November 2016 Spotlight
List of Student Groups on Campus | Greek Life at KU | Sport Clubs and Intramural Programs | Student Senate | Student Union Activities | Volunteer Programs Available at KU | Start Your Own Group on Campus!
Welcome to KU!
Welcome to the Student Involvement & Leadership Center, and the InvolveMEnt Spotlight ! During Hawk Week, you signed up to receive information regarding student groups and their activities on campus. This newsletter will be sent to you on a monthly basis throughout the school year. Good luck!
Rock Chalk Central
The Student Involvement & Leadership Center (SILC) registers over 600+ student groups annually on the KU campus! There are many opportunities for you to Get Involved! You can view all 600+ of our student groups online at Rock Chalk Central. Once you get
settled in on the campus, login at Rock Chalk Central, create your profile, and find a group or two that interest you and check them out! Or, if your group interest is not listed, you can start a new group on campus. For more info on starting a group, contact SILC at (785) 864-4861 or visit the SILC site and find out how to start a student organization. Good luck!
Sexual and Gender Diversity Center (SGD)
KU QUEST (Queer Empowerment Summit)
Saturday, November 5th, 10am – 5pm
Sabatini Multicultural Resource Center Classroom
KU Queer Empowerment Summit (QUEST) is a one day leadership symposium for LGBTQ+ students. Its purpose is to create confident and intersectional queer leaders and empower those leaders to bring their knowledge and strengths back to their spaces on campus. Lunch will be provided.
Registration is open through November 1st. Please register at the link below:
Trans+ Day of Remembrance
Sunday, November 20th, 5pm
Join the KU community in a memorial event paying respect, grieving the loss and bringing awareness to those who have been fatally victimized due to anti-transgender violence.
Seven Things I’ve Learned: An Evening with Ira Glass
Creator and host of the public radio program This American Life
Saturday, November 5, 7:30pm
AXIS Dance Company
Changing the face of dance and disability
Friday, November 11, 7:30pm
Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA
Tuesday, November 29, 7:00pm
Crimson and Blue Society
The Crimson and Blue Society (CBS) is a co-curricular initiative designed to expose you to KU’s vast amount of opportunities and resources and provide you with a roadmap to develop skills through experiences beyond the classroom. Completing the program means that you have challenged yourself to be more than an average student by exposing yourself to a very broad range of experiences and opportunities designed to make you an exception Jayhawk! In addition, completion means that you have earned membership into the Crimson and Blue Society, a distinguished and selective group that includes the following privileges:
- Crimson and Blue Society certificates
- Formal recognition on official transcripts
- Exclusive graduation cords
- Expanded professional network
- Résumé booster
- Invitation to exclusive alumni events
Check us out at silc.ku.edu or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Center for Community Outreach
The Center for Community Outreach is KU's primary service organization, helping to connect students to the Lawrence community. To volunteer, students can see current opportunities at volunteer.ku.edu. Right now, the CCO is hiring two coordinators to serve until May, and we are in the process of hiring our executive staff for next year. Working with the CCO is a great way to gain nonprofit experience. To apply, go to cco.ku.edu.
Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center
Bystander Intervention Training Available for Individuals and Student Organizations
The Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center (SAPEC) is now offering a prevention workshop for establishing a community of responsibility.
KU students have an important role to play in the prevention and intervention of sexual violence.
Bringing in the Bystander® (BITB) is a bystander education and training program developed for college students. The program is 90 minutes long and interactive. The program’s objective is to provide participants with the skills to help them act when they see behavior that puts others at risk for violence, victimization, or perpetration. These include speaking out against rape myths and sexist language, supporting victim/survivors, and intervening in potentially violent situations.
To register for a SAPEC training: http://sapec.ku.edu/educational-programs
Do you want to know how to go to get tickets to the KU games? KU Info is here to help you navigate KU. Give them a call at (785) 864-3506, search online, or visit the Info Booth, 4th floor of the KS Union. The KU Info staff is dedicated to helping the extended KU community with information about KU life and beyond.