The Student Life Office provides connection for students within our Antioch University Seattle community. The office represents and supports student interests and issues and Student Life staff participate on ad-hoc committees. Staff also organize Student Assembly, an ongoing, open student group where ideas are generated and implemented.
The Student Life Office also serves as a resource for students by:
- Hosting student receptions, speaking engagements and other events – most of them free!
- Facilitating leadership and networking opportunities by helping initiate projects, activities and events throughout the AUS community!
- Sending out a weekly newsletter of events and important information to all students.
- Updating the bulletin board by the dining hub.
- We are here for AUS Students!
- Organizing the AUS New Student Orientation Packets:
– Undergraduate Orientation
– Graduate Orientation
- Housing the AU Student Policies Overview
For more information about a group or to form a new group, please contact Student Life: email@example.com
Christian Perspectives in Practice
Liaison: Anthony Pennant
Student Leaders: Vero Lecocq (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Carrie Bridges (email@example.com)
Our goals as a student group are to connect students to discuss the ethical integration of faith in professional practice and to promote positive relationships among all people. Although our focus is on Christian beliefs, we welcome people of other faiths to share and discuss the roles religion and spirituality play in life and in therapy. We do this through respectful discussion, whether in formal or informal meetings. Please join the discussion and build relationships with people from a variety of faiths. If you have questions or requests for prayer, please don’t hesitate to ask.
Counselors of Color Support Group
Liaison: Keiko Sano
Student Leaders: Amy Rastogi (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Krista Merca (email@example.com)
To offer support for students of color currently enrolled in the counseling programs at AUS, to share and discuss the unique challenges counselors of color face, and to exchange resources. For Master’s level Antioch University students in counseling programs (CMHC, CFT, & CAT) who identify themselves as a person of color. Note: While no counseling is offered, referrals are available.
Counselors for Social Justice/Students for Social Justice
Liaison: Mariaimee Gonzalez and Tanya Johnson
Student Leader: Amy Rastogi (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Carina Ziegler (email@example.com)
The mission of Counselors for Social Justice and Students for Social Justice is to work in tandem to promote social justice in our society through confronting oppressive systems of power and privilege that affect, not only professional counselors and their clients, but our society as a whole. The groups will work to assist in instituting positive change in our society through the professional development of counselors and students.
Liaison: Sara Beth Lohre
Student Leaders: Amy Brownell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
JUNTA is a support group for all AUS students and alumni focused on mutual improvement and the professional development of projects, programs, and niches toward social justice.
Liaison: Dana Waters
Student Leaders: Gwendolyn Barnhart (email@example.com)
Meeting of students, staff, faculty, and alumni: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, and Allies.
PsyD Program – Psychodynamic Student Interest Group
Liaison: Dr. Michael Sakuma
Student Leaders: Abi Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Lori Woehler (email@example.com)
The mission of the AUS PsyD Psychodynamic Student Interest Group is to support and promote Antioch PsyD program students exposure to psychodynamic theory, practice, research, and scholarship
Postcards to Voters
Liaison: Beverly Stuart
Student Leader: Carina Ziegler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Postcards to Voters meets on Mondays from 1-2 p.m. in the library to strengthen our civic muscles and to write postcards to voters across the country about the issues that concern us, and in support of candidates who align with social justice values.
Liaison: Erica Holmes (eholmes4)@antioch.edu
VET Navigator Leader: Sheryl Truhn (veteranservices.aus@antioch. edu)
Provide mentoring and resources for veterans and active military, as well as support for family members of veterans. SVA also conducts research on needs of AUS student veterans. Weekly discussions: veteran experience on campus, community resources for veterans, current research on best practices for student veteran success. Meetings are collaborative, involving faculty, administration, student veterans, and those using transferred GI Bill benefits. All are invited.