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Leadership Circles

A Student-Led Group Leadership Opportunity

Leadership Circles are a development opportunity for emerging and experienced student leaders across campus to work as a collective toward a common goal or project related to leadership. Participants of the leadership circles can expect to…

  • Work with a staff mentor for project assistance
  • Work collaboratively on a leadership development project on campus
    or in the community
  • Attend a leadership circle retreat
  • Engage in leadership discussions and trainings
  • Work with a staff mentor for project assistance

In addition, students can expect to…

  • Work with and develop relationships with others across campus
  • Deepen their understanding of leadership, leadership theories,
    leadership styles and preferences and put them into practice
  • Be challenged by working independently and as a group
  • Share personal experiences and knowledge base to help the group process
  • Strengthen skills related to leadership development including
    relationship building, communication, creativity, problem solving,
    accountability, assertiveness and organization
  • Express the impact of the experience on personal leadership development
    and appreciate the opinions and input provided by others
  • Reflect on personal strengths and the strengths of others
  • Provide a meaningful leadership development experience for participants
    and for those impacted by the leadership projects
  • Apply leadership principles and theories beyond graduation at UW-Eau Claire

Applications are due Friday, November 21, 2014. Students will be contacted after the due date to set up interview times to determine circle assignments in the following weeks.

>  APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED

    

Students, staff, or faculty members are also able to nominate students for this experience.
If you know of a student that would benefit from participating in a Leadership Circle, please nominate them.

>  NOMINATIONS ARE CLOSED

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Previous Leadership Circle Projects

  • Make-a-Wish benefit concert
  • LGBTQA activity, discussion and panel event
  • Catered dinner and activities at local homeless shelter Sojourner House
  • Marketing event with marketing director of Green Bay Packers and
    how to better market student organization events
  • Student-to-student nights at which high school students and parents met with
    college students and staff to talk about higher education and what campus life
    is really like
  • Body image event with statistics, images and personal conversations about
    body image in society and on campus, and a film with a discussion following
  • Prom with various activities and entertainment for a local assisted living center
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