Organization Leadership Development

Leadership is important to the mission of Kennesaw State University. There are a number of ways to develop your leadership skills and potential. The Department of Student Activities, in collaboration with Leadership & Service, offers workshops, a conference and training to help student organization leaders develop the skills needed to foster a successful student organization.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact RSO Support at

Fall 2018 Workshops for Student Organizations:

2018 RSO Conference: Sunday, August 26th from 11:30am-6pm

Required annual conference for members of all existing RSOs as part of Re-Registration. Each student attending the RSO Conference must complete this RSVP form by Monday, August 20th. Students can represent up to 2 student organizations at the Conference and all RSOs must send 1 student leader to attend on behalf of the organization. Additional students are welcome to attend if they complete the RSVP form. Advisors are also encouraged to attend and RSVP.

The RSO Leadership Conference will take place on the Marietta campus in the Wilson Student Center from roughly 11:30am-6pm. Check in will be in the lobby on the second floor.

Other Leadership & Skills Development Opportunities:

Are you a RSO member looking to enhance your involvement or a new RSO leader who wants an in-depth experience to be better prepared to lead? Apply to be a Engaged Owl Leader! 

Engaged Owl Leaders is a semester-long experience designed for first and second year students interested in personal growth, friendship, and leadership development. The program introduces you to leadership through an off-campus overnight retreat, meaningful discussions, and activities. Apply HERE by August 19th! For more information visit the EOL website.


Improve your Photoshop, Excel and other software skills with UITS workshops & online courses! Go HERE and scroll to the "Students" section to view opportunities designed for currently enrolled KSU students.


Counseling & Psychological Services offers a wide array of workshops and programs aimed at helping students become successful at KSU. Go HERE for a list of programs and links to other resources.


 Team Building Opportunities On Campus:

The Intramural Sports program at Kennesaw State is currently accepting team registrations for all Phase I sports, including flag football, sand volleyball, and ultimate frisbee! This is an excellent teambuilding opportunity for student organizations that has no upfront cost for participants. Teams can be created until August 23rd at midnight, but if you sign up earlier you are more likely to get the spot you want. More information can be found at the Intramural Sports website, and questions can be directed to


Create a Homecoming Competition Team to compete in the various school spirit competitions the week of Homecoming (October 1-6)! It's a great way to engage your members and build your organization into a team. The 2018 Homecoming Competition Team Registration form is found HERE and must be completed by September 28th. For more information about Homecoming Competitions read the Competition Packet.