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.
Fall 2013 LEADStrong Workshops
Opening Workshop for all LEADStrong Participants Friday, September 13, 3:30–6:30 p.m., Grace Hall Atrium
This workshop counts for the required LEADS 101 Workshop on the Leadership Development Plan.
LEADS 102 Consciousness of Self, Congruence Monday, September 30, 3–5 p.m., Iadarola Center Lecture Hall
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.
Group Dynamics Common Purpose, Collaboration Thursday, October 3, 4–6 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 103
In this seminar, students will learn to identify the qualities in themselves and others within their organization that promote strong leadership. We will examine the need to both lead and follow to promote group growth, and qualities helpful in effecting change. Participants will engage in teambuilding and trust-building activities, which can be implemented in their program.
The Adventure Retreat Consciousness of Self, Commitment, Collaboration Saturday, October 5 Meet at Campus Ministry in Founder’s Hall at 7 a.m.; return to campus around 6 p.m.
Students will participate in a progression of activities and challenges that help them develop both individually and within a group. Student participants will learn cooperation, goal setting, leadership, increased self-confidence, faith development, and trust.
Interested students can pick up an application on the table outside of Campus Ministry (Founder’s Hall third floor). There is a $10 registration fee required of participants.
Living a Values-Driven Life Consciousness of Self, Congruence Tuesday, October 8, 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.
Resume Clinic Consciousness of Self Thursday, October 17, 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.
6 Reasons Why You Need LinkedIn Consciousness of Self, Commitment Monday, October 21, 5:30 p.m., Grace Hall Room 150 (Center for Career and Professional Development)
Learn the ins and outs of LinkedIn and how you can begin to build your professional profile, highlighting your leadership skills and other areas that make you as marketable as possible!
What Do You Mean I Can’t Do Everything? Consciousness of Self, Commitment Thursday, October 24, 6–7:30 p.m., Founder’s Hall Room 351
In this workshop, students will evaluate their values and time commitments, and reflect on a task or position when they were their best self.
Through a series of exercises and reflections, students will develop a sense of how they prioritize specific areas of their lives and how to align them better with their values and best performance efforts. The session will conclude with the students creating a 3-step action plan for returning to or maintaining their “best self.”
YOU Can Make a Difference Consciousness of Self, Common Purpose Tuesday, October 29, 4:30–6 p.m., Iadarola Center Lecture Hall
This workshop is based off of Catholic Social Teaching and Joseph Cardjin’s “See-Judge-Act” method of decision-making used to deal with everyday decisions at home, school, in the workplace, by peace and justice groups, faith groups, and all age groups.
During this workshop, students will engage in the process of critically reflecting on issues they are passionate about before jumping in and making a decision.
Some skills that will be used and developed include analysis and critical thinking, social and moral analysis, team building, communication, and self-awareness. This method can be useful in any aspect of a student leader’s life and a specific focus will be on the core values of an Education of the Heart.
10 Important Skills You Don’t Know You Have Consciousness of Self, Congruence Monday, November 4, 5:30 p.m., Grace Hall Room 150 (Center for Career and Professional Development)
Financial Literacy: How to Pay Off Student Loans and Budgeting Consciousness of Self, Congruence Thursday, November 7, 4:30–5:30 p.m., Iadarola Center Lecture Hall
Learn how you can successfully budget based on your student loans and how to go about paying them off. You will learn how to become a financially literate person!
5 Ways to Thrive at Your Next Internship Collaboration, Controversy with Civility Monday, November 11, 5:30 p.m., Grace Hall Room 150 (Center for Career and Professional Development)
Empowerment Workshop Consciousness of Self, Congruence Monday, November 18, 7–8 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 118
Do you want to master the “Language of Success”? Find ways to take ownership of your choices? Take positive actions to get the outcomes and experiences you want? Then this is the workshop for you!