LEADStrong at Cabrini College is a co-curricular leadership program.
Students with all levels of leadership experience have the opportunity to discover their leadership abilities, hone their skills, and gain an edge on the competition in the workplace.
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 2014 LEADStrong Workshops
Opening Workshop for all LEADStrong Participants Friday, Sept. 19, 3 - 5:30 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.
Resume Clinic Consciousness of Self, Congruence, Commitment Wednesday, Oct. 1, 3:15 - 4:30 p.m., Library Conference Room
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.
LEADS 102 Consciousness of Self, Congruence, Commitment Thursday, Oct. 2, 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.
Leadership Summit Consciousness of Self, Commitment, Congruence, Collaboration, Common Purpose, Citizenship Friday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Widener Center Lecture Hall
Join us for a day of leadership development and bonding with student leaders across the campus at the first annual Leadership Summit!
The Leadership Summit will serve as a Core basis for the LEADStrong program and get you experience that will be helpful when applying for leadership positions at Cabrini and in your future.
Also, Student Organization leaders will have the chance to learn about ways in which they can lead their group, plan events or fundraisers, and host a meeting.
The Importance of Budget Consciousness of Self, Commitment Monday, Oct. 13, 6 - 7:15 p.m., Library Room 3
We all know saving money is important, but how can you save money while spending your money on things you need? With a budget!
Attend this workshop to learn budget basics: how to budget, where to budget, and how to calculate your average monthly costs. Budgeting is a skill that will never lose value both personally and professionally!
ALLY 101 Consciousness of Self, Congruence Tuesday, Oct. 14, 5 - 6 p.m., Grace Board Room
This workshop serves to define and provide an understanding about what an ALLY is and to aid in the effort to gain more allies on our campus.
In the workshop, participants will learn about serving as an ALLY, why allies are important and some basic qualities of a good ally.
ALLY 201 Consciousness of Self, Congruence Thursday, Oct. 16, 5 - 7 p.m., Grace Board Room
ALLY 201 training is open to any student who has attended ALLY 101 and wants to gain more info about LGBT identities and additional ways to serve as allies to LGBT students at Cabrini and beyond.
Participants will challenge preconceive notions on sexuality & privilege, learn some definitions, and gain an understanding of the coming our process.
Understanding Credit Cards & Investments Consciousness of Self, Congruence Wednesday, Oct. 22, 6 - 7:15 p.m., Library Room 3
Hear from an employer the good, the bad, and the ugly about credit.
Topics include: good credit versus bad credit (what is the difference?), how to pay off a balance (what is a balance anyway?), how interest rates can affect your life, and how you can make your money work for you (cautiously).
Dress for Success Consciousness of Self Thursday, Oct. 23, 5 - 6 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 117
There are many scenarios in college when you might be confused as to how you should dress for the occasion.
Whether it’s for an interview, College event such as dinner with the President or honors convocation, or even date night, we have you covered.
Dr. Smith and Matt can help you navigate these fashion and sartorial conundrums. With humor and examples, this workshop will help you find your style and determine what is appropriate to wear.
The facilitators will help you find bargains and timeless style as you progress in your professional and everyday life.
LinkedIn: The Employer Perspective Consciousness of Self, Collaboration, Citizenship Monday, Oct, 27, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Widener Center, second floor (Center for Career and Professional Development)
You’ve probably heard about Linkedin. You might have an account; you might not. You might connect with people here and there; you might not know who to connect with at all.
Learn from an employer how Linkedin can be an asset for you as a student, and also for you when you become a candidate for an open position on the job market.
What do employers look for? What stands out? What can you be doing now to use Linkedin to its fullest capacity?
Branding You Consciousness of Self, Congruence Monday, Nov. 3, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Widener Center, second floor (Center for Career and Professional Development)
Branding You is a workshop that will focus on the development of your personal brand.
Why is branding you important? Employers are looking for candidates who can differentiate themselves from the crowd. In today’s competitive job market, it will be important for you to stand out.
The workshop will cover several steps to help you develop your personal brand
These tips are generated from Forbes magazine and personal experience.
The Off-Campus Life Style Consciousness of Self, Congruence Wednesday, Nov. 5, 6 - 7:15 p.m., Library Room 3
Do you want to live off-campus one day? Do you dream of the days when you’re graduated from Cabrini, living somewhere new?
Attend this session to learn how to balance the necessities when you move off-campus: bills, leases, groceries, entertainment, and more!
Unencrypting Job Descriptions & More Consciousness of Self, Congruence Monday, Nov. 10, 6 - 7:15 p.m., Library Room 3
Join an employer for a conversation regarding job descriptions:
Laying Out the Roadmap to Success Consciousness of Self Monday, Nov. 17, 3:15 - 4:30 p.m., Iadarola Center Room 118
This workshop will serve as a coaching session for students to reflect on all of the learnings and experiences of the semester and map out leadership principles that will assist them as they transition from school to work.
Living a Values-Driven Life Consciousness of Self, Congruence, Commitment, Collaboration, Common Purpose Wednesday, Nov. 19, 3:15 - 4:30 p.m., Library Conference Room
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.