MAILED: Oct. 20, 2000
A student leadership event titled "Transitions" will be presented at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Free and open to all UW-Eau Claire students, the event is directed especially at those making the transition from student organization member to student organization leader, as well as students who will graduate soon and enter their chosen career field.
Tracy Knofla, co-owner of High Impact Training, will present the keynote address from 9 to 10:15 a.m. in Davies Theatre. A longtime student life professional, she has conducted hundreds of inspiring, interactive and motivational seminars and workshops for colleges and universities throughout the country.
Knofla also will lead a session titled "Etiquette for Success" (10:30 to 11:45 a.m.), which details the proper table manners necessary to be successful in business or social settings. The session will include ideas for appropriate conversation, correspondence, introductions and effective interactions.
After a one-hour lunch break, the first of two breakout session blocks will be presented from 1 to 2 p.m. Knofla will present "The Value of Cocurricular Activities." UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students will offer sessions on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and student leadership, values clarification as it relates to career planning, and leadership and conflict management. Participants choose one of the four sessions, all presented in Davies Center.
From 2:15 to 3:15 p.m., the second session block in Davies Center will include Knofla's presentation "Thriving in Chaos" and a reprise of the educational sessions led by UW-Eau Claire presenters.
The leadership event will close with remarks at 3:30 p.m. in Davies Theatre.
"Transitions" is sponsored by the Activities and Programs office and Career Services.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: Oct. 20, 2000