Phase Programs / Explore /
Phase 1: Explore Self
Facilitates students’ self-awareness and discovery
- analyze various tenets of leadership.
- identify their personal, core values.
- examine their role within systems of power, privilege and oppression.
- define their personal leadership style and philosophy.
Weekly meetings will cover a range of leadership concepts, lessons and tactics such as values congruence, self-awareness, social identity, teamwork and community buildings, bystander intervention, communication, strategic planning, inclusive and equitable leadership, organizational change, resilience, emotional intelligence, service, and visioning.
Participants will create a personal leadership philosophy and add components highlighting their attitudes and beliefs towards leadership throughout the academic year.
Meeting 1: Welcome to Emerge
Meeting 2: My Story, Your Story, Our Story
Meeting 3: Finding My Values
Meeting 4: Values in Action
Meeting 5: Who Am I? Personality Assessment
Meeting 6: Who Are You? Understanding Others
Meeting 7: Telling Your Story (Personal Branding)
Meeting 8: Let’s Talk (Effective Communication)
Meeting 9: Squad Up! Teamwork & Community
Meeting 10: See You Next Semester
Meeting 11: Welcome Back (Personal Leadership Philosophy)
Meeting 12: Just Breathe (Resilience & Renewal)
Meeting 13: Emotional Intelligence
Meeting 14: Making Ethical Decisions
Meeting 15: Inclusive & Equitable Leadership
Meeting 16: Leading Toward Justice
Meeting 17: Navigating Change Together
Meeting 18: If Not Us, Then Who?
Meeting 19: Leading at Auburn
Meeting 20: Visioning for the Future
Meeting 21: Looking Back on Explore
Director: Laine Harrington
Assistant Director: Ashley Fountain
Day Coordinators: Mimi Meadows, Taylor Janousek, and Danielle Pezza