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PROGRAMS FOR FALL 2014:

From Past to President: A Conversation with Your College President

Guest Speaker: Dr. Dennis J. Murray, President, Marist College

Date: Monday, September 22, 2014
Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Location: Hancock, Room 2023

As one of the longest serving College Presidents, Dr. Dennis J. Murray, is beginning his 36th year at Marist. His leadership has brought Marist from a local to a national to an international level of recognition. In this workshop, President Murray will share his own unique definition of the word leadership, and how his journey – and the mentors who have guided him along the way – has come to shape his understanding of the term. After hearing President Murray’s advice, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a candid Q&A session (time permitting).

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Targeting Your Leadership Skills from Campus to Career

Guest Speakers: Target Corporation Training Team Leaders including alumnus and former Marist ELP Executive Board President, Tyler Cost ‘14

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time: 2:00am  3:30pm
Location: Hancock, Room 2023

Kimberly Dillon, Senior Recruiter Talent Acquisition for Target Corporation, has arranged for members of “Team Target,” including our very own former ELP President, Tyler Cost‘14, to teach participants how to transfer campus skills to your professional career. Join Tyler and other Target executives in learning about the four pillars of leadership: personal, team, thought and results, and how these pillars support and advance your success.

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As Social Media Week ends, the ELP program presents two workshops to keep this key conversation going:

Making the Connection: Social Media for Leaders

Guest Speaker: Timmian Massie, Senior Vice President for Public Affairs and Government Relations for Health Quest and Adjunct Lecturer in Communication & Religious Studies, Marist College

Date: Monday, September 29, 2014
Time: 2:00pm  3:30pm
Location: Hancock, Room 2023

Do you follow Tim on Twitter? A recognized leader in both the Marist and Hudson Valley community, Tim Massie served as the official Marist College spokesperson for more than 17 years. Mr. Massie is the recipient of numerous awards for his varied and tireless service in our community, and he is also a leader in the application of new technologies to media relations. During his time on campus, Tim generated literally thousands of articles, features and broadcast reports on Marist programs, students, faculty and staff. Participants will learn the ins and outs of managing on-line life to tweet, link and post your way to success.

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You Are What You Tweet: First Impressions in the Digital Age

Guest Speaker: Kait Smith, Coordinator and Web Master, First Year Programs & Leadership Development, Marist College

Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time: 2:00pm  3:30pm
Location: Hancock, Room 2023

Welcome to the 21st century, where anyone - a potential employer, a future roommate or someone you'll never cross paths with - can form an opinion about you based entirely on your digital footprint. In this session, we'll explore the best practices for building a personal brand online and ways to digitally project our best selves to all who may stumble upon our social personalities.

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Targeting Your Leadership Skills: Mentoring and Leadership Development

Guest Speakers: Target Corporation Training Team Leaders including alumnus and former Marist ELP Executive Board President, Tyler Cost ‘14

Date:

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Location: Student Center, Room 3101

Team Target returns to help emerging leaders understand the important role mentoring plays in our professional and personal development. Participants will learn about the power of mentorship as a means of increasing our personal network while receiving and providing useful feedback to maximize our strengths and our impact.

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Leading With Values

Guest Speaker: Pamela Harper, Assistant Professor, Marist College School of Management

Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014
Time:
9:30am  11:00am
Location: 
Student Center, Room 3101

Can you articulate your personal values? Does your perception of your values match the way you lead and the way you live? This workshop helps participants learn how honing in on what matters to you most can help create a successful, productive and ethical environment.

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Words of Wisdom

Guest Speakers: Helen Rothberg, Professor, Marist College School of Management & Robin Diller Torres, Director of First Year Programs & Leadership Development, and Adjunct Lecturer in Psychology & Communication

Date:
Monday, October 6, 2014
Time: 
12:30pm  2:00pm
Location:
Student Center, Room 3101

They’re back! The two Marist soul sisters from the Lower East Side return for an hour-and-a-half of power packed acronyms for leadership and life. This workshop offers participants powerful A.D.V.I.C.E. as well as tips for improving happiness in the B.I.G. S.C.A.N. of your life. If you want to be more, be here!

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**NSLS FIRST WEBCAST OF THE SEMESTER**

Point Guard Vision

Webcast Speaker:  Stephen Bardo, Basketball Star, Sports Analyst, and Author

Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Time: 6:45pm  8:30pm
Location: Student Center, Nelly Goletti Theatre

After an impressive run in the world of college basketball, Stephen Bardo went on to a decade long career in professional basketball. Now, in addition to being a successful broadcaster, he tours the country speaking about leadership and how to turn dreams into goals that become a reality. Participants will hear how to slam dunk adversity on the road to success.

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Life Skills for Leaders: Time and Stress Management

Guest Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Quinn, Associate Professor, Marist College School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Date: 
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Time:
9:30am 11:00am
Location:
Student Center, Room 3101

This workshop packs a practical and a personal punch as participants learn to manage themselves and their environments more effectively. Dr. Quinn will share techniques for both time and stress management helping us to have it all, even if we can’t have it all at once.

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Your True Colors

Guest Speakers: Melissa Lulay, Assistant Director of First Year Programs and Leadership Development, Marist College & Jennifer Unterbrink, Assistant Director of Student Activities, Marist College

Date: 
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time:
11:00am 12:30pm
Location:
Hancock, Room 2023

In this interactive workshop, you will explore the unique aspects of your personality via an assessment that will help you better understand your leadership style as well as the leadership style of others. Learn how to work with the full spectrum – leaders whose approach is similar and different from your own.

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Coping With Genuinely Difficult People at School, at Work and for the Rest of Your Life

Guest Speaker: Brother Sean Sammon, FMS ’70, Member, Marist College Board of Trustees

Date: 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time:
12:30pm  2:00pm
Location:
Student Center, Nelly Goletti Theatre

This session will help participants identify, better understand, and cope with those people in life who have the unfortunate habit of driving most other people crazy. Exploders, "Know-It-All" Experts, Snipers, Chronic Complainers, and others will be discussed. Those attending will have an opportunity to look at ways in which they can change their own reaction to difficult behavior and thus allow both themselves and the other person to get on with the task of living and working together.

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**NSLS WEBCAST**

Rhythm and Hue

Webcast Speaker: David Garibaldi, Performance Artist, Finalist on America’s Got Talent, Motivational Speaker, and Philanthropist

Date: 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time:
6:45pm  8:30pm
Location:
Student Center, Nelly Goletti Theatre

The culture of graffiti served as an early inspiration for David Garibaldi, who was frequently in trouble as a teen. It took a strong wake-up call to help him find his inspirational path, but today, Garibaldi tours the World sharing his story of how his passion for art and performing led to a career enabling his million dollar donations to charity all before the age of thirty. Participants will learn about living with passion and purpose, finding success and making the World a better place in the process.

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Ethics & Eggs "Inside the Leaders Studio"

Guest Speaker: David Hanley, President of First Step HR Associates, President of National Association of African-Americans in Human Resources, and Marist Keynote Speaker for Ethics Week Fall 2014

Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time: 
9:30am  10:30am
Location: Student Center Dining Hall, Quiet Dining Area

Ethics and Eggs is a tradition that offers Emerging Leaders a chance to network and learn from industry experts in a small group setting. The School of Management continues its partnership with the Emerging Leaders Program to co-sponsor this special breakfast opportunity where participants share a meal and conversation with the Ethics Week Keynote Speaker. Join us for this a.m. power-hour and meet David Hanley whose impressive career in human resources spans over 20 years. From recruiting and coaching, program and leadership development, to diversity in organizations and talent management, Hanley has a portfolio of experiences from which emerging leaders can benefit.

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In the Black: Fox Finances to Keep You Out of the Red

Guest Speaker: Phil LaRocco, CPA, CFP, Professional Lecturer, Marist College School of Management

Date: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time:
9:30am 11:00am
Location:
Student Center, Room 3101

We’ve all heard horror stories about college students and credit card debt. Learn how to avoid the common foxholes while gaining skills in budget management, development and administration. This workshop also covers issues of early financial investment. Participants will come away with useful information that can be applied to college organizations, internship experiences, employment settings and your own bottom line.

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Imagine All the People: Cultural Communication in Context

Guest Speaker:  Colin McCann, Associate Director of First Year Programs & Leadership Development and Adjunct Lecturer in Communication

Date: 
Friday, October 31, 2014
Time:
11:00am 12:30pm
Location:
Student Center, Room 3101

Participants in this workshop will explore the impact culture has on our ability (or inability) to communicate with those who are seemingly different. What should participants bring to this workshop? Please bring an open mind and a willingness to dive in at the deep end as we take part in a variety of discussions and activities designed to bridge the gaps between cultures.

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**NSLS FINAL WEBCAST OF THE SEMESTER**

A Path Appears

Webcast Speakers: Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn, Pulitzer Prize winning authors, New York Times #1 Best-Sellers and Activists

Date: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Time:
6:45pm  8:30pm
Location:
Student Center, Cabaret

A powerful husband and wife team, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, have authored books that inspire readers around the World to take action. Nick Kristof was the subject of “Reporter,” a documentary produced by Ben Affleck. Their previous book "Half the Sky" inspired a World-wide movement and a PBS special, and their latest book, "A Path Appears" focuses on people who are making the world a better place, and it is the basis of a four hour PBS series airing January, 2015. Kristof and WuDunn will talk about how we can follow the lead of and support those who are making a difference in unexpected ways and places.

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Network Your Way to the Career You Want

Guest Speaker: Ellyn Enisman, Author & Founder of EKS Consultants Inc., a College to Career Coaching and Consulting firm

Date: 
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Time:
9:30am 11:00am
Location:
Student Center, Room 3101

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that over 70% of all jobs are filled through networking. In the new job market, it's no longer about who you know, it's now about who knows you. Ellyn Enisman, who has appeared on CNN and Fox News, is the author of “Job Interview Skills 101: The Course You Forgot to Take,” a guide for college students and new grads.  In addition to being a sought after speaker, workshop presenter, and meeting facilitator, she is also the Co-Creator of The Career Changer Super Telesummit and an Adjunct Lecturer at Marist. Learn the secrets of networking for college students so you can acquire the skills and tools necessary to begin building a powerful network that will help you compete for the jobs/internships you want as you build a lifelong successful career that you love.

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Creative Destruction, Why Leaders Must Commit to It

Guest Speaker: William Thirsk, Vice-President & Chief Information Officer, Marist College

Date: Monday, November 10, 2014
Time: 
11:00am  12:30pm
Location: Student Center, Room 3101

The concept of creative destruction is not a Miley Cyrus wrecking ball moment. It is a key theme for successful leaders who must constantly reinvent themselves and their organizations to stay ahead. This presentation provides participants with an understanding of the behaviors, decision patterns, and characteristics of successful leaders throughout history, across cultures, and within our current environment.

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Character Clips: Values, Vision & Voice in Leadership

Guest Speaker: Joseph Connell, Director, Student Success, Ramapo College

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time:
9:30am  11:00am
Location:
Student Center, Room 3101

Character Clips is a unique and highly interactive series developed by Joe Connell, former Coordinator of Marist Commuter Services. This multimedia presentation offers students a chance to explore essential aspects of leadership using examples from pop-culture. Participants will reflect, interact and learn how to develop their own voice and strengths to lead from their real center of power.

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Project Management: A Life Skill You Can't Live Without

Guest Speaker:  Stewart Dutfield, Professional Lecturer of Management Studies, Marist College

Date: 
Monday, November 17, 2014
Time:
2:00pm  3:30pm
Location:
Student Center, Room 3101

Is managing risk on your to do list? How do you complete difficult, multi-step tasks to specification, on time and within budget? Whatever your major, project management skills are no minor issue when it comes to getting things done at school, at home, and at work.

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Leadership Through Difficulty

Guest Speaker: Dr. Geoffrey Brackett, Executive Vice President, Marist College

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 
3:30pm – 5:00pm
Location: Hancock, Room 2023

Not every path to leadership is an easy one. The roads of life are often unpaved with forks in the path or obstacles obstructing our passage; it is up to us to make difficult decisions to overcome these challenges. This workshop will provide you with an exploration of leaders who overcame specific challenges in their personal endeavors and the characteristics they possessed that enabled them to do so.

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Cocktail Conversation

Guest Speakers: Jennie Donohue, Professional Lecturer, Marist College School of Communication and the Arts, & Robin Diller Torres, Director of First Year Programs & Leadership Development and Adjunct Lecturer in Psychology & Communication

Date: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time:
11:00am  12:30pm
Location:
Student Center, Room 3102

A common trait among successful leaders is their ability to read the room and comfortably converse with others to maximize their connections. Participants in this workshop will learn about and experience the finer points of cocktail conversation. See how the science of small talk can produce BIG results.

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Bowling for Leaders: Striking an Ethical Balance

Guest Speaker:  Dr. Joanne Gavin, Assistant Dean and Associate Professor, Marist College School of Management

Date: 
Monday, November 24, 2014
Time:
2:00pm 3:30pm
Location:
Student Center, Room 3101

Sometimes, it’s not so easy to decide which lane to roll the ball down. Utilizing the model designed by the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, participants will take part in a fun and exciting ethics quiz game geared toward helping players learn to solve challenging dilemmas.

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