K-State Graduate Student Leadership Workshop Series

Presented in partnership by the Graduate School, the Staley School of Leadership Studies, and the Leadership Communication Doctoral Program

This leadership workshop series is open to any K-State graduate student who desires to develop their capacity to work with others and make positive change through their work, studies, and professional organizations.

Leading with Your Strengths Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:30 – 7:00 pm, Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building

Participants will learn a strengths-based approach that supports personal well-being, building positive relationships, improving engagement and fostering a positive workplace culture.

Presented by: Mike Finnegan, Assistant Professor, Staley School of Leadership Studies & Kiley Moody, Managing Director, Scholar Services

RSVP for in-person session by Feb 24: https://forms.gle/FRuKhouxgRcaDZU46

Or join by Zoom: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/169927000

Developing Adaptive Leadership Friday, March 6, 2020 3:30 – 5:00 pm, Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building

In our work and lives, we face many conflicts, challenges, and opportunities. To make progress requires us to think and act differently. In this session, participants will strengthen their leadership skills to manage self and mobilize others. Come prepared to engage!

Presented by: Tim Steffensmeier, Director, Leadership Communication Doctoral Program & Tamas Kowalik, Graduate Research Assistant, Kansas Leadership Center

RSVP for in-person session March 4: https://forms.gle/AmhHGkFJQsHsNe78A

Or join by Zoom: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/120541905

Intercultural Leadership Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building

Leading across cultures requires us to intentionally recognize and address inequity in order to build a more socially just world. In this session, we will explore interpersonal and systemic elements of culture, power, and privilege and how these impact the practice of leadership and the creation of inclusive classrooms, labs, and workplaces.

Presented by: Trisha Gott, Associate Director & Assistant Professor, Staley School of Leadership Studies & Mac Benavides, Graduate Research Assistant, Staley School of Leadership Studies

RSVP for in-person session by March 17: https://forms.gle/HdwSqQ1v4zDArZTR6

Or join by Zoom: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/537648630

Civic Leadership and Citizen Scholarship Monday, April 13, 2020 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building

As members of the K-State academic community, our studies and work are situated – physically and virtually – within local and global communities facing complex challenges. We all play a role in the civic mission of our institution, to generate knowledge and talent to advance the well-being of those communities. This session will help participants explore their present and future work, and consider how relationship, dialogue, and practice can be an explanatory lens to make sense of citizen-centered, community-engaged scholarship.

Presented by: Brandon W. Kliewer, Assistant Professor of Civic Leadership, Staley School of Leadership Studies & RJ Youngblood, Assistant Director, Academic Achievement Center

RSVP for in-person session by April 9: https://forms.gle/pLCaGqyarTvvDZrP9

Or join by Zoom: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/376704032

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