Clark Authors Article About Gen Z and Leadership

Posted on 4/22/2019 4:40:21 PM

Zach ClarkZach 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.

NACA is a leader in higher education and provides educational opportunities and resources to support student activities and campus life at American colleges and universities.

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 viewing the article may do so by visiting the online depository.

Clark 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.

Clark 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.

For more information on Clark’s article, please contact him at 724-357-1393 or