Leadership Programs Descriptions

Exploring Leadership:

  • Introductory leadership course - explores leadership from both historical and current day contexts and requires students to develop their own definition of leadership.
  • One section offered in the fall  as an FYS (3 credit), one to two sections offered in the spring.
  • How to join: Fall section is offered to Leadership Scholars only, spring sections are selected by a nomination and application process in the fall.   

Emerging Leaders:

  • Second level leadership course - focuses on skill development and the practical application of these skills as a student leader here at Lasell. Skills include such things as; communication, public speaking, delegation, etc.
  • One to two sections offered in the fall, one offered in the spring.
  • How to join: Fall sections are selected by a nomination and application process in the Spring, Spring section is offered to Leadership Scholars only.

Leadership Retreat:

  • A retreat that builds of the knowledge and skills developed in Exploring Leadership and Emerging Leaders and a re-energizing to use their abilities within the Lasell Community.
  • Held once a year in the spring semester. Topics and guest speakers vary year to year.
  • How to join: All students are encouraged to attend and RSVP. Students that participated in Exploring Leadership and Emerging Leaders will receive additional information every year.   

Advanced Leadership Seminar:

  • Advanced leadership seminar - focus on: 
    • Leading by examples: Guests from Lasell and beyond
    • Topical Issues: Current leadership struggles
    • Experimental: Problem solving & collaboration between campus leaders.
  • Offered once a month throughout the year. Topics and guest speakers vary year to year
  • How to join: Students are invited and asked to RSVP to activities. Students that hold leadership positions and that have gone through Office of Student Activities Student Leadership Development programs are invited.   

Student Organization Series (SOS):

  • Topical presentations/workshops for student organization leaders. Topics will include: programming, promotion, delegation, officer transition, etc.
  • Offered once a month throughout the year. Topics and guest speakers vary year to year.
  • How to join: Students that are involved in a club or organization will be encouraged and invited to attend these workshops once a month.   

Leadership Community Service:

  • Community service with a leadership thread will be offered by the Center for Community Based Learning.
  • Offered at various times throughout the year.
  • How to join: Students can work with the Office of Student Activities and the Center for Community Based Learning to set-up a project.   

JUMPSTART:

  • At the start of every semester, JUMPSTART offers some insights on how to successfully run a club/organization at Lasell College. Topics range from preparing for the Activities Fair to learning how to run a meeting.
  • Offered the first 5 weeks of the Fall Semester, and 2 weeks at the beginning of the Spring Semester.
  • How to join: Registered Club and Organization Officers will receive information through their e-mail, all club members and Lasell students are welcome to attend.  

Leadership Involvement and Level Information

Office of Student Activities Student Leadership Development Program Contact Information:


Jennifer Granger, Director of Student Activities and Orientation

  • Advanced Leadership Seminar
  • FYS: Exploring Leadership
  • Leadership Community Service
  • Leadership Peer Mentors, Peer Facilitators, Peer Associates
  • Overall Student Leadership Development Program
  • Student Leadership Scholar Program   

Sarah Richardson, Assistant Director of Student Activities

  • Emerging Leaders
  • Leadership Retreat
  • Orientation Leader & Orientation Coordinator Positions   

Justin Bruce, Coordinator for Student Organizations

  • Club and Organization Involvement
  • Club and Organization Officer Information
  • Exploring Leadership
  • Student Organization Series
  • JUMPSTART Office of Student Activities

Arnow Campus Center, 2nd Floor
617-243-2475
studentactivities@lasell.edu
Website: www.lasell.edu/studentactivities and www.lasell.edu/orientation
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