Fraternal Leadership Summit 2013 - August 17th
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8:30 to 9:00 AM - Registration/Check-In
9:00 to 9:30 AM - Opening Remarks/Welcome
9:30 to10:30 AM - Keynote Speaker (Phired Up - Social Excellence)
10:30 to 10:45 AM - Break
10:45 to 11:45 AM - Workshops (Block I)
11:45 to 1:00PM - Lunch
1:00PM to 2:00 PM - Workshops (Block II)
2:00PM to 4:30PM - Chapter Time
5:30PM to 10:00PM - Dinner & Worlds of Fun
WORKSHOP BLOCK 1
Budgeting & Finances: Elishia Rousselle, RC 145. In this workshop you will learn some of the best practices when it comes to developing a budget, following a budget, and ensuring your overall finances are performing well.
Tips for Planning Safe Parties & Social Events: Mike McCracken, Capitol Federal.?You will get information about issues and concerns that are commonly associated with parties and other social gatherings. Issues that will be addressed include alcohol laws, public/private property laws, and University Police involvement.?
FUNdraising FUNdamentals: Kathleen Flannery, CC 120. You will learn how to engage your alumni in helping to support your philanthropic goals.?
Making the Most of Chapter Meetings: Dr. Mark L. Johnson, RC 157. Gain useful ideas on keeping meetings on target and using effective decision making techniques. Take away practical tips in making meetings short and to the point while actually getting more things done. Learn to delegate work to committees which collect the data and carry?out the work.?
Pride, Promotion, and Public Relations in Pittsburg: Chris Kelly, RC 181. You’re proud of your student organization and what it does for the community. So why does it feel like nobody outside of campus knows about your hard work? It’s enough to make even the most seasoned PR committee members want to bang their heads against the wall. Chris will offer tips that will help you break through the campus stereotype and help community leaders see you in a new light.
Be Your Brother’s/Sister’s Keeper: Addison Schopp, RC 270. If we spend all of our time trying not to get caught, we’ll never get around to keeping each other safe. Our Founders didn’t have a risk management policy . . . because they didn’t need one. Let’s talk about promoting brotherhood and sisterhood in such a way that we don’t have to worry about members getting in trouble.
How to Avoid the Senior Slump: Emily Schimdt, Capitol Federal. You’ve got a mad?case of senior-itis, at least six projects all due by Dead Week, and on top of that there’s a run-out tonight! This program is aimed at helping you balance your senior year while still getting the most out of your chapter. Don’t be the senior that falls into the background, use your wisdom to help the chapter grow one last year and leave a lasting legacy.
They Are Not Out To Get You: Tom Gregory and Eric Jones RC 146. Greeks must come to the conclusion that the relationship between the University and the Greek community is a mutually beneficial one. This presentation will work to foster a dialogue about the issues facing this relationship, and what each chapter and member can do to ensure the relationship sustains itself and becomes stronger over time.
Dynamic Recruitment: Phired Up, Polsky Theater. This session will focus on?year-round, values-based, relationship focused recruitment with an emphasis on supporting fraternity growth at Pitt State. Josh Orendi, will show you how to have 100’s?of top students interested in your membership and how to create a selection process that is so powerful you can have a “waiting list” for membership.
WORKSHOP BLOCK 2
Tips for Planning Safe Parties & Social Events: Mike McCracken, Capitol Federal. You will get information about issues and concerns that are commonly associated with parties and other social gatherings. Issues that will be addressed include alcohol laws, public/private property laws, and University Police involvement.
FUNdraising FUNdamentals: Kathleen Flannery, CC 120. You will learn how to engage your alumni in helping to support your philanthropic goals.
Greek Life 101: Jaimie Berberich & Josh Packard, Capitol Federal. New members - come learn more about Greek Life and the amazing decision you have made by joining a fraternity or sorority on campus!
We Get It! You’ve Got Values. So What? Addison Schopp, RC 270. We are values-based organizations but, how many of us can do any more than just rattle off our 6 principles or 3 pillars? Let’s talk about WHY our organizations were founded, WHY we joined them, WHY we do what we do, and WHY it matters. (Because I know you didn’t select your organization after a thorough review of each group’s mission statement!)
Disaster Training/Map Your Neighborhood: Camille Midcamp, RC 146. Through Map Your Neighborhood, neighbors will learn a 9-step Neighborhood Response Plan that immediately helps us know what to do (both at home and in the neighborhood) to respond to injuries, leaking natural gas, and assisting people who may be alone and frightened. The process is proven, easy, and sociable.
Greek Life: What’s In It For ME?: Jason Jones, Jaecy Hebrlee, Julia Sammur, Matthew Gadberry, RC 157. What are the benefits of becoming a member of a fraternity/sorority and how deep do those benefits run? Let’s talk about the unique benefits and programs offered by each of the fraternal organizations at Pitt State.
Advanced Social Excellence: Phired Up, Polsky Theater. Social Excellence is a?movement about creating grass-roots; real social change. Get ready to go into the?“deep zone” and apply everything you learned in the keynote session to prepare for?action. Fraternities and sororities can change the world! You can use this session as your time to decide how Pitt State Greeks will mobilize to lead real change for your chapters, community, and world.