Opportunities for Leadership, Friendship and Fun
Promoting Engagement and Diversity
We want all of our students to be engaged in our community in a way that offers opportunities for learning, leadership, service, friendship and fun.
The Raider Life office oversees the Student Advisory Board (SAB) and more than two dozen student organizations and programs to promote an understanding and appreciation of engagement and diversity.
To get involved, or for more information, please contact us.
Our mission is to foster student engagement and retention, develop highly marketable leaders, and cultivate service learning and civic engagement.
Foster Student Engagement and Retention
The Raider Life office promotes the social, physical and educational well-being of students by providing opportunities and experiences which support NWF’s vision for student development and engagement at the college as well as in the community.
Develop Highly Marketable Student Leaders
Through the formation and implementation of leadership programs, The Raider Life office provides students with opportunities to learn valuable skills. Thereby, increasing their marketability and viability in the workforce, in addition to making them a more involved and informed community member.
Cultivate Service Learning and Civic Engagement
The Office of Student Development & Campus Engagement provides support and opportunities for community activities whereby students can enhance their group, organizational and interpersonal skills, gaining experience and a greater understanding of their respective communities.
Each year we take the opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of our students. Held every April, the Student Awards & Honors ceremony provides an opportunity to recognize our students for academic excellence and institutional and community engagement.
Nomination and selection criteria for each award may be found on the nomination form. Awards include:
- Student Leader of the Year Award
- Student Organization of the Year Award
- Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award
- Scholars Award