Programs that teach important life skills...
Higher education plays a vital role in educating future leaders. Research shows students develop leadership skills through their active involvement in the educational community. Departments within the Student Life unit work to incorporate the Learning Agenda into the day-to-day work of students.
Student Involvement Transcript: This program provides a vehicle for students to list their out-of-classroom leadership experience. Provided to employers in addition to a resume, the Student Involvement Transcript gives students an opportunity to document their involvement in campus activities and the leadership skills they have gained as result of their experiences.
First Year Experience Program(Residence Life): This program supports first-year students by supporting academic success, encouraging campus involvement and fostering faculty interaction. Reed/Johnson and Weible Halls host the program, and each residence hall staff develops a first year experience learning plan for first-year students.
Student Employee Program (Dining Services): This program offers supervisory and leadership opportunities within the three dining centers, catering and retail operations. Students have the opportunity to get hands on supervisory and human resource experience as well as overseeing production in designated areas.
The Volunteer Network and Service Learning Program (Memorial Union): Volunteers from every part of the NDSU community volunteer to work with under-served populations in the Fargo-Moorhead community. The Volunteer Network matches individuals, student organizations, Greek chapters and residence hall students with community agencies seeking volunteers. As a partner with Academic Affairs, the Volunteer Network also works with faculty who opportunities developing opportunities that supplement course materials and objectives.