Westminster Involvement and Leadership 

What WILL You Do With Your College Experience?

  • Inrease your knowledge of current leadership opportunities on campus
  • Assist you in identifying your leadership qualities and skills
  • Challenge you in your leadership development
  • Encourage critical thinking around leadership and global citizenship

How do you get involved?

Click on the links  below to learn more about leadership opportunities on campus!


Click on the links below to find how about more leadership opportunities on campus and how to start your leadership journey at Westminster! 

Associated Students of Westminster College and Clubs & Organizations

The Associated Students of Westminster College is the governing body for student representation. ASWC also supports a majority of campus programming and events as well as all student run clubs and organizations. Visit their website.
• Joining the First Year Student Committee
• Running for a Senate Seat
• Serving on an ASWC Committee
• Joining a club or organization
• Starting a new club or organization
Contact info: Trisha Teig, Director of Student Involvement and Leadership

Center for Civic Engagement

The center exists to improve student learning through service, service-learning, and other civic engagement activities.
• Service-learning Scholars
• AmeriCorps/America Reads
• Student-Led Service Initiatives, SLICE & $100 Difference
• Support faculty and staff on service-learning development in order to strengthen and increase service-learning courses
• Community partnerships
Contact Info: Julie Tille, Director of the Center for Civic Engagement

Diversity & International Center

The Westminster Diversity & International Center offers a multitude of opportunities for students to get involved in diversity and global experiences. Many options are listed below.
• Westminster Allies Coalition
• Study Abroad and May Term
• Language Living Room
• Clubs & Organizations
• AIU, the African American Intellectual Union
• Alphabet Soup, Westminster’s LGBTQ Club
• API Asian/Pacific Islander Student Association
• ISA, the International Student Association
• Latin@ Westminster, promoting understanding and awareness of Latina/o cultures
• NuChe, Promoting Native American awareness at Westminster
Contact Information: Rich Garcia, Director of Diversity Student Affairs


Environmental Center

The Westminster Environmental Center fosters campus engagement in local and global environmental issues. We SUPPORT academic endeavors, CONNECT students with local community partners, and TRANSFORM our campus into a model for sustainability.
• Residence Hall Eco-Reps
• Bioneers Salt Lake City
• Campus Organic Garden & Chicken Co-op
• Campus Bicycle Collective
• Campus Sustainability Fellows
• Ty Harrison Environmental Leadership Fund
Contact Info: Kerry Case, Environmental Center Coordinator

Outdoor Recreation

Westminster's Outdoor Recreation Program offers students a wide range of outdoor trips at all levels throughout the year. Students can gain valuable outdoor and leadership skills as participants and student trip leaders through our Student Led-Outdoor Trips program and as instructors on our Indoor Climbing Wall.
Contact information: Liz Rogers, Director of Outdoor Recreation Programs



Celebration of Student Leadership Awards


At the end of every year, student leadership is celebrated! Students, faculty and staff can nominate amazing student leadership in the following categories. Nomiations will open in February 2014. Congratulations to our 2013 winners!



Young Leader Award

The Young Leader Award recognizes a first or second year student who has significant involvement and passion in an area of campus co-curricular student leadership. In a short amount of time on campus, the award winner will have made a positive impact within the Westminster community. Please describe how your nominee fulfills these criteria.

Student Organization or Club Award

This award recognizes a club or organization that has had active and impactful involvement at Westminster and/or the Salt Lake City community for the year. How has this club or organization created awareness, positive influence, and/or social opportunity for students at Westminster? Why should this club/organization be the best of the year?

Peer Empowerment Award

The Peer Empowerment Award recognizes a student that supports and encourages their peers to succeed in their student leadership endeavors. This encouragement can come in various forms of empowerment, positive support, and direction. Please describe how your nominee empowers peers to succeed in student leadership.

Innovation Award

The Innovation Award recognizes a student or group of students who achieved something that has not been done before at Westminster OR made significant improvements to an existing effort. The award acknowledges the creativity and leadership required to initiate meaningful change on campus or in the community.