HU LEAD HU-LEAD stands for How You Lead, Emerge and Develop. It is a variety of leadership development programs whose mission is to introduce and support students as they discover and develop their individual leadership skills. Through participation in the HU-LEAD programs, students: Become able to articulate both a shared and personal definition of leadership. Develop an understanding of their personal leadership identity. Become able to articulate their talents and strengths in regards to leadership. Integrate knowledge, skills, and abilities as members or leaders of groups, organizations or communities. The HU-LEAD programs are comprised of programs to address various levels of leadership experience. Information on many of the signature leadership development programs coordinate by the Office of Student Activities is available below. Pathways to Hamline - Leadership TrackThe Pathways to Hamline program is a 3 day pre-orientation program that allows a group of incoming first year students the opportunity to begin to explore the concept of leadership and what it means to be a leader prior to the beginning of the fall semester. Additional information about the Pathways to Hamline - Leadership track is available here. Student Organization Leader Workshop The Student Organization Leader Workshop is for students who hold leadership positions within Hamline student groups. The topics covered in this workshop include group development, member recruitment and retention, event planning and how to lead a successful student group. Every undergraduate student organization is required to have a representative attend this workshop. Annual Leadership SummitThe Leadership Summit is a half-day leadership conference open to all undergraduate students. The 2013 Leadership Summit will focus on Social Excellence and will help students understand why being more "social" can make your college experience and your leadership experience better!Blueprint 319The Blueprint 319 program is designed with the busy student in mind. The program will appeal to both students with no leadership experience but with an interest in learning and students with leadership experience PLUS everyone in between! Blueprint 319 offers sessions throughout the year, each covering a different leadership topic. Students have the ability to attend any session they like, designing their own leadership blueprint. Blueprint 319 can even fit into everyone's schedule with each session lasting only 60 minutes. It is the perfect chance to build your leadership skills one hour at a time. Her StoryWomen have held formal and informal positions of leadership since the beginning of time. The Her Story group allows for female students an opportunity to hear from established women leaders, discuss issues faced by women in leadership positions, develop skills to help them be effective leaders and develop a support system of other female leaders. Emerging Leaders WorkshopThe Emerging Leaders Workshop (ELW) is a one day leadership workshop for new and emerging leaders. ELW covers the first steps to becoming a strong leader. If you didn't get involved in the Fall semester, the Emerging Leaders Workshop is a perfect way to start off the spring semester. This year, the 2015 ELW will be an overnight retreat held away from campus. Leadership AcademyThe Leadership Academy provides an opportunity for experienced student leaders to dig deeper into the concept of leadership. Participants explore theories and models of leadership, group development and global leadership. This is a cohort based program meeting bi-weekly. Women's Leadership RetreatThe Annual Women's Leadership Retreat is designed to promote social consciousness, self awareness and leadership skills in emerging and established female students. Day at the Capitol The Day at the Capitol program provides an opportunity for Hamline students to participate in the state legislative process by serving as a volunteer lobbyist for the Minnesota State Grant program. This program also provides an opportunity for Hamline students to connect with Hamline alumni working in all levels of the State Legislature. Additional information about all leadership programs coordinated by the Office of Student Activities is available in the Involvement Center located at Anderson 319 or contact SALD@hamline.edu.