MAY 30 - JUNE 4, 2018
Registration and information is listed below. Don’t miss out on this year’s premiere conference
Savannah State University Savannah, Georgia
Opportunities for recreational activities each evening
ABOUT THE EVENT
The Student Leadership Institute (SLI) is an intensive, interactive, and stimulating learning program.
It is a seven day program designed for newly elected HBCU student leaders (Student Government, Class Officers,
Greek Councils, Student Ambassadors, Programming Boards, Kings and Queens) who are committed to uplifting their
organizations and their university.
Through the Institute, participants will be able to:
- Understand the mission and need for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
- Understand the role of student leaders on campuses.
- Develop an appreciation for planning and organization in the development of students.
- Serve as catalysts on their respective campuses for empowerment and change.
- Develop skills necessary to work with other student organizations, faculty, administration, and fellow students to establish cooperation and positive attitudes as the foundation for success.
- Encompass a solid understanding of leadership development, its principles and service in the Black community as related to the world and nation’s uplift and progress.
- Develop a relationship with campus administration to enhance collaborative solutions.
- Experience collaborative learning and enjoyment while developing invaluable skills.
Roles and Responsibilities
What is SGA?
Fund Raisers and Grants
Planning a Retreat
Greek Life and My Role
Hazing vs. Membership Intake
The Perfect Campus Tour
To Be The King and Queen
History and Traditions
Understanding the Nguzo
Defining Your Leadership Style
Motivation of Members
Full refunds will be given for cancellations received by Friday, April 27, 2018.
CONFERENCE SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 – Monday, June 4, 2018
Schedule is subject to change
Registration and Check-in
Advisor Meeting and School Registration
Welcome and Greetings
Morning Institute Meeting A
Concurrent Session I
Concurrent Session II
Concurrent Session III
Guest Speaker Presentation
Community Service & Problem Solving Tribe Work
Morning Institute Meeting B
Concurrent Session IV
Concurrent Session V
Women’s Tea Session (Light Lunch in session)
Men’s Smoker Session (Light Lunch in session)
Community Service & Problem Solving Tribe Work
Morning Institute Meeting C
Community Service (7 Groups)- Presentation Setups
Problem Solving (7 Groups) Presentation Setups
Dinner (Café Carnival Night)
Morning Institute Meeting D
Worship Service – Farewell Inspirational Guest Speaker
“All White” Semi Formal Leadership Awards Brunch
Official Pinning and Closing Institute Social
Change for the beach
Travel to Tybee Beach– Savannah, GA
The Close of NASAP 2018
VITAL CONFERENCE INFORMATION
There are several events planned to help you enjoy your leadership experience. Each evening, participants have the opportunity to exercise and relax utilizing recreational facilities on campus. The INSTITUTE offers swimming, basketball, weight lifting, tennis, volleyball, skate park, movies, billiards, and board games for you to unwind after a day of workshops and discussions. Midnight snacks will be offered also!
In addition to the recreational activities, there will be opportunities for participants to visit the cultural sites in the local area including River Street (Waterfront), Historical Savannah, and Tybee Island Beach.
WHAT DO I WEAR
Dress for the INSTITUTE is Business Casual with times of Business Professional and School Pride Clothing. You will be walking from session to session and comfortable clothing and shoes are encouraged. You will need at least three (3) Business outfits for the educational Sessions and (1) “All White” Student Leadership Awards Brunch Outfit.
ACCOMMODATIONS & MEALS
On campus accommodations will be provided in Tiger Court Residential Hall. It is one of the newest housing facilities, built in 2012, offering air conditioned rooms, internet and security. All campus facilities are non-smoking. Single rooms will be available to Advisors only! All meals are included in the cost of the Institute. (except Sunday Beach Excursion– Meal will be on your own.)
TRAVEL TO SAVANNAH STATE UNIVERSITY
Savannah /Hilton Head International Airport
Shuttle service between the Airport and the Savannah Campus will be available on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 between the hours of 12 pm and 6 pm. Please call (912) 358-3117 for campus shuttle details.
If you are arriving at Jacksonville (FL) International Airport, 2 hours away from SSU, please contact Super Shuttle Transportation:
Super Shuttle- (904) 765-9999
Charleston (SC) International Airport (CHS), Charleston, SC
CHS to SSU: approx. 109 miles, 2 hours
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) Savannah, GA
If you are arriving at Savannah Hilton Head International Airport, you should consider renting a car or van for transport. There are eight (8) auto rental agencies located at the SAV airport.
Avis Budget, Dollar Enterprise, Hertz National, Alamo Thrifty
Savannah State University is located in close proximity to Tybee Beach, Georgia and 45 minutes away from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The weather in May is at a range of high 80’s in the day and 70’s at night. A light jacket is appropriate at all times. Be-cause we are located by a large body of water, an umbrella is a must during this time of year.
Mr. Desmond Stowe – Savannah State University
Office of Student Life– 246, 3219 College Street, Savannah State, GA 31404
P: (912) 358-3117 | F: (912) 358-3159 | E: email@example.com
Mr. James Lunnermon, II – University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Office of Alumni Affairs, 30665 Student Services Center Lane, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853
P: (410) 651-7606 | Cell: (410) 726-4889 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org
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