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Presidential Lecture Series

Presidential Lecture Series

Attn: Emily Zwick and Annie Jewell
New Student Services
Kansas State University
177 Berney Family Welcome Center
705 N. 17th Street
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-1521

pls@k-state.edu

k-state.edu/pls

 

Leadership and Communication

Communication for Leaders

Dr. Emily Lehning, Associate Vice President for Student Life & Director of New Student Services

Successful leaders know that communication is key in engaging group members and moving their organization closer to their goals. This interactive session is designed to develop communication skills in young leaders and prepare them for work in student organizations.

Lessons in Leadership

Dr. Emily Lehning, Associate Vice President for Student Life & Director of New Student Services

A workshop or speech designed to help participants consider their personal definition of leadership and how they can work to influence others in a positive way.

Motivating Others

Blue Key Students, Blue Key Senior Honor Society

The purpose of this workshop is for participants to recognize that everyone is motivated in their own way. They will be able to learn different styles of motivating others and how to apply it to their team or organization

Motivation for Leaders

Blue Key Students, Blue Key Senior Honor Society

Based off of a Habitudes concept, this presentation identifies the challenges in leading a group and provides an application of how to overcome those challenges and reach your final goal. 

Quality Leadership

Blue Key Students, Blue Key Senior Honor Society

The goal of this workshop is to help students draw from previous experiences to learn and strengthen leadership skills, as well as create awareness and knowledge of leadership.

Recruit, Retain and Recognize

Dr. Emily Lehning, Associate Vice President for Student Life & Director of New Student Services

Student leaders will come together to share ideas and create a plan to build their membership in their student organization. This session focuses on the three R’s of volunteer management – recruitment, retention and recognition.

Servant Leadership

Dr. Stephanie Bannister, Assistant Vice President of Student Life

The model is broken--autocratic top-down leadership is being replaced by leadership for the common good.  This session explores cultivating the talents from within the room. Participants will explore a philosophy that enriches the lives of individuals, builds better organizations and seeks to create a caring world.