This week in the Office of Student Involvement at the University of Missouri-St. Louis:

The Office of Student Involvement is hosting its third annual Women’s Leadership Institute, a free one-day conference for all University of Missouri-St. Louis students aimed to address a range of leadership challenges faced by women in the workforce, including networking, mentorship and career advancement, moving beyond the perceptions of women in the workplace, and thriving in diverse cultures. To register for this amazing event, please visit the 2018 Women’s Leadership Institute registration page located on TritonSync. Registration for the Women’s Leadership Institute will close on March 9, so please be sure to register before that date to guarantee your seat. This free one-day institute is filled with guest speakers and guest presenters. Also, during the lunch session the conference will host an etiquette training for all students in attendance. If you have any questions about this year’s Women’s Leadership Institute, please email Leadership Education Coordinator Xavier Blackwell at

Join UMSL in celebrating Mirth Week by attending a live performance with comedian Leslie Jones.  Known for her role in the “Ghostbusters” reboot and “Saturday Night Live,” The New Yorker profiled Jones as an “‘SNL’ standout due to her brash sensibility, humor, and forceful presence.” Student tickets are available now for $15 each, limit two tickets per student ID. Please visit the Touhill ticket office with your UMSL student ID to purchase these discounted tickets. Tickets for the general public will be $35 each and will go on sale on March 19 at 10 a.m.

UMSL Students of Service (SOS) is hosting their March Service Saturday. Join SOS on March 10 when they help the Ferguson Youth Initiative by hanging a mural, assembling shelves, and taking down a wall around their generator. Visit the Students of Service portal on TritonSync for more information.

The Office of Student Involvement can be contacted at 314-516-5291 or for any questions or comments for the March 5 Currently Involved Column.