The College of Agriculture will provide various workshop opportunities during each semester. The workshops you attend should help you reach your personal development goals. Information about the workshops being offered each semester will be sent to participants and coaches. Examples of the workshops will include:
- Cooperative Housing
- Chapter President
Leadership Advance (CPLA)
- Indiana Greek Leadership Conference
Interfraternity Institute (UIFI: Purdue)
Purdue Leadership and Professional Development
Emily Mauzy Vogel
Sophomore Leadership Development Conference (EMV):
When: September 8-9,
Contact: Jesus Romero - email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, 765-496-2450
Student Service Breaks (SSB)
When: During Purdue Spring Break every year
in Leadership Institute (WLI)
When: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Boiler Serves: Community Engagement Interest Floor
- EDPS 30000: Foundations of Leadership (3
- Study Abroad: Women's Leadership in a Global
Context (3 Credits)
- EDPS 30000: Leadership for Social Change (1, 2,
or 3 Credits)
- First Year Leadership Series
For more information,
please email email@example.com
- Lunch-N-Learn Series - Fall and Spring Semesters
- Strengths-Based Facilitation - Ongoing
- Elect Her - February 25, 2018
- Campus-Community (C2) Forum - Summer 2018
- Community Organizing Institute - November 18,
Campus Wide Days of Service
To serve in our
community with your student group, email firstname.lastname@example.org to be matched with
a volunteer opportunity.
Hunger Action Day
Date: August 26th, 2017
Partner: Food Finders Food Bank & ACE Campus Pantry
Make a Difference Day
Date: October 28th, 2017
Partner: Wabash Riverkeeper (DeTrash the Wabash)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Date: January 15, 2018
Partner: United Way of Greater Lafayette
Date: April 7th, 2018
Partner: Local Neighborhood Associations
Volunteer and Service Opportunities
Join our Boiler Volunteer
Network Listserv to receive weekly and monthly e-mail updates about
volunteer opportunities and community action.
Visit United Way Get Connected
to find current ongoing and one-time opportunities that are available in the
Ace Campus Pantry
The ACE Campus Food
Pantry makes food more readily available to members of the Purdue community who
may be experiencing food insecurity on a consistent or inconsistent basis. All
you need is your Purdue ID! (Students, Faculty, and Staff)
Address: Bottom Floor of
the Baptist Student Foundation, 200 N. Russell St. West Lafayette, IN 47906
Hours: Tuesdays 2-6pm,
Coalition is a campus-wide initiative that includes members from important
stakeholder groups that work together to increase student voting rates and help
students form the habits of active and engaged citizenship.
Season of Sharing
Date: November 10th -
December 12th, 2017
Select a name from the
tree and purchase holiday gifts for children and families in our community that
are served by the local Salvation Army, Mental Health America and YWCA women’s
Project Move Out
Date: May 4th - May 8th,
Project Move Out
benefits local community members as students donate items during move-out.
Volunteers assist with unloading trucks and sorting donated items.
Contact: Vanessa Pacheco, email@example.com or call 765-494-1926.
Other Workshop Options
You are also encouraged to attend other leadership workshops, if you can demonstrate to your coach that the program or workshop contained significant leadership content.
Occurs annually at the
beginning of November.
Mortar Board Leadership
This all day event
offers three 3 keynote speakers, breakout sessions, and lunch with topics
focused on leadership. This is held at the Stewart Center and Union.
When: January 27, 2018
(last Saturday in January)
Cost: $25 (covers lunch)
Chapter Senior Advisor:
Roger Stewart - firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-494-2307
Jay Severson Leadership
The Jay Severson
Leadership Retreat is held each fall semester for more than 100 students
involved in leadership roles within Residence Hall Association (RHA), National
Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), and residence hall clubs. For the two-day
retreat, the students travel to Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana and
participate in team-building exercises, a leadership development seminar with
small group break-out sessions, and networking opportunities.
When: Fall Semester
Contact: Jennifer Bannon
- email@example.com or 765-494-8431
Book-Harmon Leadership Program
Bob Book and Bud Harmon
established the Book-Harmon Leadership Program in Animal Sciences to enhance
their efforts to provide and promote leadership in animal agriculture.
Components of the
Book-Harmon Leadership Program include:
A Leadership Forum each
graduate student $1,000 scholarships
assistantship in leadership development
Continuum (ANSC 18100-68100 classes)
Industry mentoring and
Career Services Office
with leadership resource library
Prepare and encourage
students to complete the College of Agriculture Leadership Development
ANSC courses and
experiences to support the university Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The following are recommended leadership courses that you may wish to take:
AGEC 43500 - Leadership in a Changing World: An examination of various leadership theories and the importance of leadership. Drawing upon research from many disciplines and fundamental aspects of leadership, students will read, discuss, and apply these concepts to leadership experiences and to develop the competencies to be more effective leaders in their families, workplaces, and communities.
AGRY 46000/ANTH 46000 - Contemporary Issues in Agriculture: Current agricultural issues are examined from a problem-solving standpoint. Includes discussion and debate of the social, economic, and technological decisions facing agricultural communities. Issues are examined from a humanistic, as well as, a scientific viewpoint.
ANSC 38100 - Leadership for a Diverse Workplace: An interactive, small group discussion class covering effective interpersoanl and group skills needed to enhance career satisfaction in a diverse workplace including building networks within industry, cross-cultural communication and gaining experiences in group problem-solving and decision-making. This course may be used as an additional written communication elective as required in all plans of study in Animal Sciences.
EDPS 30000 - Student Leadership Development: This course studies leadership styles; campus organizational structures; program planning; social and intellectual activities; human relations and cultural differences; motivation; team building; public relations and assists students in developing their own leadership potential.
EDPS 30100 - Peer Counseling Training: Students are trained to help peers deal with their problems and concerns. Training modules are used to build knowledge and skills inthe duties of peer helpers; student development, communication, goal setting, and use of comminity resources are stressed.
OLS 27400 - Applied Leadership: This course provides an introduction to and overview of the fundamental concepts of leadership and supervision. Emphasis is placed on the supervisor's major functions and essential areas of knowledge, relations with others, and personal development.
YDAE 35900 - Leadership in Developing the Agricultural Professional: This course focuses on leadership skills that enhance the effectiveness of the agricultural professional. Students develop leadership skills through course activities and content that concentrate on team building, communication, time management, motivational skills, and goal setting.
YDAE 38500 - Urban Service-Learning: Using service-learning as a pedagogy, students will have the opportunity to deepen and expand classroom learning through thoughtful, collaborative engagement with community, organizations, agencies, and/or educational institutions and the people they serve. This course will offer opportunities to engage in complex real-world problems and to test the efficacy of disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to finding solutions.