Catalyst is a selective program for students returning to Aims after at least one semester (a minimum of 3 semester credits completed) with a minimum 2.0 GPA. To apply to the program students must be nominated by a faculty or staff member.
The term “catalyst” is defined as someone or something that encourages progress and change. This unique program helps students foster a mindset of completion and a vision of the “end in mind.” Over the span of two semesters (Spring & Fall) participants will be provided the opportunity to improve on skills attractive to future employers: teamwork, communication, leadership, organization, decision making, and other personal/professional skills. Membership in Catalyst strengthens your leadership skills, making you “the” candidate for your future career!
75 minute weekly meetings on the Greeley campus with topics covering: Strengths, Servant Leadership, Empathic Listening, Group Dynamics, Resume Development, Emotional IQ, Core Work Values, Preparing for the Interview, and many more!
Catalyst extends the first-year experience, building community in and outside of the classroom. Students who participate in Catalyst receive peer-to-peer and facilitator support as they continue to navigate Aims and achieve their personal and professional goals.
Students: The 2019 cohort application is now closed. If you receive a nomination from a staff or faculty member before October 2019 you will be sent a reminder to your Aims email account to apply when the application re-opens.
The student application for the 2020 cohort (SP20-FA20) will open in October 2019.
Faculty and Staff: The 2019 cohort is now closed. Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis. Students receiving a nomination by December 13, 2019 will be sent an invite to the Spring 2020. Click the below to submit a nomination!