Below is a schedule for this weekend’s Leadership Weekend in Carbondale.
Saturday, October 2, 2010
6:45 a.m. Campers will arrive at Schnuck’s
7:15 a.m. Bus departs
• Eat breakfast
• Welcome, Introductions & Review of Conference Agenda
• Address envelopes
• Leadership activity facilitated by sponsors
• Discussion the Legacy of Paul Simon facilitated by sponsors
9:30 a.m. Bus arrives at Boomer Hall at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Registration & Check-In
Students will walk from Boomer Hall to Faner Hall.
(Tour will be lead by PPI Ambassadors Oliver Keys, Christopher Cotton and Reginald Wince).
*Students will spend 20 minutes in each of the three sessions below in their designated groups.
10:00 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Faner Hall Room 1226 Speaker: Randy Burnside, PhD. (Professor of Political Science)
“Leadership and Civic Involvement: How to Make a Difference”
PPI Ambassador Sylvester Woodhouse (Room Facilitator)
10:20 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
Faner Hall Room 1228 Speaker: Keith Jacob (Med Prep Student)
“Leadership Development: Positive Self-Esteem and Healthy Choices for Today Tomorrow and Beyond”
PPI Ambassador Shaka Mitchell (Room Facilitator)
10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Faner Hall Room 1230 Speaker: Keith Burton (PPI Ambassador)
Leadership: “Goal Setting, Taking Advantage of Opportunities, Time Management and Striking a Balance for Today Tomorrow and Beyond”
PPI Ambassador Reginald Wince (Room Facilitator)
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Faner Hall Room 1326 Moderator: David Yepsen
Director Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
Q & A
11:30 a.m. Depart for lunch at Bucky Dome on Campus Lake
Located across the street of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
11:45 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Keynote Address w/Q and A: Marvin Lampkin
Paul Simon Institute Senior Regional Sales Manager Astellas Pharma, U.S.
“Leadership: Preparing for the Future: The Time is Now”
“Success comes before work only in the dictionary.” (Anonymous)
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Group pictures with Mr. Lampkin
2:45 p.m. Students reconvene at Campus Lake
SIUC Touch of Nature Activity 1
Camp Leadership/Career Building
5:00 p.m. Students and chaperons board bus and return to Boomer Hall
6:00 p.m. Dinner Trueblood Cafeteria w/Etiquette Dinner
Michelle Garrett, SIU Career Servics
Presentation: “Mind Your Manners”
7:30 p.m. Student Reconvene at Boomer Hall
SIUC Touch of Nature Activity 2
Camp Leadership & Career Building
9:00 p.m. – 10:50 p.m. Students return to Trueblood Study Hall (1st Floor)
Panel discussion with Alumni Leadership Weekend College Students: Shaka Mitchell, Sylvester Woodhouse and Reginald Wince
The panelists will give opening remarks centered around the following topics: the do’s and don’ts of social networking, challenging yourself in high school, starting good study habits now, the value of volunteerism, preparing for the ACT and SAT tests, the college application process, the ABC’s of college life, the importance of academic success, the value of career and academic advisement, the importance of having a mentor, the value of internships, safe guarding your credit, the financial aid and scholarship application process as well as balancing work and play.
*NOTE Following opening remarks from each panelist, they will engage the campers in an interactive period where several rounds of small group discussions will occur. The conversations will be transcribed, documented and used by future students.
11:00 p.m. Retire to Boomer Hall Dorm Rooms
Capstone Activity with Chaperons and Lights Out
Sunday, October 3, 2010
7:00 a.m. Wake Up, Brush Up, and Clean Up
7:30 a.m. Board for the Touch of Nature campsite
8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Ecumenical
Speaker: Father Joseph A. Brown, SJ, PhD.
“Leadership: Making a Way Out of Know Way”
9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Leadership Activities facilitated by TON Staff
*Immediately following the TON staff activities Chaperons will:
• Have campers fill out Leadership Weekend Evaluations
• Have campers fill out Letters of Reflection, place them in pre-addressed sealed envelopes and then deposit them in designated boxes
• Have campers cast their secret ballot for the winner and 1st runner up of the
“2010 Paul Simon Leadership and Character Award”
11:45 p.m. Board Buses for Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Speaker: Jonathan Buck (Med Prep Student)
“Success A Journey Not a Destination: Follow Your Passion and Prepare Your Body, Mind and Soul for the Trip.
12:30 pm. – 12:45 p.m. Q &A
Moderated by Shaka Mitchell, PPI Ambassador
12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Closing and Special Remarks
David Yepsen and Linda Baker
• Announcement of the winner and 1st runner up of the 2010 Paul Simon Leadership and Character Award.
• Local Planning Team will join Director Yepsen and Dr. Baker for a photo with recipients
• Student complete Weekend Evaluation
• Board bus (Box lunches provided by Panera.)
2:00 p.m. Depart from Paul Simon Institute to return home
4:00 p.m. Arrive at Schnuck’s
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