Student Organizations - Colonial Inauguration

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The Center for Student Engagement at
The George Washington University is
committed to transforming the student
experience and empowering students to
become active and engaged global
citizens and leaders.
The Center for Student Engagement
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First-Year Involvement Information
Residential Experience
Student Organizations
Greek Life
GW Bound
First-Year Involvement
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81% - students involved in at least 1 organization
37% - hold at least 1 leadership position
55% - hold at least 1 job or internship
43% - participate in at least 1 hour monthly of service
Residential Experience
• Roommate relationships
• Start communication now
• Talk about expectations in the room
• Best friends mantra
• Roommate Agreement
• Required in the first three weeks
• Resources for students
• Undergraduate, graduate, and professional staff
Student Organizations
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450+ student organizations
Over 1,300 leadership positions
Nine categories of organizations
Helps students connect to peers and explore interests
Student Organizations Fairs – Day 3 and Welcome
Week
• http://studentorgs.gwu.edu
Greek Life
• 32% of undergraduate student body
• Three governing councils
• Interfraternity Council
• Multicultural Greek Council
• Panhellenic Association
• All Greek GPA – 3.20
• New member GPA higher than first year GPA
GW Bound
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DC Bound
Adventure Bound
Help students create connections
Sign up through Colonial Inauguration Headquarters
Contact Information
Center for Student Engagement
Colonial Crossroads
Marvin Center 5th Floor
202-994-6555
[email protected]
http://studentengagement.gwu.edu
“Deeds Not Words”
~ George Washington
About the Center
• The Center aims to integrate civic engagement into
George Washington University’s educational work.
We focus GW’s resources to meet community
needs beyond the campus, promote active
citizenship in a diverse democracy, and enhance
teaching, learning and scholarship at GW.
• Focus Areas: Community Service & Engagement;
Academic Service-Learning; Service Careers; &
Social Entrepreneurship
Community Service & Engagement
• SIGNATURE SERVICE EVENTS & IMMERSION
PROGRAMS
Community Service & Engagement
• ON-GOING SERVICE PROGRAMS
Academic Service-Learning
KNOWLEDGE IN ACTION
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Over 45 courses from
introductory to capstones that
extend classroom learning into
the community through
meaningful and challenging
service for undergraduate and
graduate students.
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Engage in scholarship through
community-based research
projects with our faculty and
students.
Service Careers
CAREERS FOR THE COMMON GOOD
• GW has some of the highest numbers of off-campus
professional opportunities in the nation. 40% of
federal work-study jobs are in the government &
nonprofit sector.
• Collaborating with the GW Career Center, students
and alumni can access volunteer, internship, and job
opportunities online through GWork.
Social Entrepreneurship
IDEAS IN ACTION
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Institutional funding and
support is available to
students working in
collaboration with
community organizations
through the Public Service
Grant Commission and the
Knapp Fellowship for
Entrepreneurial ServiceLearning.
Questions?
http://serve.gwu.edu
[email protected]
Connect with us on:
One Part of Civil Rights History
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Congressman Kenneth Adams
The 13 Adam’s States
Office of Civil Rights stepped in
The Adams Order
“Eliminate the present day effect of past discrimination.”
The 60’s…a movement
Vision
Through the development of strategic partnerships
and innovative diversity: programs; instruction; and
community building, the MSSC supports the growth of
a university experience that prepares student for life
success in an increasingly diverse and changing
world
The MSSC will contribute to university diversity efforts
to insure that all students have the same quality
college experience that creates the foundation of a
lifelong relationship with GW.
Mission
• Support the shaping of a campus climate that welcomes
cultural, racial, ethnic, and intellectual diversity.
• Support the academic, cultural, social, ethical, spiritual
and professional growth of the students we serve.
• Focus on the retention, inclusion and increase in the
participation rates for the broadest diversity of students
in university life.
• Partner with university life service providers to support,
guide and lead diversity efforts.
• Assess and monitor campus climate in residence,
classroom, and student life
• Consult, troubleshoot, advise and advocate
MSSC Cultural Education Programs
Sept 15-Oct 15
October
October
November
Jan 21
February
March
March
April 21
April
April
April
Latino/Hispanic Heritage
LGBT National Coming Out
Bi-Racial Awareness Week
Native Indian Heritage Month
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Black History Month
Women’s History Month
South Asian Heritage Month
The Jackie Robinson Series
Asian & Pac. Islander Heritage
Interfaith Dinner
Interfaith Baccalaureate
Student Engagement Programs
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Diversity/ Multi Cultural Block Party
New Student Welcome Series
Weekly Webinars & Documentaries
Cultural Movie Nights
Weekly Cross Cultural Potluck Dinners
Multi Cultural Thanksgiving
Late Night Study Zone
Leadership and Diversity Conference
RISE - Peer Mentor Program
LGBT Mentor Program
Diversity Training Sessions
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Cross Cultural Communication
Diversity 101
Speak Up – Responding to Bigotry
Safe Zones – Become and LGBT Ally
Transgender 101
Understanding Religious on Campus
Campus Conversations on Race
Diversity and Leadership
MSSC Special Programs & Partners
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Multi Cultural Thanksgiving with Parent Services
Diversity Keynote Series with Faculty
Welcome Week (Block Party) with CSE
MLK Day of Service with CCEPS
Colonial Insight with Admissions
CI, Welcome Week, Excellence with Hallmark
Programs
• Multi Cultural Graduation Celebration-University
Relations
Religious Life
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Services and Programs
9/11 Interfaith Vigil
Interfaith Dinner
MLK Day of Service
Interfaith Baccalaureate
Faith-Based Student Org Advising
Connections with local Faith Communities
President’s Interfaith Community Service Challenge
Mission Statement
The George Washington University Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Resource
Center provides a comprehensive range of
education, support and advocacy services to create
and maintain an open, safe and inclusive campus
environment. The LGBT Resource Center welcomes
a diversity of racial, ethnic, religious, political and
cultural values and is committed to enhancing
acceptance and quality of life for the entire GW
community.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender
Resource Center
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Services and Programs
LGBT Safe Zone and Ally Training
Transgender Awareness Training
LGBT Student Speakers Bureau
LGBT Mentor Program
LGBT Lending Library (DVD’s and Books)
LGBT Studies Minor (Women’s Studies Dept.)
LGBT Resource Center (welcoming space open to all!)
How do I get involved?
Check out our website,
http://gwired.gwu.edu/mssc/LGBT/
Sign up for the LGBT Resource Center’s
“Gay Agenda,” our weekly newsletter.
E-mail us at [email protected]
Come see us this Fall on the third floor of the MSSC!
The Building
Engaging Staff
A Day in the Life
Deep Roots, Many Branches
THE MSSC, it is more than just a building!
Illuminating diversity…in the university!
IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY ON “G” STREET!
Don’t be a stranger, more importantly…… don’t be
strange.
Enthuuuuuuusiasm
The MSSC
2127 G Street
[email protected]
www.gwired.gwu.edu/mssc
Questions?

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