Division of Student Affairs
Leadership Academy

Help make Leadership Academy 2009 great. The selection committee is looking for multiple presenters to fill 3 different time slots, each lasting approximately 50 minutes, on February 14, 2009. Present a different topic at all three sessions and help build the next generation of leaders at BGSU. Presentation proposals can be submitted at www.bgsu.edu/offices/sa/getinvolved/page24788.html. Contact Ali Mathe at amathe@bgsu.edu with any questions.

Suggested topics include:

Student Organizations

  • Importance of ritual/tradition in chapters or organizations
  • Unity within your organization
  • Risk management -- How to confront and learn from a crisis
  • The application/selection process -- How to accurately and effectively assess candidates for leadership

Leadership Enhancement

  • Ethics in leadership
  • Women’s issues in leadership
  • Humor in leadership
  • Emotional intelligence and student leadership
  • Social justice and leadership
  • Service Leadership


  • How to make the most of your involvement
  • Reaching out to your community (BGSU and BG)
    Achieving Balance: Caring for yourself and others
  • Leadership styles -- What kind of leader are you?


  • Providing constructive criticism
  • Conflict resolution and confrontation skills
  • Millennial students and communication styles
  • How to plan and publicize successful events