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First-Year Leadership Series

First-Year Students: Avoid the sophomore slump! Get connected and involved now!

The First-Year Leadership Series (FLS) is for first-year (freshmen and transfer) Purdue students. This four session series will explore theorists Kouzes and Pozner’s Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership: Model the Way, Inspire a Shared Vision, Challenge the Process, Enable Others to Act, and Encourage the Heart.

These interactive, discussion–based, and reflection-focused workshops will also highlight professionals and their programs from across the Division of Student Academic Affairs.

Students who complete the series will:

  • Experience leadership growth
  • Learn about and gain access to involvement opportunities and leadership programs
  • Enhance their resumes
  • Receive a certificate and an entry on their co-curricular transcripts
  • Finish their first year at Purdue stronger

Co-Curricular Transcript (CCT)

The Co-Curricular Transcript (CCT) is a record of a Purdue University-West Lafayette campus student’s co-curricular involvement and leadership experiences.  Students can utilize the CCT for various purposes such as: a record of involvement at Purdue; to supplement applications to graduate school, scholarships, or campus jobs; an aid in “telling your story” or developing an elevator pitch for interviews and networking, assist in the development of resumes, considering career path, and as a tool to plan personal goals and manage time.

Gallup/Purdue Study

In partnership with the North American Interfraternity Conference and the National Panhellenic Conference, Gallup researched whether or not membership in a fraternity or sorority helps to provide the experiences that increase the odds of having a great job and a great life. This report, based on data collected through the Gallup-Purdue Index, details the positive relationships between membership and all of the key life experiences.  We would like to credit the leadership of Purdue University, Gallup, the North American Interfraternity Conference and the National Panhellenic Conference for their help in demonstrating the value of fraternity and sorority in higher education!  For more details, read the full Gallop/Purdue Study.

B-Involved Video

The Student Activities and Organizations office promotes being involved on campus – the “Swipes Guy” gives it a new twist to being involved. Check out this new video encouraging people everywhere to B-Involved and let us know what you think of it!  Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube link for constant video updates!

BoilerLink

Your link to involvement at Purdue. BoilerLink has robust functionality that helps in joining and managing organizations, recruiting members, publicizing events, and enhancing your co-curricular experience.