Calendar of Events

Spring 2017

Tuesday, Jan 10th 9:00 - 10:00pm BTSU 307
Wednesday, Jan 18th 7:00 - 8:00pm BTSU 307

Leadership Week

Check out the awesome leadership week programming we have for our fifth annual leadership week 2017! January 16th-21st.

See a detailed overview of the week here.

Starting Your Leadership Journey

Interested in developing your leadership skills? The Center for Leadership is a great resource for you! We offer a variety of sessions and programs focused on integrity, inclusion, group development, purpose, and global citizenship. We can also connect you with leadership opportunities across campus.

Starting your leadership journey is a great session to learn how to get involved and how to create your own leadership action plan. 

Thursday, January 19th 5:30 – 6:30pm BTSU 314


The Inclusive Leadership Certificate (ILC), offered by the Center for Leadership and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, is a foundational program that will help you develop the attitudes, knowledge, and skills for inclusive leadership in an increasingly diverse world. Employers are looking for leaders who value & develop inclusive leadership skills. This is a perfect way to incorporate that competency into your leadership toolkit, meet people who share your interests, and contribute to making BGSU a more inclusive community. These sessions are foundational and aimed at providing introductory context to the multiple aspects of being an inclusive leader. All voices, experiences, and perspectives are appreciated and welcome in our conversations.

Session 1: “Who Am I?” Date: Thursday, Jan 26, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm  
Session 2: “Me & You—Different Perspectives” Date: Thursday, Feb 2, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm  
Session 3: “Intercultural Communication” Date: Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm  
Session 4: “Social Norms & Micro Aggressions” Date: Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm  
Session 5: “Power and Privilege”
Date: Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm  
Session 6: “Social Justice” Date: Thursday, March 2, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm  
Session 7: “Final Reflections” Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm  

Women of Distinction Awards

The Women of Distinction award honors undergraduate or graduate student, staff members or faculty members with excellence, ingenuity and the ability to overcome barriers that still exist for women. The women selected for this honor represent a diversity of backgrounds, personal characteristics, life experiences and are lifelong advocates for promoting equity for women and girls everywhere. At the ceremony, a panel discussion will be held, allowing the six finalists to share their advice, inspiration, and experience.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm* BTSU 314

*A silent auction will be held before the ceremony from 2:30 to 3:00.

Exploring Your Leadership

Session Titles, dates, and location for spring 2017 coming soon!

Ethical Leadership Certificate

The Ethical Leadership Certificate (ELC), facilitated by the Center for Leadership’s Student Leadership Assistants, is a program that helps you develop integrity and purpose as a leader. ELC sessions help participants gain insight into their personal development certificate helps you develop self-awareness as an ethical and intentional leader. This certificate incorporates our integrity and purpose competency into your leadership toolkit.

Session 1: “Leadership and Values” Date: Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 6:30pm-8:00pm
Session 2: “Leading Authentically” Date: Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 6:30pm-8:00pm
Session 3: “Relational Leadership” Date: Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 6:30pm-8:00pm
Session 4: “Ethical Dilemmas” Date: Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 6:30pm-8:00pm
Session 5: “Purposeful Community Engagement”
Date: Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 6:30pm-8:00pm
Session 6: “Leading With Your 'Why'” Date: Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 6:30pm-8:00pm
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