Office of Student Life

Student Activities

LEAD Series

LEAD: Leaders Engaging in Actions for Development

Are you just beginning your leadership journey? Looking to expand your leadership skills? Want to connect with other students while growing skills that will allow you to succeed in class, in your co-curricular experiences, and in your career path? LEAD is a series of open workshops available to all Ohio State students. Our goal is to make leadership more accessible and inclusive to students throughout the year. For more information and to register for a session, visit go.osu.edu/leadseries. For any questions, contact Anna Wagner at wagner.1476@osu.edu.

Explore Your Values

  • Wednesday, August 28, 12:30 p.m. -1:30 p.m.
  • Brutus Buckeye Room, Ohio Union
  • Strong leaders make good decisions that align with their most important values. This session will help you identify the core values that guide your leadership, and discuss how to make decisions when there seems to be no one correct answer.

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss 

Explore Your Values

  • Thursday, August 29, 5-6 p.m.
  • Tanya Rutner Hartman Room, Ohio Union
  • Strong leaders make good decisions that align with their most important values. This session will help you identify the core values that guide your leadership, and discuss how to make decisions when there seems to be no one correct answer.

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Start Connecting: Networking 101

  • Thursday September 12, 5-6 p.m.
  • Rosa M. Ailabouni Room, Ohio Union
  • An important part of leadership is building meaningful relationships with others. This session will cover the value of networking, the basics of networking skills, and provide participants the opportunity to practice these skills with each other.

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Start Connecting: Networking 101

  • Wednesday September 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Brutus Buckeye Room, Ohio Union
  • An important part of leadership is building meaningful relationships with others. This session will cover the value of networking, the basics of networking skills, and provide participants the opportunity to practice these skills with each other.

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Get To Know Your True Colors

  • Thursday, September 19, 5-6 p.m.
  • Hays Cape Room, Ohio Union
  • We all have true colors that describe how we build relationships, see the world, and interact with other people. Knowing your true colors will help you become a stronger, more self-aware leader. Come to this interactive workshop to find out more

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Be Brave, Be Vulnerable: Leadership and Vulnerability

  • Wednesday October 2, 5-6 p.m.
  • Brutus Buckeye Room, Ohio Union
  • We often think of leaders as strong, and strength comes from learn how to practice vulnerability. Vulnerability and empathy are central to making strong relationships. In this session, you will learn about the value of vulnerability and how to practice it as a part of your leadership style
  • iPad or other web-enabled device required

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Fall In Love With Your Love Languages

  • Tuesday, October 8, 5-6 p.m.
  • Ohio Staters Inc. Founders Room, Ohio Union
  • We all have different ways that we communicate love: our love languages. By learning about your love languages, you will be able to enhance their skills in self-awareness and interpersonal engagement, ultimately strengthening their leadership skills
  • iPad or other web-enabled device required

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

What's Your Brand? Personal Branding

  • Tuesday, October 15, 5-6 p.m.
  • Tanya Rutner Harman Room, Ohio Union
  • We live in a digital age where it is important to make sure that everything you do - your social media, the way you communicate - all connect together into a personal brand that people can identify you with. Sound intimidating? Let us break it down for you in this session.
  • iPad or other web-enabled device required

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Diving Into Leadership: Expanding Your Leadership Development Opportunities -This session is a part of Leadership Week 2019

  • Monday, October 21, 11 a.m. - noon
  • Barbie Tootle Room, Ohio Union
  • It is our goal in Student Life to provide you with a variety of ways that you can expand and develop your leadership skills. Come to this session to learn more about some of the new programs being offered that will allow you to dive deeper into your leadership.

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Starting Your Leadership JourneyThis session is a part of Leadership Week 2019

  • Tuesday, October 22, 10-11 a.m.
  • Creative Arts Room, Ohio Union
  • We believe every student can learn to be an extraordinary leader. This interactive session provides an overview of leadership theories, your leadership style, and available campus resources.

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

True Colors and CupcakesThis session is a part of Leadership Week 2019

  • Wednesday, October 23, 4-5:30 p.m.
  • Keith B. Key Center for Student Leadership and Service Lounge, Ohio Union
  • We all have true colors that describe how we build relationships, see the world, and interact with other people. Knowing your true colors will help you become a stronger, more self-aware leader. In this interactive workshop, you will complete the True Colors assessment and explore what that means through activities and cupcakes.

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Explore Your Values - This session is a part of Leadership Week 2019

  • Thursday, October 24, 5-6 p.m.
  • Barbie Tootle Room, Ohio Union
  • Strong leaders make good decisions that align with their most important values. This session will help you identify the core values that guide your leadership, and discuss how to make decisions when there seems to be no one correct answer.

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Get To Know Your True Colors

  • Tuesday, October 29, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Ohio Staters Inc. Founders Room, Ohio Union
  • We all have true colors that describe how we build relationships, see the world, and interact with other people. Knowing your true colors will help you become a stronger, more self-aware leader. Come to this interactive workshop to find out more

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Be Brave, Be Vulnerable: Leadership and Vulnerability

  • Wednesday, October 30, 5-6 p.m.
  • Ohio Staters Inc. Founders Room, Ohio Union
  • We often think of leaders as strong, and strength comes from learn how to practice vulnerability. Vulnerability and empathy are central to making strong relationships. In this session, you will learn about the value of vulnerability and how to practice it as a part of your leadership style.
  • iPad or other web-enabled device required

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Fall In Love With Your Love Languages

  • Tuesday, November 5, 5-6 p.m.
  • Ohio Staters Inc. Founders Room, Ohio Union
  • We all have different ways that we communicate love: our love languages. By learning about your love languages, you will be able to enhance their skills in self-awareness and interpersonal engagement, ultimately strengthening their leadership skills.
  • iPad or other web-enabled device required

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Stress Busting 101: Time Management and Stress Relief

  • Wednesday, November 13, 5-6 p.m.
  • Ohio Staters Inc. Founders Room, Ohio Union
  • One of the most important skills you can learn as a student leader is how to manage your time effectively and take care of yourself. This workshop will allow you to discuss the value of self-care and develop techniques for time management and stress reduction.

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

Stress Busting 101: Time Management and Stress Relief

  • Tuesday, November 19, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Brutus Buckeye Room, Ohio Union
  • One of the most important skills you can learn as a student leader is how to manage your time effectively and take care of yourself. This workshop will allow you to discuss the value of self-care and develop techniques for time management and stress reduction.

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss

What's Your Brand? Personal Branding

  • Thursday, November 21, 5-6 p.m.
  • Hays Cape Room, Ohio Union
  • We live in a digital age where it is important to make sure that everything you do - your social media, the way you communicate - all connect together into a personal brand that people can identify you with. Sound intimidating? Let us break it down for you in this session.
  • iPad or other web-enabled device required

Register for this session by completing this RSVP form, or first-years may register at go.osu.edu/fyss