Griffin Student Leadership Institute
"Committed to Serve - Learning to Lead"
The Gwynedd Mercy University Griffin Student leadership Institute (GSLI) is committed to the development of graduates who will be effective leader who are compassionate toward those in need, and who are compelled to act within the spirit of social responsibility.
In addition to the annual, campus-wide leadership conference, the Institute is a comprehensive program with three levels of leadership certification available to Gwynedd Mercy University students. Click the links to learn more about each program.
Directed to both current and incoming students, the Emerging Leaders Certification provides a foundation in leadership and the skills necessary to apply leadership in a socially conscious college environment.
Click here to print an application. Deadline to apply is Friday, November 2, 2014
2015 Kickoff Weekend
Saturday, January 17
(All workshops are on Tuesdays and will be held 7:30pm-9:00pm in the Small-Side of Waldron Boardroom)
January 20: What Color is Your Brain?
February 3: "Leadership and Communication"
February 17: "To Lead is to Serve: Making the Service Connection"
March 10: "We're All in this Together" Group Dynamics
March 24: "Choices are the Hinges of Destiny" Conflict Management
April 7: "Me Talk Pretty One Day..." Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
This program is directed specifically at student leaders who want to be effective within their clubs and organizations. Emphasis is given toward how students can organize groups to be successful and sustainable.
2014 Kickoff Weekend
September 19 - 20
2014 Kickoff Weekend
September 19 & 20
(All workshops are on Mondays and will be held 7:30pm-9:00pm in the Small-Side of Waldron Boardroom)
October 6: Recruitment/Branding
November 3: Event Planning/Budgeting
January 12: Group Dynamics and Processes
February 9: Evaluating and Future Planning-The Role of Change
March 9: Officer Training/Transitions Succession Planning
Intended for Gwynedd Mercy University students with previous leadership knowledge and certification, the Exceptional Leaders program brings one’s college leadership experience into the context of both one’s career and that of society. Exceptional Leaders will explore Leadership issues connected to both Service and Social Responsibility as they apply their leadership skills within the communities and organizations that surround them.
Deadline to submit application is Monday, September 15, 2014 by 5pm
Click here for the Exceptional Leaders application (pdf)
Student Activities Office
Location: 2nd floor, Waldron Center