To get the most from your college experience, it is important to make wise investments with the time you spend outside of class. With all the different organizations and clubs at Niagara University, you will find many ways to meet new people, improve your leadership skills, build self-esteem, face responsibility and accomplish goals that will enhance your future endeavors. Getting involved in different organizations in college is a great way to improve your resume and make you stand out when applying for a job after graduation. Besides, you are bound to have fun doing it!
Here is a quick look at some ways you can be involved in your hall and campus community.
Community Advisor Position
Niagara University hires students to serve as community advisors (CAs) and as lead community advisors (LCAs). CAs and LCAs live within the residence halls and the apartments and serve as a resource for residents. In addition to answer questions and create a comfortable and safe community environment, the CA and LCA staff also provides social and educational programming for residents. The CA position is an excellent way to develop leadership skills that will serve you in your future years at NU and beyond. Through ongoing training, CAs develop event planning, group leadership, advising, listening skills, the ability to confront peers in a constructive manner and so much more. LCA and CA recruitment takes place in the spring semester for the following academic year. A full position description is available here.
Residence Hall Association (RHA)
The mission of the Residence Hall Association (RHA) is to provide a variety of services and programming opportunities for residents. RHA plays a key role in setting the tone in each residence hall by planning social and educational programs and activities. RHA also work towards improving amenities and services provided.
Whether your interests are social, academic, athletic or Greek, NU has something for everyone. Not only do clubs and organizations enhance campus life at Niagara University, they provide students with a great way to build skills, get connected to campus and make long-lasting friendships.