2nd Annual Undergraduate Adult/Graduate Student Leadership Conference: Feb 8
This FREE program is an opportunity for undergraduate adult and graduate students to focus on developing skills that can be carried from the classroom to the boardroom.
The keynote address “Super Heroes” will be presented by Laura Hamilton. Hamilton is president of Hamiltonseminars and an UNCG alumnus. As a speaker, trainer and consultant Laura has worked with such companies as Dell, Chevrolet, and The Home Depot.
Workshops focus on topics, questions and strategies to successfully interview and land a job as well as how to strengthen and build relationships through the use of Emotional Intelligence.
The program includes:
- all presentation materials
- parking in the Oakland Parking Deck
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 6 at 12 p.m. Register online.
Contact Lisa McGuire or call 336.334.5800.
11:30 am Check-in
Elliott University Center, Ground Floor
Lunch, Alexander Room
12:15 – 12:30 pm Welcome
Overview of Afternoon
12:30 – 1 pm Let’s Get Acquainted
1 – 1:30 pm Keynote Address “Super Heroes”
Laura Hamilton, President Hamilton Seminars and UNCG Alumna
Do you fly through campus, leap small obstacles and dodge exam bullets while appearing flawless to others? Join Laura Hamilton as she examines the frailties of being a “Super Hero” student at UNCG and how to let go of the red cape for a more satisfying life style.
1:40 – 2:30 pm Interviewing to Impress
PRESENTER: Linda Pollack, Career Counselor Bryan School of Business
Interviews are a critical component to the job search and one that many people have trouble with. Just like a first date, everyone is trying to put their best face out there. This workshop discusses interviewing topics, common questions and strategies to address them to successfully interview and land a job.
2:40 – 3:30 pm Workshops (choose one)
PRESENTER: Dr. Jessica McCall, Basic Course Director/Lecturer, UNCG Communication Studies Department
Experiencing the Group: Generational Challenges and Opportunities in the Workplace
This workshop will be an introduction to Small Group and Team Communication and the importance of strategic communication between various generations. Through experiential learning and dialogue, participants will have the opportunity to consider perspectives and strategies that may enhance group communication.
From I to We: Emotional Intelligence and Relationship Building, Alexander Room
PRESENTER: Erick Gonzalez, Assistant Director Office of Leadership & Service Learning
This workshop will be an introduction to Emotional Intelligence, participants will explore ways to strengthen and build relationships through the use Emotional Intelligence.
3:30 – 4 pm Closing Session
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