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Workshops

Students can attend one-hour workshops throughout the year to develop leadership skills. Topics range from conflict resolution within teams and organations to interview techniques. The Office of Leadership Development works with partners including Student Activities and University Career Services to co-sponsor events throughout the year.

Leadership 101

Leadership 101 takes place during the first three weeks of the semester including a kick off session during Welcome Week. Since leadership development is crucial to achieving success during college, we offer a one-hour workshop to share information and resources about leadership development opportunities on campus. Join us for food, fun and facts as we provide you with the five W's- who, what, when, where and why- to getting the resources you need to empower others through leadership.

Failure 101

Have you ever heard the phrase, “It’s ok to fail,” but may have been a little unsure of how to do so comfortably? Join us for a one-hour workshop which focuses on examining “failure” as a constructive growing experience in your personal leadership development. In order to grow as a leader, one must learn from their mistakes. This workshop will encourage you to look at failure from a different perspective. Refreshments will be served. This workshop is worth five Leadership Diamond points.

Branding Yourself As A Leader

Leaders are continually being asked to define their brand. Join Dr. Jay Sinha and Anthony Di Benedetto in a one-hour workshop about the changing nature of marketing and branding strategies in our global world. Sinha authored of Reverse Psychology Marketing: The Death of Traditional Marketing and Ride of the New “Pull” Game. Di Benedetto has been named one of the 50 leading research scholars worldwide. Refreshments will be served. This workshop is worth five Leadership Diamond points.

Leadership Conflict Styles

Are you involved in a conflict that you don’t know how to resolve? Come join the CERT peer leaders and learn the nature and value of conflicts. During this one- hour workshop, CERT students will guide you through the steps of conflict resolution and help you learn how to appropriately resolve everyday conflicts. Refreshments will be served. This workshop is worth five Leadership Diamond points.

Easy Public Speaking for Developing Leaders

Join Jeff Jubelier for a one-hour workshop which will focus on the necessary skills and steps to developing a compelling speech and dealing with anxiety. Jeff Jubelirer is widely recognized as one of the top corporate communications and public relations strategists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Perhaps best known for his unparalleled expertise in issue & crisis management and public policy advocacy, Jeff is a “go to” media and political analyst for local broadcast and newspaper outlets. In addition, Jeff recently joined the rotating roundtable panel on 6ABC's venerable weekly public affairs show, "Inside Story." Refreshments will be served. This workshop is worth five Leadership Diamond points.