Increase your confidence, discover leadership potential and position yourself to become a future leader!

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Check-in and continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. Attendance is in person only, remote participation is not available. 

Questions? Contact Heather Rikalo at heather.rikalo@wnc.edu.

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All students are invited to participate in Western Nevada College’s 2024 Student Leadership Summit on April 12, 2024.

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TRACK 1

Community Engagement and Social Responsibility

TOPICS COULD INCLUDE:

  • Importance of Community Engagement and Social Responsibility in Leadership
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Identification
  • Civic Engagement Strategies
  • Local Problem-Solving
  • Understanding Political Culture
  • Establishing a Non-Profit
  • Addressing Community Needs
  • Impact of Volunteerism
  • Importance of Non-Profits
  • Crisis Management
  • Adaptation to Circumstances

TRACK 2

Effective Communication and Public Speaking

TOPICS COULD INCLUDE:

  • Audience-Tailored Messages
  • Public Speaking Confidence
  • Preparing for Public Speaking
  • Storytelling and Persuasion
  • Effective Communication in Diverse Settings
  • Information Distillation
  • Audience Engagement
  • Active Listening Communication with Various Personalities
  • General Communication Skills
  • Q&A Handling/Moderation

TRACK 3

Self-Awareness and Emotional Intelligence

TOPICS COULD INCLUDE:

  • Confirmation Bias
  • Self-Reflection
  • Mindfulness Stress
  • Management Resilience
  • Self-Awareness
  • Types Personal Brand
  • Leadership Style
  • Feedback and Change
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Teamwork
  • Emotion Recognition
  • Managing Expectations
  • Avoiding Burnout

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Last Year's Featured Presenters

OndraBerry

Western Nevada College Student Leadership Summit

Keynote Speaker

Major General Ondra L. Berry

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Kevin Brun

 

Jacob Council

 

Dale Erquiaga

 

 

Michelle Joy

 

Wendy Loomis

 

Susan Priest

 

Devin Sizemore

 

Lauren Slemenda

 

Michael Smith