Criminal Justice Association


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 the following new initiates to Omicron Delta Kappa

Sigfried Aragona * Stephanie Binder * Amy Cander * Dallas Commons * Grace Cowley * Blair Cunningham * Richard Fontanet * Jared Fortunato * Marlinda Hertzog * Danielle Kreppel * Macy Moran * Sara Nyholm * Rachel Schuck * Daniel Sherman * Shannon Shiring * Brittany Smeltz * Stacey Valdez * Samantha Webster * Matthew Woolcock & Rebekah Yocum

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


 

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8:45am-10:30am
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WCU vs. Rochester Institute of Technology WCUWIH 2/4/17
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WCU vs. Rochester Institute of Technology WCUWIH 2/5/17
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