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SLD Calendar

Fall 2014 Workshops and Events

Please note:  Workshops are held in classrooms with enough chairs for approximately 30 students.  We recommend arriving in the room 5 - 10 minutes before the start of a workshop.  To provide a high-quality workshop experience, we cannot allow more students in the room than there are chairs available. 


* For the full semester's schedule, please contact Shannon Howes at showes1@luc.edu.  To make it easier for students to know what is coming next, workshops are being removed from this list after they happen. 


Interfaith Ally Training

Tues., 10/21 * 7:00 - 8:30pm * Cuneo Hall 218 (LSC)

Facilitators:  Brian Anderson, and Interfaith Advocates, Campus Ministry

Join the Interfaith Advocates for an evening focused on learning practical knowledge of major faith traditions and applying that knowledge in your community.  Through small group dialogue and case studies, you will learn how to be a better leader and advocate on issues related to faith.


Activism or Slacktivism: How Social Media Hurts and Helps Student Activism

Wed., 10/22 * 5:30 - 7:00pm * Damen 214

Join us for one of our "Leadership Exchange" dialogues over dinner.  SLD staff will facilitate a conversation about social media and activism - come ready to participate in a great discussion!


Developing Your Personal Brand (workshop)

Wed., 10/29 * 6:00 – 7:30pm * Cuneo Hall 104 (LSC)

Facilitator: Chris Aleman, School of Social Work

Students will learn how to combine branding with their unique skills, talents, and experiences in order tell their story in a way that will be attractive to perspective employers. Students will work on developing their personal brand as well as practice utilizing it to build confidence in their networking skills.


Leadership in Action (workshop)

Tues., 11/4 * 6:00 – 7:30pm * Cuneo Hall 218 (LSC)

Facilitator: Yolanda Barnes, Leadership Development & Second Year Experience

This workshop engages students in conversations around leadership for the promotion of positive social change and the promotion of social justice. The goals are to support understanding of complex issues, and to empower students in their development as agents of positive change.


Heroic Leadership, Jesuit Leadership Principles

Wed., 11/19 * 7:00 – 8:30pm * Cuneo Hall 104 (LSC)

Celebrate Ignatian Heritage Month by attending this workshop, and additional events on campus. This workshop explores the leadership principles that have guided the Jesuits for more than 450 years: self-awareness, ingenuity, love and heroism.  Students will learn the four pillars of Jesuit leadership while engaging in exercises that help them engage the principles in their lives.  Chris Lowney, a former Jesuit and investment banker identified these pillars noting that they “can make each of us a dynamic leader in the twenty-first century.”


Why we have Too Few Women Leaders

Tues., 11/18 * 5:30 - 7:00pm * Damen 216

Come join us for one of our "Leadership Exchange" dialogues over dinner.  SLD will facilitate a conversation about the need to support women in leadership roles (inspired by a TED talk by the same name).  Come ready to engage in a great discussion!


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