Multicultural Center

Leadership Development

MC Leaders’ Retreat+

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MC Leaders’ Retreat 2019

Date: May 15, 2019 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: JSOM Executive Dining Room JSOM 1.606
This retreat is for all newly elected leaders and their boards to begin the process of preparing for programs next semester. Be sure to have your board present to learn new ways of leadership, communication, and programming.

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For more information contact Monica Williamson at [email protected]

Student Conference on Latinx Affairs (SCOLA)+

“Del Pasado Al Futuro: Reframing Our Masterpiece”
Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas

March 11th-13th, 2021
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SCOLA

The Student Conference on Latinx Affairs (SCOLA) is a three-day virtual conference in which participants have the chance to hear from a wide array of speakers ranging from national and state, government, business, and media. This year’s theme will explore techniques to personal success, methods professional excellence, and the power of networking all while maintaining your Latino roots.

SCOLA’s dual faceted mission is to provide a forum for students to discuss significant issues that impact the growing Latino population in our nation, and to foster exemplary leadership development among its participants. It is the sincere belief of the SCOLA team that the interaction, discussion, and enlightenment fostered by the conference effectively creates a stimulating educational and life-changing experience, thus harboring an environment for social Latino growth.

Regular Registration is $25.00 per participant. Each student participant is required to cover their own registration cost.

Students will be selected to attend will be determined based on their involvement with the UT Dallas community and current academic standing.

Process to apply to attend the Student Conference on Latinx Affairs (SCOLA):

  • Interest applications are open; they must be completed by Friday, February 19, 2021 at 11:59pm. If selected to attend, you are required to attend a Pre-Travel Meeting. (Remember, only completed applications will be reviewed to attend, this includes a submitted résumé.)
  • Payment of SCOLA Registration ($25.00). Please note, payment accommodations can be made with Destiney Tolbert in SSB 2.400 on February 18 & 19 from 3-5 p.m.
  • There will be no late submissions. If you have any questions about the conference please feel free to contact Destiney Tolbert at [email protected].

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Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference +

“The Evolution: From Ambition to Fruition”
Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas
January 22-23, 2021
SBSLC Website

SBSLC

The 33rd Annual Southwest Black Student Leadership Conference (SBSLC) will be held on Friday, January January 22nd through Sunday, January 23rd at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. This year’s theme for SBSLC is “The Evolution: From Ambition to Fruition”.

This conference encompasses history, leadership & networking skills, and self-improvement techniques. In addition, the conference values clarification and uses corporate America to inspire and motivate the intellect of young Black collegians to be productive leaders of tomorrow.

Crowd of students at SBSLC 2020

For those who have attended the conference before, it is encouraged that you consider the ALI track. The Charles E. Williams Advanced Leadership Institute (ALI) is a special forum specifically for seasoned student leaders who have demonstrated their abilities at their own colleges.

Student attending ALI
Student attending ALI

Regular Registration is $25.00 per participant. This fee is inclusive of the conference registration. See below for additional ways to participate in the conference and process to apply to attend SBSLC.

Charles E. Williams Advanced Leadership Institute (ALI) ALI will push these students to take leadership to the next level. This limited enrollment program is held in conjunction with SBSLC, but provides a more in-depth workshop lineup and one-on-one attention.

ALI candidates will be required to submit a headshot & complete a supplemental application for the conference. (Due date for headshot TBD)

Notify Destiney Tolbert of your intention to apply: November 25, 2020

ALI Application Deadline: December 20, 2020 

A.L.I Oratorical Contest The Oratorical Contest is aimed at challenging and stimulating the minds of its participants as well as providing them the opportunity to display their talents of speaking and interpreting their ideas on a specific subject. Speeches should be 6 to 8 minutes. Participants will be judged on their creativity, content, research, and overall presentation.

Oratorical contestant candidates are required to participate in ALI and attend 2 mandatory practices meetings (Practice dates TBD).

Facilitating a Workshop Workshop proposal deadline: November 27th to Destiney Tolbert at [email protected]. These submissions are due before submitting and application to attend SBSLC.

Notification of workshop acceptance/denial: TBD

Process to apply to attend SBSLC:

  • Complete the SBSLC interest application & submit to Qualtrics by Friday, November 30th at 11:59 p.m. If selected to attend, you will be required to attend a Pre-Travel Meeting. (Only complete applications will be considered; all applications require a resume.)
  • Payment of SBSLC Registration: ($25.00). Payment accommodations can be made with Destiney Tolbert at the Multicultural Center in SSB 2.400 from December 3rd-4th during the hours of 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Or you may mail a cashier’s check or money order (made out to UT Dallas) to the following address:  800 W Campbell Rd, SS 23, Richardson, TX 75080. Payment deadline is Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. No Refunds.
  • Please note, there will be no late submissions. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Destiney Tolbert at [email protected].

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