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Leadership Positions

Biology Peer Mentor

Student will assist in efforts to attract and retain freshman biology majors by attending the critical thinking course (Biol 120B), providing SI instruction, and being available to help with individual concerns. Students will also help with transitional curriculum development, and outreach activities. [more about Biology Peer Mentor]

Chemistry/Biochemistry Peer Mentor

Student will assist in efforts to attract and retain freshman chemistry and biochemistry majors by attending the critical thinking course (Sci 102 AB), providing SI instruction, and being available to help with individual concerns. Students will also help with transitional curriculum development, and outreach activities. [more about Chemistry/Biochemistry Peer Mentor]

Community Service Advisor

By joining the Sauvignon CommUNITY, students seek and commit to active involvement in cooperative (Co-op) teams, which are designed to foster positive community, investment, and pride in the students' living environment. Students choosing to live in the Sauvignon CommUNITY will be required to participate as a member of a Co-op Team. The Co-op Team Leader will work in a specific building in conjunction with the Community Service Advisors and one or two other Co-op Team Leaders. This team of CSAs and Co-op Team Leaders play a critical role in helping residents to realize ownership of their community.... [more about Community Service Advisor]

Co-op Team Leader

Community Service Advisors (CSAs) are responsible for mentoring, advising, and setting boundaries with students who live in the Residential Community. They are trained to respond to emergencies, mediate resident conflicts, make referrals to appropriate campus resources, provide community building activities, uphold Residential Community standards and policies, and build communities of respect and caring within a diverse group of individuals... [more about Co-op Team Leader]

FIG Peer Advisor

One of the signature points of the Freshman Interest Group (FIG) Program is the utilization of Peer Advisors who play a critical role in connecting the classroom to the living community. Each FIG will have one Peer Advisor. This is a year-long commitment. In the fall, the Peer Advisor will be required to fulfill the role of a Peer Mentor in a specialized section of University 102, but also to set-up outside of the class field trips, events with faculty members and study groups... [more about FIG Peer Advisor]

Humanities

During the 2014-15 academic year, the School of Arts and Humanities will offer nine different year-long Learning Communities for incoming freshmen. Each Learning Community will consist of 75-150 students and two to three faculty members. [more about Arts and Humanities]

Interactive Theater Project (ITP) Actor

The purpose of the Interactive Theater Project (ITP) is to address issues of bystander behavior in a way that allows the audience to be a part of the performance. ITP uses the skit "Just Another Party" to bring awareness to sexual assault prevention and the bystander's role. ITP actors work closely with fellow students and staff facilitators to present "Just Another Party" to incoming First year students during Summer Orientation. During the presentation the audience has the ability to come on to the stage to change the outcome of the skit. [more about Arts and Humanities]

MOSAIC Peer Advisor

One of the signature points of the MOSACIC Program is the utilization of Peer Advisors who play a critical role in connecting the classroom to the living room. This is a year-long commitment. In the fall, the Peer Advisor will be required to fulfill the role of a Peer Mentor in a specialized section of University 102, but also to set-up outside of the class field trips, events with faculty members and study groups... [more MOSAIC Peer Advisor]

Sauvignon CommUNITY Co-Op Team Leaders

By joining the Sauvignon CommUNITY, students seek and commit to active involvement in cooperative (Co-op) teams, which are designed to foster positive community, investment, and pride in the students' living environment. Students choosing to live in the Sauvignon CommUNITY will be required to participate as a member of a Co-op Team. The Co-op Team Leader will work in a specific building in conjunction with the Community Service Advisors and one or two other Co-op Team Leaders... [more about Sauvignon CommUNITY Co-op Team Leaders]

Science 120/121 FYE Peer Mentor

Selected student will serve as a peer mentor for both the Fall Science 120A and the following Spring Science 120B courses. The peer mentor's responsibilities are multifaceted. It is their goal to serve as a liaison between faculty and students, develop and implement transitional element curriculum, actively model good student behavior, assist in efforts leading to long term retention of Science 120 cohort, and assist with logistics of large group and field research. [more Science Peer Mentor]

Summer Bridge Leader

Summer Bridge Peer Leaders provide support and guidance to students participating in SSU's Summer Bridge Program. This week long program provides students the opportunity to develop and experience the formation of a collaborative learning/social community while developing skills to help their transition from high school to college... [more about Summer Bridge Leader]

Summer Orientation Leader

Summer Orientation Leaders (O Leaders) are the first point of contact for new students and their parents. O Leaders are responsible for facilitating a successful transition to the University by providing key services and support in the delivery of SSU's Summer Orientation Program. O Leaders assume positions of leadership and involvement in all aspects of the Orientation program. [more about Summer Orientation Leader]

Stretch Peer Mentor

Students who score below a 147 on the English Placement Test (EPT) will take English 100A & 100B, also known as a stretch course. The class curriculum provides supportive, instruction in the advanced academic literacy skills necessary for college-level work. Course content includes training in college-level analytical reading skills and expository writing, with particular emphasis on persuasive writing and research skills... [more about UNIV 102 Peer Mentor]

UNIV 150 Peer Mentor

The Freshman Year Experience (FYE) program is a multidisciplinary two-semester lecture/seminar designed for first-time first-year students. One hour of weekly lecture and four hours of weekly seminar, discussion, and advising address a variety of topics that interconnect issues in contemporary society with personal identity and student life. [more about UNIV 150 Mentor]

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