RIT Connectology Leadership Conference Schedule

Saturday, March 15, 2014 - RIT Student Alumni Union

Participants are asked to choose one workshop for each session

8:00 - 9:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
Student Alumni Union Lobby - Check-in & Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 AM Welcome and Introduction - SAU Ingle Auditorium
9:30 - 10:00 AM Keynote Speaker - Justin Jones-Fosu
10:40 - 11:40 AM Session 1
11:50 - 12:50 PM Session 2
1:00 - 1:30 PM Lunch SAU Davis Room Cafeteria
1:30 - 2:00 PM Service Project
2:10 - 3:10 PM Session 3
3:20 - 4:20 PM Session 4
4:30 - 5:00 PM Closing Activities and Raffles - SAU Davis Room Cafeteria

For detailed workshop descriptions please download Connectology Schedule

Download the Detailed Connectology Schedule

Workshop Tracks

  • PSS - Personal Success Skills
  • OL - Organizational Leadership
  • PL - Peer Leadership
  • SC - Social Change
  • RW - Real World for Upperclassmen
  • BNS - Bonus Track

10:40 to 11:40 AM - Session 1


Workshop Track Workshop Presenter

PSS

Communicating With Confidence

Lori Marra

OL

Ethical Decision Making

Duane Beck Ph.D.

RW

Having Fun in an Interview: Tips from the Handshake to the Offer to Enjoy the Interview Process

Jenna Lenhardt

SC

Leading as a Positive Deviant

Jennifer Green-Wilson

PL

Learning to Lead: From Peer to Instructor

Jason Lowden
Gordon Werner

BNS

Keynote Speaker Breakout Session on Diversity

Justin Jones-Fosu

BNS

Let me think about that: Cultivating introversion as an asset in leadership

Sabrina M. Weiss


11:50 AM to 12:50 PM - Session 2


Workshop Track Workshop Presenter

PSS

Living Your Strengths

Janine Rowe

OL

Conflict Management

Hannah Abele

RW

Real World Expectations: Overcoming Generational Gaps in the Work Place

Kate M. Blackburn

SC

Affecting Policy through the Social Chang Model

Gwen Van Laeken and Phyllis Walker

PL

C.Y.A IN THE WORKPLACE

Stephanie Paredes
Tomicka Wagstaff Ed.d

BNS

Building Your Mojo Toolbox: Useful Skills for Navigating Your Future Career

Sharon Kompalla
Brandom Kotler
Dan Greer
Pradip Ananda
RIT Center for Residence Life

BNS

Community Leadership As Service: Passion, Duty, and Impact!

Karey Pine


1:00 to 1:30 PM - Lunch: Davis Room Cafeteria

1:30 to 2:00 PM Service Project



2:10 to 3:10 PM - Session 3


Workshop Track Workshop Presenter

PSS

Thinking Outside of the Box

Courtney Dolan

OL

Stereotyping/ Stigma in Leadership

Maryam Hussein

RW

Put the Odds in YOUR Favor: Interview Preparation Skills from The Hunger Games

Rebecca Coons

SC

Non-positional Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

Lydia Billings

PL

Building Blocks: Setting Foundation for Running an Effective and Empowered Student Organization

Shannon Harrington
James Macchiano

BNS

When Humor and Leadership Collide

Colette Shaw

BNS

The Yoga of Leadership

Jennifer Lukomsk
Denise Wellin

Honors Only

Peer Mentoring for Honors Mentors

Kerrie Bondi


3:20 to 4:20 PM - Session 4


Workshop Track Workshop Presenter

PSS

Emotional Intelligence

RIT Student Advisory Board

OL

Whipping your group into shape

Ted Baumhauer

RW

Building Connections for Employment

Rebecca Delaney
Sarah Heisman

SC

The Silent Burden: Navigating Race within an Institutional Framework

Alykhan Alani

PL

Working with Deaf Leaders

Ashleen Evans

BNS

Achieve Success by Presenting Yourself Positively and Professionally

Amy Fisher

Wellness

Wellness and Leadership

Donna Rubin

Honors Only

StrenthsQuest for Honors Mentors

Kerrie Bondi

4:30 to 5:00 PM - Closing Activities - Davis Room Cafeteria

RIT Leadership Institute Student Advisory Board

Raffles! Activities! Fun!