Come learn what a blind spot is in relation to diversity and how it can impede creating well rounded and successful organizations. They will be encouraged to consider their own possible blind spots and learn how to move beyond them. Students will also work on a case study to assist with this process. Students will be encouraged, but not required, to share their experiences as either a member of a privileged group or as part of a marginalized group.
Presented by Toni Baisden, Area Coordinator Lee Hall, Residence Life
Learn how to get the most out of your efforts in regards to motivating those in an organization you are leading. Learn about the three "thirds" of an organization and how to focus your efforts on managing the largest portion of your team in order to push them towards higher achievement while still supporting those on all ends of the organizational spectrum.
Presented by Ryan Bunts, Area Coordinator Horan Hall, Residence Life
St. John Baptist de La Salle’s life tested his ability to lead and respond to the needs of the people around him as he worked to educate the poor in France. Lessons from his life, and our chapel windows, will help you explore different ways of leading, as well as considering different examples of leader from your life while exploring the Twelve Virtues of a Lasallian Leader.
Presented by AJ Goodman, Associate Director, Residence Life
Pixar movies are great for all ages. They are fun for kids but did you know that you can learn a lot from some of your favorite movies? Join Hayden as he walks you through some of the aspects of being a GREAT leader as told through the eyes of Pixar movies!
Presented by Hayden Greene, Director, Multicultural Affairs
True Colors represents the key to an individual’s pathway to confidence, self-esteem and respect. Based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the work of Dr. David Keirsey, True Colors uses the metaphors of colors (gold, orange, blue, and green) to identify four unique perspectives and personalities. This workshop is aimed to help students strengthen relationships and leadership skills to help foster appreciation of differences in self and others.
Presented by Meghan Makarczuk, Assistant Director, Center for Career Development
Practicing a healthy lifestyle will do more for leaders than just improve their general well-being. This session will help student leaders understand the importance of health and wellness and the impact that exercise can have on cognition and self-confidence. Improvements in these areas help students become better leaders.
Presented by Chris Policastro, Director, Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation
In The Student Leadership Challenge book, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner—today's premier leadership experts—demonstrate how any student can be a leader, regardless of age and experience. Grounded in over 30 years of extensive research, they have identified The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® that are common when leaders are able to make extraordinary things happen.
Presented by Michael Steele, Assistant Director, Student Engagement
True leadership involves recognizing the talents and strengths of all team members and harnessing that collective knowledge to work towards a common purpose together. Listening compassionately has the ability to empower others and help them to unlock their potential. Come learn about leadership through listening in this interactive presentation.
Presented by Kathleen Von Euw, Coordinator of Community Partnerships & Service, Campus Ministry and Social Action