Monday, March 5, 2007

Quote of the Day
"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other."
- John F. Kennedy

Leadership Weeks - Special Edition

 
Leadership Weeks

The Office of Campus Activities and the Leadership Assistants (LA) have organized the 2007 Winter Term "Leadership Weeks" program, from March 1 to 15. The following events and opportunities are being held to promote student leadership as well as personal and professional development.

Visit http://www.drexel.edu/oca/LeadershipWeeks for detailed descriptions of the events. For more information, email LeadershipAssistant@drexel.edu.

Monday, March 5

Provost's Luncheon with Dr. Stephen Director
Provost Stephen W. Director is the University's chief academic officer. He wants to hear your ideas for improving learning at our University. Your idea could win you $1,000.
For information, email Stephanie Sullivan at (sms74@drexel.edu)
Noon - 1:30 p.m. | Bossone Research Enterprise Center, 3rd Floor Atrium
(32nd and Market Streets)

Learn How to Learn: A Workshop on Improving Your Study Skills | CEO Workshop
Presented by Farzin Irani, Counseling Center, CCHC
Test-taking, learning and understanding, rather than just memorizing. The workshop will offer techniques for optimal learning.
Noon - 1 p.m. | Bellet Building 310 (15th and Race Streets)

USGA Student Life Assembly
This assembly works on everything that deals with student life on campus to help enhance the Drexel experience.
This assembly is chaired by Stacey Rose (slr53@drexel.edu)
6 - 7 p.m. | Creese Student Center, USGA Office (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

Leadership Training Based on the Military Model | CEO Workshop
Featuring Keith M. Cianfrani, LTC U.S. Army (retired). Owner of the Leadership Development Group
Using the Army's Be-Know-Do Leadership Model.
6 - 7:30 p.m. | MacAlister Hall 2020 (33rd and Chestnut Streets)

USGA Government Operations Assembly (GOA) Meeting
This assembly deals with the internal workings of the USGA to make sure operations run as smoothly as possible.
This assembly is chaired by Kristen Smith (kjs532@drexel.edu)
9 - 10 p.m. | Creese Student Center, USGA Office (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

Tuesday, March 6

Six Sigma Boxed Lunch Commuter Program
Presented by Commuter Student Programs and Services
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. | Creese Student Center, Lower Level, Conference Room D (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

USGA Academic Affairs Assembly (AAA) Meeting
This assembly works on all academic-related issues that affect the student body. The assembly also works with the deans of each college to hold open forums to discuss college-specific issues.
This assembly is chaired by Stephanie Sullivan (sms74@drexel.edu)
6 - 7 p.m. | Creese Student Center, Lower Level, Conference Room D (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

Branding Made Simple: Identity, Design, and Improving Your Image and Communications | CEO Workshop
Presented by Daniel Steinberg, Undergradaute Student Government Association president and Alexander Zahradnik, graphic and Web designer
As viable new technologies emerge and the public becomes more savvy, intelligent branding becomes necessary for success.
6 - 7:30 p.m. | MacAlister Hall 2020 (33rd and Chestnut Streets)

Women and Leadership | CEO Workshop
Presented by Dana D'Angelo, director of general business studies, LeBow College of Business
A recent study of women in executive positions found that although women get higher ratings than men on management style, the characteristics and strategies that earn them praise prevent them from reaching the top. Why?
6 - 7:30 p.m. | Myers Hall Tutor Lounge (33rd and Race Streets)

Wednesday, March 7

Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design Networking Get-Together
Calling all Antoinette Westphall CoMAD students and any Drexel students interested in media, performance or fine arts. This is an opportunity to network. Refreshments will be served.
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Living Arts Lounge (33rd and Chestnut Streets)

Student Organization Orientation Trainings (SOOT)
Noon - 12:30 p.m. for returner SOOT | MacAlister Hall 2019 (33rd and Chestnut Streets)
12:30 - 2 p.m. for first-timers SOOT | MacAlister Hall 2019
6 - 6:30 p.m. for returner SOOT | Stein Auditorium (33rd and Market Streets)
6:30 - 8 p.m. for first-timers SOOT | Stein Auditorium
(Reminder: SOOT is required for Student Organziation Recognition with the Office of Campus Activities)

Commuter Town Hall with President Papadakis
This town hall meeting will provide an open forum for questions. Lunch will be provided.
For more information, email Stacey Rose (slr52@drexel.edu)
Noon - 1:30 p.m. | Charlotte Alletag Commuter Lounge (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

Residential Town Hall with President Papadakis
This town hall meeting will provide an open forum for questions about students' campus housing experience.
For more information, email Stacey Rose (slr52@drexel.edu)
6 - 7:30 p.m. | Myers Hall Tutor Lounge (33rd and Race Streets)

Leadership Lessons from Sports' Greatest Coaches | CEO Workshop
Presented by Dan Simmons, associate director of athletics
Learn the insights and theories from sports' most successful "field generals!" For example: John Wooden's "Pyramid of Success" and Lou Holtz's three keys to excellence.
6 - 7:30 p.m. | MacAlister Hall 2020 (33rd and Chestnut Streets)

Delta Phi Epsilon Body Image Vigil
7 p.m. | For location, contact Lauren Hiller (lmh39@drexel.edu).

Thursday, March 8

Lunch with Leaders: International Women's Day
AAUW speaker on sex trafficking
Noon | Creese Student Center, Handschumacher Private Dining Room (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

Credibility — It's Hard to Get and Easy to Lose | CEO Workshop
Presented by Stephen Rupprecht, assistant dean for fraternity and sorority life
What people demand of their leaders and the actions leaders must take in order to intensify their constituents' commitment to a common cause. Learn how to make this work for you.
Noon - 1:30 p.m. | Myers Hall Tutor Lounge
(33rd and Race Streets)

Lessons from an Enduring Entrepreneur | CEO Workshop
Featuring Jock Sommese, Convergence Homes
Take the Entrepreneur's Test, assess your skills and figure out methods to improve them. This interactive presentation isn't for the feint of heart.
6 - 7:30 p.m. | MacAlister Hall 2020 (33rd and Chestnut Streets)

Corporate and Executive Education Information Session
Continuing your education has never been easier. Drexel University's LeBow College of Business introduces graduate-level certificate programs in Technology and Engineering.
Register with Carol Ann Walton (caw22@drexel.edu)
6 p.m. | Pearlstein Business Learning Center
(33rd and Market Streets)

A View from the Top
Featuring Wayne Gattinella '76, CEO of WebMD.
Great organizations require leaders with ambition, vision and other qualities that guide their success. Leaders from diverse companies share insights into the factors, people and events that enable them to soar and succeed at the top.
A networking reception will follow in the Pearlstein Business Learning Center lobby (33rd and Market Streets).
Register with Ms. Lauren Haas (Lauren.M.Haas@drexel.edu)
6 p.m. | Matheson Hall 109 (32nd and Market Streets)

Women in Society Lecture and Dinner
A lecture that celebrates the success and improvements made by women in the Drexel community and the larger society. CAB observes Women's History Month by presenting awards to women — one undergraduate, one faculty and one graduate. Tickets, free for undergraduate students and $3 for graduate students and faculty, can be reserved at the Campus Activities Board office.
7 p.m. | Behrakis Grand Hall (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

Saturday, March 10

Business Plan Development Workshop — Marketing and Sales Strategy
Presented by Michele Masterfano.
"Develop it and they will buy it" generally doesn't work, so we will talk about the nuts and bolts of marketing.
Register with Terri McIlhenney (Terri.Z.McIlhenney@drexel.edu)
10 a.m. | Baiada Center (33rd and Arch Streets)

Monday, March 12

USGA Academic Affairs Assembly (AAA) Meeting
This assembly works on all academic-related issues that affect the student body. This assembly also works with the deans of the colleges to hold open forums to discuss college-specific issues.
This assembly is chaired by Stephanie Sullivan (sms74@drexel.edu)
6 - 7 p.m. | Creese Student Center, Lower Level, Conference Room D (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

Residential Town Hall with President Papadakis
This town hall meeting will provide an open forum for questions about students' campus housing experience.
For more information, email Stacey Rose (slr52@drexel.edu)
6 - 7:30 p.m. | Calhoun Piano Lounge (33rd and Arch Streets)

Tools for Improving Communication and Participation in Organizations | CEO Workshop
Strong leaders engage all members of an organization to participate in activities that impact the organization's success. This program will teach effective group problem solving, planning, and decision-making strategies.
6 - 7:30 p.m. | MacAlister Hall 2020 (33rd and Chestnut Streets)

Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) Meeting
Student members of USGA will discuss new issues and provide updates on proceedings from the last meeting.
For more information, email Dan Steinberg (dss33@drexel.edu)
7 - 9 p.m. | Creese Student Center, Lower Level, Conference Room D (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

USGA Government Operations Assembly (GOA) Meeting
This assembly deals with the internal workings of the USGA to make sure operations run as smoothly as possible.
This assembly is chaired by Kristen Smith (kjs532@drexel.edu)
9 - 10 p.m. | Creese Student Center, USGA Office (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

Tuesday, March 13

Changing Leadership: Student Luncheon with Senior Vice President Anthony Caneris
In 1995, Drexel University was facing financial hardship, low enrollment, inadequate facilities and a workforce with low morale. With the appointment of President Papadakis and the hiring of Anthony Caneris, Drexel embarked on a decade of significant, indeed, "revolutionary", change. Mr. Caneris will share what he believes it takes to be a good leader.
Reservations required: email caneriat@drexel.edu
Noon | Bossone Research Enterprise Center, third floor atrium (32nd and Market Streets)

LEAD MBA Chat Session
Optimize your leadership potential through an accelerated MBA. Innovative and rigorous, the LeBow Evening Accelerated Drexel (LEAD) MBA program optimizes leadership potential in a 24-month, evening format offered on the University City Main Campus and in Great Valley in a new facility in Malvern, Pa. in a blended program delivery that combines in-class and online courses supplemented by clinics and workshops.
Registration required: Contact Lisa Stigliano (las76@drexel.edu)
Noon | Online at http://express0.targetx.com/event/php/event_register.php?mid=17001908.

Roy Vagelos, former CEO, Merck & Company
Join LeBow College of Business in welcoming Dr. Roy Vagelos, the former CEO of Merck & Company.
Register with Lauren Haas (Lauren.M.Haas@drexel.edu)
6 p.m. | Matheson Hall 109 (32nd and Market Streets)

Student Organization Leadership Gathering: Important Info and Food
Presented by the Leadership Assistants and USGA.
For all student leaders. Leadership Assistants start the event with ten-minute presentations, followed by a 10-15 minute presentation from USGA. A half-hour Q&A for student leaders with representatives from OCA, reservations, catering, DUST, SAFAC, etc. Pizza will be served.
7 - 8:30 p.m. | MacAlister Hall 2020 (33rd and Chestnut Streets)

Wednesday, March 14

Don't Blow Your Chance to be a Leader | CEO Workshop
Featuring John Henderson, director of development and marketing, Foundations Inc.
Explore a variety of techniques to deal with colleagues, supervisors (members of authority) and teammates in the workforce.
6 - 7:30 p.m. | MacAlister Hall 2019 (33rd and Chestnut Streets)

"Where Have You Been, Where Are You Going?"
Sponsored by Campus Activities Board.
This event is a multicultural lecture consisting of Drexel University professors speaking about their experiences in other ethnic backgrounds. Tickets can be reserved at the Campus Activities Board (CAB) office.
7 p.m. | Behrakis Grand Hall (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

Thursday, March 15

Lunch with Leaders: Drexel Women Alumni
An interactive discussion to define good and bad leadership traits, and develop a personal leadership philosophy representing your values.. We will also identify "derailers" that adversely affect the success of a leader.
Noon | MacAlister Hall, University Club, 6th Floor (33rd and Chestnut Streets)

Character Traits and Values of Leadership | CEO Workshop
Featuring Frank Perras, senior vice president and owner, Career Concepts Inc., and partner (ret.), Accenture.
6 - 7:30 p.m. | MacAlister Hall 2020 (33rd and Chestnut Streets)

Seven Effective Habits of Drexel Student Leaders | CEO Workshop
Presented by Josh Cohen, president, Weekend Warriors, Jason Miller, president, Drexel Marketing Association, and John Cooke, director, Campus Activities.
It may be difficult to adapt a leadership theory to one's own leadership style. This interactive workshop will show how current Drexel University student leaders use theorist Stephen Covey's Seven Habits of Highly Effective People in leading their organizations.
6 - 7:30 p.m. | MacAlister Hall 2019
(33rd and Chestnut Streets)

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