2015-2016 Strategic Plan

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1.  HIGHLANDER PRIDE

  • “Pride Patrol” Fridays
    • Wear Radford Red on Fridays…NOT any other University’s!
  • Pride T-Shirt Drive
    • Continue our Service T-Shirt Drive Initiatives at Athletic Events
  • Tailgate with Athletics and Various other Student Organizations
    • Welcome the Freshmen in with a Cookout and a Men’s Soccer Win!
  • Continue to Support Radford University Athletics

2.  MAINTAINING THE STUDENT LEADERSHIP EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

Continue to provide an open network for all SFC funded campus-wide organizations to facilitate proper communication and collaboration

  • SGA
  • RSPACE
  • Greek Councils
  • Student Media
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Diversity Awareness Programs

Operational functions

  • Organize a Master Calendar to include events of all SFC funded campus-wide organizations
  • Efficiently publicize accomplishments of student-driven initiatives
  • Promote a new mindset conveyed through university pride by every student leader

3.  CAMPUS SAFETY

Continue Campus Safety Walks (one per semester)

  • Campus Crime Prevention
  • Partnership with Radford City and University Police Departments (Live Safe Event)

4.  SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS

The Consent Campaign is a coalition of students, staff, faculty, and community members whose mission is to educate the Radford University community on how to identify sexual assault, foster a caring environment that shares values of consent, and support survivors who come forward and/or speak out.

  • Progression of Consent Campaign
  • Partnership with SAVES Sexual Assault Task Force
  • Recommendation from Governor’s Task Force: “Let’s Start Believing” campaign Anti-Victim Blaming

5.  COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Let’s make service cool again…
  • Coordinate campus wide support and collaboration for various community service programs and initiatives
    • (MLK Day of Service, Polar Plunge, etc.)
    • Establishment of a Senior Project with University Advancement
    • RU’s own “Big Event”
    • Let’s start our own ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

6.  CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

  • Voting Action Office
    • Raise Voter Turnout in an off-year
  • Consistent line of communication open with Virginia 21 headquarters in Richmond
    • Advocacy for…
      • Increased Higher Ed funding
      • Statewide plan for Financial Aid
  • Advocacy Day
    • Expand and Broaden