Conference Creates Next Generation of Campus Leaders

Rochester Center for Community Leadership – In early November, nearly 50 University of Rochester undergrads participated in the day-long UR Rising Leader Conference, organized by the Rochester Center for Community Leadership, the Order of Omega, Sigma Chi, and Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Part of ENCORE (the Early November Orientation Revisited program), the conference was geared towards freshmen and sophomores who are interested in becoming active contributors to the campus community. Throughout the day, students worked to identify goals for personal develop—both as students and as future leaders. The conference was led by facilitators from the LeaderShape Institute who provided attendees with tools they can use to achieve their goals.

The conference also was co-sponsored by the Dean of Freshmen, the Dean of Sophomores, Wilson Commons Student Activities, the Student Association, Residential Life, Office of the Dean of the College and Orientation Encore.

For more information about leadership opportunities at Rochester, visit the Rochestr Center for Community Leadership on the web.

Article and photo courtesy of the Rochester Center for Community Leadership