Leading Edge Institute is a a dynamic leadership program dedicated to working with college women across the state of Alabama. Three Samford students are selected to participate in the nine-month program each year. If you are interested in participating in the Leading Edge Institute, please contact Laura Valentine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 LEI Participants: Molly Brown, Victoria Domitrovich and Brianna Ware
2012 LEI Participants: Rebekah Harris, Natalie Sharpton and Rachel Stokes
2011 LEI Participants: Abi Ansley, Chelsea Dutton and Meg Newsome
During the 2013-2014 academic year, all students are invited to participate in a Leadership Lunch series sponsored by the Department of Student Leadership and Community Engagement. Each month a different faculty, staff, or community member will facilitate discussion on a topic related to leadership. Free lunch will be provided for the first 50 students who register each month.
2013-2014 Leadership Lunches:
9/25/13, 12:00-12:50pm: "On Not Losing Your Head as a Leader" presented by Dr. Brad Creed, Provost and Executive Vice President (Location: Divinity South 111)
Co-sponsored by the Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership
10/22/13, 1:00-2:00pm: "Teach for America the Alabama Way: Joining a community's movement for change" presented by J.W. Carpenter, Executive Director, Teach for America-Alabama (Location: Divinity South 111)
Co-sponsored by Omicron Delta Kappa
11/20/13, 12:00-12:50pm: "Leadership in a Broken World" presented by Renie Moss, Assistant Dean for Campus Life (Location: Divinity South 111)
If you have questions about the Leadership Lunch series, please contact Janna Pennington at email@example.com.
Registration form is available in the "Forms" section on the lefthand toolbar. If you have questions about the Leadership Lunch series, please contact Janna Pennington at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Previous Leadership Lunches:
4/17/13, 12:00pm: Embracing Diversity and Bridging Differences on Campus (presented by Dr. Denise Gregory, Assistant Professor in Howard College of Arts and Sciences)-Divinity South 111
3/26/13, 1:00pm: Successful Networking and Making Your First Impression Count (presented by Mary Beth Barnes and Benjamin Bailey, Career Development Center)-Divinity South 111
2/20/13, 12:00pm: Finding Your Vision (presented by Martin Newton, Director of Athletics)-Divinity South 111
11/15/12: The Future of Moral Progress in Alabama (presented by Stephen Black, President of Impact Alabama and Director of Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at University of Alabama)
10/25/12: The Personality of a Good Leader (presented by Rev. April Robinson, Minister to Students)
9/26/12: Passion, Not Position: Student Leadership at Samford (presented by Janna Pennington, Director of Student Leadership and Community Engagement)
4/25/12: Transitioning from Campus Leadership to Community Leadership (presented by Dr. Betsy Holloway, Associate Professor/Chair in Brock School of Business)
3/28/12: Change is a 4-Letter Word (presented by Dr. Sarah Latham, Vice President for Operations and Planning)
2/29/12: 1 Goal. 14 Months. 140 Characters: Social Change through Social Media (presented by Deon Gordon, Digital Consultant at The Microfit Group)
11/16/11: Becoming an Invitational Leader (presented by Dr. John Knapp, Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership)
10/19/11: Tornado Relief: Making a Sustainable Impact in Alabama (presented by Kristina Scott, Executive Director of Alabama Possible)
9/29/11: Leadership Lessons from Dr. Westmoreland (presented by Dr. Andrew Westmoreland, Samford President)