Mission, Vision, Values

Recreation and Sport Operations

As a Recreation staff we review our mission, vision, and values annually to ensure they accurately state what we do, why we do it, and what we value, as well as making sure they align with the Division of Enrollment Management and University as a whole.

MISSION

We provide comprehensive student-centered recreational experiences that support wellness and enhance academic learning.

VISION

Recreation and Sport Operations is a leader in the advancement of recreation and sport; we educate, inspire, engage, and equip students to be active, healthy and well in a global society.

VALUES

Student enrichment ♦ Wellness ♦ Collaboration ♦ Stewardship + Sustainability ♦ Leadership ♦ Inclusiveness

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

  1. GPA
  2. Participation Numbers
  3. Retention Freshman to Sophomore Year
  4. 4-year Graduation Rate

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSIVENESS

We respect and appreciate all people.  We value the individual differences that make us unique and the similarities that bring us together.  Come as you are and EXPERIENCE RECREATION!

INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

If a disability related accommodation is needed to participate in any of our programs, please contact the Recreation Office at (715)836-3377.

INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE PLAN

Recreation and Sport Operations student and professional staff will:

  • Support and encourage participation in on-campus opportunities for MENTORING.
  • Promote EMPLOYMENT opportunities in a manner that will attract diverse applicants.
  • Ensure FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS and new developments are inclusive and welcoming.
  • Host diversity TRAINING + PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT throughout the year for student employees and professional staff.

STRATEGIC PLAN

VALUE:  WELLNESS + LEADERSHIP | GOAL:  PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

VALUE:  STUDENT ENRICHMENT | GOAL:  STUDENT ENGAGEMENT/CONNECTION

VALUE:  INCLUSIVENESS | GOAL:  EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVENESS

VALUE:  SUSTAINABILITY + COLLABORATION | GOAL:  FACILITIES ENHANCEMENT + COLLABORATION

VALUE:  STEWARDSHIP | GOAL:  FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY

RECREATION STUDENT EMPLOYEE LEARNING OUTCOMES

RESPECT FOR DIVERSITY

Students who work for Recreation will be develop an understanding and respect for diversity.

PERSONAL WELLNESS

Students who work for Recreation will learn to balance work, school and personal affairs while maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

CRITICAL THINKING

Students who work for Recreation will have opportunities to problem solve, make difficult decisions, and think critically about issues that arise.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION

Students who work for Recreation will make meaningful connections between what they are learning in the classroom and how it relates to their employment with Recreation and their professional career after graduation.

LEADERSHIP

Students who work for Recreation will be given opportunities to develop their leadership skills.

RECREATION PARTICIPANT LEARNING OUTCOMES

CONNECTION

Students who participate in Recreation programs experience connection with university staff, fellow students, and the UWEC Campus.

INCLUSION

Students who participate in Recreation programs will feel welcomed, supported, and safe.

WELLNESS

Students who participate in Recreation programs will experience the positive impact of health and wellness in their lives.

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