Leaders in Residence
- Model the Way
- Inspire a Shared Vision
- Challenge the Process
- Enable Others to Act
- Encourage the Heart
*Kouzes, J.M., and Posner, B.Z. (2002). The Leadership Challenge (3rd ed.), San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Leaders In Residence
Leaders In Residence (LIR) is the first of three programs offered by the Office of Residence Life centered on Kouzes and Posner’s Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership. It is a six-week workshop series during the spring semester for on campus students who aspire to begin developing and hone their leadership skills. Each class meets one time per week for 2 hours. There are a total of six class meetings. The program offers a forum for students to become involved, meet established leaders, recognize their leadership potential, and have fun while enhancing personal leadership abilities.
Advanced Leaders In Residence
After successful completion of LIR, students may continue to develop their leadership skills (through a Personal Best Leadership Project) by enrolling in Advanced Leaders in Residence (ALIR), UNIV 2100 course offered fall term. Students receive 1 credit hour and letter grade upon completing the course.
Greek Leadership Team
The Greek Leadership Team is a peer education group, similar to PLC, charged with facilitating leadership workshops (Greek Odyssey, Leadership Academy & Emerging Leaders) for Greek students.
Leadership Academy is a day long conference hosted in the fall term by the Office of Residence Life, Greek Affairs, Office of Campus Involvement, and various student organizations. The Academy is targeted at rejuvenating and developing skills for campuses leaders at the start of the academic year.
The President and Council Executive Retreat is a three day retreat held at an off-campus location. This is an opportunity for organization leaders within the Office of Residence Life to re-acquaint and collaborate at the start of the spring term.
Greek Odyssey is an orientation program for new members of BGSU’s Fraternities and Sororities. It is offered after the close of formal recruitment in the fall and spring terms. Topics include: scholarship, leadership, service, and brotherhood/sisterhood.
Emerging Leaders is three day retreat held at an off-campus location. This is an opportunity for emerging leaders within the Bowling Green Fraternity and Sorority community to build unity and learn new leadership skills through a series of workshops.
Residential Leadership Programs Outcomes
- To encourage and assist students in becoming aware and to develop their leadership potential, style, and philosophy
- To provide an opportunity for self-realization and for growth in individual social competencies and effectiveness
- To foster the development of citizenship, social responsibility, values, and ethics
- To prepare students for leadership roles, student staff positions, and paraprofessional roles on campus
- To present students with opportunities that will assist them in making transitions to professional careers.