Fall Student Leadership Conference
SAVE THE DATE:
2010 STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
“Leadership & Beyond: Ready. Set. Lead!
Saturday, August 28, 2010
9am – 5pm
Location: Kellogg Conference Center at Gallaudet University
REGISTRATION FORM AVAILABLE NOW!
The 2010 Student Leadership Conference entitled “Leadership & Beyond: Ready. Set. Lead!” The conference goals will support a collaborative and inclusive educational environment, which seeks to inspire student leaders, provide valuable peer-to-peer learning experiences, and engage Howard University students, advisors and guests as they share and develop their leadership skills effectively. The Student Leadership Conference will also provide attendees with the resources to expand their individual leadership potential as well as avenues to apply those skills, on individual and group levels, within and beyond the Howard University community. The conference will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2010. Registration for the conference is now open through Friday August 27, 2010.
The cost for participation is FREE for Howard University Students and advisors and $25 per person for non-Howard University participants. Participants should complete a conference registration form (one registration per person) and return completed registration to the Office of Student Activities in Blackburn University Center Suite 117 by 5:00 PM on Friday, August 27, 2010.
THE CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS FOR THE 2010 LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE IS NOW AVAILABLE. CLICK HERE FOR SESSION PROPOSAL FORM. PROPOSALS ARE DUE BY 5PM ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010!
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: AUGUST 2, 2010 BY 5PM
Summer Student Leadership Conferences
2010 Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities Student Leadership Workshop & Advisor Institute
2009 STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
With the theme of “Inspiring, Motivating & Developing Leadership for the Global Community,” the 2009 Student Leadership Conference is an opportunity for various students, groups and organizational leaders to be exposed to a creative selection of educational sessions and workgroups where they will receive and share information necessary for a memorable and outstanding year in student leadership. The educational sessions range from leadership styles and teambuilding to conflict resolution and event planning.
The conference is scheduled for Saturday, August 29, at the Howard University School of Law from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year the conference will be open to all emerging, elected, appointed student leaders and organizational advisors.
Conference Schedule at a Glance:
Saturday, August 29, 2009
9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Welcome
10:00 a.m. Opening Keynote Address: Mr. Steve Birdine
10:40 a.m. Educational Session Block I
11:30 a.m. Educational Session Block II
12:30 p.m. Lunch and Networking
1:45 p.m. Educational Session Block III
2:30 p.m. Educational Session Block IV
3:30 p.m. Educational Session Block V
4:30 p.m. Closing Keynote Address: Dr. Debyii Thomas
Schedule logistics and topics:
Each educational block will have five concurrent sessions. Some sessions will be mandatory training for respective officers, advisors and conference attendees; others will be elective sessions. The 2009 Student Leadership Conference sessions topics included Impact 21 Five Star Customer Service training, HUSA Organizational Funding, Advisor training, Event Scheduling, Ethical Leadership, Media and University Communications and much more.
Cost to participants:
Conference registration fee: $75 (includes conference materials and meals)
Registrants must be available to attend all sessions to maximize the impact of the conference. Registration payments can be made through Cramton Auditorium Box Office. Click to download application form. Completed application forms and proof of payment are due to the Office of Student Activities by 5 p.m., Friday, August 28. The conference will be held at the Howard University School of Law Campus which is conveniently located at 2900 Van Ness St NW, Washington, D.C. 20008 or via metro at the Van Ness/ UDC Metro Station.
For more information, contact Ms. Norkia Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mrs. Lennon Jackson at (202) 806-7000.
The Office of Student Activities is committed to fostering
the development of leadership opportunities and education through exposure
to and participation in and leadership lecture series, interactive and
skill building workshops, and its annual Spring Student Leadership Retreat.
Spring Student Leadership Retreat
The Spring Student Leadership Retreat brings together a community of
students leaders and highly interactive facilitators for a weekend of
leadership and leadership building skills modules. Approximately 50 student
leaders spend time together learning leadership skills and networking
with their peers and administrators. The Spring Student Leadership Retreats
are geared toward emerging student government and council leaders and
are held at the end of the spring semester of each year.
Student Leadership Workshop Series
Student Leadership workshops at Howard University are designed to assist
students in reaching their most effective level of leadership by providing
opportunities, resources and training. The Fall Leadership Workshop
series are designed to provide consultation on a variety of topics
through the use of presentations and interactive and participative
activities. The Office of Student Activities also hosts an Annual Spring
Student Leadership Retreat, where student are invited
All Leadership Workshops are coordinated through the Office of Student
Activities and incorporates the following subject areas:
- What is Leadership
- Exploring Leadership Styles
- Proper Scheduling Procedures
- Parliamentary Procedures
- University Vending, trademark and licensing Procedures
- Conflict Resolution & Problem-Solving
- Team Building
- Stress Management
- Exercise and Nutrition
- Diversity and Sensitivity Training
- Event Planning and Promotions
- Goal Setting
- Officer Transition
- Time Management
- Effective Communication Skills
- Workshop development
- Proper Fiscal Management
Student Leadership Program
of the Bison Student Leadership Program (BSLP) is to facilitate the
development of leadership skills among current and emerging leaders
through workshops, team builders, conferences, consultations and a
leadership resource center.
Student Leadership Program (BSLP) is designed to be completed in one
(1) academic year by 1st and 2nd year students. The program consists
of three components: Interactive Workshop Participation, Practical
Experience and Community Service. It provides students with the knowledge
and development to assume leadership on campus, in society and in the
global experience. The working idea behind the Bison Student Leadership
Program (BSLP) is that everyone has the potential for leadership, which
is a unique life long journey.
develop participant’s understanding of general leadership
characteristics and concepts
enhance student learning and personal development through leadership
assist students in assessing their leadership skills, abilities
develop group interaction skills, team building, group communication
and group decision-making skills
provide diversity training
will have gained a full appreciation for individual differences
and the skills necessary to become a global citizen
will have a raised awareness of an individual’s role and
responsibility within the Howard University community, and our
will become an established pool of well trained leaders that can
enhance campus life
will become actively involved with the increase of community service
Bison Student Leadership Program offers many workshops ideal for
meetings, special programs and informal gatherings. Topics include:
goal setting, time management, conflict resolution, brainstorming
techniques, stress management, recruitment/retention and many more.
The programs are designed to introduce current and emerging leaders
to leadership theory and development. Information will be provided
through group activities, guest speakers, discussions, role-playing
and introspective assignments. The Bison Student Leadership Program
also offers workshops that review specific Howard University policies
and procedures that current leaders need to be acquainted with
in order to be productive within their organizations.
topics that are covered
Rooms and Scheduling Forms and Procedures
Program and Product Promotion
Management and Avoiding Burnout
Leadership and Academics
Transition and Training
team building, group interaction and organizational involvement,
Bison Student Leadership Program participants learn how to practically
apply leadership theories.
Team Building, group interaction and organizational involvement requires
effort. Throughout life, working with others in team situations will constantly
be presented. Participants will have an opportunity to practice these skills
by developing and maintaining relationships, offering support, and developing
trust with other people in the group.
Office of Student Activities has three recognized community service
organizations that Howard University’s students can become
involved with: Howard University Chapter of Circle K International,
America’s Promise and the American Red Cross, Howard University
Chapter. These organizations serve as the vehicle for Bison Student
Leadership Program participants’involvement in the community.
The Bison Student Leadership Program places an emphasis on community
engagement, seeing the necessity for the development of new leadership
that can positively affect the greater society.
of books, articles, journals, newsletters, video/audio tapes and
presentation materials are available in the Office of Student Activities
for students to check out. The Leadership Resource Center is an
important source for information on topics including: leadership
skill development, organizational needs, diversity, community service
and much more. Any Howard University student can check out all
materials available from the Leadership Resource Center.