G.R.A.C.E. PROGRAM - Greatness Results After Choosing Excellence Leadership Program
When: Thursday, March 14, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Purpose: The G.R.A.C.E. Leadership Program is an exceptional opportunity for students to develop and hone their critical thinking, leadership and social skills with the ultimate goal of providing confidence and a sense of empowerment that will translate beyond the classroom. It consists of four interactive workshops, a civic engagement project and a writing exercise to be posted on e-Portfolio. Those who complete the program get a certificate of completion and a G.R.A.C.E. pin. Selected participants also receive a one year annual student membership to a professional organization associated with their academic major. To understand the role of popular culture and its influence on the perception of women and careers. To be informed of strategies pertaining to self-assertion and professional growth. To acquire knowledge of and demonstrate civic engagement. What We Want Attendees To Know:
To have awareness of contemporary issues and learn strategies for addressing those challenges that will foster confidence and a sense of accomplishment for program participants. Students will be encouraged to use knowledge and skills acquired in the program and apply them to other academic and professional settings. What We Want Attendees To Think Or Care About: Self-presentation. Strategies for and the value of assertiveness in professional arenas and in civic engagement. Attention to the details of networking and establishing valuable partnerships. The importance of soft skills are as important as the college degree you bring to a job interview and account for about 85% of what interviewers look for in job applicants. To have reflect upon their growth as individuals, critical thinkers, and leaders as a result of the G.R.A.C.E. Leadership program. What We Want Attendees To Be Able To Do After This Event:
We want attendees to not only reflect upon their growth as individuals, critical thinkers, and leaders as a result of the G.R.A.C.E. Leadership program, but to be proactive in their use of the skillset developed in each workshop attended. Activities:
Interactive workshops, a civic engagement project, and the creation of a reflection essay about the experience of the program to be posted on the student’s e-Portfolio.
Please contact Joanna DeLeon at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (718) 482-5102 for more information. Designed for LAGCC Female identified students and allies