Discover the many opportunities to get involved in service and civic engagement on campus and beyond.
Below are some other ideas to show leadership and take responsibility for making your community a better place.
- Civic Engagement Advocates organize outreach efforts, events, and awareness campaigns to connect students, faculty, and staff to civic engagement opportunities on campus and in the community, including service-learning courses, community service events, food drives, fundraisers, public rallies, and much more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to express any interest in serving in this leadership position.
- Join your Hall Council or the Campus Round Table- Lead where you live by getting involved in your Residence Hall Council or the community-wide Campus Round Table (CRT). Contribute to programming that happens right in your building. Contact your Resident Advisor or Resident Director to find out more.
- Serve on Student Senate - Make your voice heard by attending campus-wide Student Senate meetings, or serve as a representative for your Residence Hall or student organization.
- Join the Alfred Programming Board (APB)- Actively work to bring entertainment such as concerts, comedians, game shows, trips and travel activities, scholastic bowl, poetry slams, talent shows, and just about any activity you could ask for to campus.
- Challenge yourself by joining the Outdoor Recreation Club (ORC) and build leadership skills through mountain biking, rock-climbing, downhill skiing, rafting, caving, kayaking, horseback riding, and much more. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to develop yourself as a leader while building a community and exploring the great outdoors.
- Actively experience leadership through adventure as part of the Alfred State Challenge Course experience. Challenge Course facilitators are trained to guide student organizations, classes, departments/programs, and other teams through physical and mental challenges in order to build relationships and a sense of community among the group. Email email@example.com to arrange a Challenge Course session for your group.
- Join the Commuter Council- Enhance the commuter student experience and advocate for commuter student rights. The Council provides feedback to the college, plans activities, and solves challenges. Membership includes students of all ages.
- Start a student organization - Bring your idea to life by rallying students to organize around a common interest or cause. There are already several active student organizations on campus, but you also have the option of starting your own. Learn how to start your own organization (pdf).
- Go Greek - Be a leader in the classroom, in your community, and within an established brotherhood or sisterhood by being part of a Greek organization.