Enhancing Community and School Spirit

Purpose

  • To identify issues that may act as barriers to school spirit as identified by stakeholders and respond accordingly.
  • To expand the student-centered service commitment that the University of Lethbridge provides for our current student population.
  • To identify opportunities to increase the sense of community across campus for students.
  • To determine how faculty and staff can contribute to school spirit.
  • To make recommendations to carry out proposed projects relating to identified opportunities.

Outcomes of Success

  • Increased school spirit.
  • Increased student satisfaction.
  • Increased student participation in extracurricular activities.
  • Continued student participation or tradition.
  • Increased retention of students.
  • Improved comunication and promotion of events and activities.
  • Ease/improve lines of communication and collaboration between units who directly affect school spirit and student satisfaction.

Team Leader     Trevor Flexhaug

Progress

  • School Spirit Survey Completed December, 2010 with 1,017 responses.
  • The first Leadership Camp for new students was delivered September, 2012.
  • A proposal for Game Day Shirts for front line staff was approved October 16, 2012.  These shirts will be worn on Athletic Game Days to increase school spirit, support for our teams, and to increase the wearing of U of L branded clothing. Game Day shirts are operationalized under Athletics.

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