young person smiling and holding notebookThe Lancer Leadership Series Fall Conference will develop student skills, Sept. 22 and 23.

Conference to hone student leadership skills

Current and aspiring student leaders are invited to the Lancer Leadership Series Fall Conference on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23.

On Friday evening, students can challenge themselves at the Iron Workers Local 700 Low Ropes Course to get hands-on training in leadership, teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Saturday, conferees will hear from student leaders, guest speakers, student leadership staff, and a keynote presentation by Shetina Jones, associate vice-president, student experience.

Participants will hone such leadership skills as:

  • Running effective meetings
  • Speaking to lead
  • Social media for student groups
  • Creating inclusive programming
  • Engaging the student voice
  • Networking opportunities
  • Group communication strategies

“Students will learn how to lead initiatives within a large organization,” says conference chair Tim Brunet, co-ordinator of student leadership.

University of Windsor students can apply to attend until 5 p.m. Thursday or until the conference reaches capacity.