The F1 Racing event is teambuilding session which students learn to work as teams while having a unique memorable experience. Student’s work as team members through group challenges to learn about group dynamics and best practices of teamwork. The program includes a pit-stop team challenge and endurance race. Students compete on the track together and work in pit crews.
Students who participate in the Leadership through F1 Racing will:
The Global Leadership Exchange allows students, especially those who might not otherwise have an opportunity, to have an international experience while at Suffolk University. This six day program will engaged student leaders is discussion with other college students in Barbados, incorporate visits to institutions of higher education in Barbados and learn about the culture and rich history of Barbados. It addition to networking with other student leaders the program will focus on the history behind Barbados gaining its independence and freedom from slavery.
Students who participate in the Global Leadership Program (Barbados) will:
• Learn about the history and culture of Barbados with a focus on the history behind Barbados gaining its independence and freedom from slavery.
• Learn about the Higher Education system of Barbados and have the opportunity to engage with other student leaders on the college campuses in Barbados.
• Learn about the Barbadian government and some of the challenges the country is facing.
• Learn how they can apply what they have learned in the classroom, their personal lives and as a student leader.
Suffolk University (Boston, MA), Augustana College (Rock Island, IL) and Maryville University (St. Louis, MO) teamed up to develop a cohort-based experiential leadership program that explores & develops the leadership skills of various student leader positions on campus. The three cohorts of students will converge on Washington, DC and use our nation’s capital as the site for an immersion experience. Students will visit national monuments and learn about leaders of the past and their leadership styles; for example, how Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. were both transformational leaders. Participates will also engage with current political and other leaders in the DC area. This four-day program will not only build relationships with students from another institution but also give them an understanding of leadership styles and best practices.
Students who participate in the Washington, DC Leadership Exchange will:
LeadHERship is organized as a moving meal, this is a women’s leadership dinner at which female students, alumni, faculty, and administration come together to enjoy a 3-course meal, network, and foster a mentor-mentee relationship. This event has been successful with helping current students make connections with prominent Suffolk administrators and alumni and with finding internships and jobs that are of interest to them.
Students who participate in the leadHERship program will:
The concept of Help Portrait is simple: find someone in need, take their portrait, print them out, and deliver the photos. Students go into an underprivileged community center and/or school and make their kids feel special by doing their hair, nails, etc. They then take photos of the children, develop and print the pictures, then present the kids’ parents/guardians with the photos. A photo is worth more than just a thousand words, it can be a thousand smiles, but most of all hope.
Students who participate in the Help Portrait will:
The Leadership Through Sailing program is a two-day program that gives students the chance to sail in the historical Boston Harbor. On day one, students learn how to work together as a team to operate a C&C 34 sailboat. Then on day two, each team will come back together to race against the other Suffolk boats in a Journey Regatta to really put their teamwork to the test.
Students who participate in Leadership Through Sailing will: