Travel with a Purpose: Alternative Spring Break Programs for College Students

Travel with a Purpose: Alternative Spring Break Programs for College Students

Make your spring break one to remember!

Spring break is just around the corner. Have you thought about what you will do with your time off from school? If you enjoy helping others, traveling to new places, and learning new skills, a volunteering trip may be a wonderful option! Whether you are passionate about community service, enjoy learning about a particular social issue or are looking for a leadership or résumé-building opportunity, an alternative spring break trip can offer you an incredibly rewarding way to spend your week.

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Leadership Spotlight: Juan Salem, Yale School of Management

Leadership Spotlight: Juan Salem, Yale School of Management

Juan Salem is the co-chair of two groups at the Yale School of Management. The first is the Technology Club, an organization jointly led by 17 MBAs aimed at helping students obtain internships and jobs in the tech sector. The group typically sees about 90 students at each meeting, with events focused on skill-based training and guest speaker workshops. "This is a tactical need that a lot of students have," says Juan. "What job should I apply to? What should I be doing to prepare? We do a lot of work around recruiting and career development."

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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, as can the leadership structures and resources available to help get things done.

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Leadership Spotlight: Jesse Delan, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management

Leadership Spotlight: Jesse Delan, Northwestern Kellogg School of Management

Every organization has a guiding mission or purpose that motivates members to participate. For most campus-based groups, the overarching goal is to help students foster skills and relationships that aid in their professional development, whether that means practicing public speaking skills or networking around the world.

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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.

Staying cool, calm and collected during finals is crucial in order to your best. Check out some of our favorite stress-relieving ideas we're seeing on college campuses during Finals Week!

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Join the Club: How Groups Transform Your Campus Experience

Join the Club: How Groups Transform Your Campus Experience

Tailor your campus experience.

Get involved:  Clubs and organizations on campus provide invaluable opportunities for learning, networking and developing business skills. These groups open doors for future business partnerships, leadership and professional development. Initiating and participating in events allows students to experience a more robust academic and social experience that will follow them into their post-academic careers.

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Open Doors for Student Involvement and Leadership: 5 Key Strategies

Open Doors for Student Involvement and Leadership: 5 Key Strategies

Connect and empower your campus community

Getting involved in clubs and organizations on campus provides invaluable opportunities for your students to learn, lead, network and develop important professional skills. Watch student engagement soar as you manage all your school’s organizations, events and communications in your own campus platform!

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5 Different Ways to Track Attendance at Events!

5 Different Ways to Track Attendance at Events!

Tracking attendance is a core feature Groupment offers to meet the unique identification and tracking needs of higher education institutions. Live attendance data is collected and uploaded to your Groupment account. View, monitor, analyze and access reports on your data in real time, at any time.

How are schools benefitting from this highly useful feature?

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