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 Student Leadership & Service at Kennesaw and Leadership staff at Marietta, 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

2018 RSO Conference: Sunday, August 26th from 11:30am-5pm

Required annual conference for members of all existing RSOs as part of Re-Registration. Students can represent up to 2 student organizations at the Conference and all RSOs must send at least 1 student leader to attend on behalf of the organization. 

RSO Conference Make Up Sessions:

If your RSO did not attend the RSO Conference on August 26th, one representative (a student member) of your organization must attend one of the make up sessions in September or one of the Fall 2018 Workshops for Student Organizations on either campus. Students can represent up to 2 student organizations at a session and must RSVP with this form (we'll send you a reminder email too). See below for the dates and times.

Fall 2018 Workshops for Student Organizations:

Marietta RSO Lunch & Learns:

8/30 12:30p-1:45p Wilson Student Center room 215: How do you lead?
9/27 12:30p-1:45p Wilson Student Center Ballroom B Using your best talents
10/25 12:30p-1:45p Wilson Student Center Ballroom B Teamwork
11/29 12:30p-1:45p Wilson Student Center Ballroom B Working through conflict

Kennesaw Leadership Roundtables:

9/11 3:30p-4:30p Kennesaw Student Center Suite 267 Check This Off Your List: Identifying & Overcoming Challenges 
10/16 3:30p-4:30p Student Center Suite 267 Motivating Members
11/13 3:30p-4:30p Student Center Suite 267 Officer Transitions & Succession Planning

Students from either campus are welcome to attend any of the workshops listed above.


Other Leadership & Skills Development Opportunities: 

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.


Career Planning and Development offers a variety of workshops and events and would love to partner with KSU student groups! View upcoming events on our student calendar and email Amanda Long ( if you are interested in partnering on a workshop or event. Some presentations may be available by request. To give your request the best chance of being fulfilled, we encourage you to complete this online request form several weeks in advance of your preferred date. We also recommend partnering with other student groups for these requests!


 Team Building Opportunities On Campus:


Fitness on the Fly is a personalized fitness experience for members of the KSU Community brought to you by the Department of Sports & Recreation that is perfect for teams, clubs, departments, and classes! We can accommodate groups with a variety of requests including Zumba®, yoga, strength and conditioning, and more! Requests for a minimum of 5 participants can be a one-time program or in a series. To request a Fitness on the Fly program or find more information go to