Department of Student Life

Leadership Programs

 

STUDENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE FULL SCHEDULE

9:30 Registration

10:30 Keynote: Alex Torpey, America’s Leadership Problem (Yes, That Mean’s You!)

11:30-12:20 Program Session 1:

  • Club Budgeting 2015-2016, Jessica Page, MH336 | In this session, the Treasurer of SGA will introduce organizations to the budgeting worksheet that organizations must submit to SGA by April 10th. You will also be able to ask last minute organization budget application questions.
  • Effective Student Organization Leadership, Jonathan Stanhope, JH117 | This session will cover subjects including but not limited to increasing membership, encouraging member participation, scheduling events, and running meetings efficiently.
  • Tips to Developing and Maintaining a Member Base, Margaret Schriber, JH118 | In this session, you will get tips for leaders of student organizations to acquire and retain members throughout the year.
  • Becoming an Exemplary Leader, Chelsea Wilson, DH80 | What qualities make an effective leader? How do you ensure commitment, engagement, and satisfaction among your team? In this session, you will learn the 5 practices of exemplary leadership, a model numerous leaders continue to implement and practice.
  • The Human Touch: The Art of Emotional Leadership, Kyle Adams, DH81 | This program will review tips on how to become a sincere, heartfelt leader capable of working with any group.
  • Focus on Yourself*, James Ihn, DH70 | MBTI assessment assists you in understanding yourself & how it helps you with personal development and career exploration. Exploring your MB type tells you where you draw your energy, how you process information, make decisions, and approach time.
  • A Man of Honor: Fraternity Leadership, Mark Fabbi, JH111 | Are you a fraternity man? Do you know what it means to be a fraternity man?
  • I’m a Student Leader, What’s Next?, Alex Torpey, UClub | Join our Keynote speaker to discuss transitioning your leadership experience post-graduation.
  • Courageous Leadership, Michael Reuter, Scott Chesney, DH61 | “How many times have you said, ‘I wish I could be a great leader like that…or I would like to have the kind of business success that person has?”
  • Time Management for Student Leaders**, Monica Burnette, JH112 | Having a hard time balancing your time between classes and leadership activities? Do you often find there are not enough hours in the day? Learn tips on how to manage your time efficiently and effectively!
  • American Horror Snapchat Story, Morgan Kulessa, JH139 | Learn how to properly market one's personal achievements through the use of various social media sites. Explore the do's and dont's of social media through an interactive and fun presentation.
  • All Hands on Deck, but who’s the Captain?**, Jessica Proano, Beck Room | This presentation will help you navigate the important relationship with your crew and your academic advisor. It will help you set expectations and establish the ranking as you follow your treasure map.
  • The Renaissance of Masculinity, Winston Roberts, MH339 | What is masculinity? Will masculinity ever be redefined? A discussion about what is and what will be considered Modern Masculinity!

 

12:30-1:20 Lunch (see nametag for room assignments)

1:30-2:20 Program Session 2:

  • Club Budgeting 2015-2016, Jessica Page, MH336 | In this session, the Treasurer of SGA will introduce organizations to the budgeting worksheet that organizations must submit to SGA by April 10th. You will also be able to ask last minute organization budget application questions.
  • Member Retention: how to make them stick, Angelique Demetillo and Victor Gomez, JH117 | Join Angelique and Victor in an interactive information session about member retention. How do you keep them interested? What makes them keep coming back? The answer starts with post-its.
  • Utilizing Google**, Brianna Monti, JH141 | This session will teach student leaders how to utilize Google to support their organization and personal lives through google docs, integration with apps, GMAIL and more.
  • Money Talk for the Young, Fabulous, & Broke, Mariel Pagan, DH80  | This session aims to provide realistic tips and tricks for college students looking to manage their money. The following topics will be discussed: improving credit scores, credit cards myths, budgeting and saving money.
  • Officer Transitioning**, James Ihn, DH61 | Transitioning between outgoing and incoming leadership teams is one of the most important elements of a successful organization. This workshop will provide best practices in helping leadership officers transition.
  • Zoom In: Promoting Inclusiveness in your Student Organization, Eric Mochnacz, DH81 | In this session, we are going to Zoom In on your student organization and discover what makes it uniquely different.By taking a closer look together at diverse memberships, we will discuss ways to help every member feel like a part of the big picture
  • Know Your IX – Campus Leaders Stopping Sexual Violence, Karen Van Norman, JH112 | Student leaders have a key role to play in responding to sexual violence on campus and the new federal regulations placed on colleges and universities. This session will help you to understand what's required and what difference you can make.
  • Introduction to Organizational Leadership*, Maggie Bach, Chancellor’s Suite | This Organizational Leadership Program core requirement will cover the basics of the program and the foundations of organizational leadership.
  • The Fault in Our Room Reservations: Confirmed? Confirmed., Teagan Sebba, Faculty Lounge | Learn all about the 50 Shades of Clubs & Orgs with your SGA Secretary. We'll conquer the SGA Horror Story of starting a new club, learn why Order Forms are the New Black and end on the Perks of Being a Campus Leader.
  • 50 Shades of Leadership, Meldrick Von Umahon and Jamie Mcllvaine, MH339 | Student Leaders often struggle to turn their brainstorming sketches into finalized masterpieces. Mel and Jamie provide a fun, interactive workshop on how to explore all the shades of your potential as a leader by motivating you to keep adding colors.
  • South Orange’s Very Own, Morgan Kulessa, JH139 | Discuss methods of becoming quality and engaged villagers of South Orange with the current Village Relations Chair of SGA.
  • Women in Leadership, Elizabeth Halpin, JH111 | While significant strides were made over the last 50 years, women are still underrepresented in leadership roles across the spectrum. Let's discuss the unique challenges women face to becoming leaders and as leaders, as well as creative solutions.

2:30-3:20 Program Session 3:

  • Club Budgeting 2015-2016, Jessica Page, MH336 | In this session, the Treasurer of SGA will introduce organizations to the budgeting worksheet that organizations must submit to SGA by April 10th. You will also be able to ask last minute organization budget application questions.
  • Stages of Group Development*, Rebecca Davison, DH70  | Forming, Norming, Storming, and performing... what stage is your group in? Come learn how to identify and develop your group's organizational dynamics in order to become a more cohesive and productive group.
  • Senior Leadership Panel**, Brianna Monti, JH141 | The Senior Leaders of SHU will host a facilitated panel discussion where students are encouraged to ask general or specific questions to the presenters and learn from their experiences in their time at SHU.
  • The Fault in Our Room Reservations : Confirmed? Confirmed., Teagan Sebba, Faculty Lounge | Learn all about the 50 Shades of Clubs & Orgs with your SGA Secretary. We'll conquer the SGA Horror Story of starting a new club, learn why Order Forms are the New Black and end on the Perks of Being a Campus Leader.
  • What is your Super Power? (Personal Branding and Success), Vanessa Marroquin, JH117 | In today’s competitive job market people are always looking for ways to stand out. Through the workshop students will learn more about the personal branding process, leading them to think about how they present themselves to the professional world.
  • Taking Charge: Becoming a New Leader, Thomas Zucker and Christopher Miklius, DH80 | Learn how to transition from a member to a student leader! In this presentation, we will be going over how to adjust your life to accommodate your new responsibilities, what your new position entails, and creating and managing a successful club.
  • In the News: Greeks & the Media, Maggie Bach, Tyler Gibbons, Craig Witmer Chancellor’s Suite | Fraternities & Sororities are always under the microscope. However, recent incidents have created national media attention like never before. This session will address recent stories and their implications on our community.
  • The Power of Vision**, Ashley Jefferson and Monica Arismandez, JH112 | This workshop is for those leaders and Leaders In Training, who wish to propel themselves and their organizations to extraordinary levels of achievement through "visionary" leadership
  • ParliPro like a Pro**, Joseph Puleo, Beck Room| ParliPro like a Pro will review “Robert’s Rules of Order,” a useful set of guidelines for organizing and conducting a meeting. The uniformity and structure of the rules makes it appropriate for any club or organization and aid in keeping a meeting run efficiently.
  • Stress Management, Zoe Sellers, JH139 | Being a student leader can be stressful! Participants of this session will take a stress test to assess current levels and learn easy ways to modify your lifestyle in order to distress.
  • House of Cards, Ashlynn Johnson, Ryan Azzolini, and Fernanda Duarte, MH339 | **For 2015-2016 Peer Advisers Only** Join the Coordinators as we strive to develop our individual leadership skills together as a Peer Adviser team, while testing your patience and fine motor skills!
  • Networking Etiquette & Protocol, Elizabeth Halpin, JH111 | In this workshop, learn the essential skill of working a room. Have trouble inserting yourself in a conversation, making introductions, excusing yourself from a conversation, following up with new contacts afterward? This workshop is for you.

Organizational Leadership Program Core Requirement (*) and Elective (*) opportunities are indicated above.

 

FIRST YEAR FOUNDATIONS OF LEADERSHIP

A six week, cohort style program for first year students to connect to each other and develop essential leadership skills. The program integrates StrengthsQuest and the structure is provided by Kouzes &Posner's 10 Truths of Leadership. Each week students will explore various leadership concepts through interactive activities and reflection.There are three different session times to accommodate a variety of schedules. Registration for first year students will be sent out in August of each year.

ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM 

This is a flexible, workshop based program that aims to develop participant's leadership skills as it pertains to their role in an organization (student or professional). The program is open to ALL STUDENTS, regardless of campus involvement, and can be completed in as little as one semester or as long as two years. Students will attend 3 core workshops and 3 elective workshops which will each be offered multiple times per year to allow for maximum flexibility. Register for this program at >> https://setonhall.formstack.com/forms/olp

All workshops will be held in the FACULTY LOUNGE  on the 2nd Floor of the University Center.

JANUARY

  • Tuesday, January 20 | 3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. | Stages of Group Development

FEBRUARY

  • Wednesday, February 4 | 3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. | Focus on Yourself
  • Tuesday, February 10 | 3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. | Branding your Organization
  • Friday, February 13| 3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. | Conflict Resolution
  • Friday, February 20| 3:00p.m. –4:00p.m. | Introduction to Organizational Leadership
  • Tuesday, February 24 | 3:30p.m. –4:30p.m. | The Value of Diversity

MARCH

  • Tuesday, March 3 | 3:30p.m. –4:30p.m. |Officer Transitioning
  • Wednesday, March 18| 3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. | Social Media for Student Organizations
  • Tuesday, March 24| 3:30p.m. –4:30p.m.  | Values Identity and Decision Making
  • Friday, March 27 | 3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m. | Maximize Your Summer

Student Leadership Conference | MARCH 28, 2015 | All core requirements will be offered, as well as many electives.

LEADERSHIP FELLOWS PROGRAM

This is an invitation only pilot program that will be facilitated and managed by a committee of administrators responsible for leadership development on campus. Students will meet once per month with Deans and outside guests for discussion and reflection. The goal of this program is to invite highly involved, senior student leaders to begin to transition their Seton Hall experience into their future roles as leaders in the professional world.  E-mail Maggie Bach at maggie.bach@shu.edu for more information.


Contact Us

Department of Student Life
(973) 761-9076
Bishop Dougherty University Center Rm. 116

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