Students and faculty from the Department of Student
Affairs in Higher Education presented at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg (UPG) Annual Regional Leadership Conference on Saturday, November 3, 2018.
The following presenters shared information on leadership to undergraduate student attendees:
Alex Crenshaw (’19), Rob Leibel (’19), and Professor
Mimi Benjamin presented on “Careers in Student Affairs.”
Kaitlyn Martin (’19) and Riley Vespoli (’19) presented on diversity and why it is important.
Angela Delfine (’19) presented with University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown student Molly Verostick on “Going Outside of Your Comfort Zone to Grow as a Leader.”
Katie Byers (’19) and Nina LaCombe’s (’19) presentation was titled “Building Better Students: Preparation for Life After College,” which was about helping students understand the skills needed to be career ready.
Kristen Shimko (’20) presented on “How to be the Professional You,” discussing resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn.
Sarah Hallman (’20) presented on exploring passion and developing work/life balance to avoid burn-out. Her presentation was called “Pursuing Your Passion: Tips and Tricks to Becoming the ‘Leslie Knope’ of What You Do.”
Paige Matzerath (’20) discussed the benefits of social media in terms of branding and networking with her presentation, titled “Online Branding and Networking.”
Danielle Parker (’19) presented “Shape of You.” This presentation focused on wellness and how to use techniques learned to improve wellness throughout students’ college journey.
Andre Richet (’19) coordinated the UPG Leadership Conference and presented “Breaking the Ice Ice Baby.” This program helped students define and facilitate ice breakers, energizers, and community builders with the intent to foster creativity and
We are very proud of our students and how they showcase their skills by continuously putting forth effort to share their wealth of knowledge with undergraduates.