Tag: Leadership Institute

Exceptional Practices: #ACPA15

Consider. Collaborate. Create. Commit. The collective energy of thousands of student affairs professionals is exciting. That was the case in early March when the annual convention of ACPA (College Student Educators International) descended onto Tampa, FL.  The 2015 conference examined

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Unified Detroit

The unique partnership between the Central Michigan University Leadership Institute and Special Olympics Michigan continued to grow on November 12th.  More than twenty Leadership Institute volunteers traveled to Detroit, MI to facilitate a daylong program for Detroit Public School student members

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Connections 2014: Built to Last

The Central Michigan University Leadership Institute hosted the 16th annual Connections Leadership Conference November 8th through 9th at the Great Wolf Lodge in Traverse City, MI. Connections is a celebrated tradition at CMU. Student leaders, both established and emerging, converge

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Special Olympics Fall Games

Special Olympics Michigan hosted the inaugural Fall Games in the Ann Arbor metro area September 26-28, 2014. The event combined several independent tournaments into a large celebration of the Special Olympics movement. Athletes from across Michigan, some as far as

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Leading from Core Values

To lead from your values you need to know be in touch with your values.  A simple premise, yet a powerful statement. This was underscored last week while facilitating a session for the Rollie Denison Leadership Institute (RDLI) offered by

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The Importance of Showing Up

Leadership is commitment. Leadership can be defined, and has, thousands of ways.  The distinction for me though has always been through action.  Sometimes it is the simplest of actions that speak the loudest.  Take, for example, showing up. This past

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LAS Volunteer with Habitat 4 Humanity

On November 7th, 2011 the freshman Leader Advancement Scholarship cohort visited the Isabella County Habitat 4 Humanity ReStore.  The event, arranged by one several LAS community service LEAD Teams, allowed the ReStore to complete work on the foundation of an

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Rollie Denison Leadership Institute Capstone Course

I am very excited to partner with the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce to facilitate the Rollie Denison Leadership Institute Capstone Course. The Capstone is based on the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI).  The Leadership Practices Inventory is a 360-degree assessment

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