Office of Student Activities

The Catalyst image


The Catalyst is a program designed to identify, educate, and empower emerging leaders at Southwestern University.


All sophomores and first-year students are eligible to apply to be a part of this program.  Members will meet bi-weekly to learn leadership skills, hear from guest speakers, and participate in events designed to enhance problem-solving, communication, and team-work skills.




Questions?  Contact our officers below:

Adam Damon, President
Dani Green, Vice President
Kara Lawson
, Public Relations Chair
Brooke Taylor, Treasurer
Olivia Huffstetter, Secretary
Jason Chapman, Advisor

“The Catalyst challenge course experience allowed me to connect with other leaders.  Not only did we have a blast, but we also learned about team work and individual leadership.”  - Kate Daniels, Class of 2015




imageMembers of The Catalyst pose with former Dallas Cowboy Jeff Ogden, who was the featured speaker at the 2013 Student Leadership Conference.





imagePresident Adam Damon & Treasurer Brooke Taylor represent The Catalyst at the Student Organization Fair in September 2013.