Students who engage with the university outside of their classes are more likely to succeed in their classes. WSU has more than two hundred student organizations and groups that will suit the interests of most students and allow them to develop academic, leadership, and life skills.
Please spend a few minutes at the start of one of your class sessions delivering this message to your students. You can use the slides provided, create an announcement in blackboard, or any other method that makes sense for your class. And feel free to adapt these generic messages to the specifics of your class, the subject matter and your class environment.
Students who spend time on campus outside of class are more likely to earn better grades and graduate than those who do not. Consider joining one of the 200+ student groups to strengthen your academic, leadership and life skills.
To look at a list of recognized student groups, visit www.wichita.edu/involvement. Over 50 academic clubs currently exist in addition to special interest, cultural, social and other organizations.
If you are already involved in a student group or community organization, consider taking on a leadership role.
- Being in a leadership role is marketable to potential employers and makes your application stand out among others for graduate programs, scholarships, etc.