Leadership Week: October 5-8, 2009

University of Texas Leadership and Ethics Institute hosts Leadership Week
October 5-8, 2009

Join the UT Leadership and Ethics Institute (LEI) during Leadership Week, a week of events promoting leadership on campus and promoting opportunities for students across campus to learn, grow, and develop their leadership skills.

Kick Off Rally
Monday, October 5,  11:30 – 1:30 p.m.
West Mall Rally Space

Join us for all the information you need for this week’s events and participate in our “Defining Leadership” board activity to receive an official LEI t-shirt!

Leadership, Outreach, Unity, Diversity, and Development (L.O.U.D.D.)
Tuesday, October 6, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
San Jacinto Multi-Purpose Room

L.O.U.D.D. is LEI’s annual leadership conference that brings leaders from across campus together for leadership training and development, networking, and an opportunity to learn from peers. Join us and hear from our keynote speaker Dr. Soncia Reagins-Lilly, Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students and participate in this year’s break out sessions including the following topics: Technology, Ethical Leadership, Sustainability, and Professional Development. The program will end with a networking opportunity with fellow student leaders, administrators, and faculty. To participate in L.O.U.D.D. please complete a simple registration form at http://www.getloudd.com.

The Leadership Series – Resources on Campus
Wednesday, October 7, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
RecSports Games Room (2.104)

“Want It, Have It, Need It” You work hard. Why not make the campus work hard for you?
Join us at this session of The Leadership Series and hear from our panelists representing a diverse number of campus resources for your individual and organizational success. Panelist participants will include representatives from the Counseling and Mental Health Center, the Texas Union Events Co-Sponsorship Committee, the UT Police Department, the Volunteer and Service Learning Center, the Career Exploration Center, and the Academic Counselors Association.  Participate in this session and network with fellow student leaders, representatives from the campus resources represented, and start your path towards Leadership Certification! For more information about The Leadership Series visit http://www.utlei.com.

Resource Fair
Thursday, October 8, 11:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Gregory Gym Plaza

Join us as we culminate our Leadership Week by learning about an extensive variety of campus resources that will increase your success as an individual and student leader. Participate for a chance to get LEI giveaway items, including t-shirts!

For more information and questions about the UT Leadership and Ethics Institute’s Leadership Week, please contact UTLeadershipandEthicsInstitute@austin.utexas.edu.


Flu Shot

Tuesday, October 6, 2009syringe
Location: Gregory Gym concourse
Admission: $5 students, $10 faculty/staff

University Health Services is providing seasonal flu shots to students, faculty and staff from noon until 4 p.m. in the Gregory Gym concourse. Shots are given on a walk-in basis. No appointment is necessary. A current UT ID must be presented to receive the vaccine. Payment by cash or check must be made at the time the shot is received. Faculty and staff flu shots are underwritten by the Office of the President. For a seasonal flu shot campaign schedule and information on the vaccine, flu prevention, symptoms of flu and self-care guidance, as well as updates on the future availability of the H1N1 vaccine and who should get it, go to www.healthyhorns.utexas.edu

Graduate School Preparation

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

3:00-4:30 p.m.
Texas Union, Santa Rita Room
The Career Exploration Center hosts a panel discussion with graduate school admissions experts from various programs to talk about the critical components of a successful graduate school application.

4:30-5:30 p.m.
The Texas Union, Santa Rita Room
Learn about funding your graduate school education at this information session provided by the Office of Student Financial Services and the Career Exploration Center.