Virtual Fall Student Leadership Conference
The Virtual Fall Student Leadership Conference takes place October 5–9, 2020. Don’t miss this opportunity to build leadership skills and knowledge in yourself while becoming more well-rounded and self-confident in roles of influence. These presentations raise the importance of civic responsibility and how you can impact society.
Outline of Conference Schedule
Monday, October 5th
Imposter Syndrome: Practical Tips to Overcome Self-Doubt to Maximize Your Leadership Potential
Presenter: Vy Tran, Psychology Intern, Counseling and Psychological Services
Do you feel like you "got lucky" with your achievements? Do you struggle with believing you earned your position? This presentation aims to help you identify common ways leaders experience this phenomenon and how to conquer the perceived inadequacy.
Tuesday, October 6th
Microinterventions: What to do When you Hear Microaggressions on Campus
Presenters: Dr. Lilia Muro, Associate Professor, Human Development, Family Studies, & Counseling, & Dr. Bonnie King, Assistant Professor, Human Development, Family Studies, & Counseling
In this program students will learn how to respond to microaggressions in constructive ways that include visibility, education, and disarming a microaggression.
What Did You Just Say?: The Power of A Leader's Voice
Presenters: Anna Hunter, Associate Director, Student Union Programming, & Mai Nguyen, Product Experience Owner, IT Solutions
Inclusive leadership is about fostering a safe environment to help others feel supported and empowered to be their authentic selves. As leaders, we must be aware of the impact of our own voice. This interactive session will focus on the use of intentional language to cultivate an inclusive space.
Wednesday, October 7th
Leading to Your Future
Presenters: Dr. Greg Shirley, Associate Director of Employer Relations Tech & Operations, Career Connections & Lucy Moran, Associate Director, Career Connections
You are gaining skills and experience in your student leadership position. How will this help you achieve your goals? We will explore the leadership skills you are gaining, why are they important to employers, and how you can demonstrate their value.
Civic Engagement during a Pandemic
Presenter: Chris Scanlan, Coordinator of Civic Engagement, Center for Student Development
Just because we're socially distanced, that doesn't mean we can't help! Watch the following video to learn about ways you and your organizations can stay civically engaged even with a pandemic going on.
Thursday, October 8th
Write Like a Leader
Presenter: Dr. Jennifer Phillips-Denny, Coordinator of Tutoring, Write Site
Students will learn how the language choices we make affect their ability to influence the perspective of others.
Friday, October 9th
Connecting the Dots
Presenter: Dr. Carine Feyten, Chancellor & President
Steve Jobs said, "You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards." …because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart even when it leads you off the well-worn path." In this talk, I want to connect some dots from my life that I hope will give you greater confidence to follow your heart.
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