UAA Leadership Conference

UAA Leadership Conference is a daylong event with educational sessions focused on developing participants' self-awareness, community building, and citizenship. Presenters include student leaders, staff, and faculty. The conference provides student leadership development in different ways from students attending the conference to presenting or facilitating sessions. This event not only increases student success and community engagement, but strengthens UAA's commitment to student centeredness, success, and achievement. 

This conference is open to all UAA students and Anchorage community, as well as other UA campuses across the state.


THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ATTENDED THIS YEAR'S CONFERENCE

Everyday Leadership

Friday, March 28, 2014

Keynote Speaker:

Drew Dudley

Conference Highlights

(some of the presentation materials available by clicking on the link) 

SESSION BLOCK 1:
  1. Leading Positive Social Chance Through the Lens of Social Justice - David Weaver
  2. Coalition of Student Leaders - Shauna Thornton (UAS)
  3. Individual Considerations: Is There a "Me" in Team? - Major Steve Sharp
  4. Emotional Intelligence: Changing Our Behavior for Life Success - Bob Poe
  5. Tech Smarts: It's More Than Just Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! - Paul Wasko and Keith Berggren

SESSION BLOCK 2
    1. Let's Work Together: Managing Conflicts - Marsha Olson and Michelle Scaman
    2. Organizational Leadership - Lt. Col. Glen Lehman
    3. Group Decision-Making: Earthquake Exercise - Elena Stutzer and Jacob Methiesen
    4. Don't Just Stand There!! - Stephanie Whaley
    5. Passion & Empowerment - Kristine de Leon (UAF)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Drew Dudley 
Plan to Matter: Creating Cultures of Leadership

SESSION BLOCK 3
Start Planning to Matter: Define the Things You Want to Define You 
(presented by Drew Dudley)

SESSION BLOCK 4
    1. The Importance of Self-Leadership - The Slight Edge - Keith Hackett
    2. SafeZone - Maria Bonifacio
    3. Swamp Island Maze - Mara James
    4. Dr. King & Bob Moses: Leadership Styles - Ron McGee and Chrstina Talbott-Clark
    5. Polish Your Online Presence - David Dannenberg

SESSION BLOCK 5
    1. Emotional Intelligence: The Other Kind of Smart (EI Quiz Part 1; EI Quiz Part 2; Emotion Chart) - Niki Foster
    2. Snapshot Leadership - Whitney Brown and Alexis Rasley
    3. NCBI: Everyone Counts! - Marva Watson, Kimberly Pace, Theresa Lyons, Patricia Fagan, and William Johnson
    4. Vision Planning - Dantasia James and Kacee Holloway
    5. Resounding Resumes & Invigorating Interview Skills - Danica Bryant and Courtney Petrosky



2013 UAA Leadership Conference Highlights

2013 Keynote Speaker:  Ryan Avery