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PROGRAMS FOR SPRING 2014:

Leadership Development: Taking Your Skills From Campus to Career

Guest Speaker: Target Corporation Training Team Leaders

Date: Tuesday,  February 4, 2014
Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Student Center, Room 3105

For their first event of the semester, Team Target will be front and center building upon four pillars of leadership (personal, team, thought and results), and how campus leadership skills can support and advance your professional career.

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It Takes More Than Two to Tango

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

Date: Thursday, February 6, 3014
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: Student Center, Room 3105

Having big ideas is not enough when the only person invited to the preview is you! Through the duo of Drs. Gavin and Gavin’s unique and interactive game of Tango, participants will experience -- first-hand -- the trials and tribulations of putting the pieces of your leadership vision together to help it take shape.

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Transitional Leadership

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

Date: Monday, February 10, 2014
Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Student Center, Room 3105

Melissa Lulay and Jennifer Unterbrink have presented multiple workshops on maximizing transitional moments in our adult lives at major national conferences in higher education. Whether you are contemplating a semester abroad, planning a summer experience, or facing the “real world” after college, leaders will learn how to tackle the sometimes tricky transitions life throws at us while discovering they are not alone in this process.

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**NSLS FIRST WEBCAST OF THE SEMESTER**

Getting Rich Carefully

Webcast Speaker: Jim Cramer, Host, CNBC's Mad Money

Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Time: 6:45pm - 8:30pm
Location: Student Center, Nelly Goletti Theatre

Jim Cramer is the host of CNBC's Mad Money. He also co-hosts Squawk on The Street. A magna cum laude graduate of Harvard, Jim later earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He left his sales and trading position at Goldman Sachs to start his own hedge fund, which produced an annualized return of 24%. He retired his fund to educate people on the financial markets. Mr. Cramer is the founder of The Street, Inc., a multimedia financial news organization. Jim developed a charitable trust portfolio that has grown to several million dollars. The trust has distributed over $1.5 million to well-known charities. Mr. Cramer is the author of several bestselling books. His newest book and presentation are titled Get Rich Carefully, which includes helping students understand how to manage college debt, understand the stock market, and fuel your vision by making your money work for you.

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Happiness: Find Yours and Pass It On

Guest Speaker: Robin Diller Torres, Director of First Year Programs & Leadership Development, Adjunct Lecturer in Psychology & Communication

Date:

Thursday, February 27, 2014
*PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE*

Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Student Center, Room 3105

Albert Schweitzer said, "Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.” Often accused of being excessively happy, Robin Torres enjoys no compliment more. Participants in this workshop will explore what it means to “be happy,” discover methods for increasing their own personal happiness quotient, and appreciate the close link between happiness, leadership and success.

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Motivating the Masses: EQ Skills for Leaders

Guest Speaker: Dr. Stanley E. Harris '68, Trustee and Alumnus, Marist College, Senior Medical Director III, Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NJ

Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Time:
9:30am - 11:00am
Location: 
Student Center, Room 3105

What are the differences between the leaders you follow because you have to and those you follow because you want to? Whether working on a group project or managing a club or organization, participants in this workshop will learn about Emotional Intelligence and the tips and techniques necessary to motivate people to act with urgency to implement change and sustain excellence.

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Making the Connection: Social Media for Leaders

Guest Speaker: Timmian Massie, Director of Corporate Giving, Actavis Plc. and Adjunct Lecturer in Communication & Religious Studies, Marist College

Date:
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Time: 
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Student Center, Room 3101

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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**NSLS WEBCAST**

The New Social Entrepreneurism

Webcast Speaker:  Blake Mycoskie, Founder and Chief Shoe Giver, TOMS Shoes

Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Time: 6:45pm - 8:30pm
Location: Student Center, Nelly Goletti Theatre

Blake Mycoskie is the Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS shoes, and the visionary behind the idea of One for One, which has turned into a global movement. Since it began in 2006, TOMS has given more than 10 million pairs of new shoes to children in need, and has helped save and restore sight to more than 150,000 people around the world. Blake's first book, Start Something That Matters, a New York Times bestseller, chronicles his own inspirational story of how business and philanthropy can go hand in hand. Participants will learn why TOMS' One for One™ model works and how each of us can follow our own path and achieve success while making a difference in the world.

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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, February 26, 2014
Time:
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Student Center, Room 3105

We’ve all heard the 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 will also cover 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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Do You Know Jack?

Guest Speaker: Keryl Pesce, Author, Entrepreneur, Radio Host, and Motivational Speaker

Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014
Time:
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Student Center, Room 3105

Those who subscribe to the passive belief that life happens to us don't know Jack. The fact is the story of Jack who believed in his magic beans and became rich is much closer to the truth. In this workshop, the inimitable Keryl Pesce, happiness expert and co-host of "Happy Hour" will show you the science and methods behind manifesting happiness, wealth, and opportunity.
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Play Nice and Share Your Toys

Guest Speaker: Dr. Helen Rothberg, Professor, Marist College School of Management

Date: 
Monday, March 3, 2014
Time:
12:30am - 2:00pm
Location:
Student Center, Room 3101

Teams, teams everywhere a team. In school and at work, professors and managers can’t resist making you work with others. While teams really are a great way to solve problems, develop creative solutions and get more work done efficiently, they can also present unique challenges. This engaging and interactive seminar will introduce you to the art of forming teams and provide some guidance in working with team members who prefer to be doing something else.

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Mentorship and Leadership Development

Guest Speaker: Target Training Team Leaders

Date: 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Time:
11:00am - 12:30pm
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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Social Identity: Who Are You? Do You Understand Why?

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

Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014
Time: 
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Student Center, Room 3101

The best leaders are self-aware. Yet our awareness of ourselves is connected to the context of others and our ability to recognize and work with what we share in common and what is decidedly different. Whether talking about culture, gender, sexuality, or personality, this workshop explores the role identity plays in our personal success and how, by better understanding our various individual and interpersonal contexts, we can improve our relationships, our impact on others, and our sense of self.

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From Marist to Millionaire - Helping Your Vision Take Flight

Guest Speaker: Gina Egel Stern '99, Founder and President of D_parture Spa

Date: 
Friday, March 7, 2014
Time:
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location:
Student Center, Room 3101

With a strong belief that everyone is entitled to the experiences they want, not just the ones they are dealt, Gina Stern, a Marist graduate, pioneered an industry, founding D_parture spas, to give travelers a better airport experience. She opened her first airport spa in 2000, one year after graduation, at Newark Liberty International Airport. Since that time, Ms. Stern has added multiple locations while relaunching the Newark site as the world’s first eco-friendly airport spa. She has been featured on Montel Williams discussing her journey to success from an inner city youth and high school drop out to a Marist graduate and CEO of a Million Dollar Enterprise. Gina is also an award recipient and inspirational speaker for the Make Mine a Million Dollar Business program - the only national initiative committed to the growth needs of post-start-up women-owned businesses with less than 1 million dollars in annual revenue. Although Gina speaks nationally to women in business, emerging leaders and inner city youth, she especially enjoys having an opportunity to inspire Marist students.

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Welcome to the Machine

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

Date: 
Monday, March 10, 2014
Time:
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Student Center, Room 3105

Our embrace of technology has led to changes in our behavior. These changes are a hot topic in the dawn of the 21st century. Never before in recorded history has access to information and other human beings been so abundant nor seemingly so easy. This program examines the impact our technological dependency may have upon the manner (and quality) of our interactions. Proficiency in electronic communication, particularly through the Internet and social media, is now expected among young leaders. You will be asked to turn off devices for the duration of this event. The horror!

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**NSLS FINAL WEBCAST OF THE SEMESTER**

From Secretary to CEO

Webcast Speaker: Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and Chairman of GOOD360

Date: 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Time:
6:45pm - 8:30pm
Location:
Student Center, Nelly Goletti Theatre

Carly Fiorina is one of the most recognized business leaders in the world. She began her business career as a secretary and went on to become the first woman to lead a Fortune 20 company, serving as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard from 1999 to 2005. She was named Fortune's Most Powerful Woman in Business for six consecutive years and she currently serves as Chairman of Good360, the world's largest product philanthropy organization. Participants will learn to recognize that leaders are made, not born, while discovering that leadership potential exists at every level.

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