(Jun 24, 2022) — Scrappy’s Bucket Listing (SBL), a Division of Pupil Affairs program at Kennesaw State College, right now earned a Catalyst Award known as the “Optimizing
the Pupil Expertise Award.” The awards acknowledge establishments of upper studying
across the globe utilizing know-how to develop academic and administrative improvements.
Aptly named after Kennesaw State’s mascot, SBL consists of 63 actions for college kids
to cross off earlier than they graduate.
“College students who’re engaged members of the College neighborhood usually tend to do
effectively of their research and graduate,” Vice President for Pupil Affairs Eric Arneson
mentioned. “SBL challenges college students to take part in a broad array of significant and various
campus experiences meant to strengthen college students’ sense of belonging.”
Some SBL actions embody attend a Homecoming occasion, snap a selfie at Fifth Third
Financial institution Stadium, attend a Range Week program, and be a part of a registered pupil group.
College students can monitor their progress on-line and earn rewards as they full the checklist.
“Scrappy’s Bucket Listing supplies thrilling alternatives for college kids to be engaged on each Kennesaw State
campuses, and this award showcases its significance,” Assistant Director of Strategic
Planning, Evaluation and Evaluation Jessica Duvall mentioned. “SBL encourages college students to
meet new folks, strive new experiences and have enjoyable.”
Know-how corporations Blackboard and Anthology teamed as much as create the Catalyst Award
program to acknowledge establishments utilizing their programming to deal with new and altering
dynamics in classes reminiscent of engagement, pupil providers, recruitment and extra.
SBL, launched in fall semester 2021, makes use of Anthology Interact to incentivize and supply
a transparent pathway to campus engagement for college kids. Within the first yr of implementation,
almost 60 p.c of scholars had made progress towards finishing Scrappy’s Bucket
– Abbey O’Brien Barrows
Picture by Jason Getz
A frontrunner in progressive educating and studying, Kennesaw State College presents undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels to its almost 43,000 college students. With 11 faculties on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the College System of Georgia. The college’s vibrant campus tradition, various inhabitants, sturdy world ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw college students from all through the nation and the world. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral analysis establishment (R2), putting it amongst an elite group of solely 6 p.c of U.S. faculties and universities with an R1 or R2 standing. For extra data, go to kennesaw.edu.