LEADStrong at Cabrini College is a co-curricular leadership program.
Mission:LEADStrong prepares students through a holistic leadership experience to become socially responsible leaders engaged within diverse communities.
LEADStrong uses the Social Change Model of Leadership Development and StrengthsQuest to cover topics such as:
Students will address these topics in a variety of ways and at their own pace. The program is designed to fit all styles of learners and be manageable for any busy lifestyle.
A staff mentor guides students in creating a leadership-development plan.
Email LEADStrong@cabrini.edu with any questions.
Cabrini also offers a certificate and minor in leadership studies.
All LEADStrong participants will meet with their mentor to register for sessions.
Spring 2014 LEADStrong Workshops
Opening Workshop for all LEADStrong Participants Friday, February 7, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., Grace Hall Atrium
This workshop counts for the required LEADS 101 Workshop on the Leadership Development Plan.
All members (new and returning) are expected to attend.
Temple Inclusive Leadership Conference: From Student Leader to Civic Leader Saturday, February 8, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Temple University, Howard Gittis Student Center
The schedule will include a large-group keynote address, followed by presentations, workshops, dialogues, and panels on varying topics of inclusive leadership and social change.
Open to returning LEADStrong members
Participants will have the opportunity to:
“Thriving on Chaos” - Leading to Motivate and Achieve Goals Congruence, Commitment Wednesday, February 12, 4 - 5 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 118
How do leaders react in the toughest of times or when up against a deadline? A commitment to excellence, self-awareness, and having the best interests of team members as well as others at the forefront guides the leader.
In this workshop, LEADStrong participants will engage in an active discussion as well as an interactive activity that will allow for the analysis and application of leadership methods and concepts that are utilized in pressure-filled scenarios.
LEADS 102 Consciousness of Self, Congruence, Commitment Wednesday, February 19, 3:15 - 5:15 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 118
In this fun and interactive session, learn about the Social Change Model which is the foundation of LEADStrong.
Participants will also have an opportunity to learn more about StrengthsQuest, their own strengths, and working with others who have similar and different strengths.
Counts for LEADS 102 on Leadership Development Plan
You Can Have Your Cake and Eat it Too! Consciousness of Self, Commitment Monday, February 24, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 118
Committing to a career does not mean you have to set aside all of your other interests. We know that your major is not the only thing you love. It is true; you can have more than one passion!
This workshop will help you stay connected to all of your passions even if you have a different career focus.
The presenters will help you explore what your passions might be and ways in which you can continue to pursue these interests while balancing a career. Come join us as we help each other create a Y-O-U that encompasses all that you love and enjoy!
Recommended for junior and seniors
Impact Others, Create Ripples Consciousness of Self, Collaboration, Citizenship Thursday, February 27, 6 - 7 p.m., Iadarola Center Lecture Hall
Your feelings, actions, words, moods, etc. create ripples and affect others. We encourage our students to learn about how their actions impact those around them and how they can maintain mostly positive ripples.
LEADS 201 Consciousness of Self, Collaboration Controversy with Civility Thursday, March 13, 3 - 4:30 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 118
Now that you have attended Leads 102, you have a solid understanding of your strengths. This workshop will allow students to dig deeper into their strengths revealing their daily uses, potential, and perceived shadows and how students can use strengths to increase their relationships, work experiences, and leadership roles.
Attendees must have attended LEADS 102 prior to attending this workshop.
Resume Clinic Consciousness of Self, Congruence Tuesday, March 18, 3:15 - 4:30 p.m., Iadarola Center Lecture Hall
Learn the basics of writing a resume and develop an understanding of the three components of a resume: content, format and appearance.
Students will have the opportunity to interact with the presenter as they get hands-on experience with beginning their resume in this workshop. Strategies for successfully targeting your resume to meet distinct job opportunities and highlight leadership skills will also be offered.
Build Your Linked In ProfileConsciousness of Self, Collaboration Monday, March 24, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Grace Hall Room 150 (Center for Career and Professional Development)
Hopefully you've heard of Linkedin! The Center for Career and Professional Development has provided a handful of presentations about the importance of Linkedin, but attend this workshop if you have questions about your profile, aren't sure how to make a profile, or have questions about how it can be beneficial to you.
Bring your laptop so you can adjust your settings as we discuss the advantages of Linkedin.
Living a Values-Driven Life Consciousness of Self, Congruence, Commitment, Collaboration, Common Purpose Thursday, March 27, 3:15 - 4:30 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 118
Values provide perspective in the best of times and through difficult times. This workshop will assist attendees with identifying personal values that guide their behavior and influence decision making in their lives.
Global Leadership Controversy with Civility, Citizenship Thursday, April 3, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Grace Hall Boardroom
Understanding different cultures and different countries’ concepts of leadership is crucial for transformational leaders.
The presenters will share insights on global leadership that they learned from their Semester at Sea voyages and guide students through an exploration of how one’s personal background influences his/her interactions with others.
What Do Employers Want? Consciousness of Self, Commitment Monday, April 7, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Grace Hall Room 150 (Center for Career and Professional Development)
Learn what employers are looking for in their future candidates. This information comes directly from a Philadelphia-based employer panel held at Chestnut Hill College.
What soft skills do they require? What stands out in an application? Included in this presentation will be tips on how to format a great cover letter and resume, as well as the opportunity to explore good and bad examples.
Bring copies of your resume and cover letter!
Motivating Yourself and Others Consciousness of Self, Commitment, Collaboration Thursday, April 10, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 118
In this workshop students will explore psychological theories of motivation and relate them to their own life and leadership experiences.
Students will leave with a better understanding of how to choose opportunities in which they will thrive, how to keep themselves motivated, and how to create circumstances that will ensure that a team they lead or are a part of stays motivated.
Interview Secrets Exposed Consciousness of Self Monday, April 14, 5:30-6:30pm, Grace Hall 150 (Center for Career and Professional Development)
Hear from Cabrini Alumni about how to succeed in an interview. You have the opportunity to ask as many questions as you like; dig deep into what makes a good answer? What stands out as a bad answer?
Listen to their anecdotes and watch as they explain how you can be the best—and also the worst—candidate during an interview.
A-P-P-R-E-C-I-A-T-I-O-N: Find Out What It Means to Me! Collaboration, Controversy with Civility Wednesday, April 23, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 118
Based on "The Five Love Languages," authors Gary Chapman, Ph.D., and Paul White, Ph.D., discuss the five ways to express appreciation at the workplace. Expressing appreciation to colleagues—regardless of their title or rank—empowers individuals to be engaged in their work, enhancing not only individual success, but also organizational success.
Find out what appreciation means to you, by discovering your primary language of appreciation! This interactive workshop will provide valuable skills and knowledge of expressing languages of appreciation in any work setting.
The Holocaust –Through the Lens of Interfaith Dialogue Consciousness of Self, Congruence Monday, April 28, 7 - 8 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 118
Looking at the Holocaust through the lens of interfaith, we will provide the tools necessary to have interfaith conversations in every day interactions. Creating the opportunity for more interfaith dialogue will allow for enhanced relationships through defining common ground.
Participants will be able to make connections between history and present day by the bridges that interfaith dialogue creates.