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Kimmel Student Involvment Center

Student Leadership Development Program Fall 2017 Calendar of Events

SLDP/Volunteer Services Orientation

**All orientations will be held in the Student Success Center Room 1201**

August 29

1 p.m.

August 31

2 p.m.

September 6

2:00 p.m.

Learn more about SLDP and Volunteer Services.  These short sessions will give students the opportunity to learn more about these worthwhile programs. Students will also be introduced to Involvement@SIUE, our new involvement management tracking system that will allow students to track their progress in SLDP. 

September 6, 2017
Being a Leader to your Peers and Elders
Have you ever struggled when it comes to leading different groups of people? This session will provide tons of insight on the importance of being a leader to people on all levels. 

September 13, 2017
#DecisionsDecisions: Make Decisions Make Sense
Often times making decisions, in leadership, is not as easy as it sounds; no worries, we’ve got you covered! Stop by this session to learn more ways to make effective choices in your role as a student leader.

September 20, 2017
Having Difficult Conversations
Communication is a key factor in many leadership roles, but handling conversations that are not always easy to have can open a whole new world of problems. Come out to this session to take away a few strategies in enhancing communication strategies in difficult situations.

September 23, 2017
Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom
Student Organization Leadership Orientation
All SIUE Student Organizations are required to send two representatives to this fun leadership conference.  Keynote speaker Rueben Perez will teach student leaders how to engage their organizations.   Participants will also attend two breakout sessions and learn more about the policies and procedures that govern SIUE student organizations.  Register your organization to attend here: 

September 27, 2017
What’s a Leader Supposed to do Anyway?
Imagine you just got appointed to be a leader.  Now what?  What is a leader responsible for?  Most new leaders don’t know.  We’ll talk about it.

 October 4, 2017
True Colors
Good leaders know and understand their strengths and how to best work with others.  In this session, you will take a mini leadership assessment and will gain more understanding in how you can best work with your team, board or organization.

October 11, 2017
Event Planning
We have all planned birthday parties, fancy dinners, or maybe even a much larger event, but how many of us can say that we know the number one rule to planning an event? Secrets will be revealed in this leadership session on the success strategies to event planning.

October 18, 2017
Social Media
Sure social media is fun, but do you know how to effectively use it to lead a group?  Do you know the do’s and don’ts of social media as you try to get a job?  This session will provide you with useful tools to successfully navigate the ever changing world of social media. 

October 25, 2017
Interpersonal Relations
Customer Service is a great skill to use when networking, building clientele and creating interpersonal relationships.  In this Leadership Session, you will learn about Customer Service and how it can relate to your professional career, regardless of your major.

October 25th, 2017
Diversity & Leadership Institute
Join SIUE as we discuss the topic of diversity and leadership in a safe and inclusive setting.  This program will feature three breakout sessions and participants will have the opportunity select which sessions they attend.  Pre-Registration is required.  Visit for more information and to register.

November 1, 2017
Stress Management
College is a stressful time for everyone.  Learning skills to handle stress in constructive ways is extremely important and will carry you through life. In this session we will examine a few ways to reduce stress and how to power through once everything seems to hit the fan at once.

November 8, 2017
Leading from the Heart: Achieving Excellence
This presentation will challenge student leaders to think about three leadership dynamics: organizational culture, the role of values in leadership, and achieving excellence. 

November 15, 2017
The elite social media for professionals! Please join us as we go through the do’s and don’t’s of a LinkedIn profile to help launch your professional career.


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