Loyola University Maryland

Student Engagement

Leadership Week

November 12 - 17, 2018

Leadership Week is opportunity to showcase leadership as one of Loyola’s core values. The week includes activities and programs intended for students to explore the depth and meaning of leadership. Additional events and activities will be added throughout the fall semester. 

Monday, November 12

What Does Leadership Mean To You?, 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., Boulder Atrium 

Come tell us for a chance to win some awesome prizes!

Tuesday, November 13

Leadership Café, 7 p.m., 3rd Floor Common Area of the Student Center (open to all)

Held monthly during the academic year, Leadership Cafe features special guests who share their journey and experience which informs who they are, how they lead and their meaning of leadership. Our hope is to inspire thinking around how we leadership everyday lives. Complimentary dessert, coffee and tea will be served. Sponsored by Omicron Delta Kappa and Student Engagement. 

Wednesday, November 14

Thank-A-Leader! 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., Boulder Atrium

Share your appreciation with any leader on campus, and get your chance to win prizes when you do!

Thursday, November 15

Student Leader Appreciation, 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. (invitation only)

Student leaders will be invited to grab breakfast to show our appreciation of their contributions and service to our campus community. 

Friday, November 16

Leadership Fair, 4:00-5:30pm, McGuire Hall (open to all)

Explore the dozens of student leadership and development opportunities available on and off-campus from campus departments and student organizations. Learn about recruitment and selection timelines for student leadership roles around campus in addition to opportunities to grow as a leader at Loyola and beyond graduation. 

Saturday, November 17

Greyhound Leadership Summit, 8:30am-3:00pm (registration required)

Emerging to well established student leaders are encouraged to register for the Summit. The event features presentations, panels and roundtable discussions on a range of leadership topics and challenges relevant to students and student leaders. This is the final event as a part of Leadership Week held on campus. Summit registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Online registration is no longer available at this time.

Any student, faculty, staff or administrators may submit proposal between Monday, October 1st and Wednesday, October 24th. Students interested in submitting a proposal must attend one of the workshops offered in October: 

  • Monday, October 15th 4-5pm (Cohn 133)
  • Tuesday, October 16th 1-2pm (Sellinger VIP Lounge)
  • Wednesday, October 17th 6-7pm (3rd Floor Common Area of the Student Center)

Proposals for the following formats will be accepted:

  • Presentations: Deliver information on a topic relevant to student leadership where participants gain the knowledge or skills to improve their leadership capacity. About 50 minutes in length.
  • Panel Discussions: Organize and facilitate a panel discussion of knowledgeable individuals to discuss current issues and trends involving student leadership. About 50 minutes in length.
  • Roundtable Discussions: Facilitates a small group discussion related to issues and challenges for a specific community of student leaders. About 30 minutes in length.

Proposals are encouraged to incorporate one of the three leadership themes:

  • The Discerner: Leaders must make important decisions. They use strong truths and values as a basis for their actions and regularly engage in the reflective practice of discernment to seek clarity, purpose and direction.
  • The Collaborator: Leaders must collaborate with others. They value productive and healthy relationships within the groups, teams and organizations which they choose to belong and serve.
  • The Citizen: Leaders must participate in matters of global and local significance. They are involved in democratic processes and advocate for values of inclusion, social justice and responsibility.