Zach Clark, director of Student Activities
and Assessment for the Student Cooperative Association, authored an article about Generation Z students and leadership in the April 2019 edition of Campus Activities Programming, the monthly periodical of the National Association for Campus Activities.
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The article, titled “Empowerment and Envisioning: Creating Meaningful Generation Z Leadership Experiences,” provides student affairs professionals, faculty members, and prospective employers an overview of critical features of the Generation Z students in college, while also exploring the ways in which those students understand leadership, as opposed to prior generations, including the Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Millennials. Those interested in
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has been actively involved with NACA since 2004, and has contributed to
the development of the field through presentations at national
conventions and periodical publications. Additionally, Clark was recently elected as the 2019–21 chair of the Research and Scholarship Group, the research,
scholarship, assessment, and evaluation committee of NACA, which was
convened to advance the research agenda of the association and to
support scholarly endeavors in student activities and campus life. He has served on RSG since 2016.
is a 2007 graduate from Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania,
where he earned his bachelor’s degree in history and secondary education, and a 2009
graduate from IUP, where he earned his master’s degree in student
affairs in higher education. He is currently celebrating his tenth year at IUP.