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The Foundation of Leadership – iLead 2018

Alana Earle, Contributor

September 28, 2018

What exactly is iLead? - iLead, one of the leadership conferences offered by the office of student involvement, sets out to make a foundation for students to become great leaders on campus. Leadership itself is often times a skill that people from all over the world and from various different walks of ...

How getting involved on campus lead to being a student government leader

Jose Torres, Columnist

April 17, 2018

Before coming to college, I had wanted to be highly involved in campus life. I wanted to be a more outgoing person and my college counselors always talked about the benefits of being involved on campus. To get involved, I went to many events on campus during my first semester here. It wasn’t until...

Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

The Wichitan

March 28, 2018

OUR VIEW: Because of his continued efforts to support and endorse student organizations, we feel Steven Ehlert would make the most efficient Student Government Association president for the 2018 — 2019 school year. For his two years at Midwestern, Ehlert has studied the SGA administrations to buil...

Candidates for student government give their last debate

Tyler Manning

March 22, 2018

As a part of the campaign process for the Student Government Association election, candidates running for SGA leadership roles answered questions and debated for the final time on March 21 in Bolin Room 100. Around 50 students were in attendance as the four candidates answered various questions from...

What ‘good vibes’ actually means

What ‘good vibes’ actually means

Shari Smith

November 1, 2017

I had a life-changing experience this past weekend. I know that's an overused phrase, but hear me out. I attended Pursuit 2017, a leadership conference held in San Antonio. I was an extremely negative person before, but I felt like a completely new person after this conference. The seminars in ...

College is more than going to class

College is more than going to class

Sarah Graves

May 12, 2017

Whether it's joining the Student Government Association or writing for The Wichitan, students can get involved in one or more of the 95 registered groups on OrgSync available on campus. The organizations allow students to get involved and interact within the campus to enhance their college experie...

Skellington, spiral galaxies, symposium, oh my

Skellington, spiral galaxies, symposium, oh my

Cortney Wood

March 28, 2017

Pure black attire clothed her body and echoed the eery tone of the film. While she wanted to appear as a shadow of the character in the movie, English junior Margaret Greenhalgh said she ultimately wanted to weave her presentation between fond memories of childhood and emphasis on leadership, rath...

Toolbox Thursdays develop leadership skills

Greta Lazzarotto

March 22, 2017

Leadership and organizational skills are part of students' everyday life. Toolbox Thursdays are open to all students, held in CSC Caddo meeting room from 12-1 p.m. and offer opportunities to improve skills and become acquainted with those abilities. Jesse Brown, student organizations coordinator,...

Freshman should get involved

The Wichitan

January 25, 2017

I hate to sound cliché, but getting involved on campus is a vital part of the college experience, especially during freshman year. While there are many ways to get involved on campus, one of the most popular is to go Greek. I know Greek life can often get a bad reputation, but as a new member of Al...

Students discuss leadership at WeConnect

Elascha Davila-Hicks

March 6, 2015

weCONNECT leadership conference from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. About 140 students representing on campus and community organizations attended the third annual weCONNECT conference, providing them the opportunity to engage, to lead and to connect. Students from Midwestern State, Tarleton State and the University of Cen...

Conference builds leadership skills

Yolanda Torres

February 20, 2015

The weCONNECT Leadership Conference will take place on Feb. 21 in the Clark Student Center. The conference is designed to help student leaders build skills that they can take back to their own organizations and campuses. Jessica Pettitt, social justice speaker and consultant, will be the keynote speaker at t...

Leadership conference attracts 130 from three universities

Leadership conference attracts 130 from three universities

Cedric Phillips

February 25, 2014

Some 130 students from different academic, social, and special interest groups and from three different universities filled the Clark Student Center this past Saturday to take part in the Spring Leadership Conference to give students tools they'll need to be effective leaders. Students had the optio...

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