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Newsline 1.13.16

Newsline, January 13, 2016

Registration Open Now for the Iowa State Leadership Conference!

This annual leadership program will help you improve your leadership skills, learn about leadership opportunities at Iowa State, and network with other leaders across campus. This year's conference will take place on Saturday, January 30, at the Memorial Union. Keynote speakers include Iowa State President Leath and Olympian Shawn Johnson. Register today!

Have You Elected New Officers?

If you've recently changed officers, now's the time to change your roster in the student organization database.

Put Spring ClubFest on Your Calendar!

Registration for clubs is full, but make sure to attend Spring ClubFest and talk to your peers - and maybe join a new club or two! The Volunteer Fair will be in full swing in the adjoining Oak Room, so please stop by and connect to a cause as well.

Resources and Opportunities

Elect Her Workshop

Elect Her, the only national program that trains college women to run for student government and future political office, is coming to Iowa State for the first time on Jan. 23, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. During this one-day training, participants will learn and practice hands-on campaign skills, hear from inspiring speakers and discuss research on women in government. Even if you're not currently planning on running for office in the near future, the skills learned in this workshop, like networking and building an elevator speech, will transfer to many leadership opportunities throughout your life. Many of the thousands of Elect Her alumnae have used the skills and tools they learned from the leadership training program to launch successful campaigns for student government positions and even for local office. To register, contact Kelly Winfrey. This workshop is free and open to undergraduate and graduate students; snacks and lunch will be provided. Registration is required; seating is limited.

Free Coca-Cola Products For Your Club

Coke products are available for free for registered student organizations to use for events. A limited amount of product is available per year.  Donations are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more!

Reserve the Lynn Fuhrer Lodge For Your Next Event!

‚ÄčThis unique location set in the woods is the perfect spot for your club's all-day retreats or long meetings (reservations must be a minimum of three hours long). There's no cost to student orgs as long as guidelines are observed. The Lodge has been recently renovated and includes amenities like a projector and screen, WiFi, fridge, microwave and kitchen sink, AC and bathrooms, and is set up like a large meeting room with 7 rolling tables and 42 chairs. Reservations can be made online. You should definitely check this place out!

Leadership & Service Center Presents Workshops for Your Club

Contact the LSC to schedule a consultant to come to your next meeting and facilitate a workshop! Topics include icebreakers, team builders, event planning, effective communication, membership retention, goal setting, fundraising, and volunteer and service opportunities. 

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