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Conference Goals

The goals for the Student Group Leadership Conference are:

  • To provide newly elected student leaders with a common comprehensive foundation of leadership training;
  • To provide an opportunity for student leaders to engage with other student leaders, staff and faculty in a cohesive learning environment;
  • To provide an opportunity for student leaders to learn critical skills as leaders and advocates for their organizations;
  • To give student leaders the tools to build, strong, responsible, goal-focused organizations;
  • To show leaders how to lead an organization with insight, effectiveness and integrity.

The ultimate goal of the Student Group Leadership Conference is to provide student group leaders with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully lead and strengthen both their organizations and memberships for the betterment of the Kean University student community.

 


Keynote Speaker

Alex Taylor

Alex is Innova's Marketing Strategist. After serving Sigma Nu Fraternity HQ for 5 years and recruiting over 500 men, he brought his fraternal growth and marketing expertise to Innova. He builds marketing plans, teaches sophisticated marketing techniques, and changes lives daily.

 


    Conference Assignments

    Please refer to the list below to determine which group your organization has been assigned to attend the conference as a part of. If you are a member of multiple groups and assigned to attend multiple dates, you only need to select one day to attend. Please speak with all of your executive board members to determine the best date for you to attend.

    • Accounting Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Active Minds at Kean University: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • African Students Association : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Alliance of E.O.F. Students of NJ: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Alpha Kappa Alpha: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Alpha Phi Alpha: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • American Chemical Society: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • American Institute of Architecture Students : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • American Medical Women's Association : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • American Sign Language Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Association for Computing Machinery: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Association for Computing Machinery - Women : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Athletic Training Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Beta Kappa Psi : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Beta Kappa Sigma: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Biology Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Biotechnology Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Blank Slate Literary Magazine: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Business Research Society: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Caribbean Student Association: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Catholic Newman Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Chi Upsilon Sigma: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Community Standards and Student Conduct Peer Volunteer Group : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Coptic Orthodox Christian Fellowship: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Cougars In Motion : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Criminal Justice Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Cru at Kean University: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Delta Phi Epsilon: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Delta Sigma Theta: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Early Childhood Education Club, Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Earth Science Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • EEO Society: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Equality for All: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Filipinos Uniting Nations at Kean: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Gamma Psi Epsilon: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • GO! The Graphic Organization: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Good Eats at KU: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Graduate and Part-time Student Council: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Graduate Speech-Language Pathology Student Organization: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Greek Senate: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Haitian Student Association : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • IMPACT Apostolic Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Indian Cultural Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Industrial Design Society of America: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • International Student Association : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Iota Phi Theta: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean Dance Theatre : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy): Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean Gospel Choir: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean Musical Movements : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean Ocean Communication Club: Date - TBA at Kean Ocean
    • Kean Ocean Criminal Justice Club: Date - TBA at Kean Ocean
    • Kean Ocean Entrepreneurship Club : Date - TBA at Kean Ocean
    • Kean Ocean Forensic Psychology: Date - TBA at Kean Ocean
    • Kean Ocean Nursing Organization: Date - TBA at Kean Ocean
    • Kean Ocean Psychology Club: Date - TBA at Kean Ocean
    • Kean Psychology Graduate Council : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean Smash: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean Theatre Council: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean Triple Helix: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean University Anime Society: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean University Collegiate DECA: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean University Council for Exceptional Children: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean University Hillel: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean University Pre-Law Society: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean University Rotaract Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean University Student Education Association: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean University's Men Of Excellence: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean University's Top Knotch: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Kean Women of Excellence : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Lambda Delta Chi: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity, Inc.: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Lambda Tau Omega Sorority, Inc.: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Lambda Theta Alpha: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Lambda Theta Phi: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Inc.: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Latin American Student Organization: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Love Your Melon Campus Crew: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Men's Group: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Metalsmith Student League: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Military & Veterans Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Mu Sigma Upsilon: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Multicultural Greek Council: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Muslim Student Association: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • National Association for Music Education: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • National Council for Negro Women: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • National Organization of Minority Architecture Students: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • National Pan-Hellenic Council: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • National Society of Collegiate Scholars: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Nu Delta Pi: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Nu Sigma Phi: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Nu Theta Chi: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Omega Phi Chi Multicultural Sorority, Incorporated: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Omega Psi Phi: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Omega Sigma Psi: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Operation Smile: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Order of Melchizedek: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Outdoor Adventure and Recreation Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Pan-African Student Union : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Phi Beta Sigma: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Physical Education and Health Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Physical Therapy Club: Wednesday, June6, 2018
    • Point and Shoot: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Portuguese American Club at Kean: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Pre-Medical Pre-Dental Association : Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Pre-Physician Assistant Organization: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Project Alpha: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Psi Sigma Phi Multicultural Fraternity, Inc.: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • PSY Organization: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Public Relations Student Society of America: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Screenwriter's Society: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Sigma Beta Chi: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Sigma Beta Tau: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Sigma Theta Chi: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Social Work Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Society for Human Resource Management: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Speech, Language and Hearing Student Association: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • STEM Educators: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Student Occupational Therapy Association: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Student Organization Class of 2019: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Student Organization Class of 2020: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Student Organization Class of 2021: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Student Organization of Kean University: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Tau Kappa Epsilon: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • The Chess Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • The Poetry Club: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Theta Phi Alpha: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • THREADS: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
    • Wenzhou-Kean University Student Association: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

     


    Conference Registration

    Registration for the 2018 Student Group Leadership Conference on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 is now open! The conference is required for all presidents, vice presidents, treasurers, secretaries, public relations directors and new member educators of all non-funded, funded, governmental and Greek letter organizations. Student group leaders were only required to attend one day of the conference (or the equivalent number of student group workshops throughout multiple days).

     


    Student Group Training Requirement

    To fulfill the 2018-2019 student group training requirement, each student group executive board member must obtain seven (7) workshop credits with the following breakdown:

    • 3 Organizational Development Workshop Credits
    • 2 Group Fundamentals Workshop Credits
    • 1 Leader Development Workshop Credit
    • 1 Elective Workshop Credit (Any Workshop Category)

    Group Fundamentals

    Group fundamental workshops are designed to provide essential and technical information related to running a recognized Kean University student group or organization or hosting a student group activity or event.

    Organizational Development

    Organizational development workshops are designed to develop and enhance the functioning of the student group as a team or their events, activities and programs.

    Leader Development

    Leader development workshops are designed to develop and enhance a student’s leadership abilities or promote personal wellness.

    Professional Development

    Professional development workshops are designed to provide the student leader with information that will help the student articulate the experiences gained through their various student leadership roles or help develop the leader’s skills and abilities for the professional/career world.

    Elective Workshop

    Fulfillment of this item is met when a student attends any group fundamentals, professional development, leader development, or organizational development workshop outside of the workshop category requirements.

    Track Your Completion Progress Through Cougar Link

    Progress towards completing the student group training requirement can be monitored through the curriculum feature in Cougar Link at https://kean.campuslabs.com/engage/involvement/paths.

     


    Conference Schedule

    9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Breakfast and Check-In
    9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening
    10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Keynote Presentation
    11:20 a.m. - 12 noon Educational Workshop 1
    12:05 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Educational Workshop 2
    12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch
    1:50 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Educational Workshop 3
    2:35 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Educational Workshop 4
    3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m. Break
    3:25 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. Educational Workshop 5
    4:10 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Educational Workshop 6
    5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dinner (optional)

    Workshops

    Keynote

    Keynote: Marketing is All About Storytelling
    10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB) Auditorium
    Modern day marketing is driven by data, and while that is wonderful insight, the real secret of marketing is your ability to tell a story. How DO you tell a compelling story about your organization that drives the right people to you and more of them? During this interactive keynote, you’ll learn how to not only tell your story, but hear some funny and maybe even heartfelt stories along the way.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Educational Workshops Session 1

    Being Presidential
    11:20 a.m. to 12 noon | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB) Auditorium
    The president is the highest ranking executive board member in an organization and is one of the most honored roles to obtain. This workshop will provide student group presidents with the insight on how to manage a group from the top of command downward. Discussions will cover the integration of ideas and leadership types to fit a common vision, conflict resolution, and adherence to Robert’s Rule of Order for operational practices.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Stepping Up in Absence of Executive Board Members
    11:20 a.m. to 12 noon | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 109
    Vice Presidents serve an important role within any organization, but that role can vary from organization to organization. In general, Vice Presidents are responsible for committee assignments and keeping the membership engaged in the governance of the organization. This workshop will focus on ways to identify and tap into the strengths and talents of the general membership so that they too can play a role within your organization. Being a Vice President also requires being able to assume the duties and responsibilities of the President at any given time, but until that time, the Vice President assists the President in the management of the organization.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Maintaining Your Organization’s Records Through Cougar Link
    11:20 a.m. to 12 noon | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 115
    As secretary you are the keeper of your organization’s records. These records include correspondence, agendas, and minutes. The Secretary is also responsible for maintaining the student group structure and purpose statement, which is your organization’s most important document. Any document produced by the organization’s Secretary and approved by the membership is considered a legal document and thus must be as accurate as possible. In addition, as Secretary you are responsible for member relations and notifications. This workshop will explain the importance of accurate documentation in minutes, agendas and attendance so that your organization is organized and your information is effective.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Managing Your Organization’s Finances and Banking
    11:20 a.m. to 12 noon | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 205
    As the treasurer of your organization you are responsible for your organization’s finances. Each organization is different and the budgets may vary, but one thing will always remain constant: you are spending someone else’s money! This workshop is designed to provide an overview to your role as a treasurer and focuses on accountability, transparency and organization. In addition, several key avenues for funding will be discussed including fundraising, joint programming and other information regarding funding.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Greek New Member Policies and Your New Member Process
    11:20 a.m. to 12 noon | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 206
    New member educators of the Kean University Greek community will be provided with leadership training and education essential for the success of their new member education program. This workshop is designed to help you with new member education activities, duties, and information regarding the amount of time the activities will take as well as their purpose.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Advertising and Promoting Your Organization and Events on Campus
    11:20 a.m. to 12 noon | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 207
    "Public relations is a strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and their public." Marketing your organization is more than just hanging up flyers on bulletin boards on campus and posting information on the wall of social networking sites. This workshop is designed to explain the importance of an overall marketing plan and strategy for your organization. How do you want your organization to be seen? What is the message you want to project? It is all up to you. Learn how to market and publicize your organization, events and, most importantly, your mission utilizing the Kean University resources at your disposal. Take your organization’s marketing and branding to the next level.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Managing Your Funded Group's Budget and Finances
    11:20 a.m. to 12 noon | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 208
    As a funded group treasurer, you are given a lot of repsosiblites and one of those is being able to budget and determine where your money is going as a organization. The biggest thing to learn when it comes to this aspect of running an orgainzation is budgeting. In this presentation you will be given tools that can help you betting understand budgeting and how it can pertain to your organization.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Educational Workshops Session 2

    Pen to Paper: Let’s Develop Marketing Strategy
    12:05 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB) Auditorium
    Ok, so the speaker guy made some sense to you. Now you want a bit more. In this breakout sessions participant will put pen to paper to develop marketing strategy. This session is perfect for leaders of organizations that want to develop a more comprehensive approach to marketing. We’ll bring stories to life and talk practical advice on how to market yourself and your organization better.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Event Planning
    12:05 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 109
    Event planning can be an intimidating task, but with the right strategies it can be made easy! This workshop will break down the event planning process, and discuss how to plan events effectively and efficiently.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Member Appreciation
    12:05 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 115
    Happiness leads to success!This workshop will highlight why it is important to keep your members happy and enjoying the organization. We are going to have examples of ways different organizations can keep members engaged, happy, and enjoying their time in the club or organization.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Managing Your Organization's Community Service Efforts
    12:05 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 205
    Want your organization to host a service project? There can be a lot of processes and procedures that hold you back. Let the Service team clear the air for you and teach you the steps in planning, executing and finalizing service projects.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Connecting to Off-Campus Service Opportunities
    12:05 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 206
    "Engaging in community service provides students with the opportunity to become active members of their community and has a lasting, positive impact on society at large." This workshop will cover how your organization can create off campus service projects and connect to off campus organizations, in order to enhance your members college experience.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Making Meetings Matter
    12:05 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 207
    How can we get the most out of meetings? In this workshop we will discuss how to best utilize our time during general body meetings, and how we can engage with our members within that time.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Do It FTK - For The Kids! Learn How You Can Be A Part of Kean Dance Marathon
    12:05 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 208
    Like this year’s Kean Dance Marathon theme says, Miracles Have No Limits! This workshop will explain what KDM is, where the money raised goes, and how to join. Attendees will leave wanting to start a team for KDM 2019 and join us in dancing 12 hours for the kids!
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Educational Workshops Session 3

    Event Planning
    1:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB) Auditorium
    Event planning can be an intimidating task, but with the right strategies it can be made easy! This workshop will break down the event planning process, and discuss how to plan events effectively and efficiently.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    5 Ways to Help a Friend in Distress
    1:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 109
    We always want to be there for our friends when they are struggling. But how can we show our support and offer guidance? In this workshop we will discuss all the ways in which we can help our friends when they are in crisis.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Stress and Anxiety Relief
    1:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 115
    Being a student leader comes with a vast amount of responsibility. In addition to managing your organization, you must also learn how to manage and balance your personal life. Life is not always as easy as we would like it to be and there comes a time to ask yourself how ‘you’ are doing. Many factors can lead to stress in both your life and in your organization. Student leaders must learn to manage their stress instead of letting their stress manage them. This workshop is designed to help you manage ‘you’ and will teach you to identify stress indicators and techniques to manage your stress.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Partnering with Kean's Service Initiatives
    1:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 205
    Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Hunger and Homelessness Week. 9/11 Day of Service. These are just some of the service initiatives hosted by the Center for Leadership and Service. Learn how to partner with the Center, through hosting or attending service projects, during one of the many campus wide service intiatives.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Practicing Good Habits
    1:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 206
    Good communication, productivity and a positive attitude are attributes good leaders should have. This workshop will go into how to keep good habits when holding a leadership position and how to keep a positive attitude.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Passing the Torch: Building Up Future Leaders!
    1:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 207
    With each new year members come and go. Which also means leaders come and go. As an organization you always have to prepare for the next set of leaders. In this workshop you will learn how to"pass the torch" and teach new E-board members the ins and outs of your position to prepare them for the future.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Hazing Prevention and Awareness
    1:50 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 208
    Hazing is an unfortunate reality for some college students interested in joining a Greek Organization. In this workshop you will learn how to be proactive in the event that hazing is suspected. Take part in learning your role regarding this important issue and how to take action against some of the early warning signs of hazing.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Educational Workshops Session 4

    Funded Group Executive Board Training: Part 1
    2:35 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB) Auditorium
    This training is dedicated to giving Funded Group Officers the skills needed to ensure their group is effective and purposeful. The officers will learn key skills that are essential in running a successful organization. In addition, officers will learn the Office of Student Government policies and procedures that are essential in maintaining their funding status.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Creative Fundraising Strategies for Your Organization
    2:35 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 109
    Tired of hosting the same fundraisers every semester? Come learn how to maximize your organizations fundrasing efforts and how to create new and fresh fundrasing ideas. Get advice from the Kean University Leadership Institute who has rasied a total of over $29,000 for various organizations.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Managing Your Event
    2:35 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 115
    When getting ready for an event you want to make sure the event is effectively managed and presented for the best results possible. In this workshop you will learn how to effectively manage your events so that the executive board, members, and attendees benefit from the results.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Planning with a Purpose
    2:35 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 205
    What is your organization's vision? How can your organization share your message with the overall campus community? This workshop will discuss how plan events with purpose, and that are relevant to your organization's vision and values.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Campus Resources Available to Student Groups
    2:35 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 206
    Does your organization need any help with supplies for events? Or is your group interested in funding or working in collaboration with some of Kean's departments? There are many different resources offered to assist students and aid them throughout their college experience, and this workshop aims to discuss how these resources can be used to help student groups collectively.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    How to Build and Strive as a Team
    2:35 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 207
    Everyone brings something to the table when coming together. This presentation will discuss how to work together and how an individual can contribute their strengths to benefit the overal team.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Opening and Managing a Bank Account For Your Organization
    2:35 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 208
    Where are you keeping your organization’s money? If your organization has money, how are you ensuring you have a fair, accurate and transparent record of your finances? Any organization that has its own finances is strongly encouraged to establish an official organizational bank account. This workshop is designed to teach your organization to have a transparent financial system and use your organization’s bank account effectively to write checks and make deposits.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Educational Workshops Session 5

    Funded Group Executive Board Training: Part 2
    3:25 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB) Auditorium
    This training is dedicated to giving Funded Group Officers the skills needed to ensure their group is effective and purposeful. The officers will learn key skills that are essential in running a successful organization. In addition, officers will learn the Office of Student Government policies and procedures that are essential in maintaining their funding status.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Planning with a Purpose
    3:25 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 109
    What is your organization's vision? How can your organization share your message with the overall campus community? This workshop will discuss how plan events with purpose, and that are relevant to your organization's vision and values.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Social Media Best Practices for Student Groups
    3:25 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 115
    This presentation will consist of the many ways in which student groups can use social media to benefit them. It will explain the importance of why they should each have a social media accountant for their group and proper ways to use it. Tips and advice on how to improve their social media practices will be explained as well. The presentation will offer the groups extremely useful information that they can use to grow themselves and increase involvement.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Fundraising Policies
    3:25 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 205
    Fundraising is important for a successful student group and/ or organization. Through this fundraising workshop, groups can learn funding opportunities, benefits methods, and technology behind fundraising; as well as working together to accomplish successful events as a group or organization.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Setting Goals and Getting Buy-in from within Your Organization
    3:25 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 206
    As you approach the start of a new year, you want to set new or maintain existing goals and standards. In this presentation you're going to be given examples on how to set goals for your organization. You want to set these goals in way in which it grabs the attention of the organzation members and gain their support as you try to become a succesful group.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Representing Yourself and Your Organization
    3:25 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 207
    It is essential for student groups to represent themselves appropriately. It is important to focus on the concept that what you do, say, post, etc. has a personal and group consequence (whether-positive or negative).This presentation will also assess the many ways a group can and should be ethical- abiding by their core principles and values to ultimately foster a socially responsible environment. This presentation aims to uncover the many ways an organization can be more socially responsible through their personal and collective image, the behavior and practices of the organization itself, and the outreach and events orchestrated by these organizations.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Partnering with PULSE Programming Board for Events
    3:25 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 208
    Are you someone who thinks there can be more happening on campus and have some great ideas on how to increase campus life? Come learn how to join the PULSE program board and bring your creative ideas to the table.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Educational Workshops Session 6

    Recruitment and Retention
    4:10 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB) Auditorium
    After the music fades and the hard work sets in, it might feel like you are the only one left doing all the work. Every year a massive number students join student groups only to disappear a few months later. Why does this happen and how can you prevent it in your group? In this session we’ll break down the hidden secrets to recruiting & retaining group members & officers so that the party keeps going on long after you’ve left the dance floor.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Time Management/Commitement to Responsibilites
    4:10 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 109
    There are 365 days, 8,760 hours, 525,600 minutes, or 31,536,000 seconds per year. Time is constantly changing and we must change with it. Time management is essential for any student, but is even more crucial for student leaders. Are you managing your time effectively? This workshop will help you examine your schedule to assist you in prioritizing and making the best use of your time to perform adequately in your organization, classroom and other aspects of your life.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Managing Your Event
    4:10 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 115
    When getting ready for an event you want to make sure the event is effectively managed and presented for the best results possible. In this workshop you will learn how to effectively manage your events so that the executive board, members, and attendees benefit from the results.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Walk, Talk, and Act Like a Leader
    4:10 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 205
    "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." Being a leader requires more than just hard work. Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results and not attributes. A leader takes a little more than one's share of the blame, and a little less than one's share of the credit. This workshop is designed to allow student leaders to reflect on their appearance, conduct verbal and non-verbal communication at meetings, events, and in their everyday lives. It's easy to call yourself a leader but are you willing to sacrifice, work hard, and be committed so that you can walk the walk, talk the talk, and look the part.
    Learn more by clicking here here.

    Emotional Literacy and Effective Communication
    4:10 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 206
    As a leader, you will work with all different types of people within different situations. This workshop will discuss emotional intellegence and how you as a leader can use your emotional intellegence to work on your interpersonal and communication skills.
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    Conflict Resolution: Listen, Learn and Speak
    4:10 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 207
    When working with other people there's going to be conflict. Conflict of interest, opinions ect. One important skill to learn is conflict resolution, most importantly: listening, learning and speaking. In this workshop you will be given tips on how to acommplish these three aspects of conflict resolution effectively.
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    Resume Building: Involvement Experience and Your Future
    4:10 p.m. to 4:50 p.m. | North Avenue Academic Building (NAAB), room 208
    In comparison to the average college student Involved students have the skills and experience employers are looking for. This workshop will discuss how students can apply their experience and involvement at Kean onto a resume.
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