2015 UAA Leadership Conference: Leadership reDefined

Thursday, April 9 and Friday, April 10

RASMUSON HALL

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PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Thursday, April 9 

Student Showcase presentations, 7pm, Rasmuson Hall

Friday, April 10

9:00am
Registration/Check-in
RH Hallway


10:00-10:45
SESSION BLOCK ONE

Emotional Intelligence: The One Thing We Can Constantly Improve About Ourselves
Robert Poe, UAA Faculty, UAA College of Business and Public Policy
RH 117

Building Authentic Confidence
Esther Wee, UAA Student Leader
RH 216

Learn About SafeZone 
Samantha Holthouser, UAA Commuter Student Services Coordinator
RH 204

Resounding Resumes and Invigorating Interview Skills
Courtny Petrosky, Career Exploration Coordinator, UAA Career Services
RH 122


11:00-11:45
SESSION BLOCK TWO

Culturally Adept: Do you have what it takes to be a global leader? 
Dr. Terry A. Nelson, UAA Faculty, College of Business and Public Policy
RH 117

Service Learning: Connecting faculty, students and community partners together
Sarah Smith, Alaska Service Coordinator, Department of Occupational Therapy, Creighton University
RH 204

Manage Conflict Effectively
Sofia Fouquet, UAA Alumni, Director of Events, Anchorage Downtown Partnership
RH 216


12:00-1:30pm
LUNCHEON - Featured keynote speaker Ilarion (Larry) Merculieff, President of the Global Center for Indigenous Leadership Lifeways - Cuddy Hall.  Free lunch for the first 75 registrants.


1:45-2:30
SESSION BLOCK THREE

Leadership Through Turbulent Times
Brigadier General Leon "Mike" Bridges, Alaska National Guard
RH 117

Leadership Discussion Panel with the UAA Business Enterprise Institute
Jacob Taylor, UAA Staff, UAA Business Enterprise Institute
RH 211

Wisdom of the Elders: Leadership for Modern Times
Larry Merculieff, president of the Global Center for Indigenous Leadership Lifeways
RH 111

SafeZone (part one)
Maria Bonifacio-Sample, Associate Director for Resident Life
Karla Booth, Alaska Native and Rural Outreach Program (ANROP) Coordinator
RH 316


2:45-3:30
SESSION BLOCK FOUR

The Art of Giving and Receiving Feedback
Sophie Leshan and Nick Tabaczka, UAA Student Leaders
RH 117

Ethical Leadership
Steve Sharp
RH 111

Earthquake: An Exercise on Teambuilding
Elena Stutzer and Jacob Mathiesen, UAA Student Leaders
RH 315

SafeZone (part two)
Maria Bonifacio-Sample, Associate Director for Resident Life and 
Karla Booth, Alaska Native and Rural Outreach Program (ANROP) Coordinator
RH 316


3:45-4:30
SESSION BLOCK FIVE

The Power of Context
Judy Owens-Manley, Director, Center for Community Engagement and Learning
RH 111

Who, What, How - The Leaders Guide to Networking
Ricardo Castillo and Xavier Mason, UAA Student Leaders
RH 211

Seize the Moment 
Alice Choi and Lee Vang, UAA Student Leaders
RH 315

Trust Trumps
Gina Pastos, UAA Faculty, College of Education
RH 117

UA Coalition of Student Leaders
Kenai Peninsula College, Staff and Students
RH 316


4:45-5:30
Student Showcase Award Ceremony/ Reception - Cuddy Hall

This conference is FREE and open to the public

For more information contact:
Paula A. Fish via email: anpau@uaa.alaska.edu or call: 907-786-1371.