New Student Orientation Leaders
New Student Orientation Leaders greet and introduce new students to the College during fall and spring semesters. During Orientation Week the leaders inspire new students to become engaged in the Morehouse experience through the various programs and activities that are provided. The programs provided include Welcome to the House, Historical Perspectives, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Spirit Night, Operation Olive Brach and the Brother-Sister Exchange. New Student Orientation Leaders are selected during the Spring Semester after undergoing training and interviews. Administrators from the Office of Student Life and the Office of the Freshmen Dean advise the NSO Leaders.
New Student Orientation Leader Mission:
To provide a positive memorable orientation experience for the first year Men of Morehouse while utilizing team work, leadership, and brotherhood to complete duties and responsibilities associated with this leadership position.
- Establish brotherhood amongst NSO Leaders that will share the experience of leading incoming students into to becoming Men of Morehouse.
- To effectively manage individuals (parents, students, administrators, etc.) and fast- paced situations during daily events.
- To working cohesively with other NSO leaders and Administrators toward accomplishing various tasks throughout the entire week.
- Provide a positive memorable experience for incoming students.
Problem Solving & Critical Thinking
- Students will be able to recognize and identify any problems that may arise.
- Students will be able to gather information from various sources in order to address problems that may arise.
- Students will be able to consider all possible solutions to problems.
- Students will be able to determine the best solution.
- Students will follow up on the outcomes of problems.
- Group Facilitation & Public Speaking
- Students will be able to create a comfortable space for all members.
- Students will be able encourage involvement of all members.
- Students will be able to manage divergent members.
- Students will be able to communicate information clearly and appropriately.
- Team work & Group Dynamics
- Students will be able to recognize personal strengths and weaknesses.
- Students will support the members of the group.
- Students will hold members of the group accountable.
- Students will share and respect uniqueness of personality and experience.