• Leadership Through Undergraduate Research

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    Conducting research as an undergraduate can build great skill sets that can benefit you no matter what you decide to do once you graduate. One of the possibilities offered to students involved in research is to take on several leadership opportunities through the office of undergraduate research and through the specific research opportunities that students work in. This workshop will ...

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  • Staying Motivated in Leadership

    Student Union 221: Student Union Garden Key Meeting Room

    This presentation will highlight tools to help students stay motivated throughout their leadership development journey. Specific tips will be provided to college students on what to do when motivation is low. This workshop will be presented by Jasmine Fletcher.

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  • Paving the Path to Success for Queer and Minority Individuals

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    This is a program intended to help individuals understand the intricacies behind the intersection of race and sexuality in order to raise awareness of such experiences to be able to create a more inclusive space for everyone. Participants will explore frameworks and definitions of identity and intersectionality and explore how intersecting identities can impact an individual's experience in the workplace. ...

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  • Jumping the Broom

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    Historically the term: "Jumping the Broom" has various meanings depending on an individual's culture, ethnicity, birth country, and etc. In the context of organization and institution leadership, "Jumping the Broom" depicts an individual, department, division, or organization/institution taking necessary steps to enhance leadership quality that fosters, empower employee performance. This presentation will examine and explore various leadership styles, how these ...

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  • Networking Your Way to Success

    Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218)

    This presentation is based on the author's book "Networking Your Way to Success: Tips Pre During and Post Event." Presenter will cover tips of what to do before you attend an event and how to effectively follow up. Other points covered include research on attendees, 30-second elevator speech and techniques on working a networking event.

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  • Appreciation at Work - Is That a Thing?

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    Showing and receiving appreciation at work can be a foreign concept for many people. Businesses, companies, and institutions are suffering because their employees (at all levels) don't feel appreciated. Gary Chapman and Paul White have identified the Languages of Appreciation in their book titled "The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace: Empowering Organizations by Encouraging People." This workshop will ...

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  • Tell Your Story: Professional Identity and the Art of the Elevator Pitch

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)

    In the landscape of today's job market and graduate school application process, it is important for students to be able to create a good first impression by articulating their professional identity and their objectives concisely. This workshop provides students with an opportunity to tell their story by creating an elevator pitch-a clear, brief message that communicates who you are, what ...

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  • Leadership Think Tank

    Student Union: 224: Egmont Key Meeting Room

    Are you contemplating the words we use to describe civic engagement (e.g. citizenship, political, civic)? Are some ambiguous or tarnished by public perception? In this Think Tank Session, we will investigate these words and the challenges that we face by using or avoiding them. We will guide you through the spiritual practice of havruta to help us analyze perceptions of ...

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  • The Interview Skills You Haven't Thought About

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    In this presentation, attendees will learn about how they can prepare, execute, and follow-up in the interview process with unconventional techniques. Presenter: Sean Foley

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  • Emotional Intelligence and the Transformative Leader

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)

    The importance of emotional intelligence in the business, company, and/or organization has emerged in recent years, and the effectiveness of organizations are invariably linked to a leader's attentiveness and practice of emotional intelligence on a consistent basis. As leaders are often the main figure in organizations, leadership style and the level of emotional intelligence will surely influence the capacity of ...

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  • The Lessons of Misrule: Failed Leaders in History

    Student Union: 220 (Sand Key)

    While it is easy to judge historical figures by our own standards and values, the most useful measures to evaluate leaders are their own goals and objectives. Did they succeed or fail on their own terms? How would victory look to them? This presentation will look at three leaders who failed to achieve their dreams, in the process gaining notoriety ...

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  • Pathways to Achieving Your Goals

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)

    Leaders often have to set and find ways of achieving goals for themselves and their teams to be successful. A variety of challenges can arise in the process of working toward goals. Drawing on theories from goal achievement and positive psychology, this session will address key aspects about the purpose and benefits of goals, process of developing and working toward ...

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  • LGBT Activism in Schools and Beyond

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    This workshop is about activism. The presenter will share details of their journey to become an activist, and how anyone can be an activist. The author will discuss the components of activism and invite atttendes to outline their strategies to defend causes that they are passionate about. Presenter: Andrew Adams

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  • Gen Z: More Than Just a Meme

    Student Union: 224: Egmont Key Meeting Room

    This presentation will focus on students working with those outside of their generation. We will focus on the current generation, Generation Z, as they navigate the workplace with those in older generations: Millennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers. The presentation will cover conflict management, professionalism, differing ideas and work ethic. Presenters: Hannah Ward & Travis Parrish

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  • Self-Care: The Anatomy of Trust

    Student Union: Sand Key Meeting Room (Room 220)

    The practice of self-care and the ability to trust oneself through difficult times is one of the greatest abilities we can acquire in our life. Battling back shame and embarrassment is how me move forward from difficult experiences. Additionally, knowing the physiological and emotional reactions we have to those experiences plays a key role in how we succeed as professionals ...

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