Two Events to Polish your Leadership Skills

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Leadership and communication skills are two of the most important skills according to employers. Training on the job along with your education helps complete the picture. So how does a student go about learning leadership and communications? How are your leadership skills? Are they in need of help? You are in luck. St. Petersburg College is offering two leadership training events during the month of April.

The first event is the Graduate Leadership Academy.

This event will be held on Friday, April 12 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the Clearwater Campus. The program is geared toward students graduating this spring or summer terms. Participants will learn leadership from the “inside out.” Topics and tools of the Graduate Leadership Academy are personality assessments, teambuilding activities, mock interviews and an etiquette lunch. The Graduate Leadership Academy has limited seating. Apply right away and secure your seat.

Register for the today!

The second event is Lead 365.

Lead 365, will be held Friday, April 26 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the Clearwater Campus. This leadership event is open to faculty and students around the college. During this Lead 365, participants are invited to “explore, engage and evolve.” Participants will learn more about who they are as well as be inspired to make a difference in the world around them.

Lead 365 will feature three guest speakers. The first speaker is Michael Miller. Mr. Miller is a Certified True Colors Assessment Facilitator. As a facilitator he can help groups identify personality preferences and create strategies for better communication. The second speaker is Dr. Jermaine Davis. Dr. Davis is a renowned professional speaker, best-selling author, documentary filmmaker, and award-winning Professor of Communication Studies and Organizational Leadership. The third speaker is Nancy Hunter Denny. Ms. Denney is a nationally recognized keynote speaker, author, and educator. She is dedicated to empowering others to maximize their personal influence, to inspire others and seek happiness. 

Save your seat! Register for Lead 365 today!

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Both events are free but you do need to register. For further information, please contact Stephanie Henningsen at 727-791-2623 or e-mail

A special thank you to Stephanie Henningsen for the contribution of this article. Ms. Henningsen is the Coordinator of Student Life and Leadership on the Clearwater Campus.

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