Calendar of Events

Fall 2018

Leadership Academy

Leadership Academy is the premier, annual leadership conference at Bowling Green State University. This one-day event takes place in November and engages students in educational sessions targeted toward their leadership development. Participants have the opportunity to explore personal and leadership values, network with other campus leaders, and develop the skills necessary for success.

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Starting Your Leadership Journey  

Our Student Leadership Assistants will engage participants in dialogue about the opportunities that are available to them at BGSU that will help them develop as a leader. It is important to identify what you want your journey at BGSU to look and feel like, and the Center for Leadership can help you plan your own personalized path. This unique path will help you stand out in your future endeavors and effectively lead others.

Starting Your Leadership Journey Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018 6:00pm-7:00pm BTSU 208
Starting Your Leadership Journey Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 12:00pm-1:00pm BTSU 208
Starting Your Leadership Journey
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018 5:00pm-6:00pm BTSU 208

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. This certificate can help you develop self-awareness as an ethical and intentional leader. The sessions incorporate our integrity and purpose competency into your leadership toolkit.

Session 1: Leadership and Values    Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 6:00pm-7:30pm Business Administration 104
Session 2: Leading Authentically   Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018 6:00pm-7:30pm Business Administration 104
Session 3: Relational Leadership
Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018 6:00pm-7:30pm Business Administration 104
Session 4: Ethical Dilemmas
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018 6:00pm-7:30pm Business Administration 104
Session 5: Purposeful Community Engagement
Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018 6:00pm-7:30pm Business Administration 104
Session 6: Leading With Your "Why"
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018 6:00pm-7:30pm Business Administration 104

Inclusive Leadership Certificate

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: Tuesday, October 16, 2018   6:00pm-7:30pm Education 303
Session 2: “Me & You—Different Perspectives” Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 6:00pm-7:30pm Education 303
Session 3: “Intercultural Communication” Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018   6:00pm-7:30pm Education 303
Session 4: “Social Norms & Micro Aggressions” Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018  6:00pm-7:30pm Education 303
Session 5: “Power and Privilege”
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018  6:00pm-7:30pm Education 303
Session 6: “Social Justice” Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018   6:00pm-7:30pm Education 303
Session 7: “Final Reflections” Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018  6:00pm-7:30pm Education 303

Apply to be an Student Leadership Assistant   

These conversational sessions are meant to give participants who are interested in applying for the 2019-2020 Student Leadership Assistant (SLA) team an opportunity to speak with current SLAs. Participants will learn about the application process, as well as the role and responsibiliities of the SLAs in helping the Center for Leadership achieve its mission.

Apply to be an SLA Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm Business Administration 106
Apply to be an SLA
Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm Business Administration 104
Apply to be an SLA Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018   7:00pm - 8:00pm Business Administration 106

Exploring Your Leadership

These sessions engage participants in interactive activities and dialogue that allows them to improve their skills, gain crucial knowledge, identify areas of improvement, and understand themselves better in order to be a more effective leader.

Being in Communities Date: Monday, September 10, 2018 3:30pm-4:20pm Business Administration 1001
Emotional Intelligence Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 3:30pm-4:20pm BTSU 227
Conflict and Communication Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 3:30pm-4:20pm BTSU 227
The Importance of Ethics Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 3:30pm-4:20pm BTSU 201A
Navigating Group Dynamics Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 3:30pm-4:20pm BTSU 227
Wellness Date: Friday, November 16, 2018 3:30pm-4:20pm BTSU 316
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