Office of Student Activities

Leadership Development Series Information 

The Leadership Development Series is a series of events open to all university students, not just organizational leaders, where topics concerning leadership and development are discussed.


  Spring 2014 Leadership Development Series Sessions

  • Tuesday, January 28th
    Eat That Frog: How to Stop Procrastinating & Get More Done
    7:00 p.m., Lynda McCombs Ballroom

  • Wednesday, February 26th
    Failing Forward
    6:00 p.m., Margaret Shilling Room

  • Thursday, March 20th

    Passing the BAton: Effective Officer Transitions
    5:30 p.m., Lynda McCombs Ballroom

  • Tuesday, April 22nd

    Outstanding! How to make your organization Exceptional
    6:30 p.m., Margaret Shilling Room

 The Leadership Development Series meets monthly with each meeting covering a different topic directly related to improving the leadership abilities of Southwestern students.

Past Leadership Development Topics


Parliamentary Procedure Community Connections Small Budgets, Big Ideas
Motivating Your Members 10 Mistakes Every Leader Makes Conflict Resolution
Leadership: A Team Sport Good to Great! Planning the Perfect Event
Managing Organization Risk Leadership 101 Officer Transition 101
Time Management 101 Servant Leadership  Recruiting & Retaining Members
Authentic Leadership  Delegating 101 What’s Your Leadership Style?