Loyola University Maryland

Student Engagement

Leadership Week

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Leadership Week aims to inform students of leadership opportunities; to involve them in conversation about what it means to be a leader at Loyola and beyond; and to inspire them to take on leadership roles in their personal, academic, and professional endeavors.  

This week-long initiative celebrates and promotes leadership within the Loyola community through discussions, presentations, and information sessions.

See below for a full schedule of events >> 

Leadership Week 2014 will take place Nov. 16 – 21 on the Evergreen campus.

Watch the Loyola community "Shake It Off" to Taylor Swift's song letting everyone on campus know, we're all leaders in our own way!

Student Leadership Conference

Sunday, Nov. 16

What does it mean to be a student leader at Loyola? The Student Leadership Conference provides a forum for students to learn about leadership from their peers; share their experience as leaders; and discuss leadership styles and self-awareness, effective methods for working with others, and ways to create change in their own community.
When: Noon – 4 p.m.
Where: 4th Floor Program Room

Learn more about how you can get involved >>

Be Engaged: What does leadership mean to you?

Monday, Nov. 17

Stop by Boulder and share what leadership means to you!
Jot down your thoughts, take a picture, and be featured in our campus leadership video.
When: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Boulder Café

Be Engaged: Leadership in Action

Tuesday, Nov. 18
What, exactly, does leadership look like? Find out during this interactive workshop. Learn how student leaders make an impact, and share your thoughts on how individuals in leadership roles can better promote positive change.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Location Maryland Hall 247

Marketing Your Leadership: A Workshop

Wednesday, Nov. 19

Employers are looking for tangible leadership skills and experience—but how do you describe on a resume your achievements in your organization, or the specific things you’ve learned through your role?
The Office of Student Engagement and the Career Center present a workshop on Marketing Your Leadership. Join us to learn how you can put your experiences into words that count.
When: 6 – 7 p.m.
Where: Cohn Hall 133
Register Email studentengagement@loyola.edu or stop by our office in Seton Court to register.

Leadership Week Lecture: “Contributing to a Brighter Future,” delivered by Debbie Phelps

Thursday, Nov. 20

“Contributing to a Brighter Future” explores how our values and personal experience impact leadership and our choices—and how we can be effective leaders in our daily lives—as Debbie Phelps shares her experience as a teacher, the mother of an Olympic athlete, and an educational and community leader.
A reception and book signing of Phelps’ memoir, A Mother for All Seasons, will take place in the McGuire Atrium following her address.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: McGuire Hall, Andrew White Student Center
Tickets: The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets for Loyola students and employees will be available beginning Monday, Oct. 27, and to the public on Monday, Nov. 3. To reserve tickets, call the box office at 410-617-5932.

Leadership Fair

Friday, Nov. 21

Considering taking on a leadership role next year—but not quite sure which position is right for you? Hear current student leaders talk about their experience; learn the benefits of assuming various leadership positions on campus; and find out more about the numerous opportunities for you to make a meaningful difference.
When: 4 – 6 p.m.
Where: McGuire East