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About the Series

This student leadership seriesis a 3 tiered personal student leadership program developed from Eastern’s Strategic Planning Initiative to enhance campus culture by providing leadership training experiences for students. 

The program encourages students to explore their own individual leadership development potential.  Students will engage in a series of sessions throughout the academic year that will enhance their Liberal Arts experience by exploring topics in line with the University’s Core Values.

 
  • Tier I
  • Tier II
  • Tier III
 

New Student Leader Series

New Student Leader Series is designed for new Eastern students or current students with little or no leadership experience. Topics for the fall may include: Learning Leadership Styles, Defining Leadership, Developing a Leadership Plan, and Living and Time Management.

The series will consist of 4 fall sessions and 5 spring sessions.  Students are asked to attend all four sessions each semester to receive a certificate of completion at our recognition banquet.

Sessions will be held on Thursdays from 3:30-5pm in the Student Center 219.

Fall 2012

Thursday, September 20 Developing a Personal Leadership Plan
Thursday, October 18 Defining Leadership
Thursday, November 15 Time Management
Thursday, December 6 Learning Leadership Styles

Spring 2013

Thursday, January 24 Breaking Boards and Barriers
Thursday, February 7 Group Dynamics & Teamwork
Thursday, February 21 Character and Values
Thursday, March 14 Conflict Management
Thursday, April 4 TBD

 

If you have any questions regarding this program, contact Candace DeAngelis, Associate Director of Student Center/Activities at 465-4446 or deangelisc@easternct.edu

 

Engaged Student Leader Series

The Engaged Student Leader Series is for current student leaders who wish to further explore their own personal leadership and expand upon their current leadership skills and abilities.  Sessions will consist of guest speakers, group projects, discussions around leadership models, and creative assignments that will challenge them to further discover themselves as leaders on campus and in the community. Topics for the fall include: Mentoring, Cultural Competence, Networking and Social Media, and Public Speaking.

The series will consist of 4 fall sessions and 5 spring sessions.  Students are asked to attend all four sessions each semester to receive a certificate of completion at our recognition banquet.

Sessions will be held on Wednesdays from 5-7pm in the Student Center 219.

Fall 2012        

Wednesday, September 19  Mentorship
Wednesday, October 17 Cultural Competence
Wednesday, November 14 Alumni Networking Reception
Wednesday, December 5 Networking and Digital Identity

Spring 2013        

Wednesday, January 23  The Student Leadership Challenge Introduction, Model the Way
Wednesday, February 6 Inspire a Shared Vision
Wednesday, February 20 Challenge the Process
Wednesday, March 13 Enable Others to Act
Wednesday, April 3 Encourage the Heart

 

If you have any questions regarding this program, contact Candace DeAngelis, Associate Director of Student Center/Activities at 465-4446 or deangelisc@easternct.edu

 

Advanced Student Leader Series

The Advanced Student Leader Series will be offered to students who have had extensive leadership experience on campus and/or have completed the first two steps of the program.  This level of involvement in the program will allow advanced student leaders to become mentors to younger incoming first year students and assist them in their leadership journey at Eastern. Advanced Leaders will also assist with larger scale leadership programs and services to benefit the entire campus community.

This series will meet bi-weekly on Fridays in the Student Center room 217.

If you have any questions regarding this program, contact Candace DeAngelis, Associate Director of Student Center/Activities at 465-4446 or deangelisc@easternct.edu

    

     Interested in our Student Leadership Program for the 2012-13 academic year?

   Apply Here!