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How Faculty & Staff Can Help Students Use Their Strengths

As a faculty or staff member working with students, there are many ways you can encourage and support students as they develop and apply their strengths. Below is some information and resources that can help you as your work with students on their strengths development. 


Gallup CliftonStrengths Website:

Direct students to West Texas A&M University's Gallup CliftonStrengths website where they can find action items that are aimed at each of their talent themes.

PERSONALIZED REPORT OF ACTION ITEMS BASED ON THE COMBINATION OF THEIR TOP FIVE:
  1. Have them log into their CliftonStrengthsTM account
  2. On the right side of their "Dashboard" there is a box listing their Personalized Strengths Exports.
  3. Click on the "Strengths Insight + Action Items" tab to get action items that are specific to each of their top five talent themes..

 

Activities and Exercises to Use with Students

For in-depth information about activities and exercises relevant to how you interact with students please go to our Activities and Exercises to Use with Students page.  You will see details on the following menu of items on the Activities link.

  • Discovering Strengths (Introductory Info & Activities)
  • Advising
  • Career
  • Classes
  • Fun & Games
  • Housing and Residential Life
  • Leadership
  • Mentor Programs
  • Supervision
  • Student Groups / Student Organizations
  • Relationships & Team Development
  • Workshops

Engagement Resources

Encourage students to think about how they want to explore their interests, identify their passions and develop their talents into strengths through on and off campus activities. The resources below can help students find opportunities in areas including campus leadership, student employment, research, volunteering, study abroad, student groups, and internships.

  1. The Office of Student Engagement and Leadership
  2. Study Abroad
  3. Rogers LEAD WT
  4. Internships

 

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