Startup spoke at the organization's third annual Leadership Conference, with more than 60 students participating. This year's conference focused on how to recruit, train and transition leaders, and it included a wide variety of sessions related to leadership and personal skill development.
Startup talked of how to "Learn to Lead So Others Can Grow," saying to model yourself after another leader to learn your leadership style and how to be a great leader.
Dr. Katherine Hyatt, assistant professor of business, talked about "Amongst the Chaos, Building a Leadership Foundation," through learning the characteristics and components of leadership.
"The conference is a unique and integrated program designed to help students identify and develop abilities that are essential for effective citizenship, advocacy and leadership," said Dr. Walter May, director of student activities and assistant dean of students.
Dr. Jennifer Wyatt, keynote speaker, talked of "Letting Your Life Shine: Strategies for Living Your Best Life" empowered students to be great leaders by helping them discover their own personal and professional leadership strengths.
Participating students were nominated by a faculty or staff member.