Resources for Chapters
Chapter resources serve as references for chapters to learn more about services offered to them in the areas of academics, leadership, and community service and philanthropy. Each one of these areas is important to the development of chapters and chapter members.
Academic Advancement Center
Alden Library, First Floor; 593.2644
Services: tutoring, reading, writing, study skills, math, College Adjustment Program (CAP)
Baker University Center 533; 593.2909
Services: Assists students with assessing capabilities, interests, and skills; relate academic majors to possible careers; preparation for the interview and job search processes
Counseling and Psychological Services
Hudson Heath Center, Third Floor; 593.1616
Services: test anxiety counseling, study skills workshops, educational counseling, personal adjustment counseling
Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
Chubb Hall, Ground Floor, Rooms A-B-C; 593.4141
Services: financial aid information and counseling; loans, grants, and scholarship availability
Campus Involvement Center
Baker University Center 355; 593.4025
Services: leadership programming, organizational consulting, workshops presented on various topics
The Campus Involvement Center provides a variety of leadership programs and opportunities designed to encourage interaction among campus student leaders, enhance personal leadership skills, and create an understanding of the critical role of personal involvement and leadership within a community. The office seeks to assist in making your leadership experience within your chapter positive and rewarding.
The Dynamics in Student Organizational Leadership class is a four-credit class offered through the College of Education (EDCP 400). For a more information click here.
The Campus Involvement Center has a variety of materials that pertain to leadership. You can find structured group experiences as well as recent books on leadership. For further information about leadership programming, to utilize the leadership resources, or for information about leadership, please contact the Campus Involvement Center, 355 Baker University Center, 740.593.4025.
The Ohio University LeaderShape® Institute is a six-day leadership development experience designed to help participants learn to "lead with integrity." The program content of the LeaderShape® Institute reflects key leadership issues: vision, partnerships, integrity, and results.
While at the Institute, participants will:
- Learn to work in high-performance teams
- Practice decision-making for ethical dilemmas
- Learn to deal with change
- Clarify personal values and standards
- Understand and respect the values of other individuals
For more information about the LeaderShape® philosophy, please go to http://www.leadershape.org. To apply to the Ohio University LeaderShape® Institute, please click here.
Service and Philanthropy
All fraternities and sororities are encouraged to participate in service and philanthropy projects. Service is the act of giving. It means giving time to an individual, group, or agency in need of volunteers. Philanthropy is the act of raising money to be given to an organization. Philanthropies can support organizations both locally and internationally.
Regrettably, many chapters look at service and philanthropy only as a form of public relations. While service and philanthropy do play some part in public relations, it is important to realize that service and philanthropy can bring about a sense of self accomplishment, self confidence, and pride in oneself, one's chapter, the fraternity and sorority community, and the entire Ohio University community.
Greek Life Community Service Submission Form - Click here to submit your community service hours
Volunteer Opportunities in the Athens Community and at Ohio University
The Campus Involvement Center keeps an alphabetical listing of agencies and organizations in the Ohio University and Athens communities that are interested in working with student volunteers. Also available is a quarterly volunteer calendar. You can find out more about volunteerism by visiting or calling the Campus Involvement Center, located in 355 Baker University Center, (740) 593-4007.
For complete information about Volunteer Services, visit this website:
B. The Edwin L. Kennedy Leadership Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service
These awards, established in 1987, recognize the achievements and example of Ohio University alumnus Edwin L. Kennedy 1927, and seek to recognize those students who share in his vision and commitment to volunteerism. In 1988, these awards were expanded to recognize volunteer service by student organizations. These awards are presented to a maximum of three individuals and two organizations each spring during the Leadership Recognition Reception.
Outstanding Volunteer Service by a Student Leader
Outstanding Volunteer Service by a Student Organization
For complete awards requirements, click here.