Student Involvement

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Leadership Month

Student Involvement is hosting a series of workshops throughout the month of September aimed at improving leadership skills. The month concludes with Pacific Northwest Collegiate Leadership Conference.

Event Date Time Location

#WhereRespectHappens Leadership Kickoff Event

Cost: Free

This event will focus on the national Student Affairs in Higher Education Consortium (SAHEC) message of #WhereRespectHappens, to provide thoughtful leadership in a time of deep uncertainty and to support students as they navigate very challenging situations on campus as well as their own inner turmoil about the future.
Sept. 5 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Terrell Mall

Global Case Competition Registration Opens

Cost: Free

Undergraduate, graduate, domestic and international students from all WSU campuses are invited to work in teams to develop innovative, interdisciplinary solutions to complex global issues facing today's world. Register online for the Global Case Competition by Sept. 19.
Sept. 5 Competition starts in October CUE

Partnering and Pitches: Turn Your #Passion2Impact

Cost: Free

Meet the Cougs and resources that will help you turn your #Passion2Impact, and hear how other Cougs are pursuing their passion while helping others, developing opportunities, and making a positive impact on the world.

Sept. 7 5:30 p.m. The Spark, formerly called the Digital Classroom Building (DCB)
Eco Adventure: Clean Up and Paddle at Illian Dunes Sept. 10 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Illian Dunes and Snake River

Greek Convocation: Because I Said I Would

Cost: Free

Because I said I Would is a nonprofit organization and social movement dedicated to the betterment of humanity. Because I said I Would encourages and supports making and keeping promises to end suffering, establish peace and build happiness.
Sept. 10 6:30 p.m. CUB Senior Ballroom

9/11 Day of Service

Cost: Free

Continue the national commitment to service demonstrated after September 11, 2001, by giving back to our community this National Day of Service and Remembrance. Students can search for Sept. 11 service activities led by the WSU Center for Civic Engagement through Cougsync.
Sept. 11 All day  

Health & Wellness Services: Communicating About Consent

Cost: Free

This workshop engages students in a conversation about clear, knowing, and voluntary consent in sexual situations. Students will discuss the importance of verbal and non-verbal communication, and ways to talk about consent with their partner without feeling embarrassed or afraid. Pre-registration is required, and seating is limited. Pre-register for Communicating About Consent through Cougsync.
Sept. 12 4:15-4:15 p.m. HWS G40
University Recreation Challenge Course Sept. 13 7-9 p.m. SRC Challenge Course
Student Ambassador Collaborative College Ambassador Get-Together Sept. 13 6:30-8 p.m. Ensminger Pavilion

Global Learning Fair - WSU Vancouver

Cost: Free
The Global Learning Fair provides WSU Vancouver students an opportunity to learn about study abroad/the Global Case Competition/Global Leadership Certificate from a WSU Global Learning Advisor and speak with representatives from affiliated study abroad providers.
Sept. 13 10:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. Library Quad Near Fountain

Health & Wellness Services: Adulting 101

Cost: Free

The definition of “Adulting” is to do grown-up things and to have responsibilities. Get the financial basics, including: budgets, savings accounts, spending habits, and managing credit. This workshop will outline how our attitudes about money influence our spending habits and go over some general financial strategies.

Pre-registration is required, and seating is limited. Pre-register for Adulting 101 through Cougsync.
Sept. 14 3:10-4:10 p.m. CUE419
College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Sciences Fall Festival Sept. 14 4:30-6 p.m. Spillman Plaza

National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW) feat. Kim Novak

Cost: Free

NHPW is an opportunity for campuses, schools, communities, organizations and individuals to raise awareness about the problem of hazing, educate others about hazing, and promote the prevention of hazing. The event is organized by HazingPrevention.org.
Sept. 18-22 All Week Various
All-Campus Philanthropy Benefitting The Amazing Day Foundation Sept. 21 Evening TBD

Health & Wellness Services: Suicide Prevention Training

Cost: Free

In this evidence-based, 2-hour suicide prevention training program, participants learn statistics and facts about college student suicide, how to ask if someone is feeling suicidal, and appropriate referrals.

Pre-registration is required, and seating is limited. Pre-register for suicide prevention training online.
Sept. 25 10-12 p.m. HWS G40
International Center Coffee Hour Sept. 22 3-4 p.m. CUB L46

Palouse Outdoor Festival

Cost: Free

Try outdoor activities such as rock climbing, kayaking, slacklining, stand-up paddle boarding, community service, and much more. No experience required. Bring a lunch and water. View complete Palouse Outdoor Festival schedule of events.
Sept. 23 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Wawawai County Park

Latinx Heritage Month- Letters to Donald Trump featuring David Romero

Cost: Free

David A. Romero, a Mexican-American spoken word artist, presents his poem "Open Letter to Donald Trump," and discusses how Trump's election to the Office of the President of the United States has left millions of Americans — including, but not limited to, undocumented immigrants, Muslims, and members of the LGBT community — fearful for their lives and livelihoods.

Romero will discuss the inherent anti-Latinx sentiment tied to Trump's border and immigration positions, as well as his promise to "Make America Great Again."
Sept. 25 6-8 p.m. ESF Cultural Center

Toss, Dive and Dunk

Cost: Free

Toss, Dive and Dunk is a chance to get out of your comfort zone and build community with your fellow Cougs. You will be able to engage in fun games, the Cougar Perch on the challenge course and eat some donuts.
Sept. 27 4-6 p.m. SRC Backyard
Career Fair Coaching with the College of Arts and Sciences Sept. 27 4:30-6 p.m. CUE Atrium

Pacific Northwest Collegiate Leadership Conference

Cost: Free for WSU Pullman students, WSU students on other campuses $15, non-WSU students $25

Challenge and engage yourself at the region's largest leadership conference, featuring spoken word poet Rudy Francisco and 35+ workshops to choose from. Register for the conference through Cougsync.
Sept. 30 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Todd Hall
Women's Backpacking with University Recreation Sept. 29-Oct. 1 4 p.m. Priest Lake, Idaho