Retreat & Partnerships
Our professional staff or Leadership Consultants can assist your student organization or office with presentations, retreats, and consultations in the areas of organization and leadership development, team-building, skill building, and leadership assessments. Should this be of interest to you, please contact our staff. There are no costs for students to participate in these programs.
Examples of retreats for 2012-2013 includes:
Ujima Scholars Retreat - The incoming class of UJIMA Scholars participate in a day long retreat at the African American Institute. Through interactive activities, students will meet each other as well as staff members as well as understand the resources that are offered around campus that will help them succeed.
College of Science Retreat - Students in the College of Science who are in their first year at the university are invited to participate in a one-day retreat that will help them connect to the university and build skills that will help them succeed.
EMPOWER Retreat - This is a retreat unlike any other! It is for leaders of student of color organizations to build relationships, to explore common ground, and to create a stronger community at Northeastern. This retreat is made possible by student leaders and the collaboration of the Asian American Center, John D. O'Bryant African-American Institute, Latino/a Student Cultural Center, Residential Life, Student Leadership, and Institutional Diversity and Equity.
FSL Summit - Each winter, 50 fraternity/sorority members go away for a weekend to explore and discuss the values of fraternal life and how to live according to those values.
PAAC Retreat (Pan-Asian American Council) – Each fall, 30 students who have positions of leadership in organizations serving the Asian-American population, come together to focus on team-building, leadership development, and supporting Asian-American students in a weekend-long retreat. In addition, our office partners with PAAC throughout the year to provide on-going leadership development to PAAC members.
School of Pharmacy Retreat – Student Leadership along with faculty and students in the School of Pharmacy provide a day of development for students in the School of Pharmacy. Students and faculty members participate in a ropes course and dissect their leadership strengths using the framework of Gallup’s StrengthQuest and Covey's Habits of Highly Effective People.
RENEW: Spirituality & Leadership Retreat – Student Leadership and the Center for Spirituality Dialouge and Service provide a weekend retreat at the Warren Conference Center for those students who are spiritually engaged and who are interested in leadership development.
Other examples of partnerships in 2012-2013 include:
Admissions - Our staff assists with training the Husky Ambassadors in the areas of team building and leadership development so they can be the most welcoming to the guests of the university.
Off-Campus Student Services – Our staff assists in the training for the Community Ambassador in the areas of team building, communication and collaboration so they can better assist our off-campus student population.
Residential Life - Students who live in the Leadership Living Learning Community (LLC) are encouraged to participate in BLUEPRINT.