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HuskyLEAD Student Professional Development Series – Spring 2017

JANUARY 24 -APRIL 11, 2017


USG Financing/Budgeting – Tuesday, January 24 – 6pm-7:30pm – Fisher 135
This session will contain all of the information student organizations need to know to apply for Student Activity Fee funding for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Topics will include the time line for budget submissions and information regarding budget hearings and allocations.  This presentation is mandatory for student organizations wishing to receive an SAF (Student Activity Fee) allocation for next year. 

Managing Organizational Conflict – Thursday, February 16 – 7pm-8pm – Alumni Lounge

Conflict can occur within any group. Learning how to prepare for situations involving conflict can help individuals and organizations prevent some situations from happening and resolve the ones that do happen quickly.

Making a Smooth Organization Transition – Thursday, March 23 – 6pm-7pm – Alumni Lounge

Don’t leave next year’s officers out in the cold.  Come learn the essentials of making a smooth organization transition into the next school year.  Remembering just a few items will keep your organization going strong year after year.

Assessment – Tuesday, April 11 – 6pm-7pm – Ballroom A1

Is our organization on the right track? Are we providing programs and activities that meet our mission? Come to this interactive, workshop to learn how to effectively create outcomes for your organization and develop the tools necessary to access them. 

If you have any comments or suggestions about HuskyLEAD speakers or ideas for future topics please contact us at!

Homecoming 2016!


Sunday, September 25

  • Pi Mile – 10:00 AM, Walker Lawn
  • Soccer vs. Grand Valley State – 12:00PM, Sherman Field
  • Kickball Tournament – Softball Fields 1-4, 2:00-4:00PM
  • Tug-of War – Softball Fields 1-4, 2:00-4:00PM
  • Window Painting – SDC, 4:00-6:00PM

Monday, September 26

  • Career Fair Cookout – 11:00AM-3:00PM, CareerFEST Tent

Tuesday, September 27

  • Career Fair

Wednesday, September 28

  • Homecoming Court Dinner – Great Lakes Research Center 202, 6:00PM

Thursday, September 29

  • Trails Relay – Tech Trails, 4:30PM
  • Spotlight Night – Homecoming Talent Show – 8:00PM, MUB Ballroom A

Friday, September 30

  • Cardboard Boat Races – Houghton Waterfront Park, 4:00PM
  • Volleyball vs. Findlay – 5:00PM, Varsity Gym
  • Soccer vs. Findlay – 7:00PM, Sherman Field

Saturday, October 1

  • Women’s Tennis vs. Northwood, Gates Tennis Center
  • Homecoming Tailgate – Lot 24, 11:00AM-1:00PM
  • Football vs. Saginaw Valley State – Sherman Field, 1:00PM
  • Volleyball vs. Wayne State – 4:00PM, Varsity Gym

HuskyLead Spring 2014

How Do I Grow My Professional Network? LinkedIn and Other Strategies
Tuesday, January 21 (MUB Ballroom B)

-Leadership Competencies: Self-awareness, Communication, Ethical Practices
-Learning Outcome: Participants will learn how to grow their professional network to advance their career and gain valuable life skills. LinkedIn, informational interviews, elevator pitches, and other strategies will be discussed.

Financing and Budgeting for Your Organization
Tuesday, January 28 (Fisher 135)

(Required for all Registered Student Organizations intending to request funding from the Undergraduate Student Government.)

-Leadership Competency: Communication, Ethical Practices
-Learning Outcome: Participants attending this session will not only learn about the opportunities available for student organizations to receive funding but will also focus on the ideas of collaboration and goal-setting to further their organization desires.

Winter Carnival (February 5-9)

Motivating Your Members
Tuesday, February 11
(MUB Ballroom B)

-Leadership Competencies: Self-awareness, Communication, Teamwork
-Learning Outcome: Participants attending this session will learn various techniques to increase motivation among their members by utilizing their mission and values as well as a variety of recognition methods.

Work Smarter, Not Harder
Tuesday, February 25
(MUB Ballroom B)

-Leadership Competencies: Self-Awareness
-Learning Outcome: Participants attending this session will become familiar with metacognitive awareness (“thinking about thinking”), will learn to develop learning goals and how to make adjustments to be more academically successful.

Grow Your Membership: Effective Ways to Recruit and Maintain Members
Tuesday, March 4
(MUB Ballroom B)

-Leadership Competencies: Communication, Teamwork
-Learning Outcome: Participants attending this session will learn that membership is more than just recruiting people to join their organization. Instead it’s about retention and purpose. This session will focus on the purpose of the organization, marketing, branding, and membership development.

Spring Break (March 10 – 14)

Change, Leadership, and the Art of Execution
Tuesday, March 18
(MUB Peninsula Room)

-Leadership Competency: Self-Awareness, Ethical Practices, Social Responsibility
-Learning Outcome: Participants will learn what is takes to be a true leader during times of change, how leaders can impact a culture, and the importance of execution in driving change and achieving results.

Leading People with Different Personalities
Tuesday, March 25 (MUB Peninsula Room)

-Leadership Competency:  Communication, Teamwork
-Learning Outcome:  Participants will learn about people with different personalities, how to utilize their strengths, and how to make them more effective.

Fall Worshops for RSO Advisors/Presidents

Registered Student Organization Workshops for Advisors/Presidents

Student Activities has scheduled the 2013 training workshops for registered student organization advisors and presidents.   Faculty and staff that advise one or more registered student organizations, as well as organization presidents, are required to attend one of the sessions.  Organizations will not be able to register if this requirement is not fulfilled.  A portion of this training will cover your role as a campus security authority as mandated by the Clery Act.

Wednesday        August 14, 2013                noon     EERC 100

Tuesday               August 20, 2013                noon     EERC 100

Tuesday               September 10, 2013        noon     MUB Ballroom B

Wednesday        September 11, 2013        noon     MUB Ballroom B

Thursday             September 12, 2013        noon     MUB Ballroom B

Thursday             September 12, 2013        6PM       Fisher 129

Thursday             September 26, 2013        8PM       EERC 214

Friday                    September 27, 2013        noon     MUB Ballroom B

Register for ONE of the workshops by going to the Student Activities website at .  The sessions are expected to last no more than one hour.

For questions, contact Maryann Wilcox, Coordinator of Registered Student Organizations, at 906-487-2402 or