Leadership Spotlight: Nolan Chao, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

Leadership Spotlight: Nolan Chao, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

Student groups large and small face a similar set of challenges: recruiting new members, keeping current members engaged, planning successful events, and more. But depending on a group's size, the strategies used to solve those problems can vary dramatically. Nolan Chao, a second-year student at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, thinks about these questions from multiple angles.

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When Attendance is Critical: How to Prevent Cancellations & Promote RSVP Responsibility

When Attendance is Critical: How to Prevent Cancellations & Promote RSVP Responsibility

For some of your events, cancellations are not an option. You have invested a lot into your event. Your team has organized the venue, facilities, AV needs, supplies, food, drinks, scheduling, invitations, flyers and other promotional materials. You've locked down a VIP speaker, great event sponsors and wonderful giveaways.

And, naturally, you have asked that students RSVP responsibly with the firm intention to attend.

Good news: We have created an option to prevent cancelation for specific Registration Options in your events.

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Building Better Technology for Student Life: Insights from CampusGroups & RIT

Building Better Technology for Student Life:  Insights from CampusGroups & RIT

While a Student Affairs office may be a common sight on campuses everywhere, no two institutions are truly the same. Every campus operates its own way, with its own goals and procedures governing how student life functions. That's why it can be so challenging to find the right software platform to support a Student Affairs office; it's difficult to find the perfect solution for a one-of-a-kind set of needs.

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Leadership Spotlight: Jesse Delan, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management

Leadership Spotlight: Jesse Delan, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management

Some students find especially creative ways to bring career training and opportunities to campus. Jesse Delan, a second-year student at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, was inspired to introduce a different kind of organization to Kellogg's student community, one that could serve as a useful complement to existing professional groups. 

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Campus Fun: 10 Great Activities Colleges are Providing for Their Students to Destress During Finals Week!

Campus Fun: 10 Great Activities Colleges are Providing for Their Students to Destress During Finals Week!

Stress Less for Success

We've all been there. Finals week is by far the most stressful time on campus. And no one has a better eye for recognizing and responding to students in distress than the folks in Student Affairs. Fortunately, many creative SA professionals have come up with fun and clever ideas to help their harried students to destress and release some tension through rewarding and engaging activities.

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Leadership Spotlight: Yessenia Gonzalez, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Leadership Spotlight: Yessenia Gonzalez, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

How do you make thousands of graduate students feel like a unified organization? What if those students are spread out across different countries around the world? How do you keep everyone engaged and involved in the group's collective mission?

These are some of the questions facing Yessenia Gonzalez, Vice President of the Student Organization Board at USC's Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.

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