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The Institute for Leadership Education and Development (I-LEAD) is ACUI's premier student program, designed to emphasize the key concept areas of leadership, community development, and change. I-LEAD offers an opportunity for the college students to focus on personal growth and other issues facing our world. The institute prepares students to develop skills that will serve them as leaders in any situation, regardless of role, organization or environment.
The LeaderShape Institute challenges participants to lead with integrity while working towards a vision grounded in their deepest values. Participants explore not only what they want to do, but who they want to be. Dynamic, challenging, and exciting, the week is intended to produce a breakthrough in the leadership capacity of participants - benefitting them individually, as well as their respective communities and the organizations they will go on to lead and serve in the future.
The National African American Student Leadership Conference continues its legacy of providing an intellectually stimulating, culturally enriching, and liberating experience for serious students interested in the advancement of the African American community. Conference workshops and scholarly presentations will address problems, causes, solutions and implementation strategies relative to political, social, educational, religious, physical/mental health issues of people of color.
Started in 1978 as the National Conference on Student Services, NCSL has impacted tens of thousands of college students from across the country and around the world. Now known as the National Center for Student Leadership, NCSL has evolved over the years while expanding its offerings beyond its highly popular in-person conferences to include online training and other resources. The conferences, held every April and November, will continue to be the cornerstone of NCSL and remain a vital training forum for today's student leaders.
The National Collegiate Leadership Conference (NCLC) is a student-run annual conference that serves as the cornerstone of the leadership experience and training for hundreds of college students across the nation. The philosophy of NCLC is that service, social justice, and leadership are all connected. Thus, the programming for this conference offers students a variety of opportunities to learn, understand, interact with, experience, participate in, engage in, and reflect on service, social justice, and leadership. The skills that students learn from this conference can be applicable in students' organizations, families, campuses, job settings, as well as local and global communities.
Since 1985, the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders has provided a platform to help thousands of college and university woment develop leadership skills, network with other student leaders, and interact with women who hold leadership positions. Each conference features internationally known speakers, the star-studded Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony and dynamic workshops.
This intensive four-day national summit will allow Student Government leaders and advisors to share ideas and solutions, receive training and personal consultations from the acclaimed ASGA staff of Student Government experts, and to network with your peers from colleges and universities of all types of nationwide. It is the ultimate training conference for Student Government leaders, advisors, and support staff.
Since December of 1998, the Social Justice Training Institute has been providing an opportunity for individuals committed to issues of inclusion to develop their skills in the areas of dialogue and connectedness. Over 500 professional colleagues have participated in this experience to date. We have now expanded the experience to include an opportunity for students to gather and do some "personal work" related to social justice issues. The institute is open to 50 undergraduate students on college and university campuses in the U.S. and abroad. This advanced experience is for students who have done a fairly significant amount of work on social justice issues.
UIFI's main purpose is to inspire and educate the current generation of fraternity and sorority leaders to become dedicated, courageous, and principled builders of the future. UIFI is the premier leadership development experience for fraternity and sorority members, and is an experience unlike any other. It is not a conference. It is not a workshop. It is a uniquely holistic journey that you share with other interfraternal brothers and sisters. A UIFI graduate not only learns important leadership lessons, but also reaches deep inside him/herself to find their true fraternal calling. He or she is changed forever.
The USHLI Conference mission is to train a broad cross section of Hispanic leaders by promoting education, unity and leadership development and creating a servant leadership community. This unique event annually attracts leaders from over 40 states and 1,000 affiliated groups and organizations to celebrate our Hispanic heritage and further empower our communities. The USHLI conference is the largest cross-generational Hispanic conference in the nation, attracting students, young professionals, career professionals and senior citizens. Conference participants come together to develop and/or strenthen their leadership skills and to grow as servant leaders.