Upcoming Events

Jun 6 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

CCC 101- Knowledge Acquisition

Want to learn more about how to use CCC? This session will be a quick overview of how to use CCC to its fullest potential! From managing groups, to using forms, to creating events this session will give you a solid foundation on using CCC. Presented by Griffen Fox, Wilson Commons Student Activities


Jun 13 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Understanding Leadership- Level 1 Opener

Leadership is not just about holding a position. It is more about navigating through a process that results in some kind of change. This interactive workshop focuses on leadership concepts, perspectives and viewpoints. It provides you with the opportunity to develop and enhance a personal philosophy of leadership which is necessary for you to become effective contributors to your organization(s). Presented by Natasha Vacca, Medallion Leadership Society


Jun 20 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Event Planning & Promotion- Practical Competence

The Event Planning and Promotion Workshop will cover all of the in’s and out’s of events from start to finish. We will not only discuss industry standard for events and promotions, we will also go into detail on how you can be an effective event planner here at the University of Rochester. We will cover topics like contracting, reservations, policies, procedures, and more. Come ready to learn and discuss. This workshop is great no matter your experience level. Presented by Jill Wulfenstein, Wilson Commons Student Activities


Jun 27 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Real Colors- Intrapersonal Development & Interpersonal Competence

In this session, you will understand the different ways people process information, communicate with others in the most effective way possible, including hearing what they are really saying, recognize and appreciate the strengths and viewpoints of others. This workshop requires advanced registration and is for undergraduates only. Walk-ins will not be accommodated. Codes for the Real Colors assessment will be purchased on your behalf and you will be sent information on completing the instrument prior to the workshop. Please register by June 23rd. Presented by Laura Ballou, Wilson Commons Student Activities

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Jul 11 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Walk It Like I Talk It: Aligning Your Values with Your Actions- Cognitive Complexitry

This workshop will cover living authentically while building creativity, acknowledging your values, navigating ethical dilemmas, and reflecting on if your choices align with your values. Presented by Courtney Kristan, Wilson Commons Student Activities & Fraternity and Sorority Affairs


Jul 18 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Practices of Leadership- Level 2 Opener

During this session you will complete the Leadership Practices Inventory to understand your unique leadership style and how it can benefit your organizations. We’ll also discuss how leaders work collaboratively to help a group succeed. Presented by Chi Tran, Medallion Leadership Society


Jul 25 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

The Power of Persuasion: How to Guide Your Peers Towards a Common Purpose- Interpersonal Competence

Learn how to lead and motivate your peers towards a common purpose or shared goal! Students will leave the workshop empowered with the necessary skills to be great leaders and will be able to identify a common purpose for both simple and complex groups, articulate the meaning of a common purpose within their leadership roles, and identify where they still need skill development. Presented by Cat Crawford, Wilson Commons Student Activities

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Blackboard workshops

Online leadership workshops provide knowledge about important leadership skills and a place to practice those skills. Each workshop meets the criteria of the Medallion Program. As you finish a workshop you will receive feedback on the assignments from the instructors to help you with your leadership journey. Instructors come from the Office of the Dean of Students and others from The College.

Current Offerings
SMART Goals (Level 1: Practical Competency)
Running Effective Meetings (Level 1: Knowledge Acquisition)
Teambuilding: Virtual Edition (Level 2: Interpersonal)

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