OrgConnect 2013 was jam packed with 300 plus student organization leaders and our lovely OSI staff on Saturday, April 20th. What exactly is OrgConnect you may ask? It is a conference for all student organizations that goes over the registration and renewal process for the following school year.
The day was broken down into three sections: Standards/ImportantPolicies/Registration, OrgSync Breakout Sessions and OrgDevelopment Breakout Sessions which attendants could choose which ones to attend based on their interest or position in their individual organizations. All of these sessions were led by campus staff from the Student Center, Chartwells, and leaders in the various Category Meetings such as service, Fraternity & Sorority Life, etc. OrgSync and OrgDevelopment breakout sessions were led by OSI staff and interns. Some breakout session topics were: Marketing/ Social Media, OrgSync 101, Event Management, Conflict Management, Officer Transition, and Involvement Fair 2013 just to name a few that were offered. The day concluded with a SAF-B workshop which all student organization Presidents and Treasurers must attend in order to qualify for funding the following school year. Students were also given the opportunity during the lunch hour to promote various events coming up from their organizations!
Our staff worked very hard to put together this day and it was a very large group project but a successful outcome for all. We enjoyed meeting new individuals and seeing old faces that represented the student organizations on campus!