Edinboro University's 2nd Annual Student Leadership Conference
Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
Edinboro University's Annual Student Leadership Conference provides students with the tools to unlock their leadership potential and positively impact the campus and community through a Keynote address and breakout sessions providing leadership training, professional developments, self reflection, and collaboration opportunities.
The theme for this year's conference is, "Cultivating the Success of Emerging Student Leaders." Edinboro University's 2nd Annual Student Leaderhsip Conference will give aspiring student leaders and new students leaders the skills and strategies to develop their leadership potential. Students will become aware of and explore what it means to identify as a student leader on campus at Edinboro Unviersity, while broadening their view of leadership.
This Spring, the conference is holding more opportunities for student leaders including a professional headshot for attendees, an etiqeutte lunch and more breakout session opportunities.
2013 Keynote Speaker: Stanley Pearson
Stanley Pearson II, MBA is a Speaker, Motivational Comedian, Author & Consultant. Stan speaks on topics of Leadership, Diversity & Bullying in addition to other areas of Corporate Training. He has spoken in over 40 States in addition to Spain, Mexico, The British Virgin Islands & Canada. He has written 3 books, all of which can be used in his trainings, seminars and appearances & has co-authored a 4 book. Mr. Pearson is bi-lingual as well which has given him an advantage in his professional and personal life. He created his own Speaking business from the ground up and has been running is own business full-time for 4 Years now with no signs of slowing down. Stan has officially launched His “Am I TOO Sexy?” Tour. It is a show that uses comedy, logic & specific tools to address bullying, depression & self-confidence. Stan truly believes that we don’t have to be perfect, we just have to be better today than we were yesterday.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
For questions about the conference contact Miss Corey Roberts McGrath, firstname.lastname@example.org or (814) 732-1720.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Along with your Student ID, bring your printed ticket, or an electronic copy on a smart phone, tablet, etc.
Will there be food?
Yes! There will be a coffee bar in the morning, and lunch will be provided with the etiquette session.
When & Where
Edinboro Student Leadership Conference Committee
Edinboro Staff Coordinator: Michelle Barbich & Dr. Melissa Gibson
Conference Committee Co-chairs: Corey Roberts McGrath & Theresa Malafronte
Registrations Chair: Janita L. Kilgore
Logistics Chair: Lauren Lippert & Raymont D. Youngblood
Marketing Chair: Ronald Coleman
Catering Chair: Christine Alozie
Other Members: Kielan Williams, Evan Williams, Mia Marshall, Emily Leary, Amanda Vogel
Stanley Pearson II, MBA is a Speaker, Motivational Comedian, Author & Consultant. Stan speaks on topics of Leadership, Diversity & Bullying in addition to other areas of Corporate Training. He has spoken in over 40 States in addition to Spain, Mexico, the British Virgin Islands & Canada. He has written 3 books, all of which can be used in his trainings, seminars and appearances & has co-authored a 4th book. Mr. Pearson is bi-lingual, as well, which has given him an advantage in his professional and personal life. He created his own Speaking business from the ground up and has been running his own business full-time for 4 Years now with no signs of slowing down. Stan has officially launched his “Am I TOO Sexy?” Tour. It is a show that uses comedy, logic & specific tools to address bullying, depression & self-confidence. Stan truly believes that we don’t have to be perfect; we just have to be better today than we were yesterday.
Check-In Table Location: Entrance of Multipurpose Room in the Frank G. Pogue Student Center (Across from the Cyber Café)
Conference Check-In – Check-in Table
Breakfast Bar – Pre-Function Lounge
Professional Headshots – Pre-Function Lounge
Conference Welcome – Multipurpose Room
Keynote Speaker: Stan Pearson – Multipurpose Room
The Balancing Act: Managing Your Leadership Experience by Josh Schaldenbrand – 303C
Event Planning for Student Groups and Organizations by Robert Smith – Theatre
Recruitment 101: Back to the Basics by Amber Alsop – 303B
Developing your Inner Leader by Dr. Jody Gallagher – Seminar Room
Round Table Discussion: Ask a Leader by Stan Pearson & Conference Planning Team – Multipurpose Room
A New Generation on Campus: Leadership for Millennials by Kyle Shoulders – 303 B
You Can’t Recruit Who You Don’t Know by Scott Irlbacher – Seminar Room
Personal Branding: How to Present the Best You by Ronald Coleman – Theatre
Tools for Creating a Cohesive Team by Laura Luther and Corey Roberts-McGrath – Multipurpose Room
Leading Effective Meetings by Jeff Hayden – 303 C
Lunch – Multipurpose Room
President’s Remarks by Dr. Julie Wollman – Multipurpose Room
Etiquette Lesson by Dr. Melissa Gibson – Multipurpose Room
Empower Your Organization: Keys for Success in Student Organizations by Marvin DeBose - 303 B
Leading Effective Meetings by Jeff Hayden – 303 C
Social Media Strategies for Leadership and Professional Development by Dr. Danielle Lawson - Theatre
Event Planning for Student Groups and Organizations by Robert Smith – Seminar Room
What Can SGA Do For You? by Panel of SGA members – Multipurpose Room
The Balancing Act: Managing Your Leadership Experience by Josh Schaldenbrand – 303 C
Alumni Relations Simplified by Scott Irlbacher – Theatre
Personality 101: What Makes Your Coworkers Tick? by Kylie Peters – Seminar Room
Tools for Creating a Cohesive Team by Laura Luther & Corey Roberts-McGrath – 303B
Developing your Inner Leader by Dr. Jody Gallagher – Multipurpose Room
Closing Snack Bar – Pre-Function Lounge
Conference Closing – Multipurpose Room
Silent Auction Drawing – Multipurpose Room
Presentation of Certificates – Check-in Table
Meet and Greet with Presenters – Multipurpose Room
What to Wear:
This is a professional student event and we are asking that student attendees dress in business casual attire. Come prepared to present yourself as a student leader. Saturday, April 6th also coincides with National Tartan Day; show your school pride by wearing some type of tartan (ex. Tartan tie, tartan pin, tartan handkerchief, etc.). It may even help you win a prize (see Silent Auction below).
Student attendees will have a chance to win 1 of 3 gift baskets that are up for auction during the day of the conference. Each student will have a chance to gain up to 6 raffle tickets with extra opportunities during workshops for participation.
Students will earn:
· 1 Raffle ticket at Check-in for arriving on time before 9:00am
· 1 Raffle ticket at Check-in for wearing tartan plaid for National Tartan Day
· 1 Raffle ticket for each workshop evaluation turned in (4 max per person)
· Each workshop presenter will have 5 raffle tickets (1 max per person/per workshop)
ANNOUNCING: The Silent Auction
We have 3 gift baskets full of Edinboro merch that will go to 3 lucky student participants! Every student will get a ticket for checking in to the conference and then we will announce ways to earn more silent auction tickets on the conference day!
2 Weeks Until Conference Day!!!
Only 2 days and 12 spots remain for registration! Thank you to everyone for registering and a big shout out to those who helped spread the word!
Registration for the conference will begin February 4, 2013. In the meantime, like us on facebook and follow us on twitter!
If you are interested in volunteering please contact Corey Roberts McGrath at email@example.com.