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Advising Student Groups and Organizations, 2nd Edition by Nancy E. Chrystal-Green, John H. Schuh, Norbert W. Dunkel

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Chapter 1Challenges and Rewards of Advising

STUDENTS BENEFIT SUBSTANTIALLY from being involved in campus organizations. Astin (1985) states that “students learn by becoming involved” (133). He defined a highly involved student as “one who . . . devotes considerable energy to studying, spends a lot of time on campus, participates actively in student organizations, and interacts frequently with faculty members and other students” (134). The Student Learning Imperative adds that “serving as an officer of a campus organization or working offer opportunities to apply knowledge obtained in the classroom and to develop practical competencies” (American College Personnel Association 1994, 2).

Involvement in student organizations also provides challenges ...

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