Workshops

STARS In-Person Workshops & Events Calendar

Spring 2014 Workshop Calendar can be downloaded here (updated February 24, 2014).  Print a copy to help your organization plan for the semester! Descriptions for the workshops mentioned on the calendar appear below. Please read them carefully to select the workshops that best suit your organization's leadership development and organizational management goals.

STARS Workshop Library

Bring the workshops to your organization! Our Workshop Library contains 13 topics especially selected to enhance your organizational development! These workshops can help you fulfill certain STARS criteria all while encouraging more discussion and reflection among your officers and members. To borrow a workshop CD, please e-mail the Program Coordinator for Student Organizations listing the top 3 titles you'd like to borrow and the date and time you'd like to pick the CD up from our office. Please allow for 2-3 days' advanced notice to check that the title is available and for preparation of materials. Organizations may only borrow 1 CD at a time. The STARS Workshop Library does not serve as "make-up" sessions for the STARS In-Person Workshops, including Inclusive Leadership and Transitional Leadership. 

STARS In-Person Workshop Descriptions

Goal Setting

Monday, January 27, 2014

3:00- 4:00 PM

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Create measurable goals for your organization for the 2012-2013 academic year! These could include increasing membership, planning and executing specific events, or creating a transitional leadership program for your organization.

 

Student Org Basics:  Student Orgs 101

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

4:00-5:00 PM

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Student Activities introduces Owl Connect, the new student organization database, updates to the STARS program, and reviews Student Activities policies, and more. Ideal for presidents and/or new officers! (This workshop is mandatory only for registered student organizations whose privileges have been suspended.)

Student Org Basics: Student Center Operations

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

5:00-6:00 PM

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This workshop will share best practices for reservations, events, and other use of the Student Center.  We will also share some great options that you and your group can use for program services as well as the top questions you might have about using space on campus. Ideal for new officers, especially event coordinators or whoever will request space for meetings and events! (This workshop is mandatory only for registered student organizations whose privileges have been suspended.)

Student Org Basics: Money Money Money

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

6:00-7:00 PM

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Everything you need to know about the TSG Allocations process, cash handling, budgeting, and fundraising. Ideal for new officers, especially treasurers! (This workshop is mandatory only for registered student organizations whose privileges have been suspended.)

Inclusive Leadership

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

12:30- 2:00 PM

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Take your organization to the next level by establishing it as an open and inviting space.  This workshop will help participants obtain a better understand of what being inclusive means, understand how to compose a statement of inclusion, and identify aspects of inclusive event planning.

Icebreakers & Teambuilders

Thursday, February 6, 2014

5:00-6:00 PM

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This interactive workshop will feature some of the most fun ice breakers and group energizers for those meetings or activities that need some spice. This is no ordinary workshop, you’ll be playing along!

LinkedIn

Friday, February 7, 2014

4-4:50 PM

Mitten Hall 250

Make LinkedIn work for you! Sponsored by the Career Center. For STARS credit, obtain a signed attendance slip at the workshop and submit to Adriane Reilly.

Promoting Your Event on Campus

Monday, February 10, 2014

2:00-3:00 PM

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University Communications and Student Activities introduce you to resources across campus that will increase exposure for promoting your organization’s events and activities.

 

Transitional Leadership

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

3:00- 4:00 PM

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Shifting leadership roles over to new officers can be a hectic task. The Transitional Leadership workshop will address the elements for effective leadership transition and strategies for passing down the knowledge and tools for success!

Optimizing Owl Connect

Thursday, February 13, 2104

10:00-11:00 AM

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This workshop will move beyond the basic uses of Owl Connect and review advanced tips and techniques for making the most out of the student organization database so you can run your organization more efficiently.

Leadership Movie Night: The Hunger Games

Thursday, February 13, 2014

5:30-8:00 PM

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Join the Office of Leadership Development for a free movie and popcorn and explore leadership through cinema with the Diamond Leaders during a post-movie discussion.

Risk in Communication

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

2:00-3:00 PM

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How do you avoid misunderstandings over electronic media? Learn tips and strategies in this session that can help you communicate clearly with others. Facilitated by Conflict Education Resource Team (CERT).

Writing a Winning Resume

Thursday, February 27, 2014

4:00-4:50 PM

Mitten Hall 250

Highlight your key strengths and skills on your resume through your education, jobs, volunteer positions, leadership and other activities. Bring a copy of your resume to the workshop and apply best practices. Sponsored by the Career Center, this workshop focuses on internship and job search situations, but lessons could easily be translated to your involvement in student organizations! For STARS credit, obtain a signed attendance slip at the workshop and submit to Adriane Reilly.

Network Your Way to Success

Monday, March 10, 2014

4:00-4:50 PM

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Learn the dos and don'ts of networking: how to make connections, introduce yourself, and establish relationships that will help you find an internship or land your dream job. Sponsored by the Career Center, this workshop focuses on internship and job search situations, but lessons could easily be translated to your involvement in student organizations! For STARS credit, obtain a signed attendance slip at the workshop and submit to Adriane Reilly.

New Organization Orientation

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

4:00-7:00 PM

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Mandatory for new student organizations approved in February. New Organization Orientation will introduce Student Activities’ resources, review the basics of Owl Connect and STARS, discuss financial processes, and space reservation procedures.

Inclusive Leadership

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

6:30-8:00 PM

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Take your organization to the next level by establishing it as an open and inviting space.  This workshop will help participants obtain a better understand of what being inclusive means, understand how to compose a statement of inclusion and identify aspects of inclusive event planning.

Mindfulness SO much easier than you expected!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

3:00-4:00 PM

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Plan ahead for finals with this workshop! Learn some simple techniques to help you balance academics, your role as a student leader, and your social life.  Facilitated by the Wellness Resource Center.

Transitional Leadership

Thursday, March 20, 2014

5:00-6:00 PM

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Shifting leadership roles over to new officers can be a hectic task. The Transitional Leadership workshop will address the elements for effective leadership transition and strategies for passing down the knowledge and tools for success!

LinkedIn

Monday, March 24, 2014

10-10:50 AM

Mitten Hall 250

Make LinkedIn work for you! Sponsored by the Career Center. For STARS credit, obtain a signed attendance slip at the workshop and submit to Adriane Reilly.

Exploring Leadership Speaker Series: Jane Stimmler

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

6:00-7:00 PM

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The Exploring Leadership Speaker Series features area leaders who truly live out the practices of exemplary leadership and offer inspiring leadership insights to our Temple community. Sponsored by the Office of Leadership Development.

Think Like a Boss, Act Like A Leader

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

1:00-2:00 PM

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End of Semester Reflection

Monday, March 31, 2014

2:00-3:00 PM

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Take a moment before the semester ends to reflect on your organization’s achievements and challenges. Letting those reflections inspire your goals for the upcoming year will ensure 2013-2014 will be the best year yet!