Innovation Councils Initiatives

Meaningful Student Employment Experiences Council

Charge: Create intentional learning opportunities for our student employees that prepare them for life after college

Council Membership:

  • Drew Dunlay, Campus Recreation
  • Desiree Nownes, Center for Student Integrity
  • Glen Sisk, Athletics
  • Joan Thomas, Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Meaningful Student Employment Experiences Council has submitted 2 initiatives:

To view the presentation to Students on November 13, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=2343e96b-3511-4479-8aee-9c7a518944a8

To view the presentation to Key Campus Partners on November 16, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=04cb0513-48c7-4109-9591-715f239d6b82

 


Intercultural Competency Council

Charge: Develop learning opportunities and programs that embrace inclusivity, acceptance and promoting the dignity of all persons.

Council Membership:

  • Kitty Brougham, Student Counseling Services
  • Kimberly Grassmeyer, Department of Residence Life
  • Becky Nickerson, Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Curtis Taylor, Office of Multicultural Affairs/Student Leadership and Involvement Center
  • Kat Turco, Encuentro Dominicano

The Intercultural Competency Council has submitted 3 Initiatives:

To view the presentation to Students on November 13, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=2343e96b-3511-4479-8aee-9c7a518944a8

To view the presentation to Key Campus partners on November 16, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=70254898-590c-4875-ba16-836a6ca74eda


Wellness Programs, Partners, and Facilities Council

Charge: Determine programmatic needs and opportunities to create a wellness culture.

Council Membership:

  • Mark Burgers, Athletics
  • Nate Haecker, Student Health Services
  • Kathryn Onorato, Department of Residence Life
  • Stephanie Stockham-Ronollo, Student Counseling Services
  • Steve Woita, Campus Recreation

The Wellness Programs, Partners, and Facilities Council has submitted 3 Initiatives:

To view the presentation to Students on November 20, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=1004a988-33cc-4c76-a3f5-b27a79a2f91d

To view the presentation to Key Campus Partners on November 30, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=cf61970c-75a9-49b9-8cb4-80e0d9210576

 


Incorporating StrengthsFinder Into Our Ignatian Leadership Formation Council

Charge: Explore implementing a class-year based integration of Gallup's StrengthsFinder into the existing Ignatian Leadership programming.

Council Membership:

  • Katie Breedlove, Department of Residence Life
  • Dijon DeLaPorte, Skutt/Harper Centers
  • Joey Kimes, Student Leadership and Involvement Center
  • Kaitlin Logan, Center for Student Integrity
  • Wayne Young, Office of the Vice Provost for Student Life

The Incorporating StrengthsFinder Into Our Ignatian Leadership Formation Council has submitted 1 Initiative

To view the presentation to Students on November 20, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=e00da84e-f24c-4e00-b7db-a487142d6508

To view the presentation to Key Campus Partners on November 30, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=2a235c06-1f44-4ad9-a58d-4b49852510ae

 


Transitioning New Undergraduates Council

Charge: Re-imaging our existing new student orientation programs (Summer Preview and Welcome Week) to enhance students and their families transition to Creighton and the first year of college life.

Council Membership

  • Michele Bogard, Division of Student Life
  • Jason Gant, Campus Recreation
  • Sangeetha Kumar, Student Counseling Services
  • Angela Maynard, Student Health Services
  • Tim Weber, Department of Residence Life

The Transitioning New Undergraduates Council has submitted 1 Initiative:

To view the presentation to Students on November 20, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=9c31b3f0-b828-40f8-ac03-abcf0b285559

To view the presentation to Key Campus Partners on November 30, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=f7fcd69f-6f34-4402-aad2-b45ca85f10aa

 


Transitioning Seniors/Life After Undergrad Council

Charge: Create an intentional and comprehensive transition from the Creighton undergraduate experience to life after college.

Council Membership:

  • Ricardo Ariza, Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Marian Brown, Student Health Services
  • Katie Kelsey, Student Leadership and Involvement Center
  • Miranda Meadows, Student Counseling Services
  • Kristen Roppolo, Department of Residence Life

The Transitioning Seniors/Life After Undergrad Council has submitted 1 Initiative:

To view the presentation to students on November 13, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=2343e96b-3511-4479-8aee-9c7a518944a8

To view the presentation to Key Campus Partners on November 16, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=6e1103bc-8176-4a59-903a-b034aef8cfef

 

 


Understanding Graduate and Professional Students and Adult Learners Needs Council

Charge: Take a deep dive to better understand students that Student Life historically has underserved (Professional, Graduate, Part-time, adn Adult Learners), and make recommendations on how better to enhance their experience.

Council Membership:

  • Terri Faga, Student Health Services
  • Dawn Jensen, Office of the Vice Provost for Student Life
  • Nicole Lozano, Student Counseling Services
  • Scott Maas, Skutt/Harper Centers
  • Hamed Poursharafoddin, Department of Residence Life/Lieben Center

The Understanding Graduate and Professional Students and Adult Learners Needs Council has submitted 1 Initiative:

To view the presentation to Students on November 13, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=2343e96b-3511-4479-8aee-9c7a518944a8

To view the presentation to Key Campus Partners on November 16, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=c71c16e9-4ecb-4344-858e-019210f23c0a

 


Living Learning Communities and Themed Communities Council

Charge: Expand the living learning communities and themed housing offerings for our on-campus, residential students.

Council Membership:

  • AJ Ernster, Skutt/Harper Centers
  • Allison Harlow, Student Counseling Services
  • Kate Macan, Department of Residence Life
  • Isaac Ortega, Department of Residence Life
  • Sue Weston, Student Health Services

The Living Learning Communities and Themed Communities Council has submitted 1 Initiative:

To view the presentation to Students on November 20, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=418fe219-0cd7-4859-b9d9-cd3ce664c2a9

To view the presentation to Key Campus Partners on November 30, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=1eeda502-4d2a-4af2-984d-5db615ba7032


On-Campus Living Facilities Council

Charge: Reimaging the living experience of our current residence hall communities without major renovations or new building.

Council Membership:

  • Len Gordy, Office of Multicultural Affairs/Athletics
  • Carol Isham, Department of Residence Life
  • David Murdoch, Skutt/Harper Centers
  • Richard Rossi, Department of Residence Life
  • Margaret Zimmer, Student Leadership and Involvement Center

The On-Campus Living Facilities Council has submitted 1 Initiative:

To view the presentation to Students on November 20, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=145558bd-1982-47cb-bbe2-a7ac369c6505

To view the presentation to Key Campus Partners on November 30, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=c011551a-40d0-4923-ae51-f4f07e4c7338

 


Being Responsive to Our Students While Caring for Our Staff Council

Charge: Rethink the way Student Life goes about doing its work. Looking to enhance the student experience and create a culture of balance for our staff (a win-win).

Council Membership:

  • Theresa Abbott, Student Health Services
  • Joan Kowalski, Division of Student Life
  • Lucas Novotny, Department of Residence Life
  • Jon Shields, Skutt/Harper Centers
  • Tami Thibodeau, Skutt/Harper Centers and Campus Recreation

The Being Responsive to Our Students While Caring for Our Staff Council submitted 2 Initiatives:

To view the presentation to Students on November 13, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=2343e96b-3511-4479-8aee-9c7a518944a8

To view the presentation to Key Campus Partners on November 16, please click the link below:

https://bluecast.creighton.edu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=e0e727db-b69e-42e6-ae35-206e6e11a6ec

For Student Life Members Only

Please click the link below to view the full Initiatives submitted by the 10 Councils:

FOR STUDENT LIFE MEMBERS ONLY