RamThrive Student Success Program

  • The purpose of the RamThrive Student Success program is to encourage students to attend co-curricular, educational programs to expand personal and professional growth and development
  • Ram Thrive is any event (WCU related) where the student can attend and evaluate their learning experience
  • In order to become eligible for a financial raise or promotion a student-staff member of Campus Recreation, must attend/participate in seven learning experiences that each fulfill one of the seven learning domains within the Division of Student Affairs

The Seven Learning Domains:

  • Civic Engagement Civic engagement encompasses actions wherein individuals participate in activities of personal, political and public concern that are both individually life enriching and socially beneficial to the community.
  • Integrative Learning: Integrative learning is an understanding and disposition that a student builds across their personal, curricular and co-curricular lives, from making simple connections among ideas and experiences to synthesizing and transferring learning to new and complex situations.

  • Intercultural Fluency: Intercultural fluency means valuing, respecting, and learning from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions. The individual demonstrates, openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals’ differences.

  • Personal Development Personal development includes both intra- and inter-personal elements. Intrapersonal development refers to an individual’s self-understanding and the extent to which they engage in selecting and living by their personal values and beliefs. Interpersonal development refers to an individual’s ability to build and maintain meaningful and healthy relationships, work collaboratively, and lead others.

  • Critical Thinking: Critical thinking is a habit of mind characterized by the comprehensive exploration of issues, ideas, artifacts, and events before accepting or formulating an opinion or conclusion.

  • Problem Solving Problem solving is the process of designing, evaluating and implementing a strategy to answer a question or achieve a desired goal.

  • Communication The exchange of information orally, non-verbally, and in writing, with individuals, groups and external audiences using multiple modes, including technology and related applications