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January Leadership Intensive

First-Year Program

2014 Program

January 6-17, 2014

Informational Session

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 7 pm
Clark Hall Conference Room

About the Program

During the first year, students will participate in intensive leadership development sessions followed by the opportunity to engage with the Smith community in the review of a Smith initiative. The two weeks focus on leadership skill development, group dynamics and understanding the student's strengths in working within groups.

2014 Schedule


Dining Options During Interterm

Breakfast and lunch options for Interterm are available here.

Monday, January 6, 2014

9 a.m.

Introductions and continental breakfast
Campus Center Carroll Room

9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Introduction and Leadership
Campus Center 205
Phil Peake

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Introduction to a Social Justice Appoach to Conflict Resolution
Campus Center 205
Leah Wing and Deepika Marya

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

9 to 10:30 a.m.

Leadership, Social Change, and Career Paths
Campus Center Carroll Room
Jennifer Chrisler, VP for Alumnae Relations

10:30 a.m. to noon

Leadership Experiences and Reflections
Campus Center Carroll Room
Jeannette Jackson and Maria Coolican

Noon

Lunch

1 to 5 p.m.

Introduction to a Social Justice Approach to Conflict Resolution (continued)
Campus Center 205
Leah Wing and Deepika Marya

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Presenting Yourself and Your Work
Campus Center 205
Patricia VandenBerg

3:30 to 5 p.m.

Campus Center 205
Phil Peake

Thursday, January 9, 2014

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Leadership
Campus Center 205
Phil Peake

Friday, January 10, 2014

9 a.m. to Noon

Leadership
Campus Center 205
Charles Staelin

1 to 4 p.m.

Project Planning
Campus Center 205
Charles Staelin and Phil Peake

Saturday & Sunday, January 11 & 12, 2014

No formal program

Monday, January 13, 2014

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Leadership
Campus Center 205
Charles Staelin

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Group project; schedule to be announced

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Group project; schedule to be announced

7 to 9 p.m.

Presentation run-through and feedback
Seelye 106
Patricia VandenBerg, Phil Peake and Charles Staelin

Thursday, January 16, 2014

9 a.m.

Group Project: Presentations
Campus Center Carroll Room

Friday, January 17, 2014

1 p.m.

Second-year participants' presentation of community project (first years attend)
Campus Center Carroll Room

2:30–3 p.m.

Wrap up and program evaluation
Campus Center Carroll Room