Student Involvement

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Student Leadership Conference

Join the largest student leadership conference in the region, bringing hundreds of students together to develop their leadership skills. This year students are engaging in workshops focused around social justice and turning their ideas into action.
Register by September 25.

Register for the conference

Date and Time

Saturday, September 26
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Free for everyone!


Online via the hopin platform

  • Conference Schedule

    9:45 AM Check-in
    10:00 AM Keynote: Justin Jones-Fosu
    11:00 AM Break
    11:10 AM Breakout Sessions 1
    12:00 PM Lunch
    12:50 PM Check-in
    1:00 PM Keynote: Pres. Schultz
    1:20 PM Breakout: WSU Peer Educators
    2:00 PM Breakout Sessions 2
    2:50 PM Break
    3:00 PM Keynote Wrap up: Justin Jones-Fosu
    3:45 PM Closing
    4:00 PM Option Social Networking

  • Breakout Sessions

    Breakout Sessions 1

    11:10 - 12:00 PM

    Facilitator Breakout Session
    Brian Shuffield Navigating Constant Change with Confidence 
    TaMisha Greathouse Self-Care: Prioritizing caring for yourself while you care for others. 
    Andria Donnenwerth Planning Events in an Online Space
    Devin Mendenhall Learning to be Creative

    Breakout Sessions 2

    2:00 - 2:50 PM

    Facilitator Breakout Session
    TaMisha Greathouse Owning your Origin Story: Using your unique narrative in your leadership 
    Amir Gilmore "Walking in rhythm, singing my song”: Centering Joy, Justice, and Refusal in Student Leadership 
    James M. Bledsoe Show me a good Manager, and I'll show you a GREAT Professional Leader! 
    Ben Calabretta Students as Leaders in our Democracy 

Complete Conference Schedule

Keynote Speaker: Justin Jones-Fosu

Justin Jones-Fosu is an award-winning, nationally recognized College Leadership, Diversity, and Student Success Speaker who engages and inspires students with his energy, content, and one of a kind presentations.

Learn about Justin Jones-Fosu Past conference speakers

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All-in-one live online event

Student Involvement is excited to partner with the Hopin platform to deliver a unique live online event.  The platform has been a reliable tool for organizations such as The Wall Street Journal and The United Nations. We are excited to use it with our current and future student leaders!

Receive a FREE T-shirt

All WSU Undergrad attendees are eligible to receive a FREE Cougs Lead T-shirt for registering and attending the event! 

Cougs Lead TShirt