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Conceptualizing Brotherhood And Sisterhood: Does First-Generation And Or Being The First Greek Affiliating Family Member Matter?, Krista Rosner, Kaitlin Frazier, Alexandria Kennedy Dec 2015

Conceptualizing Brotherhood And Sisterhood: Does First-Generation And Or Being The First Greek Affiliating Family Member Matter?, Krista Rosner, Kaitlin Frazier, Alexandria Kennedy

Research Methods in Student Affairs (CNS 594)

The research currently in the field regarding brotherhood and sisterhood does not presently take into account first generation students who belong to greek letter societies and organizations. This lack of information results in the opportunity to raise awareness and understanding for this unique student population. First generation students are disproportionately members from underrepresented groups (Engle, 2007). They are also entering college less academically prepared (Choy, 2001). They are also more likely to work while in college (Saenz et al., 2007). These things in combination show inconsistency in the knowledge we have. While we already know that first-generation college students need ...


A Descriptive Study Of The Formation And Structure Of Behavioral Intervention Teams At Colleges And Universities, Alicia C. Golston Jul 2015

A Descriptive Study Of The Formation And Structure Of Behavioral Intervention Teams At Colleges And Universities, Alicia C. Golston

Dissertations

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Leadership: The Essential Ingredient To Lean Transformation, Aaron W. Hughey Jun 2015

Leadership: The Essential Ingredient To Lean Transformation, Aaron W. Hughey

Counseling & Student Affairs Faculty Publications

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The Development And Implementation Of A Student Rewards System, Jon E. Warren May 2015

The Development And Implementation Of A Student Rewards System, Jon E. Warren

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

The purpose of this project was to learn of the inner workings of an intercollegiate athletics department and the process for creating a successful marketing plan. Gaining these experiences as a young sport management professional is crucial to job placement and advancement in the sport industry. From the initial idea generation through the first season of operation, I served as creator and the primary administrator of the WKU Red Wave: The Official Student Group of WKU Athletics. The duties for this project included marketing plan development and implementation through the facets of social media marketing, personal selling, and other intercollegiate ...


Service Learning And Assessment: A Brief Overview, Katherine Paschetto Apr 2015

Service Learning And Assessment: A Brief Overview, Katherine Paschetto

Assessment & Accountability in Student Affairs & Higher Education (CNS 610)

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Voices Of Discovery: Exploring Identities And Values On The College Campus, Ginny Durakovich, Danielle Hawks Apr 2015

Voices Of Discovery: Exploring Identities And Values On The College Campus, Ginny Durakovich, Danielle Hawks

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

A crucial element of the college experience is an exposure to new and different ways of thinking, which can lead students to question and redefine their identity. This video pamphlet provides new college students with a guide to exploring their values and identities during their time in higher education. This project focuses on religious identity, sexual orientation, and racial identity. There is a discussion of how Baxter Magolda's theory of Self-Authorship (Baxter Magolda & King, 2004), Chickering's Vectors of Identity Development (Chickering & Reisser, 1993), and Cass's Identity Model (Cass, 1979) apply to students' exploration of the aforementioned identities ...


The Realities And Misconceptions Of Greek Life, Bryan Hamann, Christopher Crutchfield Apr 2015

The Realities And Misconceptions Of Greek Life, Bryan Hamann, Christopher Crutchfield

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

Individual fraternity and sorority chapters vary greatly at every institution. One bond commonly shared by Greek Life Organizations at all institutions are the misconceptions and realities associated with being affiliated with the Greek system. Some realities may persuade a student to consider joining a Greek organization, while many of the misconceptions may deter a potential new member from even considering Greek life as a worthwhile, or rather safe, option. This video pamphlet aims to shed light on some of the common misconceptions and realities of the Greek life system which will in turn allow potential members to make an educated ...


A Campus Professional's Guide To Understanding Culture Shock In International Students, Scarlette Briones, Kathleen Bush Apr 2015

A Campus Professional's Guide To Understanding Culture Shock In International Students, Scarlette Briones, Kathleen Bush

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

Culture shock is a problem that can be faced by anyone, especially the growing number of international students coming to U.S. college campuses. Like domestic students, international students are not immune to the stress that accompanies attending college and they bring with them another set of unique needs. Culture shock or feelings of uneasiness felt by someone in a new atmosphere can create even more stress for international students. One way to alleviate culture shock is to help student affairs professionals and faculty be able to recognize the signs and help students find ways to overcome the anxiety of ...


Young, Broke And Fabulous: Budgeting And The College Student, Jasmine Kelly, Danetra Hodge Apr 2015

Young, Broke And Fabulous: Budgeting And The College Student, Jasmine Kelly, Danetra Hodge

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

Budgeting and the importance of money management are important issues plaguing college campuses today. Many students begin college in debt and do not know how to manage their finances accordingly due to lack of knowledge and/or family history of poor money management. Moving away from home and handling money on their own can be a very daunting task for many college students as they juggle the other responsibilities that come with beginning college life. This video and pamphlet will offer college students and prospective college students some insight on the imperativeness of good finances and maintaining good monetary habits ...


Getting Involved On A College Campus, Laura Johnson, Amanda Jarrett Apr 2015

Getting Involved On A College Campus, Laura Johnson, Amanda Jarrett

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

According to Astin’s Theory of Involvement, what a student gains from being involved is directly proportional to both the qualitative and quantitative amount of involvement (Astin, 1999). In addition, research has proven that there is a positive correlation in student involvement with retention and academics (Kuh and Pike, 2005). Getting involved on campus is an ongoing process, and it is important for students to utilize a university’s recourses to help guide them in the possibilities. A university’s Student Activities office is just one of many areas on campus that students can find a myriad of ways to ...


School, Work, Life: The Balancing Act, Keira Martin, Hillary Smith Apr 2015

School, Work, Life: The Balancing Act, Keira Martin, Hillary Smith

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

As many know, being a college student is not the easiest job in world. It is important for students to adjust and learn how to balance their work, school, and social lives. Acknowledging that all students are different in terms of how much work and responsibilities of being a successful college student, our video focuses on four steps necessary for a successful balance within three different aspects of a college student’s life.


Stop Following Me: Stalking On College Campus, Ira D. Chapman, Joshua Mata Apr 2015

Stop Following Me: Stalking On College Campus, Ira D. Chapman, Joshua Mata

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

This project focuses on the topic of stalking on college and university campuses. The purpose of this project is to aid students and college professionals in the recognizing of potential stalking victims, and inform individuals about potential stalking behaviors. Another goal of this project is to help individuals in protecting themselves from and reporting such behavior, and inform those who may be or know an individual who is experiencing being stalked.