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Registration for Workshops, Speaker Broadcasts and Training Days

Contact: clarkjen@uhcl.edu if you have questions.

Leadership Workshops
  1. *What is Your Leadership Style? - Myers-Brigg and Strong Interest Survey

    Presenter: Dr. Cindy Cook , UHCL Counseling Services

    *Registration:
    Register to recieve a confirmation email.
    Print out email and take it to the Counseling Services to take the survey.

    Required: Completed Myers-Briggs Type Inventory in Counseling Services by Mon, Sep 1, 12:00 pm..

    Description: This seminar will help you learn about your communication/leadership style via the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and how to work better with people who have different styles. All participants will receive their personal profiles from Career Services during this session.

    About the Presenters: Dr. Cindy Cook has been a licensed staff psychologist in UHCL’s Counseling Services for over 14 years with prior training experiences in other counseling centers, military settings, and community health. She currently serves as both the training director and clinical services director and is also part of a psychology practice in League City. Her interests include couples counseling and relationship issues, women’s issues and vocational counseling, multicultural counseling, and training and supervision. To manage her own stress, she enjoys playing music, reading, and spending time doing fun activities with friends and family.

  2. Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

    Presenter: Jenn Clark, Student Life Office

    Description: Leadership is all about relationships. Developing and maintaining healthy, effective relations is all about emotional intelligence. Increasing your understanding of the various capacities of EIL will help you expand your personal capacity to effectively engage with others by focusing on your consciousness of yourself, your consciousness of others, and your consciousness of the context in which you engage in leadership together.

    About the Presenter: Jennifer Clark is the Assistant Director of Student Life (Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement), and has worked at UHCL since 2002. She has a master’s degree in Education (College Student Personnel) from Miami University (OH) and a bachelor’s degree in Human Services (Counseling) from Cal State Fullerton. Jennifer has presented workshops and retreats on numerous leadership-related topics for UHCL and for community organizations. She has also been a team leader for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Texas Gulf Coast seminar, and for the national LeaderShape Institute. She also provides advice for the UHCL student chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success.

  3. Time and Stress Management

    Presenter: Dr. Cindy Cook, UHCL Counseling Services

    Description: This workshop will help you identify ways to keep your life in balance in the midst of multiple roles and responsibilities. If you find yourself pulled by different aspects of your life (such as work, family, school, community or UHCL involvements, friends, and fun) and at times feel like you’re caught in a storm of demands, this workshop is designed for you. It will help you learn about and identify ways of managing your time, as well as coping mechanisms and techniques to reduce stress so you can be successful and enjoy a balanced life.

    About the Presenter: Dr. Cindy Cook has been a licensed staff psychologist in UHCL’s Counseling Services for over 14 years with prior training experiences in other counseling centers, military settings, and community health. She currently serves as both the training director and clinical services director and is also part of a psychology practice in League City. Her interests include couples counseling and relationship issues, women’s issues and vocational counseling, multicultural counseling, and training and supervision. To manage her own stress, she enjoys playing music, reading, and spending time doing fun activities with friends and family.

  4. Moral Courage Under Fire: Taking Action When Your Values are Put to the Test

    Presenter: Tommy Calzadias, UHCL Alumnus

    Description: Why do some leaders make bad choices? Why are some people willing to risk their own futures to uphold principles? What gives us the strength to stand up for what we believe in? Based on Rushworth M. Kidder's book "Moral Courage", this highly interactive workshop will explore the keys to ethical decision making in the face of life's moral challenges. Partcipants will learn the tools and strategies necessary to make good choices in everyday life and leadership positions.



  5. Creating Inclusion and Social Justice on Campus

    Presenter: Linda Contreras-Bullock, Intercultural Student Services

    Description:This workshop will provide students with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the dynamics of difference, diversity, and social justice on campus. Students will also examine the meaning social identities have for us individually and collectively. This will be an opportunity for students to build coalitions with students “similar to” and “different from” themselves to achieve mutual goals for social change. This will then allow for students to individually and collectively reduce barriers and create more inclusive environments at the University of Houston – Clear Lake and in their own lives.



  6. The Art of Effective Communication

    Presenter: Jennifer Clark, Student Life Office

    Description: Seek first to understand, then to be understood. This simple philosophy espoused by Stephen Covey in “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” is just one of the tips you will learn as we share tools for how to improve your interpersonal relationships by becoming a better listener and better communicator.

    About the Presenter: Jennifer Clark is the Assistant Director of Student Life (Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement), and has worked at UHCL since 2002. She has a master’s degree in Education (College Student Personnel) from Miami University (OH) and a bachelor’s degree in Human Services (Counseling) from Cal State Fullerton. Jennifer has presented workshops and retreats on numerous leadership-related topics for UHCL and for community organizations. She has also been a team leader for the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Texas Gulf Coast seminar, and for the national LeaderShape Institute. She also provides advice for the UHCL student chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success.

  7. Leading Across and Through Diversity – When Cultural Competency is Not Enough

    Presenter: Stephen M. Cherry, UHCL HSH

    Description: By 2050 the U.S. Census estimates that the country will be a majority minority nation. What does this mean for leadership? Given that Houston is already a majority minority city and is running roughly thirty years ahead of these project trends, in this working, attendees will activity engage in current debates over multi-cultural education and the need for cultural diversity competency as a means to explore practical leadership strategies and approaches for a rapidly changing American populous. Through interactive lecture, role-play and breakout sessions, attendees will learn the language and strategies for leading both across and through diversity.

    About the Presenter: Stephen M. Cherry is an Assistant Professor of Sociology in UHCL’s School of Human Sciences and Humanities. Dr. Cherry grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana, and completed his undergraduate degree in History at the University of Houston. After teaching public school for seven years while completing a Master's degree in Sociology at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, he went on to receive his Ph.D. from the University of Texas-Austin in 2008. He took his first tenure-track position at the University of Southern Mississippi before returning to Texas to join the University of Houston-Clear Lake. Dr. Cherry has published articles in various general sociology and sociology of religion journals. In 2006 he received the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Distinguished Article Award. In 2013 his first book, Faith, Family, and Filipino American Community Life will be released with Rutgers University Press. In 2014, his second book, edited with Helen Rose Ebaugh (UH central) entitled, Global Religious Movements Across Borders: Sacred Service, will be released with Ashgate. In addition to his scholastic work, Dr. Cherry has volunteered and or lectured for the Center for the Healing of Racism in Houston on various projects dealing with American race relations since 1999.

  8. Multiculturalism and Diversity: Self-Awareness and Exploration

    Presenter: Dr. Stephanie Day, UHCL Counseling Services

    Description: Multiculturalism and Diversity: Self-Awareness and Exploration” will provide an opportunity to increase self-awareness and understanding of students’ own and other individuals’ multiculturalism/diversity through an experiential exercise. Individuals will create and share multicultural timelines that reflect their upbringing and participate in a discussion about how similarities and/or differences might impact personal and professional interactions.

    About the Presenter: Dr. Stephanie Day is a licensed psychologist with experience working with adults, children, and families in university counseling, outpatient community mental health, inpatient psychiatric hospital, and medical hospital settings. She is interested in diversity and multiculturalism, international and first generation college students, racial and ethnic identity development, and self-care.

  9. Spirituality: How Your Spirituality Can Impact Your Leadership Practice

    Presenter:
    Dr. Gary Adams, UHCL Counseling Services
    Chuck Crocker, UHCL Career Services

    About the Presenter: Dr. Gary Adams has been a licensed staff psychologist in UHCL’s Counseling Services for over 13 years. Since receiving his doctorate in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology – San Francisco in 1990, he has specialized in working with professionals, the seriously mentally ill, LGBT individuals, and those with high levels of stress/anxiety and chronic and or life threatening illness, and college/university students. To manage his own stress, he resorts to travel, both international and domestic, “furry friends” (aka, “pets”), and cooking and eating, his own and others’ food.

    Chuck Crocker is the Associate Director of Career Services at the University of Houston– Clear Lake. He currently oversees Career Services and counsels students with career choices and job search issues. He served as Placement Coordinator for the University of Houston-Clear Lake from 1990-1997, and as the Director of the Enrichment Center at Houston Baptist University from 1997-2006. His education includes an M. Ed. in Counseling and Educational Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and a Bachelor of Sacred Literature from Ozark Christian College. He is also the father of two boys.


NSLS Speaker Broadcasts
  1. Stephen Bardo

    Live Broadcast:
    Tue, Oct 7, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
    Bayou Building Garden Room 1510

    Encore Presentation:
    Wed, Oct 15, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, SSCB 3310

    Former NBA player and Sports Analyst for ESPN, CBS, FOX, and The Big Ten Network – Bardo tours the country speaking about leadership, never giving up on your dreams, and how to set and reach goals.


  2. David Garibaldi

    Live Broadcast:
    Tue, Oct 21, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
    SSCB Lecture Hall 1100

    Encore Presentation:
    Wed, Oct 29, 12:00 – 2:00 pm, SSCB Lecture Hall 1100

    Performance Artist and Philanthropist – Garibaldi tours the world sharing his story of how his passion for art and performing led to a career that enables him to donate millions to charity.


  3. Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn

    Live Broadcast:
    Tue, Nov 4, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    Bayou Building Room 1215

    Encore Presentation:
    The encore of this broadcast will occur as part of the Encore Marathon on:

    • Nov 13
    • Nov 15

    Watch Society emails for more details.

    Pulitzer Prize winning Authors and Activists – Husband and wife, Kristof and WuDunn, have authored books that inspire readers around the world to take action. They will be speaking about how we can follow the lead of and support those who are making a difference in unexpected ways and places.



Leadership Training Day

Open to all students. NSLS members must complete New Member Orientation prior to registering.
Email kalia@uhcl.edu to register. Provide your name, email, student id number and preferred date.
Only select one training day.

  • Fri, Sep 12, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, SSCB Lecture Hall 1100
  • Wed, Sep 17, 12:00 - 3:00 pm, SSCB 3310
  • Sat, Sep 27, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Bayou Building Room 1104
  • Fri, Oct 17, 3:00 - 6:00 pm, SSCB 3310
  • Fri, Nov 14, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm, SSCB 3310
  • Sat, Nov 15, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Bayou Building Room 2512
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Date Updated: 04-JUN-2014

Contact

Jennifer Clark
Assistant Director of Student Life

Student Leadership, Involvement and Community Engagement
2700 Bay Area Blvd. (Box 198)
Houston, TX 77058
www.uhcl.edu/slice

Phone: 281-283-2611
Fax: 281-283-2566
Email: clarkjen@uhcl.edu



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