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 various campus partners, offers workshops, conferences, 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 the Department of Student Activities at studentactivities@kennesaw.edu.

Leadership Coaching for Student Organizations

  • Leadership coaching for individuals and groups are provided by Judy Craven, Director of Leadership Development for the Marietta Campus.  Learn how to work from your best talents and strengths; learn effective communication strategies for optimal performance; and clarify your core values for maximum success. To schedule a meeting, contact Judy at jcraven@kennesaw.edu.


  • Each year KSU's Cultural and Community Centers (CCC) sponsors a university-wide Diversity Week highlighting a theme to guide this multi-day celebration of diversity. Visit the CCC Diverstiy Week website for more information!
  • This conference will feature 2 keynote speakers, student-led sessions, professional development and leadership skills breakout sessions, an alumni networking luncheon, networking with employers, raffle prizes, and more!

    Registration will cost only $10. More details can be found on the Career Planning & Development website!


  • Career Planning and Development offers a variety of workshops and events and would love to partner with registered student organizations! View upcoming events on the Career Calendar and email Amanda Long (along54@kennesaw.edu) 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, students are encouraged to complete the Student Group Presentation Request Form several weeks in advance of your preferred date. We also recommend partnering with other student groups for these requests!
  • Counseling and Psychological Services offers a wide array of workshops and programs aimed at helping students become successful at Kennesaw State. Visit Counseling and Psychological Services Workshops and Programs for a list of programs and links to other resources.
  • Cultural and Community Centers (CCC) offers workshops which create supportive spaces for students to engage in meaningful conversations around issues of diversity and inclusion. These workshops are designed for various audiences and can be tailored to fit any group whether it be as an in-classroom presentation or co-curricular experience (i.e., student organization meeting, student leader training, leadership/diversity conference, etc.). Please see descriptions of current workshops on the CCC website. To request a workshop for your student organization, please submit a CCC Workshop Request Form.
  • The Department of Studies Activities offers a variety of workshops for RSOs throughout the semester.  Stay tuned for our Fall 2022 offerings.  RSVP in Owl Life!
  • The Department of Student Leadership provides a variety of workshops to student organizations on topics such as membership recruitment and retention, motivating members to achieve the organization's goals, leadership development, and much more! To request a workshop from the Department of Student Leadership, please email dsl@kennesaw.edu.
  • University Information Technology Services (UITS) offers online resources, one-on-one support, and group training. Check out the UITS Training Services website to see what opportunities are being offered!

Team Building Opportunities

  • 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, please utilize the Fitness on the Fly Request Form.
  • Service to the community provides some of the best opportunities for team building and development! Through the Department of Student Volunteerism and Service (SVS), Kennesaw State offers the GivePulse Volunteer Portal, which is free for all students. Your organization can use GivePulse to find volunteer needs on campus and in the local community. Connect with agencies that support your mission or find something fun for your group to support. If your organization would like to request support, please contact ksuserves@kennesaw.edu.
  • The vision for Kennesaw State University’s Challenge Corner is to provide opportunities for Kennesaw State University students, faculty, staff, and the greater Kennesaw community to explore group relationships, to experience individual and group challenges, and to confront and overcome fears.  For information on the Challenge Corner, please visit the KSU Challenge Corner website.