Student Affairs Workgroups were established to ensure our constant work on persistent and important issues on our campus.
Workgroups for 2011 - 2012
Alcohol Harm Reduction Workgroup or the A-Team (Co-Chairs: Beverly Farmer and Jennifer Klingenberg)
This group works to develop programs and initiatives that promote healthy behavior related to alcohol use. Past initiatives have included the 21st Birthday Card, educational events at the beginning of the semesters and before spring break plus the "Watch Your Drink" coasters campaign.
Campus Civility (Chair: Dr. Adam Peck)
This is a NEW workgroup. This group will work to promote civility on campus and seeks to encourage students to model "The SFA Way."
GLBT Support Workgroup (Chair: Charlotte Jackson)
This is a NEW workgroup. This group will seek to create dialogue that ensures a safe and inclusive environment for GLBT students on SFA's campus and will address issues such as cyber bullying.
Intercultural Dialogue Workgroup (Chair: Dr. Terrence Frazier)
This workgroup seeks to promote dialogue between students of different cultures and contributed to last year's Diversity Week programming.
Involvement Workgroup (Chair: Amanda Horne)
This group seeks to encourage involvement on campus as a means for engaging students. The Involvement Workgroup developed the Involvement Center and Peer Involvement Advising concepts.
Suicide Prevention/Mental Wellness Workgroup (Chair: Jill Milem)
This group seeks to provide resources for educating students about spotting the signs of suicide and encouraging students to see seeking help as a sign of strength. This group promotes the Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) program that has trained over two thousand faculty, staff and students.
Veteran's Workgroup (Chair: Dr. Chuck Lopez)
This workgroup seeks to create resources and programs to help veteran's succeed and feel welcome at SFA. The group is developing the Veteran's Center.
Violence Prevention Workgroup (Chair: Dr. Peggy Scott)
This is a NEW workgroup. This group seeks ways to prevent violence on campus through programs, dialogue and mutual understanding.