Life Skills Coordinators organize a variety of seminars, workshops, and speakers to share with the entire student-athlete population. These programs are brought on campus to create awareness to common issues facing today’s college students. Workshop topics include resume writing, alcohol and drug awareness, sex education, public speaking, social media etiquette, self-marketing, interviewing, budgeting, nutrition, team building, and mental wellness. Workshops are held in the Larry K. Durham Hall of Champions.
For upcoming workshops, please visit the Life Skills office for e-mail email@example.com*NOTE: Student-athletes applying for the student-athlete opportunity fund require a minimum of 2 hours of programming and 10 hours of community service.
Take Back the Night
This is an annual event held by the university to raise awareness for domestic violence. Advocates and victims speak out to student-athletes in an effort to spread awareness and provide information regarding supportive services for individuals facing domestic abuse.
The APPLE Conference is an annual symposium that creates awareness for substance abuse prevention and health promotion for student-athletes and sports administrators. Each year, several student-athlete applicants are selected to participate in the conference with paid travel expenses in an effort to ameliorate current university health promotion strategies.
Athletes Supporting Athletes (ASA) Initiative