Welcome Back Illini Leaders!

Welcome Back Illini Leaders!


Happy New Year Illini! We hope you’ve had a great winter break with family and friends. As you get set for the spring semester, here are some leadership opportunities that you might be interested in:




Opportunities in 2016


·         Inclusion | January 23rd, 2016

·         Integrity | January 30th, 2016

·         Ignite | February 6th, 2016 & March 12th, 2016

·         Insight | February 13th, 2016

·         Intersect | April 2nd, 2016

·         Imprint | February 27th, 2016

·         Diversity and Leadership Summit | February 28th, 2016

·         Become a Member of the TCC Advisory Committee





Inclusion | January 23rd, 2016

Students will develop their overall level of cultural competency through our I-Program, Inclusion. Developing this unique skill is vital to the success of any individual working in a diverse environment. Sign up here!


Integrity | January 30th, 2016

Having a strong positive philosophical foundation on morals and ethics can develop the next leaders into good members of society. Being aware that there is a difference between personal ethical values and societal ethical values can have a large part in influencing the way many people make decisions. Sign up here!



Ignite | February 6th, 2016 & March 12th, 2016

Managing effective group and organizational development is an important skill to have for any individual managing a team in the workforce or a registered student organization here on campus. 96% of Ignite participants learned techniques that they could use when leading a change initiative. Effective I-Program isn’t it? Sign up here!


Insight | February 13th, 2016

Insight is coming up! At Insight you will learn how to utilize your intrinsic leadership style that is unique to you. That’s not all! Students will discover their strengths, values, and social identities which can develop individuals into a more well-rounded person. Sign up here!



Intersect | April 2nd, 2016

Team building activities and knowledge can help any individual work effectively in any group. Intersect helps students build upon these skills so that when they encounter a situation where they might have to flex these skills, they’re prepared.


Imprint | February 27th, 2016

There are certain leadership skills that are necessary to have when successfully managing personal or professional transitions. Come learn these skills at Imprint! Sign up here!


Diversity and Leadership Summit | February 28th, 2016

The Diversity and Leadership Summit will help you build connections, develop new skills and overall, it will mold you into better leader. Cultivating passion through learning how to create social change, exploring your identity, or leading consciously will develop you into an individual who has some level of understanding of the world around you. Participation in this summit will count towards the Leadership Certificate and the LENS Diversity Certificate Program. Register by February 18th! The summit will be held on February 28th from 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m at the Ikenberry Commons room 2025. Lunch will be provided. 


Become a Member of the TCC Advisory Committee

The Career Center invites students to become a member of The Career Center Advisory Committee. The Committee participates in the on-going review of the services of The Career Center and advises the Director and staff on student needs for career development and health/graduate school preparation. The committee usually meets once per month during the Spring Semester for one hour. The committee will meet on the following days throughout the spring semester:

January 27th, 2016

February 24th, 2016

April 6th, 2016

May 4th, 2016

If you are interested and are available to attend these meetings, please email Susan Gordon at sgordon@illinois.edu




Once again, welcome back Illini! We hope you start off your semester strong and keep the same effort level throughout these next 16 weeks. If any of the I-Programs or events/committees interested you in this email don’t forget to sign up! Have a great first week of classes.


The Illinois Leadership Center

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