• Leadership by Design

    "Building confidant, well-round leaders who promote positive change."

    Leadership by Design is an ongoing series of programs and activities aimed at allowing students to chart their own leadership development journey. 

    In order to complete the Leadership by Design program, students must attend a Defining Leadership Workshop and three additional Leadership by Design events or activities. Leadership by Design activities focus on developing leadership skills of students at all levels of leadership experience. Upon finishing the program, students will be awarded with a Leadership by Design t-shirt, certificate and will have strengthened their leadership skills. 

    Defining Leadership Workshop ~ Register HERE

    There are millions of ways to define leadership. What does leadership mean to you?This workshop will challenge participants to develop a personal definition of leadership. It will also introduce a new way of thinking about leadership as a college student. 

    The Defining Leadership Workshop is offered at various times throughout the year. Registration is required. 

    Upcoming Leadership by Design Activities and Events

    Explore Your Lens of Experience ~ 6:30 p.m., Thursday, October 20 - Drew Science 118

    What messages have you received throughout your life that impact the way you view and treat others you interact with. How does this influence you as a leader? This session tackles these questions with the help of Disney's hit movie "Zootopia."

    Treat Yourself: Self-Care ~6:30 p.m., Thursday, November 10 - Anderson 304 

    An area of leadership development that often is overlooked is how to take care of yourself as a leader. How do you avoid burnout? When is it time to let someone else lead? Is it OK to say "No" to a leadership opportunity? This program will explore all of this and much more!  
     

    Can You Survive? Piper Escape Room ~ Varies Times, January 2017

    How well do you function as a team member when the clock is loudly ticking and something important to you is at stake? Here is your chance to test yourself! Visit the Piper Escape room and see if you are able to survive! Also, it is a great way to test your communication skills under stressful conditions. 

    Global Connections - Feed My Starving Children Trip ~ 7:30 p.m., Friday, February 17 (Transportation Provided)

    Local and global engagement is an important part of being a leader. This program provides students with an opportunity to think about hunger on a global level.

    Spring Leadership Training Week ~ Various Activities and locations, March 6 - 10

    The Annual Spring Leadership Training Week provides a variety of programs to help students develop and strengthen their leadership skills. The schedule for the 2017 Spring Leadership Training Week will be available February 1, 2017 

     

     

     

     

     

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    The Hamline University Center for Justice and Law recently convened an expert panel to discuss the ongoing immigration crisis in the United States. The panelists, included someone from the ACLU, Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, the Advocates for Human Rights and an immigrant, provided 200 attendees with individual actions toward ending the situation. A post-event survey indicated that many people acted on these suggestions and took steps to help immigrants.

    Kimberly Brown 250

    Current MFA student Kimberly J. Brown’s memoir, The I-35W Bridge Collapse: A Survivor’s Account of America’s Crumbling Infrastructure, is out now from Potomac Books.

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    Hamline students researchers who conducted research projects during the last year are asked to consider the opportunity to present their work at the Hamline Student Research Symposium.