Conferences and Events

The Leadership Institute is home to variety of initiatives offering opportunities for our students and the community to engage in leadership and learning in a variety of contexts. Current offerings include conferences and trainings in the areas of group relations, women's leadership, peace leadership and many others.

Leadership for Change

The Leadership Institute offers two group relations conferences each year. These conferences, titled Leadership for Change, have varied themes for each offering.

Women's Leadership Academy

Leadership Conversations Project 

Students interested in these workshops may earn graduate credit by enrolling in LEAD 581 and completing required assignments and attending additional course meetings when required.  Check the USD course schedule for details.

Leadership Institute Colloquium 

The colloquia are monthly gatherings of faculty and graduate students to share their current research or
conceptual work and engage in scholarly dialogue.  All are welcome.  Please email eac@sandiego.edu if you plan to attend.

Mondays, 3-4:30 pm

  • September 29, 2015 --Bob Donmoyer - Room 211
    • The Rhetoric and Reality of Collaborative Leadership: Verbal Snapshots from a Recent Mixed-Methods Study
  • October 20, 2015-- Christopher Newman - Room 211
    • Leading Diversity in STEM Education in the 21st Century
  • November 17, 2015-- Pat Libby - Room 211
  • December 15, 2015-- Cheryl Getz - Room 211
  • February 23, 2016 -- Afsaneh Nahavandi
  • March 23, 2016 -- Zachary Green
  • April 20, 2016 -- George Reed
  • May 11, 2016 -- Frank Kemerer

The Transformative Peace Leadership Workshop with Paul K. Chappell

February 14, 15, 28, March 1 and 14, 2015 | 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Additional details and registration.

Students interested in these workshops may earn graduate credit by enrolling in LEAD 581 and completing required assignments and attending additional course meetings when required.  Check the USD course schedule for details.

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