Workshop Archive

The Center for Leadership Learning strives to offer learning opportunities that span a wide range of topics, skills, and competencies.  Below is a chronological list of previous workshops.

2016 - 20172015 - 20162014 - 20152013 - 20142012 - 2013 | 2011 - 2012 | 2010 - 2011



2016 - 2017

Fall 2016

(CM) Can You Hear Me Out There?!: The art of active listening
(CM) Is This Debate or Dialogue? Understanding the role of communication in community building
(CM) Communicating Across Differences
(CM) Communication + Conflict = Change: The building blocks of approaching conflict
(DV) Choices in the Heat of the Moment
(DV) Race, Gender, and Sexuality
(EP) Personal Accountability: What is it and how do I get it?
(EP) At What Cost When Swaying Others?: Examining the intersection of leadership, power, and influence
(EP) Strengths, Challenges, Growth: Identifying the Color of Your Cape
(FL) Examining Your Leadership Style
(HW) Keep Stress and Fear on Your Side
(HW) Staying Resilient in a Chaotic, Divisive, and Tension Filled World
(PD) Connecting Passion to Career
(PD) Professional Boundaries: To be or not to be professional
(SR) Issues to Action: How you can make a difference
(TD) Building your team through relationships, group process and results
(TD) Group vs. Team: Is there a difference?
(TD) How to be a Leader Who Wears Many Hats!
(TD) Forming an Inclusive Team

Winter 2017

(CM) Conflict Resolution
(CM) Giving and Receiving Feedback
(CM) The Art of Listening
(DV) Facing our Fears to Combat “isms
(DV) Taking A Stand and Speaking up: Addressing stereotypical language and discriminatory behavior
(EP) A Deeper Conversation with Myself… Exploring life and school through personal values.
(EP) Personal Accountability: What is it and how do I get it?
(FL) Examining Your Leadership Style
(HW) Putting Stress to Rest
(HW) Time to Manage and Collaborate
(PD) Maximize Relationships with Different Supervisors
(PD) Setting Goals That Overcome Obstacles
(PD) Sparking the Conversation: Tips and Tactics for Networking
(PD) Volunteerism: An alternate way to jump start your career
(SR) The Erosion of Trust
(SR) Utilizing Community Engagement to Effect Change
(TD) Collaboration: Going from Idea to Action
(TD) Going from Group to Team… Enjoying the Bumpy Ride
(TD) How to be a Leader Who Wears Many Hats!

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2015 - 2016

Fall 2015

(CM) What’s My Communication Style?
(CM) iCommunicate: Self talk for leaders
(DV) Ways to Fight Hate: You can make a difference
(DV) How to Make a Difference in a Diverse World: Things you should know
(EP) 8 Assumptions about Ethical Leadership
(EP) Personal Accountability: What is it and how do I get it?
(FL) Examining Your Leadership Style
(HW) Identifying Personally Meaningful and Motivating Goals
(HW) Aligning Choices and Personal Decisions with Personal Goals
(PD) Dress for Success: The student budget edition
(PD) Shine the Light on Your Skills
(PD) From Undecided to Open-Minded: Happenstance and your career journey
(PD) Be a Shining S.T.A.R.: A technique for interviewing
(PD) Networking: Building Career Connections
(SR) Unprincipled Leadership and the Perpetuation of Systematic Inequality
(TD) No Cell Phones Allowed!: The value of person-to-person connection
(TD) Strong Foundations Foster Strong Teams
(TD) Team Development: Building your team through relationships, group process and results

Winter 2016

(CM) What’s My Communication Style?
(CM) Is This Debate or Dialogue? Understanding the role of communication in community building
(DV) MOSAIC: My Original Self and Identities in Context
(DV) Facing our Fears to Combat “isms”: A conversation on how to build bridges in a diverse world
(EP) 8 Assumptions about Ethical Leadership
(FL) Examining Your Leadership Style
(HW) New Year, New You: Self-management principles for professional and personal success
(HW) Motivation Mindset: Motivating Yourself
(HW) Spring Break on a Shoestring Budget
(PD) Creating Your Personal Brand
(PD) Be a Shining S.T.A.R.: A technique for interviewing
(PD) Successful Transitions from College to Career
(PD) Professional Boundaries: To be or not to be professional
(SR) Voting & Political Involvement: The Essence of a Democratic Society
(SR) When Reactionary Rhetoric and Decisions Foster Hate and Division
(SR) Strategically Planning Campaigns and Power Mapping
(SR) Social Justice 101
(TD) Seeing the Potential in People
(TD) Motivation Mindset: Motivating Others
(TD) Going from Group to Team: Enjoying the bumpy ride

Spring 2016

(CM) What’s My Communication Style?
(CM) Can You Hear Me Out There?!?!
(CM) Is This Debate or Dialogue? Understanding the role of communication in community building
(DV) Who Are You?: The impact of social media on personal identity
(DV) Generations in the Workplace
(DV) Despite our Differences: Religion, Leadership, and Social Justice
(DV) Carving a Leadership Path: Women, Work and Leadership in the 21st Century
(EP) At What Cost When Swaying Others?: Examining the intersection of leadership, power, and influence
(EP) Power of Mo-Doh-Vation
(EP) Strengths, Challenges, Growth: Identifying the Color of Your Cape
(FL) Examining Your Leadership Style
(FL) Strengths-Based Development: Developing Your Best Self for Your Purpose
(HW) Achieving Your Vision Through Goal-setting and Planning
(HW) Staying Resilient in a Chaotic, Divisive, and Tension Filled World
(PD) Professional Boundaries: To be or not to be professional
(PD) Volunteerism: An alternative way to jump start your career
(PD) Dress for Success: The student budget edition
(SR) Empowering Others to Make Their Voices Heard: The ins and outs of voter registration
(SR) Issues to Action
(TD) Collaboration as a Powerful Tool for Change: Balancing Risk, Commitment, and Resources
(TD) Going from Group to Team…Enjoying the bumpy ride

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2014 - 2015

Fall 2014

(CM) Communication + Conflict = Change: The building blocks of approaching conflict
(CM) iCommunicate: Self talk for leaders
(CM) What’s My Communication Style?
(DV) Stepping Up, Speaking Out: How to address stereotypical and discriminatory language and behavior
(DV) The Culture Bump: How cultural differences lead to discovering human commonalities
(DV) MOSAIC: My Original Self and Identities in Context
(EP) Setting Goals that Overcome Obstacles
(EP) When Problem Solving Doesn't Work: The power of appreciative injury
(FL) Examining Your Leadership Style
(HW) Meditation for Stress Release and Recharging
(HW) Becoming a Mindful Leader
(PD) Transaction vs. Interaction: The value of quality customer service
(PD) Shine the Light on Your Skills
(PD) Professionalism 101: You got the job; now learn how to keep it!
(SR) Turning Your Passion Into Social Change
(SR) Social Justice 101
(TD) Empower Yourself, Empower Your Team: A personal challenge program
(TD) Motivation Mindset
(TD) "We Are One": A Teamwork and Unity Program
(TD) Team Development: Building your team through relationships, group process and results

Winter 2015

(CM) Becoming a 4-Dimensional Communicator
(CM) Listening With Your Eyes
(CM) The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
(DV) Examining How Biases and Stereotypes Affect Interactions
(DV) MOSAIC: My Original Self and Identities in Context
(EP) 8 Assumptions about Ethical Leadership
(EP) When Problem Solving Doesn't Work: The power of appreciative inquiry
(FL) Examining Your Leadership Style
(HW) The Revolution Will Not Be Emailed: Self-care strategies for activists
(HW) Motivation Mindset: Motivating Yourself
(HW) Who’s Got Your Back? Finding Connection and Community
(HW) Here’s To Your Health!: Examining how wellness influences leadership
(PD) Professionalism 101: You got the job; now learn how to keep it!
(PD) Creating Your Personal Brand
(PD) Shine the Light on Your Skills
(SR) Social Justice 101
(SR) Closing Institutional Social Gaps
(TD) No Cell Phones Allowed!: The value of person-to-person connection
(TD) Motivation Mindset: Motivating Others
(TD) Team Development: Building your team through relationships, group process and results

Spring 2015

(CM) Communication + Conflict = Change: The building blocks of approaching conflict
(CM) Your Leadership Energy: Knowing the tone you put forth and how to adjust it
(DV) The Practice of Multicultural Leadership
(DV) MOSAIC: My Original Self and Identities in Context
(DV) Ways to Fight Hate: You can make a difference
(DV) How to Make a Difference in a Diverse World: Things you should know
(DV) Language, Space, Interaction: The connection between inclusivity and leadership
(EP) Personal Accountability: What is it and how do I get it?
(EP) Leading with purpose
(FL) Examining Your Leadership Style
(HW) Moving Beyond Failure: How to learn and grow from mistakes
(HW) Meditation for Stress Release and Recharging
(HW) Helping Yourself to Help Others: Wellness Dimensions Overlooked
(HW) I Know I Can: Learning how to take your personal habits and interests to the next level
(HW) Intermediate Meditation
(PD) Creating Your Personal Brand
(PD) Successful Transitions from College to Career
(PD) Professionalism 101: You got the job, now learn how to keep it!
(SR) Leading Change Using Collective Wisdom and Empowerment
(SR) Social Justice 101
(SR) Helping Yourself to Help Others: Active Citizenship
(TD) Collaboration as a Powerful Tool for Change: Balancing Risk, Commitment, and Resources
(TD) Introduction to Servant Leadership: The power of service to others
(TD) Team Development: Building your team through relationships, group process and results

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2013 - 2014

Fall 2013

       (CM) iCommunicate: Self talk for leaders
       (CM) Becoming a 4-Dimensional Communicator
       (CM) The Art of Providing and Accepting Feedback
       (DV) Carving a Leadership Path: Women, Work and Leadership in the 21st Century
       (DV) The Relationship between Leadership and Diversity
       (EP) Setting Personally Meaningful and Motivating Goals
       (EP) Aligning Choices and Decisions with Your Personal Goals
       (EP) When Problem Solving Doesn't Work: The power of appreciative injury
       (FL) It's all About Relationships!: An introduction to the Relational Leadership Model
       (FL) Examining Your Leadership Style
       (FL) Hue Are You?: Shining a light on your True Colors
       (HW) Here's To Your Health!: Examining how wellness influences leadership
       (HW) Maximizing How You Use Your Time in Accordance with Personal Goals
       (PD) Developing Professionalism for Career Success
       (PD) Networking: Building Career Connections
       (SR) Social Justice 101
       (SR) Igniting the Socialpreneur Within
       (SR) The Revolution Will Not be E-Mailed: Self-Care Strategies for Activists
       (TD) Strong Foundations Foster Strong Teams
       (TD) How to Be a Leader People Want to Follow
       (TD) Learn Together, Grow Together, and Succeed Together

Winter 2014

(CM) Conflict Resolution
(CM) Mastery of Communication Starts with Listening
(DV) MOSAIC (My Original Self And Identities in Context)
(DV) Pretty Little Lies the Media Wants Us to Believe…
(DV) Who’s Got Your Back?: Finding connection and community
(DV) Who Are You?: The impact of social media on personal identity
(EP) Protecting and Promoting Your Personal Brand with Social Media
(EP) 8 Assumptions about Ethical Leadership
(FL) Examining Your Leadership Style
(FL) Hue Are You?: Shining A Light on Your True Colors
(HW) New Year, New You: Self-management principles for professional and personal success
(HW) Catching the Wave: Cultivating mindfulness one busy moment at a time
(HW) Meditation for Stress Release and Recharging
(PD) Power Presenter Series Part A: How to avoid making your audience fall asleep
(PD) Power Presenter Series Part B: How to avoid death-by-PowerPoint
(PD) Professional Networking and LinkedIn
(SR) Identifying Critical Issues: Finding your passion
(SR) Celebrating the Leadership Legacy of Nelson Mandela
(TD) Group vs. Team: Is there a difference?
(TD) Learn Together, Grow Together, and Succeed Together
(TD) Management Skills to Get Results You Need

Spring 2015

(CM) Communication + Conflict = Change: The building blocks of approaching conflict
(CM) How to Approach Conflict: Reaching a solution that satisfies everyone
(CM) Mastery of Communication Starts with Listening
(DV) Language, Space, Interaction: The connection between inclusivity and leadership
(DV) The Practice of Multicultural Leadership
(EP) 8 Assumptions about Ethical Leadership
(EP) Do You Have the Heart of Great Leader?
(FL) Examining Your Leadership Style
(HW) Meditation for Stress Release and Recharging
(HW) Resilient Leadership
(HW) Strategies for Success: Cultivating Emotional Wellness
(PD) Resumes: Unlocking the Secret Code
(PD) Professional Networking and LinkedIn
(PD) Volunteerism: An alternate way to jump start your career
(SR) Citizenship: Working for positive change for the greater good
(SR) Are You a Leader Prepared to Impact the World?
(TD) Team Development: Building your team through relationships, group process and results
(TD) Inspiring Others to Achieve Much More

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2012 - 2013

Fall 2012

(CM) iCommunicate: Self talk for leaders
(CM) The Right Guide: Navigating the Mentor-Mentee Relationship
(DV) The Relationship Between Leadership and Diversity
(DV) Who Said What?: Culturally inclusive language in the workplace
(EP) Credibility: A Leader’s Greatest Asset
(EP) Leadership in Science: How critical analysis and ethical considerations of scientific issues can transform students into action-oriented leaders
(FL) Dynamic Leadership: Taking your leadership style to the next level
(FL) Foundations of Leadership
(HW) Five Things You Should Know About Eating
(HW) Healthy Risk-Taking
(PD) Building Relationships:  How your connections will introduce you to your new employer!
(PD) Using Personality to Find Your Best Career Fit
(SR) Citizenship: A leader’s duty and responsibility for the greater good
(TD) Collective leadership: How to lead a room full of leaders
(TD) Personality Management: Getting along with strong personalities

Winter 2013

(CM) Non-Violent Communication: Incorporating Empathy into Everyday Communication
(CM) Power Presenter: Learn to design & deliver dynamic, professional presentations
(CM) Using Your Temperament as an Effective Tool in Communicating, Influencing, and Getting Along With Others
(DV) Intercultural Communication
(DV) MOSAIC (My Original Self And Identities in Context)
(EP) Coach Wooden on Leadership: Utilizing morals, values, and integrity to build success
(EP) Sticky Situations &Touch Choices: Exploring Ethical Leadership, Your Values, & Tips to Succeed
(FL) Foundations of Leadership
(HW) Here’s To Your Health!: Examining how wellness influences leadership
(HW) Tick-Tock, Time is Running Out!
(PD) Building a Job Search Foundation
(PD) Developing a Strategic Career Plan
(PD) Generations in the Workplace
(PD) Resumes: Unlocking the Secret Code
(SR) Being a Socially Responsible Traveler
(TD) Habits of Highly Effective Teams
(TD) Team vs. Group: Is there a difference?

Spring 2013

(CM) Communication 101: Discovering your style and its impact on others
(CM) Leadership in the Laboratory
(DV) Carving a Leadership Path: Women, Work and Leadership in the 21st Century
(DV) Intercultural Communication
(DV) The Practice of Multicultural Leadership
(EP) Is it Ever O.K. to Use a Fake ID?
(EP) Understanding the Connection Between Individual Influence and Decision-making
(FL) Foundations of Leadership
(HW) Better Time Management: Memory strategies for stronger recall
(HW) Here’s To Your Health!: Examining how wellness influences leadership
(PD) Getting Rid of the Networking Jitters: How to initiate conversations and maintain a professional
(PD) Volunteerism: An alternative way to jump start your career
(SR) Ken’s Confessions: Masculinities and Men in the Media
(SR) Sexy or Sexist
(TD) Creating Win-Win Situations in Your Personal and Professional Life
(TD) How to Become an Influential Leader network

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2011 - 2012

Fall 2011

(CM) Non-Violent Communication: Incorporating empathy into everyday communication
(DV) Eight Parts Smart: Leading with multiple intelligences
(DV) Understanding the Role of Language in Promoting Diversity
(EP) Understanding the Connection Between Individual Influence and Decision-making
(FL) Foundations of Leadership
(HW) It’s Never Too Late To Find the Right Path!: Strategies for success in and after college
(HW) Life Skills through Yoga
(HW) Time Management and the Overcommitted Leader
(PD) Focus! The Power Of “Do It Now”
(PD) How to Maximize Your Student Employment Opportunities, Both Now and for Your Future
(SR) Social Justice 101
(TD) Recognizing your Role in a Team: How to be a successful team player as your career develops

Winter 2012

(CM) Non-Violent Communication: Incorporating Empathy into Everyday Communication
(DV) Stepping Up, Speaking Out: How to address stereotypical and discriminatory language and behavior
(DV/DLDP Topical) Ally Development
(EP) Leadership and Modeling: Examples leaders set for us and the examples we set as leaders
(EP) Understanding the Connection Between Individual Influence and Decision-making
(FL) Foundations of Leadership
(HW) Focus! The Power Of “Do It Now”
(HW) Life Skills through Yoga
(PD) Being Your Own Best Ambassador: Writing a winning resume that works
(PD) Letters of Recommendation: Examining the process and important steps to securing a stellar reference
(SR) Social Justice 101
(SR) Social Responsibility at the Global Level: Awareness of life and realities beyond designated tourist locations
(TD) Team Communication: Knowing how to “speak the language” of the team you are leading
(TD) Team vs. Group: Is there a difference?

Spring 2012

(DV) Intercultural Communication
(EP) Ethical Decision-making
(EP) Learning to Navigate Ethical Dilemmas
(FL) Foundations of Leadership
(HW) Creating Your Own Educational Reform for Personal Growth and Success
(HW) Life Skills in a New Culture:  How Yoga Can Help
(HW) Wellness Jeopardy
(PD) Enhance Your Career Through Volunteerism
(SR) Citizenship: A leader’s duty and responsibility for the greater good
(SR) Social Responsibility at the Global Level: Awareness of life and realities beyond designated tourist locations
(SR) Social Responsibility at the Global Level: Awareness of life and realities beyond designated tourist locations
(TD) Habits of Highly Effective Teams
(TD) Teamwork Games: Putting leadership skills into practice

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2010 - 2011

Fall 2010

(CM) Designing and Delivering Effective Public Presentations
(CM) Effective Communication for Leaders
(CM) Gender Communication
(CM) Strengthening Your Team through Active Listening
(CM) That's So "Bleep"!
(DV) Safe Zone
(DV) Sexy or Sexist? Messages from the Media
(EP) Got Integrity? The role of integrity in making your leadership practice effective
(EP) What Every Leader Needs to Know About Decision Making
(FL) Foundations of Leadership
(FL) The Passion to Lead:  Understanding what it takes to become an effective leader
(HW) Boosting Emotional Wellness
(HW) Finally Sticking with Your Healthy Exercise Goals
(HW) The Ultimate Balancing Act: Walking Between Dual Cultures
(HW) Wellness in Relationships with Family, Friends, and Partners
(PD) Interview Basics
(PD) Interview Practice
(PD) Professional Etiquette: Manners that will help YOU stand out!
(PD) Resume Basics
(PD) Resume Clinic
(SR) Debate Watch Forum
(SR) Debate Watch Party! 2010 Brown-Whitman Gubernatorial Debate
(SR) From Passion to Impact: Leveraging your values to create social change
(TD) Beyond a Team of One
(TD) Motivating and Empowering Your Teammates: A low ROPES course will show you the way!

Winter 2011

(CM)  Followership: An essential component of the leadership equation
(CM) Conflict Management
(CM) Cross-Cultural Communication
(CM) The “Habits” of a Leader - Part II: The transition from independence to interdependence
(DV) Ally Development
(DV) MOSAIC: My Original Self and Identities in Context
(DV) The Practice of Multicultural Leadership
(EP) Copy-cats Need Not Apply!: Examining the real meaning of Authentic Leadership
(EP) The Brain Is Not a Computer & Other Mistaken Ideas About Decision Making
(EP) The Importance of La Humanidad (Humanity) within Our Daily Interactions
(FL) Foundations of Leadership
(HW) From Planning to Achieving: The art of time management
(HW) The “Habits” of a Leader - Part I: Learning to lead yourself before you lead others
(HW) The Revolution Will Not Be Emailed: Self-Care Strategies for Activists
(PD) Generations in the Workplace
(PD) How to Effectively Manage Your Peers
(PD) Professional Boundaries in the Workplace
(PD) Recognizing and Navigating an Organization’s Culture: An essential skill to foster a successful career
(SR) Empowering Activist and Advocates: How to Increase Your Influence by Understanding the U.S. Court System
(SR) Empowering Activist and Advocates: How to Increase Your Influence by Understanding Your Local Government
(SR) Navigating and Evaluating Today’s Media Coverage
(SR) Social Justice 101
(SR) Social Responsibility in Action: Is capitalism the way to save our world?
(TD) Building the Dream Team
(TD) Finding your Direction… No Compass Needed!
(TD) How to Get a Group of Really Smart People Who Disagree with Each Other to Work Together

Spring 2011

(CM) Delivering Effective Presentations in the Workplace
(CM) Express Yourself!:  Learning how to master the “2-minute me”
(CM) Learn To Be A Better Negotiator
(CM) Managing Your Communication Style
(DV) Beyond Our Differences: Film and Discussion
(DV) Leadership in a Flattened World
(DV) Race: The Power of an Illusion - The House We Live In
(EP) How Do You “Make” Ethical Decisions?
(EP) Walking the Talk: The connection between our personal values and actions
(FL) Foundations of Leadership
(HW) 6 Steps to a Healthier You
(HW) Getting to Where You Want to Go
(HW) Organize Your Life
(HW) Stress Management: Revive to Survive
(PD) Being Your Own Best Ambassador: Writing a Winning Resume that Works
(PD) Pathways to Graduate/Professional School
(PD) Speed Networking: An evening with the CLL Seminar Facilitators!
(PD) Tackling Interviewing Jitters: Tips on How to Shine Above the Rest
(PD) Workin’ the Room: Essential Networking Tactics
(SR) Navigating and Evaluating Today’s Media Coverage
(SR) What the Frack! Examining the consequences of drilling for natural gas
(TD) Getting From “Me” to “We”: Building and maintaining effective teams
(TD) How to Leverage Your Group's Strengths
(TD) The Power of Motivation

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