Hometown: Bexley, OH Major: Exercise Science Minor: Psychology Campus Involvement:Women's Varsity Soccer Team, Director of Scholarship in Delta Gamma Involvement Advice: Don't join an organization just because everyone is joining it. Join an organization because of the values it holds and because you can see yourself contributing to the organization and the organization is helping you.
The Ohio Wesleyan Leadership Fellows program is designed to provide students with well-developed leadership skills combined with the opportunity to organize, influence, and present leadership programs that serve the campus community.
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois Majors: Neuroscience, French, and Pre-Medicine Campus Involvement: Women's Varsity Tennis Team, Bishop Ambassador Intern, World Languages and Cultures Student Board Member, President of Pet Pals Favorite Organizational Tool: My planner. I prefer to write everything down. It allows me to see everything I have to do that week and plan each day accordingly.
Hometown: Hudson, OH Major: History Education Minor: Adolescent to Young Adult Education Campus Involvement: Chi Phi, Ski club, OWU Radio, Education Fellow, Education dept student board Involvement Advice: Try anything that REMOTELY interests you. You can always leave an organization you don't like but it's important to give it a try! Who knows... that could be the best choice of your college career.
Hometown: Kampala, Uganda Major: Business Administration with a concentration in Management Minor: Psychology Campus Involvement: President of Rafiki, Resident Assistant for Bigelow-Reed, Women's Rugby, Black Student Union Involvement Advice:Try them out and see if you like them, if you do like the organization keep going back! If not, try something else and that might be your cup of tea!
Hometown: Proctorville, OH Majors: Politics and Government & Pre-Law Minor: History Campus Involvement: Resident Assistant, Vice-President of Model United Nations, Recruitment Chair for Mock Convention, Marching Band Founding Member, Career Cohort Leader, Residential Assistant, Former Camp OWU Director and Leader Fun Fact: I helped found the marching band here on campus!
Hometown: Marion, OH Major: Music Education Campus Involvement: NAfME Collegiate, Sanborn Sound, Jaywalkers, Various Musical Ensembles Favorite Organizational Tool: Whiteboards/chalkboards. I use them for everything from motivational quotes and drawing on brain breaks to listing upcoming assignments and to do lists. I need at least three in a living space. One for classes, one for campus involvement, and one for my self care needs.
Although each Fellowship is unique in purpose and tasks, general responsibilities may include:
- Be willing to learn and become knowledgeable of student organization resources including Engage, Success Framework, and How to at OWU Guide
- Educate and coach student organizations on how to utilize the Success Framework to assess their group
- Coordinate and facilitate monthly category meetings to encourage collaboration, provide resources and answer questions related to student organizations
- Serve as the main contact for student organizations and provide follow up communication to ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner
- Assist with collaborative events coordinated by the category
- Fellowships are unpaid but they provide an opportunity for personal growth and development and an opportunity to expand transferable skills
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Leadership Fellows provide educational experiences to peers through workshops and newsletters. Some additional tasks may include the following:
- Assist in developing and publicizing SIO leadership workshops, such as GO!OWU, the OWU Summit, Student Leadership Challenge, Strengths Quest, etc.
- Assist in the creation and delivery of approximately 3 presentations throughout the academic year (Get PRO Series, Leaders in Letters, GO! OWU, OWU Summit, etc.)
- Assist in the development and distribution of a monthly student organization newsletter
- Assist in development and production of engaging videos to answer student organizations frequently asked questions
The LeaderShape Institute® challenges participants to lead with integrity™ while working towards a vision grounded in their deepest values. During six intense days of dialogue and interactive self-discovery in a supportive Learning Community, participants explore not only what they want to do, but who they want to be. The primary responsibility of the LeaderShape Fellow will be to coordinate OWU’s LeaderShape program.
Read more about the LeaderShape fellowship.
Interested in Applying
- Completed Application
- A reference letter from a peer
- Short essay
- 15-minute interview
Fellows may serve for one or multiple semesters, but must reapply after two semesters. Eligible applicants will be sophomores, juniors, and seniors in good academic standing (2.75 and above is preferred), and have a good conduct record. Additionally, applicants must have completed one or more of the following programs:
As positions become available, applications will be available in the online.
Any questions, please contact Nancy Bihl Rutkowski.
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center #143
Delaware, Ohio 43015