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Conference Goals

The goals for the Student Group Leadership Conference are:

  • To provide newly elected student leaders with a common comprehensive foundation of leadership training;
  • To provide an opportunity for student leaders to engage with other student leaders, staff and faculty in a cohesive learning environment;
  • To provide an opportunity for student leaders to learn critical skills as leaders and advocates for their organizations;
  • To give student leaders the tools to build, strong, responsible, goal-focused organizations;
  • To show leaders how to lead an organization with insight, effectiveness and integrity.

The ultimate goal of the Student Group Leadership Conference is to provide student group leaders with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully lead and strengthen both their organizations and memberships for the betterment of the Kean University student community.

 


Keynote Speaker

Tim Mousseau

Tim Mousseau received a Masters degree in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga in 2013, but is a Lobo at heart, having graduated from University of New Mexico in 2011. For the past few years, he has spent time researching how innovation relates to leadership and the need for service in creativity. In the past he has worked for his fraternity, Sigma Chi, as well as spending time working with close to 175 campuses through the NIC. Having grown up an Air Force kid, he has never lived anywhere longer than four years. Throughout his travels, Tim began to study the arts and in his spare time is a painter, having designed his 20+ tattoos.

 


    Conference Assignments

    Please refer to the list below to determine which group your organization has been assigned to attend the conference as a part of. If you are a member of multiple groups and assigned to attend multiple dates, you only need to select one day to attend. Please speak with all of your executive board members to determine the best date for you to attend.

    • Accounting Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Actuarial Society of Kean - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • African Students Association  - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Alliance of E.O.F. Students of NJ - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Alpha Kappa Alpha - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Alpha Phi Alpha - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • American Chemical Society - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • American Medical Women's Association  - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • American Sign Language Club - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Association for Computing Machinery - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Association of Latin American Students  - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Athletic Training Club - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Beta Kappa Psi  - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Beta Kappa Sigma - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Biology Club - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Biotechnology Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Black Heritage Student Organization - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Catholic Newman Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Chi Upsilon Sigma - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Community Standards and Student Conduct Peer Volunteer Group  - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Coptic Orthodox Christian Fellowship - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Cougars In Motion - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Criminal Justice Club - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Cru at Kean University - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Deaf Jammers - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Delta Phi Epsilon - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Delta Sigma Theta - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Earth Science Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Equality for All - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Filipinos Uniting Nations at Kean - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Forensic Psychology Club - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Gamma Psi Epsilon - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Global Business Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • GO! The Graphic Organization - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Graduate and Part-time Student Council - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Graduate Business Club - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Graduate Speech-Language Pathology Student Organization - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Greek Senate - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Haitian Student Association  - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Hall Council - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Historical Society - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • I am Woman  - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • IMPACT - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Industrial Design Society of America - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • International Student Association  - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Iota Phi Theta - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Italian Cultural Experience  - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Kean Builders and Makers - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Kean Dance Theatre  - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Kean Gospel Choir - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Kean Hurling Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Kean L.I.F.T Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Kean Ocean Communication Club - Group C (Wednesday, May 18, 2016)
    • Kean Ocean Criminal Justice Club - Group C (Wednesday, May 18, 2016)
    • Kean Ocean Forensic Psychology - Group C (Wednesday, May 18, 2016)
    • Kean Ocean Pre-Law Society - Group C (Wednesday, May 18, 2016)
    • Kean Ocean Psychology Club - Group C (Wednesday, May 18, 2016)
    • Kean Ocean Writing League - Group C (Wednesday, May 18, 2016)
    • Kean Psychology Graduate Council  - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Kean SAFE - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Kean Theatre Council - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Kean University Anime Society - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Kean University Council for Exceptional Children - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Kean University Hillel - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Kean University Rotaract Club - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Kean University Student Education Association - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Kean University's Men Of Excellence - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Kean Women of Excellence  - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Lambda Delta Chi - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity, Inc. - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Lambda Tau Omega Sorority, Inc. - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Lambda Theta Alpha - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Lambda Theta Phi - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Men's Group - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Military & Veterans Club - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Mu Sigma Upsilon - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Muslim Student Association - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • National Pan-Hellenic Council - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • National Society of Collegiate Scholars - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Nu Delta Pi - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Nu Sigma Phi - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Nu Theta Chi - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Omega Phi Chi Multicultural Sorority, Incorporated - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Omega Psi Phi - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Omega Sigma Psi - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Operation Smile - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Outdoor Adventure and Recreation Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Pan-African Student Union  - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Phi Beta Sigma - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Physical Education and Health Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Physical Therapy Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Point and Shoot - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Pre-Law Society - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Pre-Medical Pre-Dental Association  - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Pre-Physician Assistant Organization - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Prisoners of Words - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Psi Sigma Phi Multicultural Fraternity, Inc. - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • PSY Organization - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Public Relations Student Society of America - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Rec - N - Crew - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Recreation Major Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Sigma Beta Chi - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Sigma Beta Tau - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Sigma Theta Chi - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Social Work Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Speech, Language and Hearing Student Association - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • STEM Educators - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Student Occupational Therapy Association - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Student Organization Class of 2017 - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Student Organization Class of 2018 - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Student Organization Class of 2019 - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Student Organization Class of 2020 - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Student Organization of Kean University - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Styled By Us - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Tau Kappa Epsilon - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • The Haute Socialites Organization - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Theta Phi Alpha - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Thrift Nation - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Wenzhou Kean University Student Association - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • West Indian Culture Club - Group B (Wednesday, June 8, 2016)
    • Women's Circle - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Young Americans for Liberty  - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)
    • Zeta Beta Tau - Group A (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)

     


    Conference Registration

    Registration for the 2016 Student Group Leadership Conference in June 2016 is closed! The conference is required for all presidents, vice presidents, treasurers, secretaries, public relations directors and new member educators of all non-funded, funded, governmental and Greek letter organizations. Student group leaders were only required to attend one day of the conference (or the equivalent number of student group workshops throughout multiple days).

     

     


    Student Group Training Requirement

    To fulfill the 2016 student group training requirement, each student group executive board member must obtain nine (9) workshop credits with the following breakdown:

    • Positional Workshops
      • 2 Core Positional Workshop Credits (as determined by position track)
        • Presidents / Vice Presidents
        • Treasurers - Non Funded and Greek Letter Organizations
        • Treasurers - Student Government Funded Organizations
        • Secretaries
        • Public Relations Directors
        • New Member Educators
      • 1 Elective Positional Workshop Credit (selected from position track options)
    • Elective Workshops
      • 1 Leader Development Workshop Credit 
      • 1 Organizational Development Workshop Credit
      • 2 Elective Workshop Credits (Any Workshop Category)
    • Compliance Workshops (Online Through Blackboard in Summer 2016)
      • Code of Conduct and Title IX Workshop Credit
      • Campus Wellness Workshop Credit

    All student group executive board members must successfully fulfill the 2016-2017 student group training requirement by Tuesday, September 6, 2016. Organizations not complete by September 6, 2016, will forfeit their ability to participate in Kean Day, Meet the Greeks and will loose their Fall 2016 room and space reservations.

     

    Track Your Completion Progress Through Cougar Link

    Progress towards completing the student group training requirement can be monitored through the curriculum feature in Cougar Link at https://kean.collegiatelink.net/curriculumstatus/map.

     


    Conference Schedule

    9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Breakfast and Check-In
    9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening
    10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Keynote Presentation
    11:20 a.m. - 12 noon Educational Workshop 1
    12:05 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Educational Workshop 2
    12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch
    1:50 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Educational Workshop 3
    2:35 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Educational Workshop 4
    3:15 p.m. - 3:25 p.m. Break
    3:25 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. Educational Workshop 5
    4:10 p.m. - 4:50 p.m. Educational Workshop 6
    5 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dinner (optional)

     

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