Office of Student Activities

The Catalyst 


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.


CLICK HERE to register for Dance Marathon 2015.


April 10th 8am-8pm
Bishops Lounge




Questions?  Contact our officers below:

Katy Jones, President
Kate Daniels, Vice President
Marisa Sanchez, Public Relations Chair
Melanie, Theriault, 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




Members of The Catalyst pose with Odell Bizzell who was the featured speaker at the 2014 Student Leadership Conference.





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








New members Participate in a Challenge Course to Put the SKills they Learn to the test!