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STUDENT INVOLVEMENT

Mission, Vision and Core Values

Vision Statement

We strive to become the leading resource for Student Development and Involvement.  



Mission Statement

Student Involvement is committed to students by intentionally creating co-curricular experiences which engage and develop, resulting in a vibrant campus culture that enhances their journey as a Shocker!


Core Values

Guiding principles that define who we are and how we approach our job while maintaining a productive, fun and healthy work environment.

Inclusive
Sustaining a safe environment where all are welcome and respected.

Teamwork
Supporting one another to achieve a common goal.

Integrity
Consistently behaving in an ethical, safe, honest, moral and lawful manner.

Innovation
Promoting excellence and adaptability while exploring new ideas.

Development
Fostering growth, learning and academic opportunities.

Support
Providing care, compassion and encouragement through service and mentorship.


Learning Outcomes

Student Involvement
Students will be able to:
  • Create their own co-curricular experience utilizing the services and resources provided by    
    Student Involvement.
  • Understand and articulate policies and procedure through the participation in Student
     Involvement programs.
  • Develop holistically through growth in leadership skills and abilities.
  • Define and defend their personal values and ethics.

Civic Engagement
Students will be able to:
  • Articulate current issues affecting WSU student population through increase awareness of
    community dynamics.
  • Develop an understanding of their civic duty to support and invest in their community.
  • Create programs and initiatives that increase the outreach of WSU to Wichita community.

Fraternity & Sorority Life
Members will be able to:
  • Articulate policies and procedures governing their organizations and hold each other
    accountable.
  • Build unity by identifying/utilizing members of other Greek letter organizations due to the
    Greek.
    Leadership Retreat, co-sponsorship of programs and attendance at regional conferences.
  • Develop and then apply skills learned while in an executive or presidential position to their 
    professional endeavors.
  • Engage in personal growth by recognizing the value of their organizations and Greek life as a
    whole, and articulate the values in a manner that causes others to want to affiliate.

Leadership
Students should be able to:
  • Clearly define their leadership style.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand group dynamics and effectively lead others with differing
    viewpoints.
  • Articulate the importance of leadership skills in their daily life.
  • Connect classroom experience with leadership opportunities.

Service-Learning
Students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a commitment to be an involved citizen in the community.
  • Appreciate people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrate an increased sense of vocation.
  • Exhibit classroom knowledge through related service experiences.

Student Activities Council
Members will be able to:
  • Create and successfully plan events.
  • Articulate their values after experience with event planning.

Participants should be able to:
  • Develop a stronger connection to their campus experience.

Executive Board members will be able to:
  • Create a personal leadership identity and develop a fuller understanding of themselves through
     interaction with others.

Student Organizations
Students will be able to:
  • Articulate university policies and procedures with regards to RSO operations.
  • Effectively plan and execute programs with campus appeal and connection to the RSC and
    WSU missions.
  • Develop leadership and communication skills to prepare them for their career plans.