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Student Activities & Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Student Activities and Leadership Development created the Leadership Education And Development Program (LEAD) to enhance the quality of individual student leadership and to provide services to promote quality organizational development opportunities for UC student groups and organizations. 

First Year Opportunities

Camp Bearcats

Camp BearCats

Camp Bearcats is a Fall Semester Leadership Institute FOR students, BY students.  Participants will become immersed in the Leadership Community at UC and become prepared for future leadership roles on campus through leadership development activities and presentations all facilitated by current student leaders, staff, and faculty. Click here to learn more.

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Emerging Ethnic Leaders Institute

The Emerging Ethnic Leaders Institute works to increase and empower student of color leadership at the University of Cincinnati through community building, networking opportunities, service engagement, and mentoring.

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Campus Wide Opportunities

Workshops & Retreats

The Student Activities and Leadership Development staff is exciited to be able to conduct workshops and retreats by request for clubs, organizations, offices, departments and individuals. Possible experiences may focus on topics such as Leading through Strengths, officer transition, meeting management, conflict resolution, co-curricular involvement, Putting Values Into Action, and team building.

For a comprehensive list of workshops offered, click here.

Fill out a request form today! (Log-in first)

For more information about leadership workshops and outreach contact Susie Mahoney at or 513.556.6121.

Annual Student Leadership Conference

An annual event since 1985, this one-day leadership conference focuses on building individual student leader skills and connections. This year will include energetic opening and closing sessions, lunch, an Alumni keynote, and nearly three dozen educational programs to help you be a dynamic leader!

Theme: Three Decades of Building Bearcat Leaders

When: Saturday, February 21, 2015 

Where: Kingsgate Conference Hotel

Please visit the conference page for more details!

Registration opens 12/1/2014--Are you ready?

Nonviolent Activism Training

SALD's newest leadership training connects Bearcats with the international curriculum of Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation (KNCR). Participate in the 16 hour Orientation Training to join hundreds of thousands of people around the globe applying this training to social change.  Bring a shorter training to your organization through RAPP Outreach.

For more information about KNCR, contact Portia Watkins at 513.556.6115 or

For more information about RAPP, contact SALD at 513.556.6115 or 

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