EDGE Student Associate 2019-20 Application

EDGE@Hughes Student Associates (SAs) are important leaders in EDGE Residential College (EDGE@Hughes). SAs mentor entering first-year students, assist the Resident Master with academic programming, and work directly with EDGE Faculty Associates as they connect inside- and outside-the-classroom activities for high impact learning. The position calls for a commitment to EDGE@Hughes’s mission & goals, a genuine interest in leadership, and an open mind for learning new things. Read our mission statement and then apply to join our team!

Applications for EDGE Student Associates are due by Friday, 1 March at 11:59 p.m.  Decisions will be announced on Monday, 4 March 2019 via email.

Please contact Mr. Brian James, your EDGE@Hughes Resident Master, if you have any questions.

EDGE@Hughes Student Associate Application for 2019-20

  • Please list your official major/s and minor/s. EDGE@Hughes Student Associates should be College of Education or College of Liberal Arts students in good standing.
  • Applicants for an EDGE@Hughes Student Associate position should have a 2.75 GPA or higher.
  • Please outline in sufficient detail the EDGE@Hughes curricular (EDGE classes) and co-curricular (EDGE programs) activities you participated in fall 2018 and spring 2019.
  • Your answer should be as detailed as possible. i.e. how might you help the EDGE@Hughes community fulfill its mission?
  • What academic (or other!) challenge did you face in your first year at UCA? How did you meet this challenge? Who helped you get "back on track?"
  • Give the name, department, and email address of a faculty member you feel comfortable asking for a reference. NOTE: We will contact the faculty member. They do not need to write a recommendation at this time.
  • Check each to verify you are eligible to serve as a EDGE@Hughes Student Associate.