All Hands On Deck

All Hands On Deck

"All Hands On Deck" is a community engagement initiative for CBU Athletics, incorporating the five commitment areas (academic, athletic, career development, personal development, and service) of the NCAA/CHAMPS Life Skills program. The initiative includes a contest among all of the Athletics programs where each team is measured based on its participation.The following are the guidelines to fulfill the requirements for the various components to All Hands on Deck.

General Rules:

All areas are worth 100 points and are based on percentage of team participation/finish, unless otherwise noted. For example, if 6 members of a 10-person team earn at least a 3.0 GPA, the team would earn 60 points toward the overall competition (60% of team x 100). Also, if a team places 2nd out of 14 teams in the conference, the team will earn 92.8 points (13/14 x 100).

ACADEMIC

1. Team members with GPA of 3.0 or higher
2. Team members who earn Academic All-Conference
3. Team members who earn CoSIDA Academic All-District (25 point bonus per player).
4. Team members who earn CoSIDA Academic All-America (40 point bonus per player)
5. Team member who earns Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year (25 point bonus)

ATHLETIC

1. Team Conference Finish
2. Team NCAA Finish (place/# teams in tournament x 100)
3. Team members who earn All-conference
4. Team member who earns Conference Player of the Year (25 point bonus)
5.  All-region players (10 point bonus per player)6. All-America player (25 point bonus per player)

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

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Freshmen:

• Attend 3 career development workshops/events from the following choices:

  • Choosing a Major
  • Career Power Hour (Any Topic)
  • Pizza & Professionals
  • Career Power Hour – Resume Writing Tips

• Submit a first draft of a resume to Career Services after attending "Resume Writing Tips" workshop
• Set up an appointment and meet with a Career Counselor to discuss first resume draft – upload resume to CareerLinX. (Career Services will notify coach of completion.)

Sophomores:

• Attend 3 career development workshops/events from the following choices:

  • Pizza & Professionals o Career Power Hour:  Job & Internship Search Strategies  
  • Career Power Hour:  What Employers Want
  • Choosing a Major
  • Slam-Dunk Networking o Internship Insights:  Student Intern Panel Discussion
  • “Careers In…” Program
  • Career Power Hour – Resume Writing Tips

• Submit a first draft of a resume to Career Services after attending "Resume Writing Tips" workshop
• Set up an appointment and meet with a Career Counselor to discuss first resume draft – upload resume to CareerLinX.  Career Services will notify coach of completion.

Juniors:

• Attend 3 career development workshops/events from the following choices:

  • Pizza & Professionals
  • Career Power Hour:  Job & Internship Search Strategies  
  • Career Power Hour:  What Employers Want
  • Slam-Dunk Networking
  • Internship Insights:  Student Intern Panel Discussion
  • “Careers In…” Program
  • Career & Internship Expo and/or Graduate School Expo    
  • Career Power Hour:  Career Expo 101

• Update resume and submit it to Career Services (Should attend "Resume Writing Tips" workshop if you have never attended prior to creating and submitting resume to Career Services)

• Set up an appointment and meet with a Career Counselor to discuss updated resume draft – upload resume to CareerLinX.  Career Services will notify coach of completion.

Seniors:

• Attend 3 career development workshops/events from the following choices:

  • Career & Internship Expo and/or Graduate School Expo    
  • Career Power Hour:  Job & Internship Search Strategies  
  • Career Power Hour:  What Employers Want
  • Slam-Dunk Networking
  • Job Search Boot Camp
  • Career Power Hour: Negotiating Salary
  • Career Power Hour:  Career Expo 101

• Update resume and submit it to Career Services (Should attend "Resume Writing Tips" workshop if you have never attended prior to creating and submitting resume to Career Services)

• Set up an appointment and meet with a Career Counselor to discuss updated resume draft – upload resume to CareerLinX.  Career Services will notify coach of completion.

**Participate in a Mock Interview (15 point bonus) 

Participate in optional Mock Interview with Career Services for bonus points. Items needed in advance to set this appointment up:

* Resume and job description of a desired position.  Minimum of one week prior notice needed for mock interview appointments

Personal Development

1.  Team members who participate in a student organization (must be listed on organization roster and active in organization's regular business to receive credit--SAAC does not qualify).
2.  Team members who attend one campus speaker event (must provide proof of attendance to Athletics to receive credit).
3.  Team members who attend a voluntary alcohol education class or speaker (must provide proof of attendance to Athletics to receive credit).
4.  Team members who attend a financial skills OR nutrition speaker or class (must provide proof of attendance to Athletics to receive credit).
5.  Team members who attend one campus play (must provide proof of attendance to Athletics to receive credit).

Service Commitment

1.  Team members who volunteer at a soup kitchen
2.  Team members who participate in SAAC's Make-A-Wish Foundation fundraiser
3.  Team members who read to grade school children
4.  Team members who participate in SAAC's food and clothing drive
5.  Team members who are involved in other approved community service initiatives (coach and/or team must submit proposal and have it approved to receive credit; max of three per team).